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On May 29, 2012 the population and dwelling counts were released by Statistics Canada.
Below is a compilation of 2011 Statistics Canada population and dwelling counts for the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako.

 

2011 Census Population Profile for the Bulkley-Nechako Region

Population in 2011

39,208

Population in 2006

38,243

Population Change (%)

2.5

Total Private Dwellings

17,406

Occupied by Usual Residents

15,169

Population density (square km)

0.5

Land Area (square km)

73,360.94


2011 Statistics Canada Community Profiles - Municipalities

Municipality

Population 2011

Population
2006

2006-2011 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density
(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,400,057

4,113,487

7.0

1,945,365

1,764,637

4.8

922,509.29

RDBN

39,208

38,243

2.5

17,406

15,169

0.5

73,360.94

Smithers

5,404

5,217

3.6

2,265

2,192

353.8

15.27

Telkwa

1,350

1,295

4.2

498

497

191.9

7.04

Houston

3,147

3,163

-0.5

1,402

1,264

43.1

72.94

Granisle

303

364

-16.8

261

169

7.2

41.86

Burns Lake

2,029

2,107

-3.7

846

766

307.7

6.59

Fraser Lake

1,167

1,113

4.9

543

482

286.9

4.07

Fort St. James

1,691

1,350

25.3

760

674

72.0

23.47

Vanderhoof

4,480

4,064

10.2

1,791

1,705

81.7

54.83


2011 Statistics Canada Community Profiles – Electoral Areas

Electoral Area

Population 2011

Population 2006

2006-2011 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,400,057

4,113,487

7.0

1,945,365

1,764,637

4.8

922,509.29

RDBN

39,208

38,243

2.5

17,406

15,169

0.5

73,360.94

A-Smithers Rural

5,391

5,290

1.9

2,239

2,020

1.5

3,677.86

B-Burns Lake Rural

2,102

2,154

-2.4

888

779

0.6

3,632.09

C-Fort St. James Rural

1,429

1,355

5.5

704

599

0.1

25,580.79

D-Fraser Lake Rural

1,734

1,682

3.1

1,056

756

0.4

4,403.58

E-Francois/Ootsa Lake Rural

1,507

1,771

-14.9

872

606

0.1

15,897.50

F-Vanderhoof Rural

3,702

3,137

18.0

1,660

1,355

0.7

5,396.02

G-Houston Rural

975

1,059

-7.9

519

397

0.1

14,446.68

 

2011 Statistics Canada First Nations

 

Demographic

Population 2011

Population 2006

2006-2011 % Change

Total Private Dwellings

Occupied by Usual Residents

Population Density(square km)

Land Area (square km)

Province of BC

4,400,057

4,113,487

7.0

1,945,365

1,764,637

4.8

922,509.29

RDBN

39,208

38,243

2.5

17,406

15,169

0.5

73,360.94

Wet'suwet'en First Nation

Duncan Lake 2

10

10

0.0

5

5

15.0

0.67

Palling 1

5

75

-93.3

4

2

15.7

0.32

Tatla West 11

5

0

n/a

1

1

11.1

0.45

Burns Lake Band

Burns Lake 18

55

102

-46.1

20

19

99.0

0.56

Poison Creek 17A

0

5

-100.0

1

1

0.0

0.22

Lake Babine Nation

Babine Lake 21B

0

0

n/a

0

0

0.0

0.02

Babine 25

81

105

-22.9

49

29

167.2

0.48

Babine 6

93

78

19.2

46

31

46.8

1.99

Nedoats 11

0

5

-100.0

1

0

0.0

4.00

Tadinlay 15

0

0

n/a

1

0

0.0

1.82

Woyenne 27

301

569

-47.1

76

73

2,061.6

0.15

Cheslatta Carrier Nation

Cheslatta 1

84

86

-2.3

52

32

7.7

10.87

Nee Tahi Buhn Band

Francois Lake 7

10

10

0.0

6

3

7.3

1.38

Omineca 1

10

5

100.0

1

1

17.7

0.57

Skin Tyee Nation

Skins Lake 16A

0

0

n/a

3

2

0.0

0.67

Skins Lake 16B

20

26

-23.1

7

6

32.0

0.63

Tatla'East 2

0

5

-100.0

1

1

0.0

0.70

Uncha Lake 13A

5

16

-68.8

6

5

13.3

0.38

Stellat'en First Nation

Stellaquo 1

205

186

10.2

71

66

24.7

8.31

Nadleh Whut'en First Nation

Nautley 1

201

153

31.4

67

65

39.6

5.07

Seaspunkut 4

15

15

0.0

8

8

6.3

2.40

Nak'azdli Band

Nak'azdli 1

534

495

7.9

204

183

171.8

3.11

Sowchea 3

0

10

-100.0

1

1

0.0

1.00

William Prairie Meadow 1A

10

19

-47.4

7

3

14.7

0.68

Takla Lake First Nation

North Takla Lake 10

183

131

39.7

88

57

131.6

1.39

Takla Lake 9

0

0

n/a

0

0

0.0

0.73

Tl'azt'en Nation

Binche 2

111

110

0.9

41

35

23.9

4.64

Dzitline Lee 9

15

17

-11.8

10

4

2.8

5.44

Tache 1

409

375

9.1

124

107

45.3

9.03

Yekooche First Nation

Yekooche 3

88

93

-5.4

46

27

44.2

1.99

Saik'uz First Nation

Laketown 3

10

27

-63.0

8

6

4.1

2.44

Stoney Creek 1

332

384

-13.5

143

131

12.6

23.41

Jean Baptiste 28

5

5

0.0

4

4

3.5

1.42

Mission Lands 17

0

5

-100.0

0

0

0.0

0.48

2012. Bulkley-Nechako, British Columbia (Code 5951) and British Columbia (Code 59) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released May 29, 2012.
(accessed August 9, 2012)

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