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2019 Municipal Census report now available

Post Date:02/12/2020 10:43 AM

Lac La Biche County conducted a municipal census between April 17 and June 30, 2019. The census’ purpose is to get an accurate count of the County’s population, which helps us receive our fair share of grants and funding from the provincial and federal governments.

Administration presented the approved results of the 2019 municipal census, which showed a total recorded population of 9,636. Of this total, 8,654 were permanent residents, while 982 belonged to the shadow population (people residing in the County for work, but who have permanent residences in other municipalities). 

The results are nearly unchanged from the 2016 municipal census. In 2016, the County recorded 9,531 residents (8,544 permanent, and 987 shadow).

A summary of the results is available here.