Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Portage la Prairie, City (CSD) - Manitoba

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
7 of 220
National population rank
309 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Portage la Prairie (City) 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 (City) 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 (City), which represent a change of 3.4% from 2011.

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

Population Change (in percentage) for Portage la Prairie and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Portage la Prairie (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Portage la Prairie (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Portage la Prairie Census subdivision - Portage la Prairie, Rural municipality RM 6,975 6,525 6.9

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

Table 2 Manitoba – 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
Ritchot Census subdivision - Ritchot, Rural municipality RM 6,679 5,478 21.9
Winkler Census subdivision - Winkler, City CY 12,591 10,670 18.0
Steinbach Census subdivision - Steinbach, City CY 15,829 13,524 17.0
La Broquerie Census subdivision - La Broquerie, Rural municipality RM 6,076 5,198 16.9
Macdonald Census subdivision - Macdonald, Rural municipality RM 7,162 6,280 14.0

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

Table 3 Manitoba – 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
The Pas Census subdivision - The Pas, Town T 5,369 5,513 -2.6
Rockwood Census subdivision - Rockwood, Rural municipality RM 7,823 7,964 -1.8
St. Andrews Census subdivision - St. Andrews, Rural municipality RM 11,913 11,875 0.3
Portage la Prairie Census subdivision - Portage la Prairie, City CY 13,304 12,996 2.4
Dauphin Census subdivision - Dauphin, City CY 8,457 8,251 2.5

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
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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