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
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Que. 146,717 145,690 0.7 71,211 64,575 57,736.50 2.5
Annapolis Valley N.S. 123,749 123,649 0.1 59,780 52,767 8,367.78 14.8
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Alta. 267,474 254,669 5.0 114,611 97,456 270,255.34 1.0
Avalon Peninsula N.L. 270,348 262,410 3.0 131,336 112,620 9,220.61 29.3
Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House Alta. 88,754 85,857 3.4 39,905 33,431 74,278.77 1.2
Bas-Saint-Laurent Que. 197,385 199,977 -1.3 103,220 89,833 22,237.07 8.9
Calgary Alta. 1,498,778 1,311,022 14.3 586,269 558,912 12,655.32 118.4
Campbellton--Miramichi N.B. 154,351 158,741 -2.8 75,840 68,056 26,192.45 5.9
Camrose--Drumheller Alta. 204,304 196,612 3.9 87,260 78,010 77,968.59 2.6
Cape Breton N.S. 132,010 135,974 -2.9 66,640 57,516 10,405.98 12.7
Capitale-Nationale Que. 729,997 700,616 4.2 361,151 334,265 18,797.45 38.8
Cariboo B.C. 156,494 154,271 1.4 73,346 65,299 131,285.85 1.2
Centre-du-Québec Que. 242,399 234,163 3.5 113,371 106,177 6,930.05 35.0
Chaudière-Appalaches Que. 420,082 410,878 Revised r 2.2 196,842 180,845 15,083.25 27.9
Côte-Nord Que. 92,518 94,766 -2.4 45,156 39,946 247,655.33 0.4
Edmonton Alta. 1,366,050 1,203,115 13.5 557,547 518,951 15,783.77 86.5
Edmundston--Woodstock N.B. 77,578 80,362 -3.5 36,775 33,429 12,280.17 6.3
Estrie Que. 319,004 310,684 Revised r 2.7 164,784 142,875 10,212.00 31.2
Fredericton--Oromocto N.B. 137,527 135,467 1.5 65,997 57,784 14,514.34 9.5
Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine Que. 90,311 94,079 -4.0 46,460 40,931 20,318.86 4.4
Halifax N.S. 403,390 390,328 3.3 187,478 173,459 5,496.31 73.4
Hamilton--Niagara PeninsulaFootnote 1 Ont. 1,412,714 1,372,227 3.0 594,569 563,078 7,145.17 197.7
Interlake Man. 91,743 88,854 3.3 43,342 35,116 15,855.59 5.8
Kingston--Pembroke Ont. 456,937 453,080 0.9 224,734 191,872 21,230.42 21.5
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Ont. 1,299,265 1,218,400 6.6 534,583 494,567 10,375.57 125.2
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