Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vancouver [Census metropolitan area], British Columbia and Canada [Country]

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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 Vancouver
British Columbia
[Census metropolitan area]
Canada

[Country]
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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 ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 2,313,328  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 6.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 1,027,613  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 960,894  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 854.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 2,882.68  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  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 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 362,110 186,780 175,335 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 116,270 60,045 56,225 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 122,735 63,390 59,345 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 123,110 63,340 59,765 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 1,714,005 838,860 875,145 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 142,285 73,185 69,100 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 167,270 85,385 81,885 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 179,940 89,305 90,640 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 182,625 89,925 92,700 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 167,955 81,090 86,860 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 168,375 79,440 88,930 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 184,285 87,850 96,440 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 191,370 93,230 98,140 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 177,095 85,590 91,505 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 152,805 73,865 78,940 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 387,315 176,530 210,780 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 131,035 62,615 68,425 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 89,675 42,495 47,180 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 66,505 30,600 35,905 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 48,825 21,965 26,860 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 51,280 18,860 32,415 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 31,475 12,745 18,735 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 14,870 4,905 9,965 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 4,190 1,050 3,140 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 740 160 580 8,230 1,340 6,890
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 41.0 40.1 41.9
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 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 69.6 69.8 69.4 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 15.7 14.7 16.7 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 2.1 1.6 2.6 2.2 1.6 2.8
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 960,890  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 282,355  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 160,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 513,900  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 20,530  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 93,415  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 156,445  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 242,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 1,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 4,580  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 960,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 275,455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 300,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 153,085  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 139,180  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 93,000  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 2,426,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver [Census metropolitan area], British Columbia and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released May 3, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed May 25, 2017).

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