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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Delta, DM Data quality note(s)
British Columbia
(Census subdivision)
Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
(Census division)
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 99,863 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,313,328 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 96,635A  ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,116,581 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 3.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 35,781 ...Data not available ...Data not available 949,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 34,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 891,336 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 554.4 ...Data not available ...Data not available 802.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 180.11 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,882.55 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 99,860 48,995 50,865 2,313,325 1,130,375 1,182,955
0 to 4 years 4,755 2,420 2,335 115,185 59,275 55,905
5 to 9 years 5,745 2,890 2,860 114,390 58,725 55,660
10 to 14 years 6,555 3,375 3,180 124,880 64,365 60,520
15 to 19 years 7,535 3,890 3,650 145,190 75,070 70,115
15 years 1,490 770 725 28,165 14,570 13,595
16 years 1,565 790 780 28,785 15,090 13,695
17 years 1,610 825 785 28,975 14,985 13,990
18 years 1,395 725 675 29,365 15,065 14,300
19 years 1,470 785 690 29,895 15,365 14,530
20 to 24 years 5,930 3,080 2,855 159,080 80,620 78,465
25 to 29 years 4,645 2,315 2,325 170,065 83,960 86,105
30 to 34 years 4,620 2,170 2,450 160,010 77,900 82,110
35 to 39 years 6,050 2,815 3,235 161,245 76,660 84,585
40 to 44 years 7,305 3,480 3,820 180,535 86,315 94,225
45 to 49 years 8,335 4,055 4,280 192,090 93,760 98,330
50 to 54 years 8,645 4,320 4,320 182,435 88,705 93,730
55 to 59 years 7,420 3,600 3,820 158,570 77,595 80,970
60 to 64 years 6,850 3,345 3,510 136,755 66,610 70,145
65 to 69 years 5,230 2,610 2,630 94,860 46,120 48,740
70 to 74 years 3,740 1,820 1,925 72,890 34,215 38,675
75 to 79 years 2,645 1,245 1,395 58,150 26,990 31,160
80 to 84 years 1,985 910 1,080 44,235 19,050 25,185
85 years and over 1,855 660 1,195 42,760 14,435 28,325
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 42.8 42.3 43.3 40.2 39.3 40.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.9 82.3 83.5 84.7 83.9 85.5
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 82,805 40,310 42,495 1,958,880 948,010 1,010,870
Married or living with a common-law partner 51,945 25,955 25,995 1,106,575 551,405 555,175
Married (and not separated) 47,095 23,540 23,555 970,585 482,590 487,995
Living common law 4,850 2,410 2,435 135,995 68,815 67,175
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 30,860 14,360 16,505 852,300 396,600 455,695
Single (never legally married) 20,340 11,005 9,335 586,885 313,200 273,680
Separated 1,865 760 1,100 48,835 19,980 28,855
Divorced 4,290 1,660 2,630 119,570 45,130 74,435
Widowed 4,365 930 3,430 97,010 18,290 78,725
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 29,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available 633,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 12,775 ...Data not available ...Data not available 294,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 6,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available 148,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 7,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available 140,635 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 2,595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 49,730 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 29,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available 633,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 25,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available 535,180 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 23,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available 467,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 9,255 ...Data not available ...Data not available 185,300 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 13,760 ...Data not available ...Data not available 282,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 4,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available 109,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 6,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 126,705 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 2,395 ...Data not available ...Data not available 45,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 2,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available 67,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 1,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available 48,140 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 1,005 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,705 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 480 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,240 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 390 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,900 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 140 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,565 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 3,645 ...Data not available ...Data not available 98,280 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 2,810 ...Data not available ...Data not available 78,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 1,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available 48,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 955 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,390 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 830 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,350 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 220 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,065 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 70 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,435 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 33,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available 690,760 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 5,785 ...Data not available ...Data not available 136,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 11,165 ...Data not available ...Data not available 214,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 4,550 ...Data not available ...Data not available 82,805 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 7,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available 155,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 3,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available 100,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.1 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 98,745 48,545 50,200 2,280,770 1,115,555 1,165,220
Number of persons not in census families 11,085 4,925 6,155 421,375 196,635 224,735
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 2,280 870 1,405 63,575 23,920 39,660
Living with non-relatives only 2,150 1,175 980 106,050 57,060 48,990
Living alone 6,650 2,880 3,770 251,745 115,655 136,090
Number of census family persons 87,660 43,620 44,040 1,859,400 918,920 940,485
Average number of persons per census family 3.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.9 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 14,560 6,950 7,610 293,195 134,660 158,535
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 4,145 1,200 2,940 99,835 29,055 70,780
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 980 245 735 21,470 4,520 16,955
Living with non-relatives only 225 115 115 5,995 2,860 3,135
Living alone 2,935 845 2,090 72,365 21,675 50,690
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 10,420 5,755 4,670 193,360 105,610 87,750
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 34,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 891,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 27,355 ...Data not available ...Data not available 595,490 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 23,660 ...Data not available ...Data not available 510,445 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 20,940 ...Data not available ...Data not available 436,610 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 8,855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 191,495 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 12,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available 245,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 2,715 ...Data not available ...Data not available 73,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 3,695 ...Data not available ...Data not available 85,045 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 2,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 50,730 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 1,670 ...Data not available ...Data not available 38,905 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 410 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,440 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 1,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 27,465 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 450 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 1,575 ...Data not available ...Data not available 34,315 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 7,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available 295,850 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 6,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 251,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 750 ...Data not available ...Data not available 44,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 34,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 891,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 22,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 301,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 375 ...Data not available ...Data not available 129,250 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 12,060 ...Data not available ...Data not available 455,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 855 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 1,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 80,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 4,750 ...Data not available ...Data not available 126,605 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 4,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available 228,585 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 60 ...Data not available ...Data not available 960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 34,755 ...Data not available ...Data not available 891,335 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 6,650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 251,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 11,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available 272,575 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 5,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available 142,085 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 6,815 ...Data not available ...Data not available 134,530 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 2,620 ...Data not available ...Data not available 52,760 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 1,810 ...Data not available ...Data not available 37,640 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 98,745 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,280,770 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.6 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 99,110 48,720 50,390 2,292,120 1,121,310 1,170,805
  Single responses  97,055 47,730 49,320 2,231,105 1,092,095 1,139,005
    English  69,455 34,540 34,915 1,282,500 645,490 637,010
    French  910 380 535 24,780 12,080 12,700
    Non-official languages  26,685 12,810 13,870 923,825 434,530 489,295
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 5 5 330 155 175
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 5 235 115 120
        Dene  0 0 0 20 10 10
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 5
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 10 0 5
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 5 5 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0 60 25 40
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 5 5
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 26,515 12,730 13,780 917,155 431,300 485,855
        African languages, n.i.e 20 10 5 490 250 235
        Afrikaans  60 30 30 1,255 625 630
        Akan (Twi)  5 0 5 375 190 185
        Albanian  25 15 15 985 500 485
        Amharic  10 5 5 1,065 520 545
        Arabic  125 75 55 10,830 6,105 4,725
        Armenian  5 5 0 980 500 480
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 10 0 5 345 150 195
        Bengali  50 30 20 2,095 1,100 995
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  5 0 0 15 5 10
        Bisayan languages  70 25 45 3,160 1,215 1,950
        Bosnian  25 10 15 1,095 555 540
        Bulgarian  15 10 10 1,670 815 860
        Burmese  25 10 10 880 455 425
        Cantonese  1,015 460 555 128,115 59,365 68,745
        Chinese, n.o.s.  1,235 590 645 111,495 51,720 59,775
        Creoles  15 5 10 485 235 250
        Croatian  135 60 75 5,735 2,815 2,920
        Czech  150 80 70 3,490 1,735 1,755
        Danish  140 70 65 2,330 1,125 1,205
        Dutch  545 255 290 8,305 3,990 4,315
        Estonian  30 10 20 550 240 305
        Finnish  105 45 60 2,030 800 1,230
        Flemish  0 0 0 190 100 90
        Fukien  25 10 10 1,850 815 1,035
        German  1,605 800 800 26,935 12,750 14,185
        Greek  290 150 130 5,000 2,620 2,375
        Gujarati  255 125 130 6,175 2,855 3,320
        Hakka  30 5 20 1,070 460 610
        Hebrew  30 20 15 1,535 845 695
        Hindi  1,595 790 805 22,955 11,005 11,945
        Hungarian  195 95 100 5,865 2,875 2,985
        Ilocano  55 25 30 3,355 1,330 2,020
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 25 15 10 395 225 170
        Italian  395 220 180 16,215 8,195 8,015
        Japanese  340 130 210 15,840 5,545 10,290
        Khmer (Cambodian)  30 10 20 1,150 545 605
        Korean  265 110 160 43,845 19,955 23,885
        Kurdish  15 5 10 1,390 760 630
        Lao  10 5 5 835 390 445
        Latvian  15 10 10 350 175 175
        Lingala  0 0 0 30 15 15
        Lithuanian  10 5 5 260 115 145
        Macedonian  0 0 0 190 90 105
        Malay  40 15 25 3,215 1,490 1,725
        Malayalam  150 75 75 1,250 625 620
        Maltese  10 0 5 85 45 40
        Mandarin  1,645 750 900 90,185 41,955 48,235
        Marathi  0 0 0 385 195 185
        Nepali  5 5 5 695 370 330
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 5 5 5 335 185 150
        Norwegian  60 20 40 1,010 475 535
        Oromo  5 5 5 220 125 95
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  10,590 5,200 5,390 139,230 69,140 70,085
        Pashto  45 30 20 820 440 380
        Persian (Farsi)  145 80 65 34,420 17,420 17,000
        Polish  365 160 200 12,650 5,990 6,660
        Portuguese  330 155 170 9,210 4,410 4,800
        Romanian  130 55 70 6,885 3,395 3,485
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 120 50 75
        Russian  310 155 160 15,420 7,135 8,280
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 70 30 35
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 15 10 10 675 340 330
        Serbian  90 50 35 5,990 3,070 2,915
        Serbo-Croatian  25 10 15 1,210 570 645
        Shanghainese  10 0 5 1,220 520 700
        Sign languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 315 160 150
        Sindhi  45 25 15 1,695 755 945
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  45 25 20 1,230 630 595
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 755 390 360
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 10 5 5 280 140 135
        Slovak  70 40 35 2,330 1,030 1,300
        Slovenian  40 15 25 590 280 310
        Somali  10 5 5 915 460 450
        Spanish  885 450 435 32,305 15,570 16,735
        Swahili  5 5 0 575 295 280
        Swedish  95 45 50 1,425 640 790
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  1,215 480 735 58,500 23,510 34,995
        Taiwanese  115 55 60 5,470 2,550 2,920
        Tamil  50 20 30 2,915 1,535 1,385
        Telugu  45 25 20 470 250 225
        Thai  40 10 30 1,655 560 1,100
        Tibetan languages  5 0 5 170 95 75
        Tigrigna  5 5 5 510 250 265
        Turkish  60 30 25 2,545 1,440 1,105
        Ukrainian  175 75 95 4,260 1,805 2,455
        Urdu  485 240 245 7,760 3,950 3,805
        Vietnamese  115 55 65 21,690 10,165 11,525
        Yiddish  0 0 0 290 145 145
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 165 80 80 6,340 3,075 3,270
  Multiple responses          2,060 990 1,075 61,010 29,215 31,800
    English and French  170 75 95 4,375 2,145 2,240
    English and non-official language  1,795 865 930 53,235 25,490 27,745
    French and non-official language  55 25 30 2,260 1,040 1,225
    English, French and non-official language 40 30 15 1,135 545 595
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 99,115 48,725 50,390 2,292,115 1,121,310 1,170,805
  English only 88,925 44,485 44,435 1,997,605 994,500 1,003,100
  French only 25 15 10 1,270 575 690
  English and French 7,135 2,995 4,140 164,780 73,445 91,335
  Neither English nor French 3,030 1,225 1,805 128,460 52,785 75,680
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 99,110 48,720 50,390 2,292,115 1,121,315 1,170,805
  English 94,895 46,985 47,910 2,126,505 1,050,815 1,075,690
  French 865 360 500 25,030 12,225 12,805
  English and French 365 170 200 13,890 6,325 7,565
  Neither English nor French 2,985 1,205 1,780 126,690 51,945 74,740
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 1,045 450 605 31,975 15,385 16,590
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 1.1 0.9 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 99,115 48,725 50,390 2,292,115 1,121,310 1,170,805
  Single responses 94,760 46,640 48,125 2,158,685 1,057,345 1,101,345
    English 79,560 39,260 40,295 1,568,165 778,030 790,135
    French 235 95 140 8,410 4,025 4,385
    Non-official languages 14,975 7,280 7,695 582,110 275,295 306,825
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 0 0 5 55 30 25
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 45 25 15
        Dene 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Innu/Montagnais 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 14,915 7,250 7,665 579,845 274,140 305,700
        African languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 160 75 85
        Afrikaans 20 10 10 520 255 260
        Akan (Twi) 5 0 0 105 50 55
        Albanian 25 10 10 505 245 255
        Amharic 5 0 0 500 220 280
        Arabic 40 20 20 6,505 3,410 3,085
        Armenian 0 0 5 435 220 210
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 10 0 5 90 40 50
        Bengali 30 15 20 1,310 645 665
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bisayan languages 10 5 5 1,095 470 630
        Bosnian 5 5 5 640 330 310
        Bulgarian 10 5 5 985 480 510
        Burmese 20 10 5 560 300 260
        Cantonese 695 320 375 100,680 46,200 54,485
        Chinese, n.o.s. 760 370 390 76,285 35,345 40,940
        Creoles 10 5 5 275 125 145
        Croatian 20 5 10 2,040 955 1,085
        Czech 40 15 20 1,020 525 495
        Danish 10 5 5 185 90 95
        Dutch 35 15 15 725 335 390
        Estonian 5 0 5 100 40 60
        Finnish 20 5 10 445 185 260
        Flemish 0 0 0 15 5 10
        Fukien 5 0 5 680 305 370
        German 160 75 85 3,485 1,635 1,855
        Greek 95 50 50 1,755 840 915
        Gujarati 105 50 55 2,910 1,270 1,645
        Hakka 5 5 5 310 140 175
        Hebrew 10 10 5 715 365 355
        Hindi 770 375 395 11,685 5,550 6,135
        Hungarian 40 25 20 1,785 855 930
        Ilocano 30 15 15 1,085 490 600
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 5 5 5 145 75 70
        Italian 65 30 30 4,570 2,020 2,550
        Japanese 115 55 60 8,110 3,375 4,735
        Khmer (Cambodian) 5 5 5 580 285 295
        Korean 180 75 105 34,850 16,095 18,755
        Kurdish 10 5 5 920 475 445
        Lao 0 0 0 415 210 210
        Latvian 0 0 0 80 35 40
        Lingala 5 5 0 10 5 5
        Lithuanian 0 0 0 50 25 25
        Macedonian 0 0 5 115 60 55
        Malay 10 5 5 1,265 635 630
        Malayalam 85 45 45 610 310 300
        Maltese 0 0 0 10 5 0
        Mandarin 1,320 620 705 75,385 35,675 39,710
        Marathi 5 5 0 210 110 100
        Nepali 0 0 0 460 240 220
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 115 60 60
        Norwegian 0 0 0 80 40 35
        Oromo 0 5 0 135 70 65
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 7,825 3,835 3,990 103,895 51,410 52,485
        Pashto 40 20 20 540 285 255
        Persian (Farsi) 75 35 35 23,895 11,670 12,220
        Polish 135 65 70 5,185 2,500 2,685
        Portuguese 70 35 40 3,435 1,630 1,805
        Romanian 65 30 35 3,575 1,765 1,805
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 70 25 40
        Russian 190 100 90 10,050 4,860 5,195
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 25 10 15
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 5 0 5 460 225 230
        Serbian 45 20 25 3,755 1,895 1,865
        Serbo-Croatian 10 5 10 555 270 285
        Shanghainese 5 0 5 545 255 295
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 20 10 10 470 265 205
        Sindhi 10 0 0 660 285 375
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 40 20 15 530 260 265
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 610 315 300
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 55 20 35
        Slovak 25 10 15 880 420 460
        Slovenian 5 5 0 65 30 40
        Somali 5 0 0 605 300 305
        Spanish 475 280 200 17,105 8,345 8,760
        Swahili 0 0 0 200 100 100
        Swedish 25 15 15 260 125 135
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 475 220 250 26,830 11,720 15,110
        Taiwanese 45 25 25 2,825 1,350 1,475
        Tamil 20 10 10 1,880 965 915
        Telugu 30 10 15 255 130 125
        Thai 10 5 5 655 295 360
        Tibetan languages 5 0 0 90 50 35
        Tigrigna 5 0 5 260 120 140
        Turkish 30 20 10 1,245 655 595
        Ukrainian 10 5 5 705 315 390
        Urdu 330 155 170 5,045 2,505 2,535
        Vietnamese 65 30 35 14,925 7,005 7,920
        Yiddish 5 5 0 10 5 5
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 55 25 30 2,215 1,120 1,095
  Multiple responses         4,350 2,085 2,265 133,430 63,970 69,460
    English and French 85 35 55 2,620 1,265 1,355
    English and non-official language 4,190 2,010 2,180 128,365 61,585 66,775
    French and non-official language 10 5 5 730 355 375
    English, French and non-official language 60 35 25 1,720 765 955
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 99,115 48,720 50,390 2,292,115 1,121,310 1,170,805
  None 84,440 41,770 42,670 1,813,090 892,790 920,300
  Single responses  14,405 6,825 7,580 470,395 224,500 245,895
    English  5,940 2,960 2,975 211,820 103,680 108,145
    French  885 335 550 18,930 8,650 10,280
    Non-official languages  7,585 3,525 4,055 239,645 112,175 127,475
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 5 0 5 200 90 110
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  5 0 0 145 70 75
        Dene  0 0 0 10 5 5
        Innu/Montagnais  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Inuktitut  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Ojibway  0 0 0 35 15 20
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 7,490 3,485 4,000 236,710 110,835 125,875
        African languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 220 125 95
        Afrikaans  25 15 15 685 330 360
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 5 205 110 100
        Albanian  5 0 0 325 160 165
        Amharic  5 0 0 380 180 200
        Arabic  70 40 25 3,135 1,810 1,325
        Armenian  5 5 0 295 145 145
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 150 65 85
        Bengali  10 5 5 480 230 250
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 5 0 5
        Bisayan languages  15 5 10 745 300 445
        Bosnian  5 5 5 330 165 165
        Bulgarian  5 5 5 405 180 220
        Burmese  5 0 0 220 105 115
        Cantonese  260 125 140 27,690 13,220 14,470
        Chinese, n.o.s.  245 115 130 18,575 8,865 9,715
        Creoles  15 5 10 355 175 180
        Croatian  75 35 40 2,360 1,190 1,165
        Czech  55 25 25 1,250 565 685
        Danish  45 25 25 820 375 445
        Dutch  150 65 80 2,570 1,125 1,445
        Estonian  10 0 10 155 70 80
        Finnish  35 20 20 670 270 405
        Flemish  0 0 0 55 30 25
        Fukien  10 0 5 655 290 370
        German  555 250 305 9,705 4,415 5,285
        Greek  165 80 85 2,705 1,370 1,335
        Gujarati  120 60 60 2,990 1,395 1,600
        Hakka  10 5 5 300 130 170
        Hebrew  15 10 5 910 480 430
        Hindi  785 390 395 11,660 5,670 5,990
        Hungarian  60 25 35 1,785 845 940
        Ilocano  10 0 5 820 315 505
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 15 5 5 150 75 80
        Italian  150 70 80 6,655 3,290 3,365
        Japanese  165 65 100 6,870 2,760 4,110
        Khmer (Cambodian)  10 0 10 290 130 160
        Korean  55 20 35 6,030 2,715 3,315
        Kurdish  5 5 5 265 160 110
        Lao  0 0 0 300 145 160
        Latvian  5 0 5 65 25 45
        Lingala  0 0 0 50 20 30
        Lithuanian  5 0 5 80 35 45
        Macedonian  0 0 0 40 15 20
        Malay  30 15 15 1,265 585 685
        Malayalam  40 20 20 435 215 225
        Maltese  0 0 0 35 15 25
        Mandarin  295 120 175 16,745 7,640 9,105
        Marathi  0 0 0 115 60 55
        Nepali  0 0 0 120 65 55
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 10 5 0 195 115 85
        Norwegian  20 5 15 330 150 180
        Oromo  0 0 0 40 30 20
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  2,100 1,030 1,070 26,855 13,370 13,485
        Pashto  10 5 5 205 105 100
        Persian (Farsi)  20 20 5 6,510 3,465 3,050
        Polish  110 45 65 3,990 1,805 2,180
        Portuguese  130 65 65 3,585 1,655 1,925
        Romanian  40 20 25 1,955 920 1,040
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 35 20 15
        Russian  65 35 35 3,470 1,550 1,925
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 0 25 15 10
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 155 85 70
        Serbian  25 10 15 1,595 835 765
        Serbo-Croatian  0 0 0 360 155 200
        Shanghainese  5 0 0 475 210 260
        Sign languages, n.i.e 25 10 15 345 130 215
        Sindhi  25 10 10 890 380 510
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  15 10 5 510 250 255
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 60 30 30
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 5 0 90 50 45
        Slovak  20 10 10 760 290 465
        Slovenian  15 5 10 165 70 90
        Somali  5 0 0 325 170 155
        Spanish  420 185 235 14,470 7,085 7,385
        Swahili  10 5 0 425 205 220
        Swedish  30 15 20 670 300 365
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  475 165 315 21,495 8,110 13,385
        Taiwanese  70 40 30 2,585 1,235 1,350
        Tamil  20 10 5 815 430 380
        Telugu  10 5 5 160 85 75
        Thai  25 5 15 670 230 440
        Tibetan languages  5 0 0 35 20 15
        Tigrigna  5 0 5 160 75 85
        Turkish  25 15 10 895 495 400
        Ukrainian  15 10 10 965 425 540
        Urdu  130 65 65 2,165 1,120 1,045
        Vietnamese  30 20 20 5,085 2,475 2,610
        Yiddish  5 0 0 75 35 40
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 95 45 50 2,730 1,240 1,490
  Multiple responses          265 130 140 8,635 4,025 4,610
    English and French  20 15 10 890 400 485
    English and non-official language  120 60 60 3,990 1,920 2,075
    French and non-official language  125 50 70 3,690 1,675 2,010
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0 60 20 35

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Area and data suppression results in the deletion of all information for geographic areas with populations below a specified size. For example, areas with a population of less than 40 persons are suppressed. If the community searched has a population of less than 40 persons, only the total population counts will be available.

Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

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Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

¶ incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

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Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. Delta, British Columbia (Code 5915011) and Greater Vancouver, British Columbia (Code 5915) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 23, 2017).

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Map: Delta, District municipality (Census Subdivision), British Columbia

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