Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas, 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, population density and population ranking. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2011 and 2016.

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Population and dwelling counts, for census metropolitan areas, 2016 and 2011 censuses. This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area, population density and population ranking. 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 Type Province Population Private dwellings, 2016 Land area in square kilometres, 2016 Population density per square kilometre, 2016 Population rank, 2016
2016 2011 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov.
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Edmonton CMA Alta. 1,321,426 1,159,869 13.9 537,634 502,143 9,438.86 140.0 6 2
Ottawa - Gatineau CMA Ont./Que. 1,323,783 1,254,919 Revised r 5.5 571,146 535,499 6,767.41 195.6 5 not applicable ...
Toronto CMA Ont. 5,928,040 5,583,064 6.2 2,235,145 2,135,909 5,905.84 1,003.8 1 1
Saskatoon CMA Sask. 295,095 262,215 Revised r 12.5 124,766 115,283 5,890.71 50.1 17 1
Halifax CMA N.S. 403,390 390,328 3.3 187,478 173,459 5,496.31 73.4 13 1
Winnipeg CMA Man. 778,489 730,018 6.6 321,484 306,550 5,306.79 146.7 8 1
Calgary CMA Alta. 1,392,609 1,214,839 14.6 544,870 519,693 5,110.21 272.5 4 1
MontréalFootnote 1 CMA Que. 4,098,927 3,934,078 Revised r 4.2 1,823,281 1,727,310 4,604.26 890.2 2 1
Regina CMA Sask. 236,481 211,519 Revised r 11.8 101,719 94,955 4,324.39 54.7 18 2
Greater Sudbury CMA Ont. 164,689 163,067 Revised r 1.0 76,619 70,445 3,924.48 42.0 24 10
Saint John CMA N.B. 126,202 129,057 Revised r -2.2 58,398 52,872 3,509.62 36.0 31 2
Québec CMA Que. 800,296 767,310 Revised r 4.3 382,308 361,891 3,408.70 234.8 7 2
Lethbridge CMA Alta. 117,394 105,999 10.8 48,317 45,696 2,975.08 39.5 34 3
Kelowna CMA B.C. 194,882 179,839 8.4 88,374 81,383 2,904.86 67.1 22 3
Vancouver CMA B.C. 2,463,431 2,313,328 6.5 1,027,613 960,894 2,882.68 854.6 3 1
Saguenay CMA Que. 160,980 158,658 Revised r 1.5 77,968 72,479 2,759.75 58.3 26 5
London CMA Ont. 494,069 474,786 4.1 220,452 206,448 2,662.40 185.6 11 5
Moncton CMA N.B. 144,810 139,287 Revised r 4.0 66,699 61,769 2,559.05 56.6 29 1
Thunder Bay CMA Ont. 121,621 121,596 0.0 57,146 52,545 2,556.81 47.6 33 15
Kingston CMA Ont. 161,175 159,561 1.0 77,173 67,915 1,938.81 83.1 25 11
Peterborough CMA Ont. 121,721 118,975 2.3 55,662 50,533 1,507.12 80.8 32 14
Sherbrooke CMA Que. 212,105 202,261 Revised r 4.9 106,082 95,577 1,459.58 145.3 19 4
St. Catharines - Niagara CMA Ont. 406,074 392,184 3.5 180,606 168,485 1,397.49 290.6 12 6
Hamilton CMA Ont. 747,545 721,053 3.7 306,034 293,345 1,371.89 544.9 9 3
Belleville CMA Ont. 103,472 101,668 Revised r 1.8 45,050 43,002 1,336.52 77.4 37 16
Kitchener - Cambridge - Waterloo CMA Ont. 523,894 496,383 Revised r 5.5 210,896 200,495 1,091.16 480.1 10 4
BrantfordFootnote 1 CMA Ont. 134,203 135,501 -1.0 54,419 52,530 1,073.15 125.1 30 13
Trois-Rivières CMA Que. 156,042 151,773 2.8 77,734 72,502 1,040.52 150.0 27 6
Windsor CMA Ont. 329,144 319,246 3.1 140,408 132,912 1,022.30 322.0 16 8
Oshawa CMA Ont. 379,848 356,177 6.6 142,462 138,962 903.69 420.3 14 7
Barrie CMA Ont. 197,059 187,013 5.4 76,336 72,534 898.02 219.4 21 9
St. John's CMA N.L. 205,955 196,954 Revised r 4.6 92,353 85,015 804.79 255.9 20 1
VictoriaFootnote 1 CMA B.C. 367,770 344,580 Revised r 6.7 172,559 162,716 696.15 528.3 15 2
Abbotsford - Mission CMA B.C. 180,518 170,191 6.1 65,967 62,631 607.13 297.3 23 4
Guelph CMA Ont. 151,984 141,097 7.7 63,324 59,280 593.51 256.1 28 12
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