Census Profile, 2016 Census
Kelowna, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Central Okanagan, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia

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Characteristic Kelowna, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Central Okanagan, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
Data quality , Kelowna, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia  Map : Kelowna, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia Data quality : Central Okanagan, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia  Map : geography 2
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 127,380  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 194,882  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 117,312  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 179,839  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 8.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 57,433  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 88,374  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 53,903  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 81,383  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 601.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 67.1  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 211.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,904.86  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 127,380 61,585 65,795 194,880 94,755 100,125
0 to 14 years 17,735 8,910 8,825 27,590 13,920 13,665
0 to 4 years 5,485 2,760 2,720 8,540 4,375 4,165
5 to 9 years 6,190 3,085 3,100 9,560 4,775 4,785
10 to 14 years 6,060 3,060 3,005 9,485 4,770 4,710
15 to 64 years 83,210 40,795 42,410 125,625 61,530 64,095
15 to 19 years 7,040 3,600 3,435 10,490 5,385 5,105
20 to 24 years 8,975 4,610 4,360 12,090 6,205 5,885
25 to 29 years 8,625 4,430 4,195 11,735 5,970 5,770
30 to 34 years 8,395 4,205 4,190 12,135 6,025 6,115
35 to 39 years 7,480 3,660 3,820 11,135 5,450 5,685
40 to 44 years 7,255 3,610 3,645 11,085 5,575 5,510
45 to 49 years 8,020 3,935 4,085 12,385 6,065 6,320
50 to 54 years 9,325 4,320 5,005 14,660 6,790 7,865
55 to 59 years 9,530 4,460 5,065 15,660 7,390 8,270
60 to 64 years 8,560 3,955 4,605 14,250 6,680 7,570
65 years and over 26,435 11,880 14,555 41,670 19,305 22,365
65 to 69 years 7,715 3,720 3,995 13,075 6,310 6,765
70 to 74 years 5,780 2,670 3,110 9,610 4,605 5,010
75 to 79 years 4,795 2,185 2,615 7,555 3,555 4,000
80 to 84 years 3,890 1,725 2,165 5,665 2,650 3,020
85 years and over 4,255 1,580 2,670 5,755 2,185 3,575
85 to 89 years 2,655 1,100 1,550 3,675 1,545 2,130
90 to 94 years 1,255 385 865 1,630 515 1,115
95 to 99 years 310 85 230 410 115 290
100 years and over 30 10 25 45 10 40
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 13.9 14.5 13.4 14.2 14.7 13.6
15 to 64 years 65.3 66.2 64.5 64.5 64.9 64.0
65 years and over 20.8 19.3 22.1 21.4 20.4 22.3
85 years and over 3.3 2.6 4.1 3.0 2.3 3.6
Average age of the population 43.4 42.2 44.5 44.0 43.0 44.9
Median age of the population 43.8 41.9 45.5 45.5 44.0 46.8
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 53,900  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 81,380  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 24,570  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 42,370  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 1,690  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,695  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 26,815  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,630  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 2,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,960  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 3,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,700  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 5,430  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 14,645  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 17,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 130  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 200  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 820  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,690  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 53,905  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 81,385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 15,725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 21,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 21,030  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,370  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 7,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 11,200  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 6,335  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 3,400  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 124,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 190,560  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.3  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 109,640 52,675 56,965 167,295 80,835 86,460
Married or living common law 62,135 31,045 31,090 100,010 49,985 50,025
Married 51,025 25,480 25,545 82,655 41,310 41,350
Living common law 11,105 5,560 5,545 17,350 8,675 8,680
Not married and not living common law 47,510 21,635 25,875 67,285 30,850 36,440
Never married 29,005 15,840 13,155 40,215 22,095 18,120
Separated 3,155 1,285 1,870 4,735 1,945 2,790
Divorced 8,415 3,110 5,305 12,255 4,680 7,575
Widowed 6,940 1,395 5,545 10,075 2,125 7,950
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 35,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 56,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 21,045  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 6,540  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 10,195  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 5,885  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 2,110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 35,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 56,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 30,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 48,880  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 24,690  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 40,205  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 5,550  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 5,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,885  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 4,155  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,100  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 1,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 30,245  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 48,880  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 17,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 29,010  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 12,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 19,870  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 5,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,030  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 5,575  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,650  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 2,015  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,185  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 5,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,880  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 3,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,455  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 630  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 27,730 12,855 14,880 37,545 17,445 20,100
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 53,905  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 81,385  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 33,635  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 53,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 16,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 27,460  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 17,000  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 26,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 950  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,555  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 19,320  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 26,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 15,725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 21,675  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 3,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,550  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Kelowna, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Central Okanagan, RD [Census division], British Columbia (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 19, 2017).

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