Table 1
Population by sub-drainage area, 2001 and 2011

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Population by sub-drainage area, 2001 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays population by sub-drainage area for 2001 and 2011. The row headers are comprised of Canada as well as the 164 sub-drainage area names. The column headers are comprised of the sub-drainage area code; the area, in square kilometres; the population for 2001 and 2011, in persons; the population density for 2001 and 2011, in persons per square kilometre; and the population and population density change for 2001 to 2011, in percent.
  Sub-drainage area code Area 1 Population Population density Population and population density
2001 2011 2001 2011 Change 2001  to 2011
  code square kilometres persons persons per  square kilometre percent
Canada 8,864,779 30,007,094 33,476,688 3.4 3.8 11.6
Saint John and Southern Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick 01A 40,415 403,908 413,990 10.0 10.2 2.5
Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northern Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick 01B 59,928 447,196 452,765 7.5 7.6 1.2
Prince Edward Island 01C 5,521 135,294 140,204 24.5 25.4 3.6
Bay of Fundy and Gulf of St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia 01D 20,686 316,326 319,417 15.3 15.4 1.0
Southeastern Atlantic Ocean, Nova Scotia 01E 21,213 444,428 466,559 21.0 22.0 5.0
Cape Breton Island 01F 9,683 147,454 135,933 15.2 14.0 -7.8
Northwestern Lake Superior 02A 36,769 132,443 131,349 3.6 3.6 -0.8
Northeastern Lake Superior 02B 37,526 46,213 42,043 1.2 1.1 -9.0
Northern Lake Huron 02C 31,651 253,414 257,964 8.0 8.2 1.8
Wanapitei and French, Ontario 02D 16,888 90,066 92,832 5.3 5.5 3.1
Eastern Georgian Bay 02E 19,797 682,531 796,438 34.5 40.2 16.7
Eastern Lake Huron 02F 14,640 307,502 314,290 21.0 21.5 2.2
Northern Lake Erie 02G 22,332 2,032,283 2,204,745 91.0 98.7 8.5
Lake Ontario and Niagara Peninsula 02H 27,230 6,368,060 7,394,483 233.9 271.6 16.1
Upper Ottawa 02J 45,495 111,566 109,703 2.5 2.4 -1.7
Central Ottawa 02K 37,445 428,524 475,802 11.4 12.7 11.0
Lower Ottawa 02L 50,654 1,192,671 1,373,928 23.5 27.1 15.2
Upper St. Lawrence 02M 4,931 255,710 272,852 51.9 55.3 6.7
Saint-Maurice 02N 38,133 126,360 125,895 3.3 3.3 -0.4
Central St. Lawrence 02O 33,754 4,516,643 4,989,375 133.8 147.8 10.5
Lower St. Lawrence 02P 36,386 1,155,141 1,247,461 31.7 34.3 8.0
Northern Gaspé Peninsula 02Q 13,102 129,570 128,780 9.9 9.8 -0.6
Saguenay 02R 81,115 279,079 276,001 3.4 3.4 -1.1
Betsiamites, coast 02S 24,870 14,583 13,750 0.6 0.6 -5.7
Manicouagan and aux Outardes 02T 57,617 19,667 17,822 0.3 0.3 -9.4
Moisie and St. Lawrence Estuary 02U 36,340 49,334 49,145 1.4 1.4 -0.4
Gulf of St. Lawrence, Romaine 02V 33,684 1,802 1,483 0.1 s -17.7
Gulf of St. Lawrence, Natashquan 02W 48,023 19,631 19,418 0.4 0.4 -1.1
Petit Mécatina and Strait of Belle Isle 02X 46,486 5,708 5,229 0.1 0.1 -8.4
Northern Newfoundland 02Y 55,187 164,030 155,994 3.0 2.8 -4.9
Southern Newfoundland 02Z 44,262 321,036 331,797 7.3 7.5 3.4
Nottaway, coast 03A 61,867 25,339 23,793 0.4 0.4 -6.1
Broadback and Rupert 03B 65,798 4,867 6,345 0.1 0.1 30.4
Eastmain 03C 39,065 613 767 s s 25.1
La Grande, coast 03D 88,294 4,967 6,132 0.1 0.1 23.5
Grande rivière de la Baleine, coast 03E 52,071 1,333 1,531 s s 14.9
Eastern Hudson Bay 03F 36,510 348 444 s s 27.6
Northeastern Hudson Bay 03G 80,973 3,053 3,904 s s 27.9
Western Ungava Bay 03H 68,544 2,647 3,338 s s 26.1
Aux Feuilles, coast 03J 54,114 387 638 s s 64.9
Koksoak 03K 41,161 1,932 2,235 s 0.1 15.7
Caniapiscau 03L 73,410 1,252 1,360 s s 8.6
Eastern Ungava Bay 03M 93,712 710 900 s s 26.8
Northern Labrador 03N 83,696 2,897 3,242 s s 11.9
Churchill, Newfoundland and Labrador 03O 75,816 13,966 13,241 0.2 0.2 -5.2
Central Labrador 03P 33,020 6,288 6,400 0.2 0.2 1.8
Southern Labrador 03Q 35,166 2,717 2,204 0.1 0.1 -18.9
Hayes, Manitoba 04A 95,416 10,442 13,043 0.1 0.1 24.9
Southwestern Hudson Bay 04B 27,719 0 0 0.0 0.0
Severn 04C 89,393 5,763 5,093 0.1 0.1 -11.6
Winisk, coast 04D 71,550 2,615 237 s s -90.9
Ekwan, coast 04E 48,501 0 0 0.0 0.0
Attawapiskat, coast 04F 53,749 1,962 425 s s -78.3
Upper Albany 04G 56,889 2,106 1,443 s s -31.5
Lower Albany, coast 04H 41,392 441 2,031 s s 360.5
Kenogami 04J 49,822 8,144 6,799 0.2 0.1 -16.5
Population by sub-drainage area, 2001 and 2011 (continued)
  Sub-drainage area code Area 1 Population Population density Population and population density
2001 2011 2001 2011 Change 2001  to 2011
  code square kilometres persons persons per  square kilometre percent
Moose, Ontario 04K 17,539 2,886 3,852 0.2 0.2 33.5
Missinaibi and Mattagami 04L 58,273 62,046 57,879 1.1 1.0 -6.7
Abitibi 04M 27,296 46,009 43,125 1.7 1.6 -6.3
Harricanaw, coast 04N 41,898 57,683 57,810 1.4 1.4 0.2
Upper South Saskatchewan 05A 45,618 233,081 266,878 5.1 5.9 14.5
Bow 05B 25,014 1,024,550 1,313,058 41.0 52.5 28.2
Red Deer 05C 49,105 223,841 265,648 4.6 5.4 18.7
Upper North Saskatchewan 05D 27,562 345,670 439,197 12.5 15.9 27.1
Central North Saskatchewan 05E 40,358 746,409 889,643 18.5 22.0 19.2
Battle 05F 29,471 118,085 130,578 4.0 4.4 10.6
Lower North Saskatchewan 05G 47,814 99,848 99,464 2.1 2.1 -0.4
Lower South Saskatchewan 05H 53,709 290,050 324,195 5.4 6.0 11.8
Qu'Appelle 05J 72,879 317,644 333,203 4.4 4.6 4.9
Saskatchewan 05K 68,068 63,854 64,292 0.9 0.9 0.7
Lake Winnipegosis and Lake Manitoba 05L 67,799 86,220 82,868 1.3 1.2 -3.9
Assiniboine 05M 49,558 342,337 345,025 6.9 7.0 0.8
Souris 05N 38,642 68,105 69,291 1.8 1.8 1.7
Red 05O 25,093 640,410 717,652 25.5 28.6 12.1
Winnipeg 05P 44,575 56,269 56,068 1.3 1.3 -0.4
English 05Q 42,921 28,487 26,718 0.7 0.6 -6.2
Eastern Lake Winnipeg 05R 51,430 5,181 4,665 0.1 0.1 -10.0
Western Lake Winnipeg 05S 24,109 29,318 32,851 1.2 1.4 12.1
Grass and Burntwood 05T 37,234 17,841 17,523 0.5 0.5 -1.8
Nelson 05U 42,474 10,773 14,062 0.3 0.3 30.5
Beaver, Alberta and Saskatchewan 06A 45,427 57,887 63,563 1.3 1.4 9.8
Upper Churchill, Manitoba 06B 37,977 8,203 9,298 0.2 0.2 13.3
Central Churchill, upper, Manitoba 06C 37,264 10,427 11,833 0.3 0.3 13.5
Reindeer 06D 49,408 3,159 3,656 0.1 0.1 15.7
Central Churchill, lower, Manitoba 06E 41,131 5,554 4,857 0.1 0.1 -12.5
Lower Churchill, Manitoba 06F 48,593 963 813 s s -15.6
Seal, coast 06G 64,609 316 321 s s 1.6
Western Hudson Bay, Southern 06H 57,545 0 0 0.0 0.0
Thelon 06J 71,534 0 0 0.0 0.0
Dubawnt 06K 50,146 0 0 0.0 0.0
Kazan 06L 53,557 0 0 0.0 0.0
Chesterfield Inlet 06M 56,140 1,507 1,872 s s 24.2
Western Hudson Bay, central 06N 50,400 4,726 5,304 0.1 0.1 12.2
Western Hudson Bay, northern 06O 48,706 0 0 0.0 0.0
Hudson Bay, Southampton Island 06P 42,856 1,396 1,646 s s 17.9
Foxe Basin, Southampton Island 06Q 12,034 0 0 0.0 0.0
Foxe Basin, Melville Peninsula 06R 53,167 2,507 2,945 s 0.1 17.5
Foxe Basin, Baffin Island 06S 179,071 0 0 0.0 0.0
Hudson Strait, Baffin and Southampton Islands 06T 40,824 1,581 1,818 s s 15.0
Upper Athabasca 07A 34,532 40,805 43,284 1.2 1.3 6.1
Central Athabasca, upper 07B 38,546 57,292 59,482 1.5 1.5 3.8
Central Athabasca, lower 07C 53,893 35,508 38,192 0.7 0.7 7.6
Lower Athabasca 07D 28,493 17,310 38,713 0.6 1.4 123.6
Williston Lake 07E 69,583 6,223 4,443 0.1 0.1 -28.6
Upper Peace 07F 67,345 75,434 80,019 1.1 1.2 6.1
Smoky 07G 50,965 78,233 102,125 1.5 2.0 30.5
Central Peace, upper 07H 34,741 14,607 15,126 0.4 0.4 3.6
Central Peace, lower 07J 57,427 19,294 22,420 0.3 0.4 16.2
Lower Peace 07K 33,745 1,623 2,333 s 0.1 43.7
Fond-du-Lac 07L 56,953 1,946 2,205 s s 13.3
Lake Athabasca, shores 07M 28,777 1,293 1,157 s s -10.5
Slave 07N 16,013 2,206 2,133 0.1 0.1 -3.3
Hay 07O 50,598 5,497 5,822 0.1 0.1 5.9
Southern Great Slave Lake 07P 32,274 1,256 580 s s -53.8
Great Slave Lake, east arm, south shore 07Q 80,614 248 477 s s 92.3
Population by sub-drainage area, 2001 and 2011 (continued)
  Sub-drainage area code Area 1 Population Population density Population and population density
2001 2011 2001 2011 Change 2001  to 2011
  code square kilometres persons persons per  square kilometre percent
Lockhart 07R 18,891 0 0 0.0 0.0
Northeastern Great Slave Lake 07S 54,174 18,195 20,034 0.3 0.4 10.1
Marian 07T 18,574 453 492 s s 8.6
Western Great Slave Lake 07U 28,339 261 1,953 s 0.1 648.3
Alsek 08A 30,447 634 699 s s 10.3
Northern coastal waters, British Columbia 08B 22,425 0 15 0.0 s
Stikine, coast 08C 49,259 912 768 s s -15.8
Nass, coast 08D 28,512 2,587 2,438 0.1 0.1 -5.8
Skeena, coast 08E 54,340 60,688 55,522 1.1 1.0 -8.5
Central coastal waters, British Columbia 08F 52,067 16,280 13,528 0.3 0.3 -16.9
Southern coastal waters, British Columbia 08G 40,618 620,090 687,662 15.3 16.9 10.9
Vancouver Island 08H 33,441 665,695 737,398 19.9 22.1 10.8
Nechako 08J 43,411 63,123 61,488 1.5 1.4 -2.6
Upper Fraser 08K 65,579 76,008 73,650 1.2 1.1 -3.1
Thompson 08L 54,034 172,640 185,393 3.2 3.4 7.4
Lower Fraser 08M 60,291 1,712,430 2,018,645 28.4 33.5 17.9
Columbia 08N 100,081 444,638 488,653 4.4 4.9 9.9
Queen Charlotte Islands 08O 9,533 4,935 4,370 0.5 0.5 -11.4
Skagit 08P 1,020 169 140 0.2 0.1 -17.2
Headwaters Yukon 09A 89,925 23,478 28,373 0.3 0.3 20.8
Pelly 09B 49,398 988 1,057 s s 7.0
Upper Yukon 09C 43,157 247 293 s s 18.6
Stewart 09D 50,561 450 507 s s 12.7
Central Yukon 09E 29,479 1,679 1,755 0.1 0.1 4.5
Porcupine 09F 59,997 299 260 s s -13.0
Tanana 09H 1,450 0 0 0.0 0.0
Copper 09M 4,101 0 0 0.0 0.0
Upper Liard 10A 60,663 1,785 1,771 s s -0.8
Central Liard 10B 71,267 141 55 s s -61.0
Fort Nelson 10C 54,372 5,641 5,543 0.1 0.1 -1.7
Central Liard and Petitot 10D 29,347 0 44 0.0 s
Lower Liard 10E 54,759 988 1,008 s s 2.0
Upper Mackenzie, Mills Lake 10F 47,671 873 890 s s 1.9
Upper Mackenzie, Camsell Bend 10G 55,508 812 834 s s 2.7
Central Mackenzie, Blackwater Lake 10H 65,885 638 446 s s -30.1
Great Bear 10J 111,659 810 890 s s 9.9
Central Mackenzie, The Ramparts 10K 45,041 666 727 s s 9.2
Lower Mackenzie 10L 70,009 3,638 4,121 0.1 0.1 13.3
Peel and Southwestern Beaufort Sea 10M 102,536 1,464 1,441 s s -1.6
Southern Beaufort Sea 10N 82,844 1,032 1,003 s s -2.8
Amundsen Gulf 10O 83,842 1,498 1,442 s s -3.7
Coppermine 10P 40,723 0 129 0.0 s
Coronation Gulf and Queen Maud Gulf 10Q 149,099 10 197 s s 1,870.0
Back 10R 115,790 0 0 0.0 0.0
Gulf of Boothia 10S 103,697 1,325 1,670 s s 26.0
Southern Arctic Islands 10T 330,254 2,781 3,401 s s 22.3
Baffin Island, Arctic drainage 10U 281,813 9,759 11,960 s s 22.6
Northern Arctic Islands 10V 415,472 453 349 s s -23.0
Missouri 11A 26,692 9,341 8,701 0.3 0.3 -6.9
Total area of the sub-drainage area excluding bodies of water, based on the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing (CCRS) land cover time series code 24 (open water). Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Source(s):
Natural Resources Canada, 2012, Canada 250m Land Cover Time Series 2000-2011, Earth Sciences Sector, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, ftp://ftp.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/ad/Pouliot/LCTS/LCTS_V1/ (accessed May 8, 2013). Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 153-0036 (accessed November 14, 2013). Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, 2013, special tabulation.
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