Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
5 of 44
National population rank
11 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of London census metropolitan area (CMA) was 494,069, which represents a change of 4.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of London is 2,662.40 square kilometres and the population density was 185.6 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 206,448 private dwellings occupied in London, which represent a change of 5.8% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, London
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, London
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 London CMA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|London Census subdivision - London, City||CY||383,822||366,151||4.8|
|St. Thomas Census subdivision - St. Thomas, City||CY||38,909||37,905||2.6|
|Strathroy-Caradoc Census subdivision - Strathroy-Caradoc, Municipality||MU||20,867||20,978||-0.5|
|Middlesex Centre Census subdivision - Middlesex Centre, Municipality||MU||17,262||16,487||4.7|
|Thames Centre Census subdivision - Thames Centre, Municipality||MU||13,191||13,000||1.5|
|Central Elgin Census subdivision - Central Elgin, Municipality||MU||12,607||12,743||-1.1|
|Southwold Census subdivision - Southwold, Township||TP||4,421||4,494||-1.6|
|Adelaide-Metcalfe Census subdivision - Adelaide-Metcalfe, Township||TP||2,990||3,028||-1.3|
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.
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