Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
8 of 44
National population rank
16 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Windsor census metropolitan area (CMA) was 329,144, which represents a change of 3.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Windsor is 1,022.30 square kilometres and the population density was 322.0 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 132,912 private dwellings occupied in Windsor, which represent a change of 4.8% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Windsor
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Windsor
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 Windsor CMA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Windsor Census subdivision - Windsor, City||CY||217,188||210,891||3.0|
|Lakeshore Census subdivision - Lakeshore, Town||T||36,611||34,546||6.0|
|LaSalle Census subdivision - LaSalle, Town||T||30,180||28,643||5.4|
|Tecumseh Census subdivision - Tecumseh, Town||T||23,229||23,610||-1.6|
|Amherstburg Census subdivision - Amherstburg, Town||T||21,936||21,556||1.8|
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.