Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
22 of 26
National population rank
119 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Salmon Arm census agglomeration (CA) was 17,904, which represents a change of 1.2% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Salmon Arm is 165.57 square kilometres and the population density was 108.1 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 7,534 private dwellings occupied in Salmon Arm, which represent a change of 1.6% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Salmon Arm
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Salmon Arm
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 Salmon Arm CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Salmon Arm Census subdivision - Salmon Arm, City||CY||17,706||17,464||1.4|
|Switsemalph Census subdivision - Switsemalph, Indian reserve||IRI||127||129||-1.6|
|Switsemalph 3 Census subdivision - Switsemalph 3, Indian reserve||IRI||71||90||-21.1|
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.