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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
2021-07-01
Northwest TerritoriesTerritory41,69443,37243,64844,89145,504
Region 1 (Beaufort Delta)Region6,9297,0546,8636,7396,729
Region 2 (Sahtu)Region2,5472,5582,5002,5442,526
Region 3 (Tłicho)Region2,7622,8892,9202,9192,707
Region 4 (Dehcho)Region3,3283,4263,3733,3763,358
Region 5 (South Slave)Region6,9497,2377,3507,3566,926
Region 6 (Yellowknife)Region19,17920,20820,64221,95723,258
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,23638,246,108

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2021)
Males23,367
Females22,137
Age Groups (E 2021)
0-17 years10,659
18-64 years30,624
65+ years4,221
Age Distribution (E 2021)
0-9 years5,925
10-19 years5,798
20-29 years6,743
30-39 years7,179
40-49 years6,317
50-59 years6,622
60-69 years4,620
70-79 years1,792
80-89 years424
90+ years84
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