Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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This table presents the 2011 and 2006 population counts and the 2011 dwelling counts, land area, population density and population ranking for Canada, the selected province or territory, and the census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations within the selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses
Geographic name Type Population Private dwellings, 2011 Land area in square kilometres, 2011 Population density per square kilometre, 2011 Population national rank, 2011
2011 2006 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov. / Terr.
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z   Population, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort highest to lowest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort lowest to highest  
Canada    33,476,688 31,612,897 5.9 14,569,633 13,320,614 8,965,121.42 3.7    
Alberta    3,645,257 3,290,350 10.8 1,505,007 1,390,275 640,081.87 5.7    
Calgary CMA 1,214,839 1,079,310 12.6 488,451 464,001 5,107.55 237.9 5 1
Edmonton CMA 1,159,869 1,034,945 12.1 482,249 450,786 9,426.73 123.0 6 2
Lethbridge CA 105,999 95,196 11.3 45,251 41,555 2,975.62 35.6 34 3
Red Deer CA 90,564 83,154 A 8.9 38,789 36,346 104.29 868.4 43 4
Medicine Hat CA 72,807 68,822 5.8 32,577 30,046 13,288.65 5.5 50 5
Wood Buffalo CA 66,896 52,643 27.1 28,548 23,544 63,782.95 1.0 51 6
Grande Prairie CA 55,032 47,107 A 16.8 22,979 21,180 72.80 755.9 59 7
Lloydminster CA 30,798 27,023 14.0 12,608 11,699 1,088.37 28.3 87 ···
Lloydminster (Saskatchewan part / partie de la Saskatchewan)   12,766 11,113 14.9 5,157 4,769 1,064.18 12.0 ··· 9
Lloydminster (Alberta part / partie de l'Alberta)   18,032 15,910 13.3 7,451 6,930 24.19 745.6 ··· 10
Okotoks CA 24,511 17,150 A 42.9 8,704 8,423 19.24 1,273.8 101 8
Brooks CA 23,430 22,452 4.4 9,246 8,425 5,931.20 4.0 103 9
Camrose CA 17,286 15,630 A 10.6 7,945 7,460 42.50 406.7 117 11
Cold Lake CA 13,839 11,991 15.4 5,626 5,150 59.30 233.4 127 12
High River CA 12,920 10,716 A 20.6 5,473 5,261 14.27 905.5 134 13
Sylvan Lake CA 12,762 10,703 A 19.2 5,922 4,770 16.84 758.0 136 14
Wetaskiwin CA 12,525 11,689 A 7.2 5,477 5,131 18.20 688.2 138 15
Strathmore CA 12,305 10,280 A 19.7 4,930 4,577 27.28 451.0 140 16
Canmore CA 12,288 12,039 2.1 7,973 5,176 68.90 178.4 141 17
Lacombe CA 11,707 10,752 A 8.9 4,686 4,413 20.89 560.3 144 18

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