Division No. 17 is a census division in Alberta, Canada. It spans the central and northwest portions of northern Alberta and its largest urban community is the Town of Slave Lake. Division No. 17 is the largest census division in Alberta according to area and also has the lowest population density.
In the 2011 Census, Division No. 17 had a population of 61,504 living in 19,572 of its 22,683 total dwellings, a 3.7% change from its 2006 population of 59,282. With a land area of 192,116 km2 (74,176 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.3 people per square kilometre in 2011.
In 2006, Division No. 17 had a population of 59,282 living in 21,347 dwellings, a 3.1% increase from 2001. The census division has a land area of 192,084.34 km2 (74,164.18 sq mi) and a population density of 0.3 inhabitants per square kilometre.