Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
26 of 26
National population rank
148 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Dawson Creek census agglomeration (CA) was 12,178, which represents a change of 5.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Dawson Creek is 24.37 square kilometres and the population density was 499.8 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 5,035 private dwellings occupied in Dawson Creek, which represent a change of 3.6% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Dawson Creek
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Dawson Creek
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 Dawson Creek CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Dawson Creek Census subdivision - Dawson Creek, City||CY||12,178||11,583||5.1|
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in British Columbia
Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.