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Contents: Regions and Municipal Units

The population of the regions and municipal units (cities, towns, settlements, etc.) of the Northwest Territories according to census results and latest official estimates.

The Details icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, country of birth, mother tongue).

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1996-05-14
Population
Census
2001-05-15
Population
Census
2006-05-16
Population
Census
2011-05-10
Population
Census
2016-05-10
Population
Estimate
2018-07-01
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region......6,7186,7126,3726,685
AklavikHamlet727632594633590623
Fort McPhersonHamlet878761776792700684
InuvikTown3,296...3,4843,4633,2433,536
PaulatukHamlet277286294313265302
Region 1, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......5050
Sachs HarbourHamlet135114122112103111
TsiigehtchicChartered Community162195175143172198
TuktoyaktukHamlet943930870854898982
Ulukhaktok (Holman)Hamlet423398398402396444
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region......2,4742,3412,4332,487
Colville LakeSettlement90102126149129142
DélineChartered Community616536525472533576
Fort Good HopeChartered Community644549557515516570
Norman WellsTown798...761727778818
Region 2, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......0000
TulitaHamlet450473505478477531
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region......2,7742,8122,7512,923
Behchokò (Rae-Edzo)Community1,6621,5521,8941,9261,8742,010
Gamètì (Rae Lakes)Community256274283253278301
Region 3, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......0000
WekweètìCommunity135131137141129132
WhatìCommunity418453460492470501
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region......3,3303,2563,1603,343
Fort LiardHamlet512530583536500537
Fort ProvidenceHamlet748753727734695719
Fort SimpsonVillage1,2571,1631,2161,2381,2021,296
Hay River Dene 1Indian Reserve253269309292309331
Jean Marie RiverSettlement535081647789
KakisaSettlement364052453640
Nahanni ButteSettlement751071151028799
Region 4, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......39204760
Sambaa K'e (Trout Lake)Settlement687086928889
WrigleySettlement167165122133119114
Region 5 (South Slave)Region.........6,6166,9807,268
EnterpriseHamlet86...9799106131
Fort ResolutionHamlet536525484474470561
Fort SmithTown2,4412,1852,3642,4962,5422,709
Hay RiverTown3,6113,5103,6483,6063,5283,824
Lutselk'eSettlement304...318295303319
Region 5, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......37563126
RelianceSettlement2010500
Salt Plains 195Indian Reserve1100000
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region.........19,72520,09021,835
DetahSettlement190182247210219233
Region 6, UnorganizedUnorganized Area......263281302296
YellowknifeCity17,275...18,70019,23419,56920,607
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory39,67237,36041,46441,46241,78644,541

Source: Statistics Canada (web), NWT Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Census divisions and municipal units in the boundaries of 2016.