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
Estrie Que. 319,004 310,684 Revised r 2.7 164,784 142,875 10,212.00 31.2
Regina--Moose Mountain Sask. 317,428 291,345 9.0 143,010 127,965 49,405.55 6.4
Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Ont. 298,070 292,882 1.8 148,859 123,336 14,221.49 21.0
Lethbridge--Medicine Hat Alta. 291,312 273,796 6.4 117,727 109,431 52,119.19 5.6
Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean Que. 276,368 274,880 0.5 135,684 122,794 98,712.71 2.8
Avalon Peninsula N.L. 270,348 262,410 3.0 131,336 112,620 9,220.61 29.3
Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River Alta. 267,474 254,669 5.0 114,611 97,456 270,255.34 1.0
Mauricie Que. 266,112 263,603 1.0 139,571 124,609 35,860.05 7.4
Centre-du-Québec Que. 242,399 234,163 3.5 113,371 106,177 6,930.05 35.0
NorthwestFootnote 1 Ont. 231,691 224,034 3.4 114,959 95,362 526,478.23 0.4
Red Deer Alta. 209,395 189,243 10.6 88,994 80,649 9,939.43 21.1
Moncton--Richibucto N.B. 209,256 203,837 2.7 101,201 89,493 10,026.95 20.9
Prince Albert Sask. 207,903 202,945 2.4 98,620 79,067 97,719.98 2.1
Camrose--Drumheller Alta. 204,304 196,612 3.9 87,260 78,010 77,968.59 2.6
Bas-Saint-Laurent Que. 197,385 199,977 -1.3 103,220 89,833 22,237.07 8.9
Saint John--St. Stephen N.B. 168,389 172,764 -2.5 79,908 71,011 8,374.89 20.1
Cariboo B.C. 156,494 154,271 1.4 73,346 65,299 131,285.85 1.2
Campbellton--Miramichi N.B. 154,351 158,741 -2.8 75,840 68,056 26,192.45 5.9
Kootenay B.C. 151,403 146,264 3.5 83,244 67,218 57,721.30 2.6
North Shore N.S. 151,264 155,696 -2.8 81,380 66,826 16,254.41 9.3
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Que. 146,717 145,690 0.7 71,211 64,575 57,736.50 2.5
Prince Edward Island P.E.I. 142,907 140,204 1.9 71,119 59,472 5,686.03 25.1
Wood Buffalo--Cold LakeFootnote 1 Alta. 141,108 130,943 7.8 61,816 50,838 127,330.04 1.1
Fredericton--Oromocto N.B. 137,527 135,467 1.5 65,997 57,784 14,514.34 9.5
Cape Breton N.S. 132,010 135,974 -2.9 66,640 57,516 10,405.98 12.7
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