Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
17 of 26
National population rank
102 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Port Alberni census agglomeration (CA) was 25,112, which represents a change of -1.4% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Port Alberni is 1,729.39 square kilometres and the population density was 14.5 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 11,361 private dwellings occupied in Port Alberni, which represent a change of 1.4% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Port Alberni
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Port Alberni
Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016
Population and dwelling counts
Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Port Alberni CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Port Alberni Census subdivision - Port Alberni, City||CY||17,678||17,743||-0.4|
|Alberni-Clayoquot E Census subdivision - Alberni-Clayoquot E, Regional district electoral area||RDA||2,754||2,885||-4.5|
|Alberni-Clayoquot F Census subdivision - Alberni-Clayoquot F, Regional district electoral area||RDA||1,935||1,916||1.0|
|Alberni-Clayoquot D Census subdivision - Alberni-Clayoquot D, Regional district electoral area||RDA||1,616||1,701||-5.0|
|Tsahaheh 1 Census subdivision - Tsahaheh 1, Indian reserve||IRI||542||584||-7.2|
|Alberni-Clayoquot B Census subdivision - Alberni-Clayoquot B, Regional district electoral area||RDA||443||456||-2.9|
|Ahahswinis 1 Census subdivision - Ahahswinis 1, Indian reserve||IRI||119||160||-25.6|
|Klehkoot 2 Census subdivision - Klehkoot 2, Indian reserve||IRI||15||10||50.0|
|Alberni 2 Census subdivision - Alberni 2, Indian reserve||IRI||10||10||0.0|
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in British Columbia
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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