Census Profile, 2016 Census
Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia and Saskatchewan [Province]

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Characteristic Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
Saskatchewan

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 2,463,431  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,098,352  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 2,313,328  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,033,381  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 6.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 1,027,613  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 495,582  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 960,894  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 432,622  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 854.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 2,882.68  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 588,243.54  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 2,463,430 1,202,175 1,261,255 1,098,350 545,785 552,565
0 to 14 years 362,110 186,780 175,330 215,685 110,410 105,275
0 to 4 years 116,270 60,045 56,220 73,130 37,335 35,795
5 to 9 years 122,730 63,390 59,345 74,460 38,155 36,305
10 to 14 years 123,110 63,340 59,765 68,095 34,920 33,175
15 to 64 years 1,714,005 838,860 875,145 712,240 358,110 354,130
15 to 19 years 142,280 73,180 69,100 67,660 34,675 32,980
20 to 24 years 167,270 85,385 81,890 70,060 36,075 33,985
25 to 29 years 179,940 89,305 90,635 77,525 39,290 38,235
30 to 34 years 182,630 89,925 92,705 77,520 38,610 38,915
35 to 39 years 167,950 81,090 86,860 71,590 35,940 35,650
40 to 44 years 168,370 79,445 88,930 64,950 32,515 32,440
45 to 49 years 184,285 87,850 96,440 63,580 31,780 31,795
50 to 54 years 191,375 93,230 98,140 75,245 37,230 38,015
55 to 59 years 177,095 85,595 91,505 76,195 38,070 38,125
60 to 64 years 152,805 73,865 78,940 67,915 33,935 33,985
65 years and over 387,315 176,530 210,780 170,425 77,265 93,160
65 to 69 years 131,035 62,615 68,420 53,230 26,285 26,945
70 to 74 years 89,675 42,495 47,180 37,740 18,225 19,510
75 to 79 years 66,510 30,605 35,905 29,400 13,415 15,985
80 to 84 years 48,820 21,960 26,860 23,115 9,945 13,170
85 years and over 51,280 18,860 32,420 26,940 9,395 17,550
85 to 89 years 31,475 12,740 18,735 16,280 6,305 9,975
90 to 94 years 14,875 4,905 9,965 8,000 2,515 5,485
95 to 99 years 4,195 1,055 3,140 2,290 520 1,760
100 years and over 740 155 580 375 50 325
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 14.7 15.5 13.9 19.6 20.2 19.1
15 to 64 years 69.6 69.8 69.4 64.8 65.6 64.1
65 years and over 15.7 14.7 16.7 15.5 14.2 16.9
85 years and over 2.1 1.6 2.6 2.5 1.7 3.2
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 39.1 38.2 40.0
Median age of the population 40.9 39.7 42.0 37.8 36.9 38.7
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 960,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 432,620  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 282,355  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 314,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 160,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10,520  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 513,900  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 98,435  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 20,530  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 12,705  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 93,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 18,535  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 156,445  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 242,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 57,115  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 1,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 700  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 4,580  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 960,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 432,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 275,455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 121,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 300,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 153,610  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 153,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 60,240  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 139,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 56,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 93,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 41,520  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 2,426,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,070,560  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 2,101,315 1,015,395 1,085,925 882,670 435,375 447,290
Married or living common law 1,193,125 594,180 598,940 520,430 261,075 259,355
Married 1,033,885 513,725 520,160 437,875 219,800 218,075
Living common law 159,240 80,455 78,780 82,550 41,270 41,280
Not married and not living common law 908,195 421,215 486,980 362,240 174,310 187,930
Never married 629,040 334,130 294,905 242,070 133,750 108,325
Separated 50,130 20,265 29,860 19,795 8,945 10,855
Divorced 128,045 47,280 80,765 47,180 20,985 26,200
Widowed 100,985 19,540 81,445 53,190 10,635 42,555
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 679,365  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 302,260  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 327,260  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 157,195  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 158,785  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 58,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 145,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 54,125  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 47,510  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 32,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 679,365  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 302,260  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 574,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 252,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 495,065  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 211,500  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 79,610  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 41,265  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 104,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 49,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 84,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 38,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 19,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 11,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 574,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 252,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 260,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 129,085  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 314,380  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 123,685  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 129,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 45,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 139,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 49,035  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 45,815  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 29,150  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 104,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 49,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 66,975  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 28,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 29,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 13,280  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 8,420  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 462,125 214,705 247,420 187,765 95,550 92,210
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 960,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 432,620  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 600,775  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 285,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 226,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 124,620  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 374,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 161,055  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 37,595  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,975  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 322,525  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 138,965  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 275,455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 121,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 47,065  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 17,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Greater Vancouver, RD [Census division], British Columbia and Saskatchewan [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 24, 2017).

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