2016 Census Population Profile for the Bulkley-Nechako Region

Population in 2016

37,896

Population in 2011

39,208

Population Change (%)

-3.3%

Total Private Dwellings

17,564

Occupied by Usual Residents

15,101

Population density (square km)

0.5

Land Area (square km)

73,361

 

2016 Statistics Canada Community Profiles - Municipalities

Municipality

Population 2016

Population
2011

2011-2016 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density
(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,648,055

4,400,057

5.6

2,063,417

1,881,969

5.0

922,503.01

RDBN

37,896

39,208

-3.3

17,564

15.101

0.5

73,360.94

Smithers

5,401

5,404

-0.1

2,389

2,291

353.8

15.27

Telkwa

1,327

1,350

-1.7

539

495

188.6

7.04

Houston

2,993

3,147

-4.9

1,242

1,242

41

72.94

Granisle

303

303

0.0

284

176

7.2

41.86

Burns Lake

1,779

2,029

-12.3

748

684

269.8

6.59

Fraser Lake

998

1,167

-15.3

551

448

242.9

4.07

Fort St. James

1,598

1,691

-5.3

761

644

68.1

23.47

Vanderhoof

4,439

4,480

-0.9

1,831

1,752

81

54.83

 

2016 Statistics Canada Community Profiles – Electoral Areas

Electoral Area

Population 2016

Population 2011

2011-2016 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,648,055

4,400,057

5.6

2,063,417

1,881,969

5.0

922,503.01

RDBN

37,896

39,208

-3.3

17,406

15,169

0.5

73,361

A-Smithers Rural

5,256

5,391

-2.5

2,213

2,021

1.4

3,677.86

B-Burns Lake Rural

1,938

2,102

-7.8

896

776

0.5

3,632.09

C-Fort St. James Rural

1,415

1,429

-1.0

737

610

0.1

25,580.79

D-Fraser Lake Rural

1,472

1,734

-15.1

854

663

0.3

4,403.58

E-Francois/Ootsa Lake Rural

1,593

1,507

5.7

840

621

0.1

15,897.50

F-Vanderhoof Rural

3,665

3,702

-1.0

1,902

1,379

0.7

5,396.02

G-Houston Rural

903

975

-7.4

450

367

0.1

14,446.68

 

2016 Statistics Canada First Nations

 

Demographic

Population
2016

Population 2011

2011-2016 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,648,055

4,400,057

5.6

2,063,417

1,881,969 5.0

922,509.29

RDBN

37,896

39,208

-3.3 17,564 15,101

0.5

73,361
Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Duncan Lake 2

5 10 -50 6 4 7.5

0.67

Palling 1

10 5 100 4 3 31.5

0.32

Tatla West 11

0 5 -100 1 1 0

0.45

Burns Lake Band

Burns Lake 18

48

55 -12.7 21 18 86.4

0.56

Poison Creek 17A

5

0 n/a 5 2 22.8

0.22

Lake Babine Nation

Babine Lake 21B

0

0

n/a

0

0

0.0

0.02

Babine 25

112

81 38.3 48 32 231.2

0.48

Babine 6

86

93 -7.5 47 33 43.3

1.99

Nedoats 11

0

0 n/a 0 0 0

4.00

Tadinlay 15

0

0 n/a 0 0 0

1.82

Woyenne 27

243

301 -19.3 78 75 1,664.4

0.15

Cheslatta Carrier Nation

Cheslatta 1

84

84 n/a 53 31 7.7

10.87

Nee Tahi Buhn Band

Francois Lake 7

10

10 n/a 6 3 7.3

1.38

Omineca 1

5

10 -50 1 1 8.8

0.57

Skin Tyee Nation

Skins Lake 16A

5

0 n/a 6 3 7.4

0.67

Skins Lake 16B

23

20 15 7 6 38.8

0.63

Tatla'East 2

5

0 n/a 1 1 7.1

0.70

Uncha Lake 13A

10

5 100 7 4 26.6

0.38

Stellat'en First Nation

Stellaquo 1

202

205 -1.5 73 65 24.3

8.31

Nadleh Whut'en First Nation

Nautley 1

192

201 -4.5 100 68 37.9

5.07

Seaspunkut 4

15

15 n/a 8 7 6.3

2.40

Nak'azdli Band

Nak'azdli 1

548

534 2.6 200 188 176.3

3.11

Sowchea 3

0

0 n/a 1 1 0

1.00

William Prairie Meadow 1A

15

10 50 8 6 22.1

0.68

Takla Lake First Nation

North Takla Lake 10

192

183 4.9 93 65 138

1.39

Takla Lake 9

0

0

n/a

0

0

0.0

0.73

Tl'azt'en Nation

Binche 2

182

111 64 81 62 39.3

4.64

Dzitline Lee 9

10

15 -33.3 11 4 1.8

5.44

Tache 1

401

409 -2 114 104 44.4

9.03

Yekooche First Nation

Yekooche 3

87

88 -1.1 42 28 43.7

1.99

Saik'uz First Nation

Laketown 3

18

10 80 9 4 7.4

2.44

Stoney Creek 1

313

332 -5.7 131 112 11.9

23.41

Jean Baptiste 28

0

5 -100 5 1 0

1.42

Mission Lands 17

0

0 n/a 0 0 0

0.48

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Statistics Canada. 2017. Bulkley-Nechako, RD [Census division], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 14, 2020).