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List of Canadian census agglomerations by province or territory

The tables below list Canada's 117 census agglomerations at the 2016 Census,[1] as determined by Statistics Canada, up from 113 in the 2011 Census.[2]

2016 changes

Statistics Canada's review of CMAs and CAs for the 2016 Census resulted in the addition of eight new CAs and the demotion of two CAs, and the promotion of two CAs to census metropolitan areas (CMAs).[3][4]

New census agglomerations

Promotion to census metropolitan areas

Retired census agglomerations


Lists

Alberta

Statistics Canada recognized fifteen census agglomerations within Alberta in the 2016 Census.[5][6]

British Columbia

Statistics Canada recognized 22 census agglomerations within British Columbia in the 2016 Census.[7][8]

Manitoba

Statistics Canada recognized five census agglomerations within Manitoba in the 2016 Census.[9][10]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Brandon 2,289.33 58,003 54,847 5.8 25.3 23
Portage la Prairie 24.68 13,304 12,996 2.4 539.1 106
Steinbach 25.59 15,829 13,524 17.0 618.6 91
Thompson 20.79 13,678 12,829 6.6 657.8 101
Winkler 870.08 30,297 26,838 12.9 34.8 54

New Brunswick

Statistics Canada recognized five census agglomerations within New Brunswick in the 2016 Census.[11][12]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Bathurst 2,104.04 31,110 31,936 -2.6 14.8 53
Campbellton (portion) 1,155.48 13,114 14,039 -6.6 9.9 92
Edmundston 1,769.64 23,524 23,819 -1.2 13.3 69
Fredericton 4,886.40 101,760 98,320 3.5 17.7 4
Miramichi 7,578.93 27,523 28,115 -2.1 3.6 64

Newfoundland and Labrador

Statistics Canada recognized four census agglomerations within Newfoundland and Labrador in the 2016 Census.[13][14]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Bay Roberts 103.66 11,083 10,871 2.0 106.9 115
Corner Brook 1,140.20 31,917 31,417 1.6 28.0 48
Gander 2,427.35 13,234 12,683 4.3 5.5 107
Grand Falls-Windsor 54.67 14,171 13,725 3.2 259.2 98

Northwest Territories

Statistics Canada recognized one census agglomeration within the Northwest Territories in the 2016 Census.[15][16]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Yellowknife 105.47 19,569 19,234 1.7 185.5 76

Nova Scotia

Statistics Canada recognized four census agglomerations within Nova Scotia in the 2016 Census.[17][18]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Cape Breton 2,467.74 98,722 101,619 -2.9 40.0 7
Kentville 609.73 26,222 26,359 -0.5 43.0 65
New Glasgow 2,067.03 34,487 35,809 -3.7 16.7 44
Truro 2,733.13 45,753 45,888 -0.3 16.7 30

Nunavut

Statistics Canada recognized no census agglomerations within Nunavut in the 2016 Census.[19][20]

Ontario

Statistics Canada recognized 29 census agglomerations within Ontario in the 2016 Census.[21][22]

Prince Edward Island

Statistics Canada recognized two census agglomerations within Prince Edward Island in the 2016 Census.[23][24]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Charlottetown 917.47 69,325 65,523 5.8 75.6 17
Summerside 92.43 16,587 16,488 0.6 179.5 88

Quebec

Statistics Canada recognized 24 census agglomerations within Quebec in the 2016 Census.[25][26]

Saskatchewan

Statistics Canada recognized eight census agglomerations within Saskatchewan in the 2016 Census.[27][28]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Estevan 795.32 13,615 12,973 4.9 17.1 103
Lloydminster (portion) 1,063.67 14,938 12,766 17.0 14.0 43
Moose Jaw 844.42 35,053 34,421 1.8 41.5 42
North Battleford 855.34 19,623 18,850 4.1 22.9 75
Prince Albert 2,556.05 44,160 43,680 1.1 17.3 32
Swift Current 1,131.74 18,536 17,535 5.7 16.4 80
Weyburn 19.15 10,870 10,484 3.7 567.6 116
Yorkton 844.61 18,905 18,238 3.7 22.4 78

Yukon

Statistics Canada recognized one census agglomeration within Yukon in the 2016 Census.[29][30]

Name Land area
(km²)
Population
in 2016 in 2011 % change per km² rank
Whitehorse 8,488.95 28,225 26,028 8.4 3.3 61

References

  1. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  2. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for census agglomerations, 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada. 2008-11-05. Retrieved 2012-03-06.
  3. ^ "Summary of the results of the preliminary delineation of 2011 census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations". Statistics Canada. 2009-08-26. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
  4. ^ "Statistical Area Classification - Variant of SGC 2016 (Census metropolitan area and census agglomeration)". Statistics Canada. November 16, 2016. Archived from the original on November 16, 2016. Retrieved November 16, 2016. There are 35 CMAs and 117 CAs in 2016. Two new CMAs were created: Belleville (Ont.) and Lethbridge (Alta.). Eight new CAs were created: Gander (N.L.), Sainte-Marie (Que.), Arnprior (Ont.), Carleton Place (Ont.), Wasaga Beach (Ont.), Winkler (Man.), Weyburn (Sask.) and Nelson (Alta.). The CAs of Amos (Que.) and Temiskaming Shores (Ont.) were retired because the population of their cores dropped below 10,000 in 2011.
  5. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  7. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (British Columbia)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  9. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Manitoba)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  11. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (New Brunswick)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  13. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Newfoundland and Labrador)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  15. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  16. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Northwest Territories)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  17. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  18. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  19. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  20. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Nunavut)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  21. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  22. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Ontario)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  23. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  24. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-17.
  25. ^ "Census profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  26. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Quebec)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  27. ^ "Census profile, 2016 census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  28. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  29. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  30. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Yukon)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
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