Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

Dufferin, Rural municipality

Population, 2021 and 2016 censuses

64

Provincial population rank: 64

National population rank: 1,178 of 4,831

4.4%

In 2021, the enumerated population of Dufferin (Rural municipality), was 2,543, which represents a change of 4.4% from 2016. This compares to the provincial average of 5.0% and the national average of 5.2%.

2.3%

In 2021, there were 761 private dwellings occupied in Dufferin (Rural municipality), which represent a change of 2.3% from 2016.

2.8

The land area of Dufferin (Rural municipality) is 916.11 square kilometres and the population density was 2.8 people per square kilometre.

Population change for Dufferin (Rural municipality) and higher level geographies, 2016 to 2021

Dufferin (Rural municipality) — Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2016 to 2021

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Macdonald RM 8,120 7,162 13.4
Thompson RM 1,518 1,422 6.8
Roland RM 1,145 1,129 1.4
Norfolk-Treherne MU 1,770 1,751 1.1
Morris RM 3,049 3,047 0.1
Carman T 3,114 3,164 -1.6
Lorne MU 2,904 3,041 -4.5
Grey RM 2,517 2,648 -4.9

Manitoba [PR] — Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Niverville T 5,947 4,610 29.0
West St. Paul RM 6,682 5,368 24.5
Neepawa T 5,685 4,609 23.3
Morden CY 9,929 8,668 14.5
Macdonald RM 8,120 7,162 13.4

Manitoba [PR] — Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Thompson CY 13,035 13,678 -4.7
Rhineland MU 5,819 5,945 -2.1
St. Andrews RM 11,723 11,913 -1.6
Portage la Prairie RM 6,888 6,975 r -1.2
Portage la Prairie CY 13,270 13,304 -0.3
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