Division No. 18, Saskatchewan

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Division No. 18, Saskatchewan, Canada, is one of the eighteen census divisions within the province, as defined by Statistics Canada. It occupies the northern portion of Saskatchewan and is coincident with the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District (NSAD).[1][2]

Division No. 18 is the largest census division in the province in terms of area at 269,996.55 km2 (104,246.25 sq mi), representing 46 per cent of the province's entire area of 588,239.21 km2 (227,120.43 sq mi).[3]

The most populous communities in Division No. 18 or NSAD are La Ronge and La Loche with a populations of 2,743 and 2,611 respectively.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census, Division No. 18 or NSAD had a population of 36,557 living in 9,862 of its 11,777 total dwellings, a 7.8% change from its 2006 population of 33,919. With a land area of 269,996.55 km2 (104,246.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.1353980/km2 (0.350679/sq mi) in 2011.[3]

Communities[edit]

Census subdivisions[edit]

Division No. 18 has 58 census subdivisions, of which 24 are municipalities (a portion of the City of Flin Flon, 2 northern towns, 11 northern villages and 10 northern hamlets), 32 are First Nations communities (31 Indian reserves and an Indian settlement), an unincorporated northern settlement and the unorganized balance of Division No. 18. All municipalities within the NSAD (Division No. 18), except for the Northern Hamlet of Black Point, are recognized as census subdivisions.

Name Status[4][6] Population
(2011)[4][5]
Population
(2006)[4]
Change
(%)[4]
Area
(km²)[4]
Population
density[4]
Air Ronge Northern village 1,043 1,032 1.1 6 173.8
Beauval Northern village 756 806 −6.2 6.71 112.6
Brabant Lake Indian settlement 51 66 −22.7 3.71 13.7
Buffalo Narrows Northern village 1,153 1,081 6.7 68.63 16.8
Buffalo River Dene Nation 193 (Peter Pond Lake 193) Indian reserve 764 741 3.1 86.32 8.9
Canoe Lake 165 Indian reserve 716 822 −12.9 25.71 27.9
Chicken 224 Indian reserve 1,070 1,109 −3.5 234.44 4.6
Chicken 225 Indian reserve 0 46 −100 21 0
Clearwater River Dene 222 Indian reserve 778 658 18.2 30.5 25.5
Clearwater River Dene Band 223 Indian reserve 19 15 26.7 9.66 2
Cole Bay Northern hamlet 230 156 47.4 4.95 46.5
Creighton Northern town 1,498 1,502 −0.3 14.39 104.1
Cumberland House Northern village 772 810 −4.7 15.69 49.2
Cumberland House Cree Nation 20 Indian reserve 715 595 20.2 16.48 43.4
Denare Beach Northern village 669 785 −14.8 5.84 114.5
Division No. 18, Unorganized Unorganized 1,641 1,181 39 268,389.99 0
Dore Lake Northern hamlet 28 30 −6.7 8.03 3.5
Flin Flon (part) City 229 242 −5.4 2.37 96.4
Fond du Lac 227 Indian reserve 874 801 9.1 138.26 6.3
Fond du Lac 229 Indian reserve 0 0 88.42 0
Fond du Lac 231 Indian reserve 0 0 17.44 0
Fond du Lac 232 Indian reserve 0 0 17.83 0
Four Portages 157C Indian reserve 0 0 8.02 0
Grandmother's Bay 219 Indian reserve 337 320 5.3 49.7 6.8
Green Lake Northern village 418 361 15.8 121.92 3.4
Île-à-la-Crosse Northern village 1,365 1,341 1.8 23.84 57.3
Jans Bay Northern hamlet 187 181 3.3 5.94 31.5
Kimosom Pwatinahk 203 (Deschambault Lake) Indian reserve 1,194 821 45.4 8.04 148.5
Kinoosao-Thomas Clark 204 Indian reserve 40 57 −29.8 0.42 94.7
Kitsakie 156B Indian reserve 644 671 −4 1.06 606.6
La Loche Northern village 2,611 2,348 11.2 15.59 167.5
La Plonge 192 Indian reserve 115 139 −17.3 91.22 1.3
La Ronge Northern town 2,743[5] 2,725 0.7 11.86 231.4
Lac La Hache 220 Indian reserve 1,251 988 26.6 110.87 11.3
Lac La Ronge 156 Indian reserve 1,914 1,534 24.8 9.1 210.2
Little Hills 158 Indian reserve 0 5 −100 6.58 0
Little Hills 158B Indian reserve 0 5 −100 2.04 0
Michel Village Northern hamlet 66 79 −16.5 3.73 17.7
Missinipe Northern settlement 39 5 680 1.87 20.8
Montreal Lake 106 Indian reserve 999 880 13.5 60.96 16.4
Morin Lake 217 Indian reserve 618 406 52.2 105.94 5.8
Patuanak Northern hamlet 64 84 −23.8 1.34 47.6
Pelican Narrows Northern village 790 599 31.9 3.7 213.3
Pelican Narrows 184B Indian reserve 1,913 1,342 42.5 5.46 350.5
Pinehouse Northern village 978 1,076 −9.1 6.84 142.9
Potato River 156A Indian reserve 0 0 3.73 0
Sandy Bay Northern village 1,233 1,175 4.9 14.85 83
Southend 200 Indian reserve 904 910 −0.7 37.64 24
St. George's Hill Northern hamlet 100 19 426.3 1.46 68.7
Stanley 157 Indian reserve 1,634 1,467 11.4 3.13 522.1
Stony Rapids Northern hamlet 243 255 −4.7 3.96 61.3
Sturgeon Weir 184F Indian reserve 61 66 −7.6 24.11 2.5
Sucker River 156C (Nemebien River 156C) Indian reserve 400 290 37.9 1.38 289.2
Timber Bay Northern hamlet 93 139 −33.1 4.44 20.9
Turnor Lake Northern hamlet 0 115 −100 4.62 0
Turnor Lake 193B Indian reserve 419 413 1.5 1.12 375.4
Wapachewunak 192D Indian reserve 482 526 −8.4 19.48 24.7
Weyakwin Northern hamlet 135 99 36.4 8.2 16.5

Unincorporated communities[edit]

A northern settlement is an unincorporated community in the Northern Saskatchewan Administration District, and its administration is regulated by The Northern Municipalities Act.[7] Saskatchewan has 11 northern settlements.[6] One northern settlement, Missinipe, is recognized as a census subdivision by Statistics Canada.

Name[8] Population
(2011)[8]
Bear Creek 47
Brabant Lake 102
Camsell Portage 37
Descharme Lake 42
Garson Lake 34
Missinipe 39[4]
Sled Lake 35
Southend 35
Stanley Mission 124
Uranium City 201
Wollaston Lake 129

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census Profile: Division No. 18, Census division (Census Division), Saskatchewan (map)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Northern Administration District". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Division No. 18, Saskatchewan (Code 4718) and Saskatchewan (Code 47) (table). Census Profile.". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Saskatchewan)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. October 24, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Types of Municipalities". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on September 19, 2012. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Northern Municipalities Act" (PDF). Saskatchewan Queen's Printer. Retrieved December 21, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "Search for Municipal Information". Saskatchewan Ministry of Municipal Affairs. Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved December 121, 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

Coordinates: 55°06′N 105°18′W / 55.100°N 105.300°W / 55.100; -105.300