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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, 2021


     
    2021
     
     
    2021

    Northwest Territories 45,504
     
    Beaufort Delta Region 6,846
    Aklavik 684
    Fort McPherson 737
    Inuvik 3,303
    Paulatuk 311
    Sachs Harbour 109
    Tsiigehtchic 190
    Tuktoyaktuk 1,023
    Ulukhaktok 489
     
    Dehcho Region 3,365
    Fort Liard 558
    Fort Providence 753
    Fort Simpson 1,214
    Hay River Dene Reserve 338
    Jean Marie River 86
    Kakisa 36
    Nahanni Butte 101
    Sambaa K'e 98
    Wrigley 122
     
    Sahtu Region 2,668
    Colville Lake 159
    Délı̨nę 627
    Fort Good Hope 601
    Norman Wells 768
    Tulita 513
     
    South Slave Region 7,427
    Enterprise 116
    Fort Resolution 548
    Fort Smith 2,579
    Hay River 3,823
    Łutselk’e 335
     
    Tłįchǫ Region 2,901
    Behchokǫ̀ 1,952
    Gamètı̀ 280
    Wekweètı̀ 150
    Whatı̀ 519
     
    Yellowknife Region 22,297
    Dettah 226
    Yellowknife 21,775

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