Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
14 of 26
National population rank
90 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Parksville census agglomeration (CA) was 28,922, which represents a change of 4.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Parksville is 81.86 square kilometres and the population density was 353.3 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 13,751 private dwellings occupied in Parksville, which represent a change of 5.9% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Parksville
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Parksville
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 Parksville CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Parksville Census subdivision - Parksville, City||CY||12,514||11,977||4.5|
|Qualicum Beach Census subdivision - Qualicum Beach, Town||T||8,943||8,687||2.9|
|Nanaimo G Census subdivision - Nanaimo G, Regional district electoral area||RDA||7,465||7,158||4.3|
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.