Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Region 5, Unorganized, Unorganized (CSD) - Northwest Territories

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Territorial population rank
36 of 38
National population rank
4635 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Region 5, Unorganized (Unorganized) was 31, which represents a change of -44.6% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 0.8% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Region 5, Unorganized (Unorganized) is 152,390.07 square kilometres and the population density was 0.0 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 6 private dwellings occupied in Region 5, Unorganized (Unorganized), which represent a change of -70.0% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Region 5, Unorganized and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Region 5, Unorganized and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Region 5, Unorganized (Unorganized) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Region 5, Unorganized (Unorganized) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Division No. 23, Unorganized Census subdivision - Division No. 23, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 406 182 revised r 123.1
Division No. 18, Unorganized Census subdivision - Division No. 18, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 1,115 1,396 revised r -20.1
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
Mackenzie County Census subdivision - Mackenzie County, Specialized municipality SM 11,171 10,927 2.2
Hay River Dene 1 Census subdivision - Hay River Dene 1, Indian reserve IRI 309 292 5.8
Region 4, Unorganized Census subdivision - Region 4, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 47 20 revised r 135.0
Fort Smith Census subdivision - Fort Smith, Town T 2,542 2,496 revised r 1.8
Enterprise Census subdivision - Enterprise, Hamlet HAM 106 99 revised r 7.1
Salt Plains 195 Census subdivision - Salt Plains 195, Indian reserve IRI 0 0  not applicable ···
Hay River Census subdivision - Hay River, Town T 3,528 3,606 -2.2
Fort Resolution Census subdivision - Fort Resolution, Hamlet HAM 470 474 -0.8
Lutselk'e Census subdivision - Lutselk'e, Settlement SET 303 295 2.7
Reliance Census subdivision - Reliance, Settlement SET 0 5 -100.0
Region 6, Unorganized Census subdivision - Region 6, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 302 281 revised r 7.5
Keewatin, Unorganized Census subdivision - Keewatin, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 0 0  not applicable ···

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

Table 2 Northwest Territories – 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
Yellowknife Census subdivision - Yellowknife, City CY 19,569 19,234 1.7

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

Table 3 Northwest Territories – 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
Yellowknife Census subdivision - Yellowknife, City CY 19,569 19,234 1.7

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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