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Northwest Territories

Territory in Canada

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The population development in Northwest Territories as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2002-07-01
Population
Estimate
2007-07-01
Population
Estimate
2012-07-01
Population
Estimate
2017-07-01
Population
Estimate
2020-07-01
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory41,69443,37243,64844,89145,161
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region6,9297,0546,8636,7396,662
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region2,5472,5582,5002,5442,536
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region2,7622,8892,9202,9192,714
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region3,3283,4263,3733,3763,325
Region 5 (South Slave)Region6,9497,2377,3507,3567,048
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region19,17920,20820,64221,95722,876
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,29538,005,238

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males23,231
Females21,930
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years10,731
18-64 years30,455
65+ years3,975
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years6,044
10-19 years5,803
20-29 years6,716
30-39 years7,110
40-49 years6,267
50-59 years6,627
60-69 years4,437
70-79 years1,651
80-89 years426
90+ years80
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Canada37,035
America540
Europe880
Africa535
Asia2,095
Oceania50
Mother Tongue (C 2016)
English32,050
French1,180
Aboriginal language4,725
Other language3,010
Multiple languages820