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
Calgary Alta. 1,498,778 1,311,022 14.3 586,269 558,912 12,655.32 118.4
Edmonton Alta. 1,366,050 1,203,115 13.5 557,547 518,951 15,783.77 86.5
Nunavut Nvt. 35,944 31,906 12.7 11,433 9,819 1,877,778.53 0.0
Southeast Man. 117,788 105,206 Revised r 12.0 53,140 42,421 21,159.91 5.6
Red Deer Alta. 209,395 189,243 10.6 88,994 80,649 9,939.43 21.1
Saskatoon--Biggar Sask. 350,633 317,487 10.4 150,218 137,461 47,838.20 7.3
Regina--Moose Mountain Sask. 317,428 291,345 9.0 143,010 127,965 49,405.55 6.4
Wood Buffalo--Cold LakeFootnote 1 Alta. 141,108 130,943 7.8 61,816 50,838 127,330.04 1.1
South Central Man. 64,782 60,668 Revised r 6.8 23,625 22,421 9,765.05 6.6
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Ont. 1,299,265 1,218,400 6.6 534,583 494,567 10,375.57 125.2
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
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Alta. 291,312 273,796 6.4 117,727 109,431 52,119.19 5.6
Winnipeg Man. 708,823 666,832 6.3 295,343 282,116 571.60 1,240.1
Toronto Ont. 6,234,202 5,878,412 6.1 2,352,468 2,249,703 6,941.47 898.1
Yukon Y.T. 35,874 33,897 5.8 17,987 15,215 474,712.68 0.1
North Central Man. 50,300 47,606 Revised r 5.7 18,601 17,485 10,655.94 4.7
Vancouver Island and CoastFootnote 1 B.C. 799,400 759,366 5.3 383,244 352,716 84,231.61 9.5
Laval Que. 422,993 401,553 5.3 165,686 160,328 247.23 1,710.9
LaurentidesFootnote 1 Que. 589,400 559,700 5.3 290,274 249,083 20,779.19 28.4
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Alta. 267,474 254,669 5.0 114,611 97,456 270,255.34 1.0
Thompson--Okanagan B.C. 546,287 520,801 Revised r 4.9 263,193 232,889 94,197.76 5.8
Ottawa Ont. 1,306,249 1,244,909 4.9 564,144 528,303 14,523.17 89.9
Lanaudière Que. 494,796 471,748 4.9 222,662 202,142 12,423.38 39.8
Nord-du-Québec Que. 44,561 42,579 4.7 16,179 13,673 747,191.93 0.1
MontérégieFootnote 1 Que. 1,507,070 1,442,433 4.5 657,344 626,077 11,132.34 135.4
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