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Northwest Territories

Territory in Canada

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The population development in Northwest Territories as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2002-07-01
Population
Estimate
2007-07-01
Population
Estimate
2012-07-01
Population
Estimate
2017-07-01
Population
Estimate
2019-07-01
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory41,69443,37243,64844,90844,826
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region6,9297,0546,8636,7486,679
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region2,5472,5582,5002,5432,476
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region2,7622,8892,9202,9212,840
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region3,3283,4263,3733,3763,301
Region 5 (South Slave)Region6,9497,2377,3507,3587,127
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region19,17920,20820,64221,96222,403
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,543,32137,589,262

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males23,031
Females21,795
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years10,672
18-64 years30,435
65+ years3,719
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years6,112
10-19 years5,743
20-29 years6,794
30-39 years7,097
40-49 years6,190
50-59 years6,577
60-69 years4,250
70-79 years1,531
80-89 years447
90+ years85
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Canada37,035
America540
Europe880
Africa535
Asia2,095
Oceania50
Mother Tongue (C 2016)
English32,050
French1,180
Aboriginal language4,725
Other language3,010
Multiple languages820