Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Winnipeg, (CMA) - Manitoba

Data quality

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

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

Provincial population rank
1 of 6
National population rank
8 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Winnipeg census metropolitan area (CMA) was 778,489, which represents a change of 6.6% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Winnipeg is 5,306.79 square kilometres and the population density was 146.7 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 306,550 private dwellings occupied in Winnipeg, which represent a change of 5.2% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Winnipeg

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Winnipeg

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Winnipeg

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Winnipeg

Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Figure 1.4 description Long description for Figure 1.4 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 Winnipeg CMA

Table 1 Winnipeg CMA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Winnipeg Census subdivision - Winnipeg, City CY 705,244 663,617 6.3
Springfield Census subdivision - Springfield, Rural municipality RM 15,342 14,069 9.0
Taché Census subdivision - Taché, Rural municipality RM 11,568 10,284 12.5
St. Clements Census subdivision - St. Clements, Rural municipality RM 10,876 10,505 3.5
East St. Paul Census subdivision - East St. Paul, Rural municipality RM 9,372 9,046 3.6
Macdonald Census subdivision - Macdonald, Rural municipality RM 7,162 6,280 14.0
Ritchot Census subdivision - Ritchot, Rural municipality RM 6,679 5,478 21.9
West St. Paul Census subdivision - West St. Paul, Rural municipality RM 5,368 4,932 8.8
Headingley Census subdivision - Headingley, Rural municipality RM 3,579 3,215 11.3
St. François Xavier Census subdivision - St. François Xavier, Rural municipality RM 1,411 1,240 13.8
Rosser Census subdivision - Rosser, Rural municipality RM 1,372 1,352 1.5
Brokenhead 4 Census subdivision - Brokenhead 4, Indian reserve IRI 516 not applicable ··  incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. ··

Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in Manitoba

Table 2 Manitoba – Metropolitan areas, population rank and population change, 2011 to 2016
CMA or CA name Type Population Rank
2016 2011 % change Nat. Prov.
Winnipeg Winnipeg - Census metropolitan area CMA 778,489 730,018 6.6 8 1
Brandon Brandon - Census agglomeration CA 58,003 54,847revised r 5.8 58 2
Winkler Winkler - Census agglomeration CA 30,297 26,838revised r 12.9 89 3
Steinbach Steinbach - Census agglomeration CA 15,829 13,524 17.0 126 4
Thompson Thompson - Census agglomeration CA 13,678 12,829revised r 6.6 136 5
Portage la Prairie Portage la Prairie - Census agglomeration CA 13,304 12,996 2.4 141 6

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

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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