Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Prince Albert, (CA) - Saskatchewan

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
3 of 10
National population rank
67 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Prince Albert census agglomeration (CA) was 44,160, which represents a change of 1.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 6.3% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Prince Albert is 2,556.05 square kilometres and the population density was 17.3 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 16,596 private dwellings occupied in Prince Albert, which represent a change of 1.2% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Prince Albert

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Prince Albert

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Prince Albert

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Prince Albert

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 Prince Albert CA

Table 1 Prince Albert CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Prince Albert Census subdivision - Prince Albert, City CY 35,926 35,129 2.3
Prince Albert No. 461 Census subdivision - Prince Albert No. 461, Rural municipality RM 3,562 3,601 revised r -1.1
Buckland No. 491 Census subdivision - Buckland No. 491, Rural municipality RM 3,375 3,658 -7.7
Garden River No. 490 Census subdivision - Garden River No. 490, Rural municipality RM 727 641 13.4
Wahpaton 94A Census subdivision - Wahpaton 94A, Indian reserve IRI 309 306 1.0
Meath Park Census subdivision - Meath Park, Village VL 175 205 -14.6
Albertville Census subdivision - Albertville, Village VL 86 140 -38.6

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

Table 2 Saskatchewan – Metropolitan areas, population rank and population change, 2011 to 2016
CMA or CA name Type Population Rank
2016 2011 % change Nat. Prov.
Saskatoon Saskatoon - Census metropolitan area CMA 295,095 262,215revised r 12.5 17 1
Regina Regina - Census metropolitan area CMA 236,481 211,519revised r 11.8 18 2
Prince Albert Prince Albert - Census agglomeration CA 44,160 43,680revised r 1.1 67 3
Moose Jaw Moose Jaw - Census agglomeration CA 35,053 34,421 1.8 77 4
Lloydminster Lloydminster - Census agglomeration CA 34,583 30,798 12.3 78  not applicable ···
Lloydminster (Saskatchewan part)   14,938 12,766 17.0  not applicable ··· 8
Lloydminster (Alberta part)   19,645 18,032 8.9  not applicable ··· 10
North Battleford North Battleford - Census agglomeration CA 19,623 18,850revised r 4.1 110 5
Yorkton Yorkton - Census agglomeration CA 18,905 18,238 3.7 113 6
Swift Current Swift Current - Census agglomeration CA 18,536 17,535 5.7 115 7
Estevan Estevan - Census agglomeration CA 13,615 12,973 4.9 138 9
Weyburn Weyburn - Census agglomeration CA 10,870 10,484revised r 3.7 151 10

Symbols:

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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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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