Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and economic regions, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data

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This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada and economic regions within a selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2011 and 2016.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and economic regions, 2016 and 2011 censuses. This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area and population density for Canada and economic regions within a selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2011 and 2016. Same-page links within the first column 'Geographic name' will move focus to the map beneath the table. When sorting the table headers (ascending or descending), the page reloads and focus moves to the top of the table.
Geographic name Prov. / Terr. Population Private dwellings, 2016 Land area in square kilometres, 2016 Population density per square kilometre, 2016
2016 2011 % change Total Occupied by usual residents
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CanadaFootnote 1   35,151,728 33,476,688 5.0 15,412,443 14,072,079 8,965,588.85 3.9
Toronto Ont. 6,234,202 5,878,412 6.1 2,352,468 2,249,703 6,941.47 898.1
Lower Mainland--Southwest B.C. 2,832,000 2,657,713 Revised r 6.6 1,185,037 1,099,698 36,303.31 78.0
Montréal Que. 1,942,044 1,886,481 2.9 939,112 870,373 499.26 3,889.8
MontérégieFootnote 1 Que. 1,507,070 1,442,433 4.5 657,344 626,077 11,132.34 135.4
Calgary Alta. 1,498,778 1,311,022 14.3 586,269 558,912 12,655.32 118.4
Hamilton--Niagara PeninsulaFootnote 1 Ont. 1,412,714 1,372,227 3.0 594,569 563,078 7,145.17 197.7
Edmonton Alta. 1,366,050 1,203,115 13.5 557,547 518,951 15,783.77 86.5
Ottawa Ont. 1,306,249 1,244,909 4.9 564,144 528,303 14,523.17 89.9
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Ont. 1,299,265 1,218,400 6.6 534,583 494,567 10,375.57 125.2
Vancouver Island and CoastFootnote 1 B.C. 799,400 759,366 5.3 383,244 352,716 84,231.61 9.5
Capitale-Nationale Que. 729,997 700,616 4.2 361,151 334,265 18,797.45 38.8
Winnipeg Man. 708,823 666,832 6.3 295,343 282,116 571.60 1,240.1
LondonFootnote 1 Ont. 655,366 632,331 3.6 285,312 269,306 7,237.91 90.5
Windsor--Sarnia Ont. 627,633 619,056 1.4 274,633 256,708 7,323.66 85.7
LaurentidesFootnote 1 Que. 589,400 559,700 5.3 290,274 249,083 20,779.19 28.4
NortheastFootnote 1 Ont. 548,449 551,144 -0.5 288,783 238,530 276,367.96 2.0
Thompson--Okanagan B.C. 546,287 520,801 Revised r 4.9 263,193 232,889 94,197.76 5.8
Lanaudière Que. 494,796 471,748 4.9 222,662 202,142 12,423.38 39.8
Kingston--Pembroke Ont. 456,937 453,080 0.9 224,734 191,872 21,230.42 21.5
Laval Que. 422,993 401,553 5.3 165,686 160,328 247.23 1,710.9
Chaudière-Appalaches Que. 420,082 410,878 Revised r 2.2 196,842 180,845 15,083.25 27.9
Halifax N.S. 403,390 390,328 3.3 187,478 173,459 5,496.31 73.4
OutaouaisFootnote 1 Que. 382,604 369,171 3.6 190,236 163,137 30,808.69 12.4
Muskoka--KawarthasFootnote 1 Ont. 377,918 365,346 3.4 215,347 158,409 16,854.29 22.4
Saskatoon--Biggar Sask. 350,633 317,487 10.4 150,218 137,461 47,838.20 7.3
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