Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Stratford, Town (CSD) - Prince Edward Island

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
3 of 112
National population rank
424 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Stratford (Town) was 9,706, which represents a change of 13.2% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 1.9% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Stratford (Town) is 22.53 square kilometres and the population density was 430.8 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 3,818 private dwellings occupied in Stratford (Town), which represent a change of 16.2% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Stratford and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Stratford and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Stratford (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Stratford (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Lot 49 Census subdivision - Lot 49, Township and royalty LOT 1,096 1,077 1.8
Lot 48 Census subdivision - Lot 48, Township and royalty LOT 2,045 1,911 7.0
Lot 65 Census subdivision - Lot 65, Township and royalty LOT 2,347 2,200 6.7
Charlottetown Census subdivision - Charlottetown, City CY 36,094 34,562 4.4
Cornwall Census subdivision - Cornwall, Town T 5,348 5,162 3.6

Prince Edward Island – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Prince Edward Island – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Stratford Census subdivision - Stratford, Town T 9,706 8,574 13.2
Charlottetown Census subdivision - Charlottetown, City CY 36,094 34,562 4.4
Cornwall Census subdivision - Cornwall, Town T 5,348 5,162 3.6
Summerside Census subdivision - Summerside, City CY 14,829 14,751 0.5

Prince Edward Island – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Prince Edward Island – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Summerside Census subdivision - Summerside, City CY 14,829 14,751 0.5
Cornwall Census subdivision - Cornwall, Town T 5,348 5,162 3.6
Charlottetown Census subdivision - Charlottetown, City CY 36,094 34,562 4.4
Stratford Census subdivision - Stratford, Town T 9,706 8,574 13.2

Symbols:

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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