Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
13 of 26
National population rank
75 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Campbell River census agglomeration (CA) was 37,861, which represents a change of 4.9% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Campbell River is 1,737.71 square kilometres and the population density was 21.8 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 16,389 private dwellings occupied in Campbell River, which represent a change of 6.3% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Campbell River
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Campbell River
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 Campbell River CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Campbell River Census subdivision - Campbell River, City||CY||32,588||31,186||4.5|
|Strathcona D (Oyster Bay - Buttle Lake) Census subdivision - Strathcona D (Oyster Bay - Buttle Lake), Regional district electoral area||RDA||4,396||4,037||8.9|
|Campbell River 11 Census subdivision - Campbell River 11, Indian reserve||IRI||381||424||-10.1|
|Quinsam 12 Census subdivision - Quinsam 12, Indian reserve||IRI||294||246||19.5|
|Homalco 9 Census subdivision - Homalco 9, Indian reserve||IRI||202||203||-0.5|
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.