Yellowknife - City, Northwest Territories, Canada



Population in 2011: 19,234
Population in 2006: 18,700
Population in 2001: 16,541
2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

2.9%
Northwest Territories:

-0.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

13.1%
Northwest Territories:

11.0%

Total private houses: 7,286
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 6,938
Land area (km2): 105.44

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

182.4
Nearby towns and cities:

157.0
This city population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Earning and income in 2005

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

47,173 CAD
Northwest Territories:

39,981 CAD
Median income in 2005
This city:

44,567 CAD
Northwest Territories:

35,006 CAD

Composition of total income in this city

Earnings and income details for this city

Occupation and industry

Participation rate
This city:

84.2%
Province:

76.5%
Employment rate
Here:

79.4%
Northwest Territories:

68.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

5.8%
Northwest Territories:

10.4%

Labour force activity in this city

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Occupation

Industry

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city


Famous people related to this city

Notable people born here:
Home town of:
Death place of:
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Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 1,830
Here:

9.9%
Northwest Territories:

5.5%
Male: 875
This city:

9.4%
Province:

5.1%
Female: 955
This city:

10.4%
Province:

5.9%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 4,105
This city:

22.2%
Province:

50.3%
Male: 1,835
Here:

19.6%
Northwest Territories:

48.5%
Female: 2,275
This city:

24.8%
Province:

52.1%

Yellowknife Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Airports in Yellowknife

IUCN protected areas located in this city

Shoping malls located in this city

Universities in Yellowknife

Museums in this city

Lakes located in this city

Radio stations in this city

Buildings located in this city

Magazines located in Yellowknife

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

32.6
Northwest Territories:

32.3
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

80.1%
Northwest Territories:

78.3%
Age characteristics of Yellowknife

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 8,735
This city:

56.7%
Province:

54.4%
Male: 4,370
Here:

56.4%
Province:

53.5%
Female: 4,365
This city:

56.9%
Northwest Territories:

55.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 6,675
This city:

43.3%
Northwest Territories:

45.6%
Male: 3,380
This city:

43.6%
Province:

46.5%
Female: 3,300
Here:

43.1%
Province:

44.6%

This city - Marital Status

This city marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in Yellowknife in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Yellowknife

First official language spoken in Yellowknife

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Yellowknife

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Yellowknife - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Education

Education attainment in this city

Location of study

Major field of study

Education in this city

Mines located in this city

Albums recorded in this city

Organizations in Yellowknife

Newspapers located in Yellowknife

Companies located in this city

Federal Corporations In Yellowknife

Airlines in Yellowknife

TV stations located in this city



Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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