Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Baker Lake, Hamlet (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
4 of 27
National population rank
1318 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Baker Lake (Hamlet) was 2,069, which represents a change of 10.5% from 2011. This compares to the territorial average of 12.7% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Baker Lake (Hamlet) is 182.22 square kilometres and the population density was 11.4 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 580 private dwellings occupied in Baker Lake (Hamlet), which represent a change of 14.6% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Baker Lake (Hamlet) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Baker Lake (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
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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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