Upper Liard

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Upper Liard (pronounced "lee-ahrd") is a chiefly First Nation settlement immediately west of Watson Lake in Canada's Yukon. It is situated at historical mile 642 of the Alaska Highway. Most of the residents are citizens of the Liard River First Nation, who also prominently populate the Two Mile area just north of Watson Lake.

Demographics[edit]

Federal census population history of Upper Liard
YearPop.±%
1986130—    
1991162+24.6%
1996111−31.5%
2001159+43.2%
2006178+11.9%
2011132−25.8%
2016125−5.3%
2021130+4.0%
Source: Statistics Canada
[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Upper Liard had a population of 130 living in 55 of its 63 total private dwellings, a change of 4% from its 2016 population of 125. With a land area of 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 23.4/km2 (60.6/sq mi) in 2021.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1986 Census: Population - Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions" (PDF). Statistics Canada. September 1987. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  2. ^ "91 Census: Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions - Population and Dwelling Counts" (PDF). Statistics Canada. April 1992. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  3. ^ "96 Census: A National Overview - Population and Dwelling Counts" (PDF). Statistics Canada. April 1997. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  4. ^ "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Subdivisions (Municipalities), 2001 and 1996 Censuses - 100% Data (Yukon Territory)". Statistics Canada. August 15, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  5. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (Yukon Territory)". Statistics Canada. August 20, 2021. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  6. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Yukon)". Statistics Canada. July 25, 2021. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Yukon)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved January 30, 2022.
  8. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), Yukon". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 18, 2022.

Coordinates: 60°03′03″N 128°54′29″W / 60.050798°N 128.908077°W / 60.050798; -128.908077