Population, urban and rural, by province and territory (Northwest Territories including Nunavut)

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Population, urban and rural, by province and territory
(Northwest Territories including Nunavut)
  Population Urban Rural Urban Rural
  number % of total population
Northwest Territories including Nunavut  
1851 5,700 0 5,700 0 100
1861 6,691 0 6,691 0 100
1871 48,000 0 48,000 0 100
1881 56,446 0 56,446 0 100
1891 98,967 0 98,967 0 100
1901 20,129 0 20,129 0 100
1911 6,507 0 6,507 0 100
1921 8,143 0 8,143 0 100
1931 9,316 0 9,316 0 100
1941 12,028 0 12,028 0 100
1951 16,004 2,724 13,280 17 83
1956 19,313 4,545 14,768 24 76
1961 22,998 8,938 14,060 39 61
1966 28,738 11,534 17,204 40 60
1971 34,805 16,830 17,980 48 52
1976 42,610 21,165 21,445 50 50
1981 45,740 21,985 23,755 48 52
1986 52,235 24,210 28,025 46 54
1991 57,649 21,157 36,492 37 63
1996 64,402 27,395 37,007 43 57
2011 73,368 39,938 33,430 54 46

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