Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
4 of 26
National population rank
23 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Abbotsford - Mission census metropolitan area (CMA) was 180,518, which represents a change of 6.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Abbotsford - Mission is 607.13 square kilometres and the population density was 297.3 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 62,631 private dwellings occupied in Abbotsford - Mission, which represent a change of 5.6% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Abbotsford - Mission
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Abbotsford - Mission
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 Abbotsford - Mission CMA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Abbotsford Census subdivision - Abbotsford, City||CY||141,397||133,497||5.9|
|Mission Census subdivision - Mission, District municipality||DM||38,833||36,426||6.6|
|Upper Sumas 6 Census subdivision - Upper Sumas 6, Indian reserve||IRI||178||187||-4.8|
|Matsqui Main 2 Census subdivision - Matsqui Main 2, Indian reserve||IRI||110||81||35.8|
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.