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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 2020 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, 2020


      2020
     
     
    2020

    Northwest Territories 45,161
     
    Beaufort Delta Region 6,931
    Aklavik 696
    Fort McPherson 741
    Inuvik 3,399
    Paulatuk 323
    Sachs Harbour 114
    Tsiigehtchic 192
    Tuktoyaktuk 989
    Ulukhaktok 477
     
    Dehcho Region 3,358
    Fort Liard 561
    Fort Providence 706
    Fort Simpson 1,258
    Hay River Dene Reserve 325
    Jean Marie River 87
    Kakisa 36
    Nahanni Butte 95
    Sambaa K'e 99
    Wrigley 132
     
    Sahtu Region 2,616
    Colville Lake 151
    Délı̨nę 603
    Fort Good Hope 610
    Norman Wells 735
    Tulita 517
     
    South Slave Region 7,404
    Enterprise 120
    Fort Resolution 549
    Fort Smith 2,586
    Hay River 3,793
    Łutselk’e 330
     
    Tłįchǫ Region 2,956
    Behchokǫ̀ 1,983
    Gamètı̀ 291
    Wekweètı̀ 150
    Whatı̀ 532
     
    Yellowknife Region 21,896
    Dettah 228
    Yellowknife 21,372

    *Please note that population estimates for unorganized areas are suppressed but included in territorial and regional totals.
 
 
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