Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Portage la Prairie, (CA) - 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
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 1.2 description Long description for 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

Figure 1.3 description Long description for 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

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 Portage la Prairie CA

Table 1 Portage la Prairie CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
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

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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