Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Kent, District municipality (CSD) - British Columbia

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
84 of 654
National population rank
623 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Kent (District municipality) was 6,067, which represents a change of 7.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Kent (District municipality) is 168.87 square kilometres and the population density was 35.9 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 2,190 private dwellings occupied in Kent (District municipality), which represent a change of 6.6% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Kent and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Kent and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Kent (District municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Kent (District municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Fraser Valley B Census subdivision - Fraser Valley B, Regional district electoral area RDA 915 721 26.9
Chilliwack Census subdivision - Chilliwack, City CY 83,788 77,936 7.5
Harrison Hot Springs Census subdivision - Harrison Hot Springs, Village VL 1,468 1,468 0.0
Fraser Valley D Census subdivision - Fraser Valley D, Regional district electoral area RDA 1,529 1,346 13.6
Fraser Valley C Census subdivision - Fraser Valley C, Regional district electoral area RDA 1,023 973 5.1
Lukseetsissum 9 Census subdivision - Lukseetsissum 9, Indian reserve IRI 18 21 -14.3
Seabird Island Census subdivision - Seabird Island, Indian reserve IRI 767 594 29.1
Scowlitz 1 Census subdivision - Scowlitz 1, Indian reserve IRI 10 10 0.0
Tseatah 2 Census subdivision - Tseatah 2, Indian reserve IRI 23 16 43.8
Chehalis 5 Census subdivision - Chehalis 5, Indian reserve IRI 537 537 0.0

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Tsinstikeptum 9 Census subdivision - Tsinstikeptum 9, Indian reserve IRI 7,612 5,872 revised r 29.6
Greater Vancouver A Census subdivision - Greater Vancouver A, Regional district electoral area RDA 16,133 12,988 revised r 24.2
Langford Census subdivision - Langford, City CY 35,342 29,228 20.9
Whistler Census subdivision - Whistler, District municipality DM 11,854 9,824 20.7
Fernie Census subdivision - Fernie, City CY 5,249 4,448 18.0

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bulkley-Nechako A Census subdivision - Bulkley-Nechako A, Regional district electoral area RDA 5,256 5,391 -2.5
Kitimat Census subdivision - Kitimat, District municipality DM 8,131 8,335 -2.4
Prince Rupert Census subdivision - Prince Rupert, City CY 12,220 12,508 -2.3
Quesnel Census subdivision - Quesnel, City CY 9,879 10,007 -1.3
Williams Lake Census subdivision - Williams Lake, City CY 10,753 10,832 -0.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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