Census Profile, 2016 Census
Yellowknife, City [Census subdivision], Northwest Territories and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Yellowknife, CY
Northwest Territories
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 19,569  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 19,234  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 1.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 7,758  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 7,131  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 185.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 105.47  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 19,570 9,860 9,710 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 3,920 1,985 1,930 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 1,410 740 675 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 1,320 670 655 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 1,185 580 610 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 14,535 7,275 7,265 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 1,160 610 550 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 1,410 740 665 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 1,680 835 840 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 1,825 885 940 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 1,725 815 910 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 1,475 705 765 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 1,430 735 700 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 1,540 740 795 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 1,345 720 625 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 955 490 475 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 1,115 600 515 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 590 325 265 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 265 150 115 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 130 70 60 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 65 30 35 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 65 25 40 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 40 15 25 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 20 10 10 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 5 0 5 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 0 0 0 8,230 1,340 6,890
Average age of the population 34.6 34.6 34.7 41.0 40.1 41.9
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 20.0 20.1 19.9 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 74.3 73.8 74.8 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 5.7 6.1 5.3 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 0.3 0.3 0.4 2.2 1.6 2.8
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 3,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 3,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 150  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 870  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 300  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 1,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 25  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 7,130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 1,585  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 2,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 1,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 1,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 735  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 19,285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Yellowknife, CY [Census subdivision], Northwest Territories and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released May 3, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed June 25, 2017).

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