Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

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

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and population centres, 2016 and 2011 censuses. This table presents the 2016 and 2011 population counts and the 2016 dwelling counts, land area and population ranking for population centres for Canada and 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 Population centre size groupFootnote 1 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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Abbotsford Large urban B.C. 121,279 115,011 Revised r 5.4 45,281 43,007 68.50 1,770.5
Barrie Large urban Ont. 145,614 140,383 Revised r 3.7 55,655 53,898 83.67 1,740.2
Calgary Large urban Alta. 1,237,656 1,094,379 Revised r 13.1 489,271 466,391 586.08 2,111.8
Chicoutimi - Jonquière Large urban Que. 104,222 104,589 Revised r -0.4 50,969 48,460 90.33 1,153.8
Edmonton Large urban Alta. 1,062,643 935,361 Revised r 13.6 436,072 408,474 572.69 1,855.5
Guelph Large urban Ont. 132,397 122,457 Revised r 8.1 56,109 52,290 74.10 1,786.7
Halifax Large urban N.S. 316,701 304,979 Revised r 3.8 150,284 139,921 234.72 1,349.3
Hamilton Large urban Ont. 693,645 671,008 Revised r 3.4 286,803 274,649 351.67 1,972.4
Kanata Large urban Ont. 117,304 104,559 Revised r 12.2 41,653 40,903 59.70 1,964.9
Kelowna Large urban B.C. 151,957 140,131 Revised r 8.4 67,767 63,946 136.44 1,113.8
Kingston Large urban Ont. 117,660 114,928 Revised r 2.4 57,665 51,353 74.77 1,573.7
Kitchener Large urban Ont. 470,015 446,295 Revised r 5.3 191,637 181,511 269.23 1,745.8
London Large urban Ont. 383,437 365,715 Revised r 4.8 175,205 162,861 232.48 1,649.3
Milton Large urban Ont. 101,715 75,880 Revised r 34.0 32,452 31,325 40.36 2,520.3
Moncton Large urban N.B. 108,620 103,926 Revised r 4.5 51,242 47,269 110.35 984.3
Montréal Large urban Que. 3,519,595 3,387,653 Revised r 3.9 1,580,731 1,493,381 1,293.99 2,719.9
Oshawa Large urban Ont. 308,875 290,704 Revised r 6.3 116,268 113,297 154.57 1,998.3
Ottawa - Gatineau Large urban Ont./Que. 989,567 945,592 Revised r 4.7 439,953 412,533 520.82 1,900.0
Ottawa - Gatineau (Quebec part)   Que. 253,861 243,339 Revised r 4.3 115,839 108,865 179.34 1,415.6
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part)   Ont. 735,706 702,253 Revised r 4.8 324,114 303,668 341.48 2,154.5
Québec Large urban Que. 705,103 681,804 Revised r 3.4 341,184 324,430 427.66 1,648.8
Regina Large urban Sask. 214,631 192,079 Revised r 11.7 92,841 87,168 103.11 2,081.5
Saskatoon Large urban Sask. 245,181 220,546 Revised r 11.2 106,637 98,155 125.50 1,953.7
Sherbrooke Large urban Que. 139,565 133,673 Revised r 4.4 71,545 65,201 96.34 1,448.7
St. Catharines - Niagara Falls Large urban Ont. 229,246 220,616 Revised r 3.9 101,461 96,037 136.28 1,682.2
St. John's Large urban N.L. 178,427 172,312 Revised r 3.5 81,394 74,706 166.00 1,074.9
Toronto Large urban Ont. 5,429,524 5,144,412 Revised r 5.5 2,059,207 1,967,380 1,792.99 3,028.2
Trois-Rivières Large urban Que. 114,203 112,626 Revised r 1.4 59,235 54,919 72.23 1,581.2
Vancouver Large urban B.C. 2,264,823 2,124,443 Revised r 6.6 944,471 883,021 876.44 2,584.1
Victoria Large urban B.C. 335,696 314,596 Revised r 6.7 158,734 149,903 215.88 1,555.0
Windsor Large urban Ont. 287,069 277,970 Revised r 3.3 123,293 116,706 176.21 1,629.1
Winnipeg Large urban Man. 711,925 670,025 Revised r 6.3 296,630 283,454 343.99 2,069.6
Airdrie Medium Alta. 61,082 42,844 Revised r 42.6 22,219 21,488 32.78 1,863.2
Belleville Medium Ont. 67,666 66,331 Revised r 2.0 30,709 29,377 82.64 818.8
Beloeil Medium Que. 50,845 48,688 Revised r 4.4 21,026 20,599 26.42 1,924.6
Bowmanville Medium Ont. 39,371 35,168 Revised r 12.0 14,263 14,070 21.70 1,814.0
Brandon Medium Man. 48,324 45,624 Revised r 5.9 21,274 20,077 28.32 1,706.4
Brantford Medium Ont. 98,179 94,269 Revised r 4.1 40,964 39,445 61.02 1,609.0
Campbell River Medium B.C. 35,138 33,448 Revised r 5.1 15,922 15,267 30.72 1,143.9
Charlottetown Medium P.E.I. 44,739 41,613 Revised r 7.5 20,771 19,512 49.30 907.4
Châteauguay Medium Que. 71,164 66,445 Revised r 7.1 29,154 28,226 49.48 1,438.2
Chatham Medium Ont. 43,550 44,676 Revised r -2.5 19,829 18,958 31.36 1,388.7
Chilliwack Medium B.C. 73,161 67,374 Revised r 8.6 30,902 29,685 54.09 1,352.6
Cornwall Medium Ont. 45,723 45,508 Revised r 0.5 21,300 20,584 30.31 1,508.4
Courtenay Medium B.C. 45,018 43,346 Revised r 3.9 20,903 20,266 55.47 811.6
Drummondville Medium Que. 68,601 65,341 Revised r 5.0 32,561 31,318 52.15 1,315.4
Fort McMurray Medium Alta. 66,573 60,555 Revised r 9.9 28,567 23,937 51.79 1,285.4
Fredericton Medium N.B. 59,405 56,663 Revised r 4.8 28,776 26,328 83.33 712.9
Georgetown Medium Ont. 42,123 40,185 Revised r 4.8 14,679 14,444 24.03 1,753.1
Granby Medium Que. 59,691 57,351 Revised r 4.1 28,346 27,480 48.24 1,237.4
Grande Prairie Medium Alta. 62,320 55,236 Revised r 12.8 25,948 23,450 47.48 1,312.6
Joliette Medium Que. 45,508 42,850 Revised r 6.2 21,609 20,790 36.99 1,230.2
Kamloops Medium B.C. 78,026 72,755 Revised r 7.2 34,577 32,649 56.27 1,386.6
Leamington Medium Ont. 32,991 32,520 Revised r 1.4 13,145 12,531 31.70 1,040.7
Lethbridge Medium Alta. 87,572 79,364 Revised r 10.3 37,761 35,623 55.90 1,566.5
Lloydminster Medium Alta./Sask. 31,400 27,769 Revised r 13.1 13,345 11,831 21.71 1,446.1
Lloydminster (Saskatchewan part)   Sask. 11,755 9,752 Revised r 20.5 4,902 4,388 7.46 1,576.1
Lloydminster (Alberta part)   Alta. 19,645 18,017 Revised r 9.0 8,443 7,443 14.25 1,378.1
Medicine Hat Medium Alta. 62,935 59,624 Revised r 5.6 27,766 26,460 51.33 1,226.1
Mission Medium B.C. 33,261 31,109 Revised r 6.9 11,870 11,382 24.91 1,335.2
Moose Jaw Medium Sask. 32,724 32,546 Revised r 0.5 15,476 14,200 21.38 1,530.8
Nanaimo Medium B.C. 92,004 85,357 Revised r 7.8 41,562 39,790 72.63 1,266.7
North Bay Medium Ont. 50,396 52,405 Revised r -3.8 24,244 22,201 65.32 771.5
Orangeville Medium Ont. 30,734 29,007 Revised r 6.0 11,291 11,152 17.37 1,769.8
Orillia Medium Ont. 31,128 30,546 Revised r 1.9 14,275 13,465 22.70 1,371.3
Penticton Medium B.C. 33,617 32,823 Revised r 2.4 16,726 15,652 25.03 1,343.2
Peterborough Medium Ont. 82,094 79,863 Revised r 2.8 37,201 35,131 53.81 1,525.7
Prince Albert Medium Sask. 35,102 34,057 Revised r 3.1 14,899 13,572 21.15 1,659.5
Prince George Medium B.C. 65,510 62,623 Revised r 4.6 28,780 27,041 70.18 933.5
Red Deer Medium Alta. 99,718 89,715 Revised r 11.1 41,989 39,704 62.91 1,585.2
Rimouski Medium Que. 36,942 35,437 Revised r 4.2 19,145 17,792 23.24 1,589.6
Saint John Medium N.B. 58,341 60,459 Revised r -3.5 29,828 26,448 58.27 1,001.2
Saint-Hyacinthe Medium Que. 50,032 47,289 Revised r 5.8 24,546 23,054 29.61 1,689.4
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Medium Que. 84,685 81,802 Revised r 3.5 37,990 36,862 51.78 1,635.5
Saint-Jérôme Medium Que. 77,146 69,598 Revised r 10.8 35,952 34,285 64.30 1,199.8
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Medium Que. 39,048 38,323 Revised r 1.9 18,599 17,911 32.60 1,197.9
Sarnia Medium Ont. 72,125 73,044 Revised r -1.3 33,599 32,156 52.40 1,376.5
Sault Ste. Marie Medium Ont. 66,313 68,143 Revised r -2.7 31,556 29,888 53.05 1,250.1
Shawinigan Medium Que. 38,211 39,427 Revised r -3.1 21,175 19,400 29.94 1,276.5
Sorel Medium Que. 36,088 35,770 Revised r 0.9 18,138 17,215 28.38 1,271.6
Spruce Grove Medium Alta. 36,135 27,970 Revised r 29.2 14,015 13,416 29.09 1,242.0
St. Thomas Medium Ont. 41,813 40,973 Revised r 2.1 18,157 17,623 25.97 1,610.4
Stouffville Medium Ont. 32,634 24,654 Revised r 32.4 10,668 10,541 14.05 2,323.2
Stratford Medium Ont. 31,053 30,516 Revised r 1.8 14,125 13,671 22.37 1,388.0
Sudbury Medium Ont. 88,054 87,950 Revised r 0.1 44,251 40,098 75.93 1,159.7
Thunder Bay Medium Ont. 93,952 95,251 Revised r -1.4 45,168 42,088 71.40 1,315.8
Vernon Medium B.C. 48,073 46,125 Revised r 4.2 21,681 20,552 50.08 959.9
Victoriaville Medium Que. 44,735 41,925 Revised r 6.7 20,745 20,050 35.13 1,273.4
Welland - Pelham Medium Ont. 62,388 60,540 Revised r 3.1 27,215 26,322 50.58 1,233.6
White Rock Medium B.C. 93,729 85,062 Revised r 10.2 41,249 38,780 53.54 1,750.6
Woodstock Medium Ont. 40,404 37,443 Revised r 7.9 17,347 16,969 30.42 1,328.3
Acton Small Ont. 9,462 9,506 Revised r -0.5 3,577 3,512 7.80 1,213.2
Acton Vale Small Que. 5,399 5,133 Revised r 5.2 2,477 2,378 4.30 1,254.2
Alberta Beach - Val Quentin Small Alta. 1,204 962 Revised r 25.2 935 579 1.33 905.5
Aldergrove Small B.C. 12,007 12,083 Revised r -0.6 4,485 4,298 6.90 1,738.9
Aldergrove East Small B.C. 3,491 2,383 Revised r 46.5 1,072 982 2.55 1,368.4
Alençon Small Que. 1,562 1,590 Revised r -1.8 714 690 2.94 530.4
Alexandria Small Ont. 2,845 2,924 Revised r -2.7 1,406 1,339 2.07 1,375.1
Alfred Small Ont. 1,185 1,035 Revised r 14.5 548 520 0.87 1,369.6
Alliston Small Ont. 18,809 15,343 Revised r 22.6 7,498 7,338 17.46 1,077.6
Alma Small Que. 21,406 19,965 Revised r 7.2 10,142 9,750 14.71 1,455.5
Almonte Small Ont. 5,039 4,822 Revised r 4.5 2,244 2,148 3.80 1,325.7
Altona Small Man. 4,167 4,013 Revised r 3.8 1,683 1,635 4.53 919.0
Amherst Small N.S. 9,550 9,868 Revised r -3.2 4,815 4,440 12.38 771.2
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