Census Profile, 2016 Census
Iqaluit, City [Census subdivision], Nunavut and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Iqaluit, CY
Nunavut
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 7,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 6,699  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 15.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 3,419  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 2,749  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 147.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 52.50  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 7,740 3,890 3,855 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 1,925 935 995 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 705 340 365 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 670 360 315 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 550 235 315 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 5,580 2,820 2,760 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 475 235 240 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 575 300 270 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 715 360 360 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 810 390 420 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 705 330 375 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 560 295 265 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 540 270 270 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 530 270 260 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 405 225 185 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 260 145 115 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 235 135 105 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 140 75 65 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 50 30 15 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 30 15 15 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 15 10 5 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 10 5 5 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 5 0 5 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 5 5 0 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 0 0 0 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 0 0 0 8,230 1,340 6,890
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 24.9 24.0 25.8 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 72.1 72.5 71.6 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 3.0 3.5 2.7 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 0.1 0.1 0.1 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 31.1 31.7 30.6 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 31.1 31.5 30.8 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 2,750  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 690  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 1,950  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 180  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 680  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 30  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 1,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 10  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 0  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 2,745  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 710  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 765  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 405  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 395  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 7,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 5,815 2,950 2,860 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 3,130 1,575 1,555 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 1,635 830 800 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 1,500 745 750 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 2,685 1,375 1,310 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 2,265 1,220 1,040 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 115 50 65 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 200 80 125 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 105 25 80 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 1,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 830  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 365  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 275  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 3.1  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 1,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 1,500  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 755  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 750  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 450  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 125  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 1,500  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 545  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 960  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 370  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 335  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 250  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 285  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 60  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 1,500 805 695 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 2,750  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 1,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 515  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 1,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 105  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 900  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 710  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 195  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Iqaluit, CY [Census subdivision], Nunavut and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 19, 2017).

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