Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Spiritwood No. 496, Rural municipality (CSD) - Saskatchewan

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
80 of 903
National population rank
1748 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Spiritwood No. 496 (Rural municipality) was 1,347, which represents a change of -0.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 6.3% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Spiritwood No. 496 (Rural municipality) is 2,392.86 square kilometres and the population density was 0.6 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 516 private dwellings occupied in Spiritwood No. 496 (Rural municipality), which represent a change of 1.6% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Spiritwood No. 496 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Spiritwood No. 496 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Spiritwood No. 496 (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Spiritwood No. 496 (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Meeting Lake No. 466 Census subdivision - Meeting Lake No. 466, Rural municipality RM 319 376 -15.2
Leask No. 464 Census subdivision - Leask No. 464, Rural municipality RM 686 775 -11.5
Pebble Baye Census subdivision - Pebble Baye, Resort village RV 45 33 36.4
Canwood No. 494 Census subdivision - Canwood No. 494, Rural municipality RM 1,381 1,424 -3.0
Shell Lake Census subdivision - Shell Lake, Village VL 175 152 revised r use with caution E 15.1
Spiritwood Census subdivision - Spiritwood, Town T 786 916 -14.2
Big Shell Census subdivision - Big Shell, Resort village RV 48 45 6.7
Echo Bay Census subdivision - Echo Bay, Resort village RV 40 38 5.3
Leoville Census subdivision - Leoville, Village VL 375 366 2.5
Medstead No. 497 Census subdivision - Medstead No. 497, Rural municipality RM 508 513 -1.0
Big River No. 555 Census subdivision - Big River No. 555, Rural municipality RM 889 855 4.0
Big River 118 Census subdivision - Big River 118, Indian reserve IRI 1,553 1,636 -5.1
Witchekan Lake 117 Census subdivision - Witchekan Lake 117, Indian reserve IRI 325 353 -7.9
Chitek Lake 191 Census subdivision - Chitek Lake 191, Indian reserve IRI 821 751 9.3
Pelican Lake 191B Census subdivision - Pelican Lake 191B, Indian reserve IRI 50 0  not applicable ···
Witchekan Lake 117D Census subdivision - Witchekan Lake 117D, Indian reserve IRI 10 0  not applicable ···
Pelican Lake 191A Census subdivision - Pelican Lake 191A, Indian reserve IRI 20 0  not applicable ···
Meadow Lake No. 588 Census subdivision - Meadow Lake No. 588, Rural municipality RM 2,501 2,667 revised r -6.2

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

Table 2 Saskatchewan – 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
Warman Census subdivision - Warman, City CY 11,020 7,104 revised r 55.1
Martensville Census subdivision - Martensville, City CY 9,645 7,716 25.0
Lloydminster (Part) Census subdivision - Lloydminster (Part), City CY 11,765 9,772 20.4
Regina Census subdivision - Regina, City CY 215,106 193,150 revised r 11.4
Saskatoon Census subdivision - Saskatoon, City CY 246,376 222,246 revised r 10.9

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

Table 3 Saskatchewan – 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
Moose Jaw Census subdivision - Moose Jaw, City CY 33,890 33,274 1.9
Prince Albert Census subdivision - Prince Albert, City CY 35,926 35,129 2.3
North Battleford Census subdivision - North Battleford, City CY 14,315 13,888 3.1
Humboldt Census subdivision - Humboldt, City CY 5,869 5,678 3.4
Corman Park No. 344 Census subdivision - Corman Park No. 344, Rural municipality RM 8,568 8,277 revised r 3.5

Symbols:

···
not applicable
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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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