Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Pelham, Town (CSD) - Ontario

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
93 of 552
National population rank
251 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Pelham (Town) was 17,110, which represents a change of 3.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 4.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Pelham (Town) is 126.43 square kilometres and the population density was 135.3 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 6,469 private dwellings occupied in Pelham (Town), which represent a change of 4.2% from 2011.

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

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

Population and dwelling counts

Pelham (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Pelham (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Wainfleet Census subdivision - Wainfleet, Township TP 6,372 6,356 0.3
West Lincoln Census subdivision - West Lincoln, Township TP 14,500 13,837 4.8
Welland Census subdivision - Welland, City CY 52,293 50,631 3.3
Thorold Census subdivision - Thorold, City CY 18,801 17,931 4.9
St. Catharines Census subdivision - St. Catharines, City CY 133,113 131,400 1.3
Lincoln Census subdivision - Lincoln, Town T 23,787 22,487 5.8

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

Table 2 Ontario – 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
Shelburne Census subdivision - Shelburne, Town T 8,126 5,846 39.0
Milton Census subdivision - Milton, Town T 110,128 84,362 30.5
Bradford West Gwillimbury Census subdivision - Bradford West Gwillimbury, Town T 35,325 28,077 25.8
King Census subdivision - King, Township TP 24,512 19,899 23.2
Whitchurch-Stouffville Census subdivision - Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town T 45,837 37,628 21.8

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

Table 3 Ontario – 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
Kirkland Lake Census subdivision - Kirkland Lake, Town T 7,981 8,493 revised r -6.0
Elliot Lake Census subdivision - Elliot Lake, City CY 10,741 11,348 -5.3
Temiskaming Shores Census subdivision - Temiskaming Shores, City CY 9,920 10,400 -4.6
North Middlesex Census subdivision - North Middlesex, Municipality MU 6,352 6,658 -4.6
Kenora, Unorganized Census subdivision - Kenora, Unorganized, Unorganized NO 6,737 7,031 -4.2

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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