Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vancouver, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Vancouver, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 631,486  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 603,502  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 4.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 309,418  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 283,916  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 5,492.6  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 114.97  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 4 631,485 308,515 322,970 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 70,530 36,640 33,890 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 24,615 12,875 11,745 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 22,905 11,800 11,100 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 23,010 11,965 11,040 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 463,390 227,695 235,695 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 28,270 14,310 13,965 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 44,150 21,410 22,740 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 63,480 30,985 32,490 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 61,715 30,935 30,785 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 48,915 24,275 24,635 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 43,890 21,190 22,700 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 46,890 22,845 24,045 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 46,845 23,360 23,480 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 42,100 20,355 21,750 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 37,150 18,035 19,115 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 97,570 44,180 53,390 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 32,760 15,685 17,075 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 20,835 9,785 11,050 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 16,630 7,550 9,075 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 13,115 5,875 7,245 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 14,225 5,280 8,945 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 8,610 3,555 5,060 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 4,140 1,390 2,755 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 1,215 300 920 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 250 45 205 8,230 1,340 6,890
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 11.2 11.9 10.5 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 73.4 73.8 73.0 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 15.5 14.3 16.5 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 2.3 1.7 2.8 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 41.6 40.8 42.3 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 39.9 39.0 40.7 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 283,915  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 41,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 83,250  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 159,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 4,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 9,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 52,970  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 91,385  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 635  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 25  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 283,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 110,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 90,450  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 36,885  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 28,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 17,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 618,210  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 560,955 271,875 289,080 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 282,585 141,450 141,135 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 224,800 111,755 113,045 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 57,785 29,695 28,090 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 278,370 130,425 147,945 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 203,550 106,195 97,355 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 12,790 5,330 7,460 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 37,150 14,245 22,900 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 24,880 4,655 20,225 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 160,855  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 88,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 35,480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 28,685  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 8,105  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 160,855  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 135,215  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 106,325  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 28,890  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 25,645  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 21,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 4,550  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 135,215  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 71,270  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 63,945  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 28,895  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 27,250  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 7,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 25,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 17,315  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 6,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 1,740  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 177,510 84,480 93,030 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 283,915  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 146,025  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 65,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 80,985  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 7,145  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 130,745  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 110,020  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 20,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Canada [Country] (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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