Census Profile, 2016 Census
Iqaluit [Population centre], Nunavut and Nunavut [Territory]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Iqaluit
Nunavut
[Population centre]
Nunavut

[Territory]
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Change geography 1
Data quality : Nunavut [Territory]  Map : geography 2
Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 7,082 ... ... 35,944 ... ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 6,418 r ... ... 31,906 ... ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 10.3 ... ... 12.7 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 3,076 ... ... 11,433 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 2,499 ... ... 9,819 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 741.7 ... ... 0.0 ... ...
Land area in square kilometres 9.55 ... ... 1,877,778.53 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 7,080 3,560 3,520 35,945 18,390 17,550
0 to 14 years 1,775 860 915 11,685 5,975 5,710
0 to 4 years 645 315 335 4,155 2,130 2,025
5 to 9 years 615 325 295 4,120 2,130 1,985
10 to 14 years 515 225 290 3,415 1,720 1,700
15 to 64 years 5,070 2,570 2,505 22,895 11,710 11,190
15 to 19 years 450 215 230 3,140 1,600 1,535
20 to 24 years 535 280 255 3,045 1,535 1,510
25 to 29 years 650 335 315 3,185 1,610 1,580
30 to 34 years 700 330 365 2,815 1,390 1,425
35 to 39 years 630 295 340 2,385 1,210 1,180
40 to 44 years 525 280 240 2,030 1,065 965
45 to 49 years 500 250 245 2,065 1,055 1,005
50 to 54 years 495 250 240 1,840 955 890
55 to 59 years 365 200 160 1,405 750 655
60 to 64 years 240 135 105 975 535 440
65 years and over 230 130 105 1,360 710 655
65 to 69 years 135 70 60 655 340 310
70 to 74 years 45 30 15 345 180 165
75 to 79 years 25 15 15 205 110 100
80 to 84 years 15 5 5 105 50 50
85 years and over 10 10 5 55 25 25
85 to 89 years 10 5 5 40 20 25
90 to 94 years 5 5 0 10 5 5
95 to 99 years 0 0 0 5 5 5
100 years and over 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 25.1 24.2 26.0 32.5 32.5 32.5
15 to 64 years 71.6 72.2 71.2 63.7 63.7 63.8
65 years and over 3.2 3.7 3.0 3.8 3.9 3.7
85 years and over 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
Average age of the population 31.2 31.7 30.6 27.7 27.8 27.5
Median age of the population 30.9 31.3 30.6 25.1 25.2 25.1

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Iqaluit [Population centre], Nunavut and Nunavut [Territory] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed February 27, 2021).

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