Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Wainwright No. 61, Municipal district (CSD) - Alberta

Data quality

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

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
95 of 416
National population rank
773 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Wainwright No. 61 (Municipal district) was 4,479, which represents a change of 8.2% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 11.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Wainwright No. 61 (Municipal district) is 4,156.56 square kilometres and the population density was 1.1 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 1,459 private dwellings occupied in Wainwright No. 61 (Municipal district), which represent a change of 18.7% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Wainwright No. 61 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Wainwright No. 61 and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Wainwright No. 61 (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Wainwright No. 61 (Municipal district) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Senlac No. 411 Census subdivision - Senlac No. 411, Rural municipality RM 216 195 10.8
Manitou Lake No. 442 Census subdivision - Manitou Lake No. 442, Rural municipality RM 573 547 4.8
Wilton No. 472 Census subdivision - Wilton No. 472, Rural municipality RM 1,629 1,494 9.0
Provost No. 52 Census subdivision - Provost No. 52, Municipal district MD 2,205 2,288 -3.6
Flagstaff County Census subdivision - Flagstaff County, Municipal district MD 3,738 3,591 revised r 4.1
Chauvin Census subdivision - Chauvin, Village VL 335 334 0.3
Edgerton Census subdivision - Edgerton, Village VL 384 317 21.1
Wainwright Census subdivision - Wainwright, Town T 6,270 5,925 5.8
Irma Census subdivision - Irma, Village VL 521 457 14.0
Beaver County Census subdivision - Beaver County, Municipal district MD 5,905 5,689 3.8
Minburn County No. 27 Census subdivision - Minburn County No. 27, Municipal district MD 3,188 3,383 revised r -5.8
Vermilion River County Census subdivision - Vermilion River County, Municipal district MD 8,267 7,905 4.6

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

Table 2 Alberta – 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
Blackfalds Census subdivision - Blackfalds, Town T 9,328 6,300 48.1
Cochrane Census subdivision - Cochrane, Town T 25,853 17,580 47.1
Airdrie Census subdivision - Airdrie, City CY 61,581 43,271 revised r 42.3
Chestermere Census subdivision - Chestermere, City CY 19,887 14,824 34.2
Beaumont Census subdivision - Beaumont, Town T 17,396 13,284 31.0

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

Table 3 Alberta – 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
Bonnyville Census subdivision - Bonnyville, Town T 5,417 6,216 -12.9
Westlock County Census subdivision - Westlock County, Municipal district MD 7,220 7,644 -5.5
Rocky Mountain House Census subdivision - Rocky Mountain House, Town T 6,635 6,933 -4.3
Big Lakes County Census subdivision - Big Lakes County, Municipal district MD 5,672 5,912 -4.1
Clearwater County Census subdivision - Clearwater County, Municipal district MD 11,947 12,278 -2.7

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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