Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
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National population rank
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- In 2016, the enumerated population of Charlottetown census agglomeration (CA) was 69,325, which represents a change of 5.8% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 1.9% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Charlottetown is 917.47 square kilometres and the population density was 75.6 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 28,948 private dwellings occupied in Charlottetown, which represent a change of 8.9% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Charlottetown
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Charlottetown
Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
Population and dwelling counts
Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Charlottetown CA
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in Prince Edward Island
|CMA or CA name||Type||Population||Rank|
|Charlottetown Charlottetown - Census agglomeration||CA||69,325||65,523revised r||5.8||52||1|
|Summerside Summerside - Census agglomeration||CA||16,587||16,488||0.6||123||2|
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.