Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
6 of 6
National population rank
141 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Portage la Prairie census agglomeration (CA) was 13,304, which represents a change of 2.4% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Portage la Prairie is 24.68 square kilometres and the population density was 539.1 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 5,576 private dwellings occupied in Portage la Prairie, which represent a change of 3.4% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Portage la Prairie
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Portage la Prairie
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 Portage la Prairie CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Portage la Prairie Census subdivision - Portage la Prairie, City||CY||13,304||12,996||2.4|
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in Manitoba
|CMA or CA name||Type||Population||Rank|
|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|
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.