top
NWT Bureau of Statistics
    Bureau Home GNWT Home Mandate Contact Us New Releases

Population Estimates By Community


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 2016 period by gender, age group and ethnicity. 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 downloaded directly in Excel worksheets.

 

Population Estimates by Community and Region As At July 1, 2016


     
    2016
     
     
    2016

    Northwest Territories 44,469
     
    Beaufort Delta Region 6,684
    Aklavik 677
    Fort McPherson 791
    Inuvik 3,170
    Paulatuk 327
    Sachs Harbour 117
    Tsiigehtchic 178
    Tuktoyaktuk 996
    Ulukhaktok 428
     
    Dehcho Region 3,450
    Fort Liard 615
    Fort Providence 797
    Fort Simpson 1,209
    Hay River Dene 1 331
    Jean Marie River 84
    Kakisa x
    Nahanni Butte 92
    Sambaa K'e (Trout Lake) 106
    Wrigley 153
     
    Sahtu Region 2,535
    Colville Lake 160
    Déline 503
    Fort Good Hope 569
    Norman Wells 803
    Tulita 500
     
    South Slave Region 7,176
    Enterprise 102
    Fort Resolution 499
    Fort Smith 2,451
    Hay River 3,728
    Lutselk'e 327
     
    Tlicho Region 3,122
    Behchokò 2,154
    Gamètì 271
    Wekweètì 148
    Whatì 549
     
    Yellowknife Region 21,502
    Detah 248
    Yellowknife 20,960

 
 
Phone Directory Terms of Use Accessibility