Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Whale Cove, 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
22 of 27
National population rank
3133 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Whale Cove (Hamlet) was 435, which represents a change of 6.9% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 12.7% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Whale Cove (Hamlet) is 283.66 square kilometres and the population density was 1.5 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 111 private dwellings occupied in Whale Cove (Hamlet), which represent a change of 13.3% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Whale Cove (Hamlet) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Whale Cove (Hamlet) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Keewatin, Unorganized Census subdivision - Keewatin, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 0 0  not applicable ···

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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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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