Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Kirkland Lake, Town (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
171 of 552
National population rank
492 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Kirkland Lake (Town) was 7,981, which represents a change of -6.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Kirkland Lake (Town) is 262.13 square kilometres and the population density was 30.4 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 3,814 private dwellings occupied in Kirkland Lake (Town), which represent a change of -3.5% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Kirkland Lake (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Kirkland Lake (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Gauthier Census subdivision - Gauthier, Township TP 138 123 12.2
Timiskaming, Unorganized, East Part Census subdivision - Timiskaming, Unorganized, East Part, Unorganized NO 5 0  not applicable ···
Timiskaming, Unorganized, West Part Census subdivision - Timiskaming, Unorganized, West Part, Unorganized NO 3,257 2,925 11.4
Black River-Matheson Census subdivision - Black River-Matheson, Township TP 2,438 2,410 1.2
Cochrane, Unorganized, North Part Census subdivision - Cochrane, Unorganized, North Part, Unorganized NO 2,865 3,064 -6.5
Cochrane, Unorganized, South East Part Census subdivision - Cochrane, Unorganized, South East Part, Unorganized NO 10 15 -33.3

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:

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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.

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