Population Of Charlottetown | Charlottetown Population 2021

Charlottetown Population 2021:- Charlottetown is the capital and largest city of Prince Edward Island, and the county seat of Queens County. Charlottetown was named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of King George III of the UK. The population of Charlottetown in the 2016 census was 36,094.


Charlottetown Population

To know the actual Population of Charlottetown 2021, We have to look at the population of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 32,245
  • 2006 – 32,174
  • 2011 – 34,562
  • 2016 – 36,094
  • Charlottetown Population 2021:-  37,898 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of Charlottetown 2021 according to the estimates is 37,898.



According to the 2016 census, Charlottetown had 36,094 people, an increase of 4.4% from 2011. Children under 5 account for approximately 4.4% of the total population of Charlottetown. The median age of Charlottetown is 42.8 years. The population density of Charlottetown is 814.1 per square kilometre.

According to the 2016 census, Charlottetown has 84.6% white, 12.3% visible minorities, and 3.1% aboriginal. The largest visible minority groups in Charlottetown are Chinese (5.2%), South Asian (1.9%), Arab (1.4%), and Black (1.4%). 85.8% of Charlottetown people spoke English as their first language. Other common mother languages are Chinese languages (4.6%) French (2.1%), and Arabic (1.2%).

According to the 2011 census, the majority (75.4%) of Charlottetown people are Christians. The most common denominations are Catholic (39.6%), United Church (11.3%), other Christian (9.2%), Presbyterian (6.2%), Anglican (4.1%), and Baptist (3.7%). People who have no religious affiliation make up 20.8% of Charlottetown residents. There is also a significant number of people of Muslims (1.6%) and Buddhists (1.2%).


Ethnic Origin 2016
Ethnic Origin Population Percent
Scottish 12,890 37.1
Canadian 11,950 34.4
English 9,830 28.3
Irish 9,785 28.1
French 5,900 17.0
Chinese 1,845 5.3
German 1,740 5.0
Dutch 920 2.6
First Nations 920 2.6



Charlottetown’s economy is dominated by the public sector. Tech companies have increased their share of Charlottetown’s workforce, however, the actual numbers are quite small once call centres are excluded. Other economic activities include light manufacturing, such as chemicals, biotechnology, and machining.



Charlottetown is situated on its namesake harbour. Charlottetown is roughly V-shaped. Charlottetown had an urban area of 57.89 km2 (22.35 sq mi).

Charlottetown has numerous parks and playing fields for soccer, baseball, softball, football, rugby, and field hockey. Cricket also has been gaining popularity.

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