Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
National population rank
5 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Ottawa - Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) was 1,323,783, which represents a change of 5.5% from 2011. This compares to the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Ottawa - Gatineau is 6,767.41 square kilometres and the population density was 195.6 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 535,499 private dwellings occupied in Ottawa - Gatineau, which represent a change of 5.9% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Ottawa - Gatineau
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Ottawa - Gatineau
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 Ottawa - Gatineau CMA
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in Ontario
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.