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RMWR's 2021 latest population and dwelling counts

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Rural municipality West River

2021 Census of Population

Population and dwellings Total
Population, 2021 3,473
Population, 2016 3,110
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 11.7
Total private dwellings 1,774
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,351
Population density per square kilometre 28.6
Land area in square kilometres 121.62

Census Subdivision Map


Statistics Canada. 2022. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released February 9, 2022.