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

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Characteristic Victoria, 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 85,792  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 80,017  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 7.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 49,212  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 45,762  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 4,405.8  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 19.47  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 85,795 40,575 45,215 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 7,935 3,940 3,995 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 2,940 1,435 1,505 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 2,630 1,305 1,325 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 2,370 1,200 1,165 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 59,810 28,990 30,820 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 2,765 1,280 1,480 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 6,575 2,980 3,600 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 8,750 4,210 4,545 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 7,840 4,020 3,820 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 6,210 3,155 3,045 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 5,075 2,555 2,520 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 5,080 2,490 2,590 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 5,405 2,660 2,750 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 5,950 2,850 3,100 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 6,165 2,790 3,370 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 18,050 7,645 10,400 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 5,985 2,745 3,240 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 3,930 1,820 2,105 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 2,690 1,180 1,505 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 2,140 880 1,255 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 3,305 1,015 2,290 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 1,730 640 1,090 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 1,160 300 860 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 345 65 280 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 70 10 60 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 9.2 9.7 8.8 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 69.7 71.4 68.2 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 21.0 18.8 23.0 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 3.9 2.5 5.1 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 44.5 43.4 45.6 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 42.7 41.3 44.2 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 45,765  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 6,545  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 8,195  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 31,015  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 1,140  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 2,260  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 4,490  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 23,035  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 85  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 10  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 45,760  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 22,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 16,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 4,180  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 2,380  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 980  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 81,650  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 1.8  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 77,860 36,635 41,220 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 34,940 17,435 17,505 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 24,315 12,120 12,195 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 10,625 5,320 5,305 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 42,920 19,200 23,720 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 27,010 13,970 13,040 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 2,655 1,210 1,450 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 8,550 3,100 5,455 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 4,695 925 3,775 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 20,155  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 14,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 3,445  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 2,090  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 540  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 20,155  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 16,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 11,470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 5,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 3,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 2,735  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 640  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 16,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 11,585  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 5,195  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 2,725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,970  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 505  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 3,370  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 2,500  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 155  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 31,970 14,695 17,275 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 45,760  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 19,665  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 11,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 8,330  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 240  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 25,855  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 22,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 3,685  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. Victoria, 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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