Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

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Cape Dorset, Hamlet (CSD) - Nunavut

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Territorial population rank
10 of 27
National population rank
1686 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Cape Dorset (Hamlet) was 1,441, which represents a change of 5.7% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 12.7% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Cape Dorset (Hamlet) is 9.74 square kilometres and the population density was 147.9 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 366 private dwellings occupied in Cape Dorset (Hamlet), which represent a change of 3.1% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Cape Dorset (Hamlet) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Cape Dorset (Hamlet) – 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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