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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 2017 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, 2017


     
    2017
     
     
    2017

    Northwest Territories 44,520
     
    Beaufort Delta Region 6,673
    Aklavik 656
    Fort McPherson 776
    Inuvik 3,192
    Paulatuk 312
    Sachs Harbour 112
    Tsiigehtchic 179
    Tuktoyaktuk 1,026
    Ulukhaktok 420
     
    Dehcho Region 3,428
    Fort Liard 658
    Fort Providence 770
    Fort Simpson 1,174
    Hay River Dene 1 329
    Jean Marie River 94
    Kakisa x
    Nahanni Butte 97
    Sambaa K'e (Trout Lake) 106
    Wrigley 135
     
    Sahtu Region 2,545
    Colville Lake 159
    Déline 510
    Fort Good Hope 570
    Norman Wells 809
    Tulita 497
     
    South Slave Region 7,325
    Enterprise 125
    Fort Resolution 507
    Fort Smith 2,562
    Hay River 3,734
    Lutselk'e 330
     
    Tlicho Region 3,176
    Behchokò 2,227
    Gamètì 291
    Wekweètì 136
    Whatì 522
     
    Yellowknife Region 21,373
    Detah 245
    Yellowknife 20,834

 
 
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