Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
21 of 26
National population rank
117 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Williams Lake census agglomeration (CA) was 18,277, 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 Williams Lake is 2,657.80 square kilometres and the population density was 6.9 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 7,620 private dwellings occupied in Williams Lake, which represent a change of -0.1% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Williams Lake
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Williams Lake
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 Williams Lake CA
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.