Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
15 of 26
National population rank
95 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Fort St. John census agglomeration (CA) was 28,396, which represents a change of 7.6% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Fort St. John is 620.80 square kilometres and the population density was 45.7 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 10,965 private dwellings occupied in Fort St. John, which represent a change of 5.9% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Fort St. John
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Fort St. John
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 Fort St. John CA
|Census subdivision (CSD) name||Type||Population|
|Fort St. John Census subdivision - Fort St. John, City||CY||20,155||18,609||8.3|
|Peace River C Census subdivision - Peace River C, Regional district electoral area||RDA||6,772||6,398||5.8|
|Taylor Census subdivision - Taylor, District municipality||DM||1,469||1,373||7.0|
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.