Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population change (in percentage), provinces and territories, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Nunavut was 35,944 which represents a change of 12.7% from 2011. This growth was higher than the national rate of 5.0%.
- In 2016, there were 9,819 private dwellings occupied in Nunavut in 2016 which represent a change of 13.4% from 2011. This growth was higher than the national rate of 5.6%.
- The land area of Nunavut is 1,877,778.53 square kilometres and the population density was 0.0 people per square kilometre.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Nunavut
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Nunavut
Nunavut – Census subdivisions among those with 5,000-plus population
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Iqaluit Census subdivision - Iqaluit, City||City||7,740||6,699||15.5|
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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