Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Summerland, District municipality (CSD) - British Columbia

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
54 of 654
National population rank
358 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Summerland (District municipality) was 11,615, which represents a change of 3.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Summerland (District municipality) is 74.08 square kilometres and the population density was 156.8 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 4,938 private dwellings occupied in Summerland (District municipality), which represent a change of 3.3% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Summerland and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Summerland and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Summerland (District municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Summerland (District municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Okanagan-Similkameen F Census subdivision - Okanagan-Similkameen F, Regional district electoral area RDA 2,014 2,100 -4.1
Penticton 1 Census subdivision - Penticton 1, Indian reserve IRI 1,783 1,667 7.0
Central Okanagan J Census subdivision - Central Okanagan J, Regional district electoral area RDA 1,981 1,947 1.7

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Tsinstikeptum 9 Census subdivision - Tsinstikeptum 9, Indian reserve IRI 7,612 5,872 revised r 29.6
Greater Vancouver A Census subdivision - Greater Vancouver A, Regional district electoral area RDA 16,133 12,988 revised r 24.2
Langford Census subdivision - Langford, City CY 35,342 29,228 20.9
Whistler Census subdivision - Whistler, District municipality DM 11,854 9,824 20.7
Fernie Census subdivision - Fernie, City CY 5,249 4,448 18.0

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bulkley-Nechako A Census subdivision - Bulkley-Nechako A, Regional district electoral area RDA 5,256 5,391 -2.5
Kitimat Census subdivision - Kitimat, District municipality DM 8,131 8,335 -2.4
Prince Rupert Census subdivision - Prince Rupert, City CY 12,220 12,508 -2.3
Quesnel Census subdivision - Quesnel, City CY 9,879 10,007 -1.3
Williams Lake Census subdivision - Williams Lake, City CY 10,753 10,832 -0.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2016 Census.

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