Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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Baffin, Region (CD) - Nunavut

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Territorial population rank
1 of 3
National population rank
227 of 293
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Baffin (Region) was 18,988, which represents a change of 12.1% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 12.7% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Baffin (Region) is 989,879.35 square kilometres and the population density was 0.0 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 5,525 private dwellings occupied in Baffin (Region), which represent a change of 13.1% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 10 years, Baffin (Region)

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 10 years, Baffin (Region)

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 10 years, Baffin (Region)

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 10 years, Baffin (Region)

Figure 1.4 description Long description for Figure 1.4 Population Change (in percentage) for Baffin (Region) and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

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

Population and dwelling counts

Baffin (Region) – Neighbouring census divisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Baffin (Region) – Neighbouring census divisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census division (CD) name CD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Keewatin Census division - Keewatin, Region REG 10,413 8,955 16.3
Kenora Census division - Kenora, District DIS 65,533 57,607 13.8
Kitikmeot Census division - Kitikmeot, Region REG 6,543 6,012 8.8
Nord-du-Québec Census division - Nord-du-Québec, Census division CDR 44,561 42,579 4.7
Division No. 23 Census division - Division No. 23, Census division CDR 8,971 8,590 4.4
Cochrane Census division - Cochrane, District DIS 79,682 81,122 -1.8
Division No. 11 Census division - Division No. 11, Census division CDR 2,558 2,617 -2.3
Region 1 Census division - Region 1, Region REG 6,372 6,712 -5.1

Nunavut – Census divisions with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Nunavut – Census divisions with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016
Census division (CD) name CD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Keewatin Census division - Keewatin, Region REG 10,413 8,955 16.3
Baffin Census division - Baffin, Region REG 18,988 16,939 12.1
Kitikmeot Census division - Kitikmeot, Region REG 6,543 6,012 8.8

Nunavut – Census divisions with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Nunavut – Census divisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census division (CD) name CD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Kitikmeot REG 6,543 6,012 8.8
Baffin REG 18,988 16,939 12.1
Keewatin REG 10,413 8,955 16.3

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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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