Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Ottawa, City (CSD) - Ontario

Data quality

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
2 of 552
National population rank
4 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Ottawa (City) was 934,243, which represents a change of 5.8% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Ottawa (City) is 2,790.30 square kilometres and the population density was 334.8 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 373,756 private dwellings occupied in Ottawa (City), which represent a change of 5.8% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Ottawa and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Ottawa and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Ottawa (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Ottawa (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Lochaber-Partie-Ouest Census subdivision - Lochaber-Partie-Ouest, Canton (municipalité de) CT 856 646 32.5
Gatineau Census subdivision - Gatineau, Ville V 276,245 265,349 4.1
Pontiac Census subdivision - Pontiac, Municipalité 5,850 5,681 3.0
Bristol Census subdivision - Bristol, Municipalité 1,036 1,128 -8.2
North Dundas Census subdivision - North Dundas, Township TP 11,278 11,225 0.5
The Nation / La Nation Census subdivision - The Nation / La Nation, Municipality M 12,808 11,668 9.8
Clarence-Rockland Census subdivision - Clarence-Rockland, City C 24,512 23,185 5.7
Russell Census subdivision - Russell, Township TP 16,520 15,247 8.3
Merrickville-Wolford Census subdivision - Merrickville-Wolford, Village VL 3,067 2,850 7.6
North Grenville Census subdivision - North Grenville, Municipality MU 16,451 15,085 9.1
Montague Census subdivision - Montague, Township TP 3,761 3,483 8.0
Beckwith Census subdivision - Beckwith, Township TP 7,644 6,986 9.4
Mississippi Mills Census subdivision - Mississippi Mills, Town T 13,163 12,385 6.3
Arnprior Census subdivision - Arnprior, Town T 8,795 8,114 8.4
McNab/Braeside Census subdivision - McNab/Braeside, Township TP 7,178 7,371 -2.6

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Shelburne Census subdivision - Shelburne, Town T 8,126 5,846 39.0
Milton Census subdivision - Milton, Town T 110,128 84,362 30.5
Bradford West Gwillimbury Census subdivision - Bradford West Gwillimbury, Town T 35,325 28,077 25.8
King Census subdivision - King, Township TP 24,512 19,899 23.2
Whitchurch-Stouffville Census subdivision - Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town T 45,837 37,628 21.8

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Kirkland Lake Census subdivision - Kirkland Lake, Town T 7,981 8,493 revised r -6.0
Elliot Lake Census subdivision - Elliot Lake, City CY 10,741 11,348 -5.3
Temiskaming Shores Census subdivision - Temiskaming Shores, City CY 9,920 10,400 -4.6
North Middlesex Census subdivision - North Middlesex, Municipality MU 6,352 6,658 -4.6
Kenora, Unorganized Census subdivision - Kenora, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 6,737 7,031 -4.2

Symbols:

···
not applicable
··
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.

Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: