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Contents: Regions and Municipal Units

The population of the regions and municipal units (cities, towns, settlements, etc.) of the Northwest Territories according to census results.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, country of birth, mother tongue).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1996-05-14
Population
Census
2001-05-15
Population
Census
2006-05-16
Population
Census
2011-05-10
Population
Census
2016-05-10
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region......6,7186,7126,372
AklavikHamlet727632594633590
Fort McPhersonHamlet878761776792700
InuvikTown3,296...3,4843,4633,243
PaulatukHamlet277286294313265
Region 1, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......505
Sachs HarbourHamlet135114122112103
TsiigehtchicChartered Community162195175143172
TuktoyaktukHamlet943930870854898
Ulukhaktok (Holman)Hamlet423398398402396
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region......2,4742,3412,433
Colville LakeSettlement90102126149129
Délı̨nęChartered Community616536525472533
Fort Good HopeChartered Community644549557515516
Norman WellsTown798...761727778
Region 2, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......000
TulitaHamlet450473505478477
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region......2,7742,8122,751
Behchokǫ̀ (Rae-Edzo)Community1,6621,5521,8941,9261,874
Gamètì (Rae Lakes)Community256274283253278
Region 3, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......000
WekweètìCommunity135131137141129
WhatìCommunity418453460492470
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region......3,3303,2563,160
Fort LiardHamlet512530583536500
Fort ProvidenceHamlet748753727734695
Fort SimpsonVillage1,2571,1631,2161,2381,202
Hay River Dene 1Indian Reserve253269309292309
Jean Marie RiverSettlement5350816477
KakisaSettlement3640524536
Nahanni ButteSettlement7510711510287
Region 4, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......392047
Sambaa K'e (Trout Lake)Settlement6870869288
WrigleySettlement167165122133119
Region 5 (South Slave)Region.........6,6166,980
EnterpriseHamlet86...9799106
Fort ResolutionHamlet536525484474470
Fort SmithTown2,4412,1852,3642,4962,542
Hay RiverTown3,6113,5103,6483,6063,528
Łutselk'eSettlement304...318295303
Region 5, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......375631
RelianceSettlement201050
Salt Plains 195Indian Reserve110000
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region.........19,72520,090
DetahSettlement190182247210219
Region 6, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......263281302
YellowknifeCity17,275...18,70019,23419,569
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory39,67237,36041,46441,46241,786

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: Census divisions and municipal units in the boundaries of 2016.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males21,275
Females20,505
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-17 years10,495
18-64 years28,070
65+ years3,220
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years6,135
10-19 years5,450
20-29 years6,535
30-39 years6,605
40-49 years5,710
50-59 years6,025
60-69 years3,520
70-79 years1,290
80+ years525
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