Demographics of Yukon
Percentage of Canadian population : 0.1%
Population growth rate for 2007: -0.7%
Population of Yukon since 1901
|Rank among provinces|
Source: Statistics Canada
Visible minorities and Aboriginals
|Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2006 Census)|
|Population group||Population||% of total population|
| Visible minority group|
|Visible minority, n.i.e.||15||0%|
|Multiple visible minority||40||0.1%|
|Total visible minority population||1,220||4%|
| Aboriginal group|
|Multiple Aboriginal identity||55||0.2%|
|Total Aboriginal population||7,580||25.1%|
The 2006 Canadian census showed a population of 30,372.
Of the 29,940 singular responses to the census question concerning 'mother tongue' the most commonly reported languages were:
There were also about 40 single-language responses for Ukrainian; 30 each for Czech and the Scandinavian languages; and about 25 single-language responses each for Italian and Japanese. In addition, there were also 130 responses of both English and a 'non-official language'; 10 of both French and a 'non-official language'; 110 of both English and French; and about 175 people who either did not respond to the question, or reported multiple non-official languages, or else gave some other unenumerated response. The Yukon's official languages are shown in bold. (Figures shown are for the number of single language responses and the percentage of total single-language responses.)
The 2006 Canadian census counted a total of 3,010 immigrants living in Yukon.
The most commonly reported countries of birth for these immigrants were:
There were also about forty immigrants from Austria and New Zealand, thirty from the Czech Republic and South Africa, and about twenty-five each from Belgium, Ireland and Poland.
A total of 7,400 people moved to Yukon from other parts of Canada between 1996 and 2006 while 10,505 people moved in the opposite direction. These movements resulted in a net influx of 230 from the Northwest Territories; and a net outmigration of 2,505 to Alberta, 915 to British Columbia and 115 to New Brunswick. There was a net influx of 120 francophones from Quebec during this period. (All net inter-provincial and official minority movements of more than 100 persons are given.)
- http://www.statcan.ca/Daily/English/070927/d070927a.htm Statcan Annual demographic estimates
- Population urban and rural, by province and territory. Statistics Canada. Last accessed February 13, 2007.
- Canada's population. Statistics Canada. Last accessed September 28, 2006.
- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. 2012-04-11. Retrieved 2012-04-28.
- http://www.eco.gov.yk.ca/stats/census/census96/aboriginal.pdf Aboriginal Data - Census '96
- , Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Province/Territory
- , Aboriginal Population Profile from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Province/Territory
- Detailed Mother Tongue (186), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) (2006 Census)
- Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (8) and Place of Birth (261) (2006 Census)
- Province or Territory of Residence 5 Years Ago (14), Mother Tongue (8), Age Groups (16) and Sex (3) (2006 Census)
- Province or Territory of Residence 5 Years Ago (14), Mother Tongue (8), Age Groups (16) and Sex (3) (2001 census)