Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Mackenzie County, Specialized municipality (CSD) - Alberta

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
40 of 416
National population rank
369 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Mackenzie County (Specialized municipality) was 11,171, which represents a change of 2.2% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Mackenzie County (Specialized municipality) is 80,458.19 square kilometres and the population density was 0.1 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 3,088 private dwellings occupied in Mackenzie County (Specialized municipality), which represent a change of 6.5% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Mackenzie County (Specialized municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Mackenzie County (Specialized municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Wood Buffalo Census subdivision - Wood Buffalo, Specialized municipality SM 71,589 65,565 9.2
Improvement District No. 24 Wood Buffalo Census subdivision - Improvement District No. 24 Wood Buffalo, Improvement district ID 648 590 9.8
Northern Sunrise County Census subdivision - Northern Sunrise County, Municipal district MD 1,891 1,791 5.6
Opportunity No. 17 Census subdivision - Opportunity No. 17, Municipal district MD 3,181 3,074 3.5
Northern Lights County Census subdivision - Northern Lights County, Municipal district MD 4,200 4,117 2.0
High Level Census subdivision - High Level, Town T 3,159 3,641 -13.2
Rainbow Lake Census subdivision - Rainbow Lake, Town T 795 870 -8.6
Fox Lake 162 Census subdivision - Fox Lake 162, Indian reserve IRI 2,032 1,875 8.4
John d'Or Prairie 215 Census subdivision - John d'Or Prairie 215, Indian reserve IRI 1,196 1,123 6.5
Tall Cree 173 Census subdivision - Tall Cree 173, Indian reserve IRI 250 202 23.8
Tall Cree 173A Census subdivision - Tall Cree 173A, Indian reserve IRI 224 163 37.4
Beaver Ranch 163 Census subdivision - Beaver Ranch 163, Indian reserve IRI 10 16 -37.5
Boyer 164 Census subdivision - Boyer 164, Indian reserve IRI 218 213 2.3
Child Lake 164A Census subdivision - Child Lake 164A, Indian reserve IRI 216 188 14.9
Hay Lake 209 Census subdivision - Hay Lake 209, Indian reserve IRI 883 949 -7.0
Bushe River 207 Census subdivision - Bushe River 207, Indian reserve IRI 503 492 2.2
Upper Hay River 212 Census subdivision - Upper Hay River 212, Indian reserve IRI 294 292 0.7
Carcajou 187 Census subdivision - Carcajou 187, Indian Settlement S-É 0 0  not applicable ···
Fort Vermilion 173B Census subdivision - Fort Vermilion 173B, Indian reserve IRI 96 97 -1.0
Northern Rockies Census subdivision - Northern Rockies, Regional municipality RGM 4,831 5,290 revised r -8.7
Region 4, Unorganized Census subdivision - Region 4, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 47 20 revised r 135.0
Region 5, Unorganized Census subdivision - Region 5, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 31 56 revised r -44.6

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

Table 2 Alberta – 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
Blackfalds Census subdivision - Blackfalds, Town T 9,328 6,300 48.1
Cochrane Census subdivision - Cochrane, Town T 25,853 17,580 47.1
Airdrie Census subdivision - Airdrie, City CY 61,581 43,271 revised r 42.3
Chestermere Census subdivision - Chestermere, City CY 19,887 14,824 34.2
Beaumont Census subdivision - Beaumont, Town T 17,396 13,284 31.0

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

Table 3 Alberta – 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
Bonnyville Census subdivision - Bonnyville, Town T 5,417 6,216 -12.9
Westlock County Census subdivision - Westlock County, Municipal district MD 7,220 7,644 -5.5
Rocky Mountain House Census subdivision - Rocky Mountain House, Town T 6,635 6,933 -4.3
Big Lakes County Census subdivision - Big Lakes County, Municipal district MD 5,672 5,912 -4.1
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7

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.

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