Some highlights of the most recent 2011 Census results for Stratford include:

  • The population of Stratford has increased from 7083 in the 2006 census to 8574 in the 2011 census, a 21.1% increase.
  • Stratford is the fastest growing municipality in PEI
  • Stratford is the second fastest growing large (over 5000) municipality in the Maritime Provinces next to Dieppe New Brunswick which grew by 25.6%
  • Stratford is among the top 10% of the fastest growing large (over 5000) municipalities in the Country (47 out of 710)
  • The number of persons per dwelling unit did not change from 2006 to 2011, this number has dropped significantly over the previous 3 censuses and it signifies a stabilizing of the demographic shift that has occurred with the aging population and smaller family sizes over the past 20 years.

The 2006 Census results for Stratford:

The 2001 Census results for Stratford:

The 1996 Census results for Stratford: