The Bureau of Statistics annually calculates July 1 population estimates for every community in the Northwest Territories. The most recent estimates cover the 2001 to 2013 period for Territorial Single Years of Age by Gender. The data for years 2001 to 2010 for commmunity population estimates by age group, gender and ethnicity is currently under revision. The estimates are calculated by allocating the demographic components of growth, down to a community level using information from a variety of sources.
Detailed estimates by the various characteristics found below can be viewed or downloaded directly in Excel worksheets.
- Community Totals, 2011 - 2013: view | download
- Community Population by Age Group, 2011 - 2013
- Community Population by Gender, 2011 - 2013
- Territorial Single Years of Age by Gender, 2001 - 2013
- Community Population by Ethnicity, 2011-2013
Quarterly Population Estimates
Each quarter, the Bureau of Statistics publishes Northwest Territories population estimates based on figures provided by Statistics Canada. These Newstats releases include information on components of population change for the Northwest Territories (births, deaths, and migration) along with population figures for Canada, the Provinces and Territories.
Download Current Population Estimates in PDF
Population and Components of Change
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