Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
10 of 26
National population rank
61 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Courtenay census agglomeration (CA) was 54,157, which represents a change of 4.6% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Courtenay is 596.00 square kilometres and the population density was 90.9 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 24,436 private dwellings occupied in Courtenay, which represent a change of 5.8% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Courtenay
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Courtenay
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 Courtenay CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Courtenay Census subdivision - Courtenay, City||CY||25,599||24,216 revised r||5.7|
|Comox Census subdivision - Comox, Town||T||14,028||13,627||2.9|
|Comox Valley A Census subdivision - Comox Valley A, Regional district electoral area||RDA||7,213||6,735 revised r||7.1|
|Comox Valley B (Lazo North) Census subdivision - Comox Valley B (Lazo North), Regional district electoral area||RDA||7,095||6,958 revised r||2.0|
|Comox 1 Census subdivision - Comox 1, Indian reserve||IRI||222||251||-11.6|
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.