Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Iqaluit, City (CSD) - Nunavut

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
1 of 27
National population rank
509 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Iqaluit (City) was 7,740, which represents a change of 15.5% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 12.7% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Iqaluit (City) is 52.50 square kilometres and the population density was 147.4 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 2,749 private dwellings occupied in Iqaluit (City), which represent a change of 16.1% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Iqaluit (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Iqaluit (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Baffin, Unorganized Census subdivision - Baffin, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 62 5 revised r 1,140.0

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

Table 2 Nunavut – 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
Iqaluit Census subdivision - Iqaluit, City CY 7,740 6,699 15.5

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

Table 3 Nunavut – 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
Iqaluit Census subdivision - Iqaluit, City CY 7,740 6,699 15.5

Symbols:

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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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