Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Armstrong, Rural municipality (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
84 of 220
National population rank
1459 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Armstrong (Rural municipality) was 1,792, which represents a change of -2.3% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Armstrong (Rural municipality) is 1,865.89 square kilometres and the population density was 1.0 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 752 private dwellings occupied in Armstrong (Rural municipality), which represent a change of -2.3% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Armstrong (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Armstrong (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
St. Andrews Census subdivision - St. Andrews, Rural municipality RM 11,913 11,875 0.3
Woodlands Census subdivision - Woodlands, Rural municipality RM 3,416 3,521 -3.0
Rockwood Census subdivision - Rockwood, Rural municipality RM 7,823 7,964 -1.8
Gimli Census subdivision - Gimli, Rural municipality RM 6,181 5,845 5.7
St. Laurent Census subdivision - St. Laurent, Rural municipality RM 1,338 1,305 2.5
Coldwell Census subdivision - Coldwell, Rural municipality RM 1,254 1,351 -7.2
West Interlake Census subdivision - West Interlake, Municipality MU 2,162 2,206 revised r -2.0
Fisher Census subdivision - Fisher, Rural municipality RM 1,708 1,704 0.2
Bifrost-Riverton Census subdivision - Bifrost-Riverton, Municipality MU 3,378 3,514 revised r -3.9

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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