|No. of communes||65|
|o Total||464.00 km2 (179.15 sq mi)|
|o Density||61/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|INSEE code||80 05|
The canton is organised around the commune of Albert.
At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 26 to 67 communes (4 of which were merged into the new communes Étinehem-Méricourt and Carnoy-Mametz):
|Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting|