Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Coquitlam, City (CSD) - British Columbia

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
6 of 654
National population rank
36 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Coquitlam (City) was 139,284, which represents a change of 9.8% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 5.6% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Coquitlam (City) is 122.30 square kilometres and the population density was 1,138.9 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 51,325 private dwellings occupied in Coquitlam (City), which represent a change of 12.2% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Coquitlam and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Coquitlam and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Coquitlam (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Coquitlam (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Surrey Census subdivision - Surrey, City CY 517,887 468,251 10.6
Greater Vancouver A Census subdivision - Greater Vancouver A, Regional district electoral area RDA 16,133 12,988 revised r 24.2
Burnaby Census subdivision - Burnaby, City CY 232,755 223,218 4.3
New Westminster Census subdivision - New Westminster, City CY 70,996 65,976 7.6
Anmore Census subdivision - Anmore, Village VL 2,210 2,092 5.6
Port Coquitlam Census subdivision - Port Coquitlam, City CY 58,612 55,958 revised r 4.7
Port Moody Census subdivision - Port Moody, City CY 33,551 33,011 revised r 1.6
Pitt Meadows Census subdivision - Pitt Meadows, City CY 18,573 17,736 4.7
Coquitlam 2 Census subdivision - Coquitlam 2, Indian reserve IRI 0 5 -100.0
Coquitlam 1 Census subdivision - Coquitlam 1, Indian reserve IRI 54 39 38.5

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Tsinstikeptum 9 Census subdivision - Tsinstikeptum 9, Indian reserve IRI 7,612 5,872 revised r 29.6
Greater Vancouver A Census subdivision - Greater Vancouver A, Regional district electoral area RDA 16,133 12,988 revised r 24.2
Langford Census subdivision - Langford, City CY 35,342 29,228 20.9
Whistler Census subdivision - Whistler, District municipality DM 11,854 9,824 20.7
Fernie Census subdivision - Fernie, City CY 5,249 4,448 18.0

British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 British Columbia – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bulkley-Nechako A Census subdivision - Bulkley-Nechako A, Regional district electoral area RDA 5,256 5,391 -2.5
Kitimat Census subdivision - Kitimat, District municipality DM 8,131 8,335 -2.4
Prince Rupert Census subdivision - Prince Rupert, City CY 12,220 12,508 -2.3
Quesnel Census subdivision - Quesnel, City CY 9,879 10,007 -1.3
Williams Lake Census subdivision - Williams Lake, City CY 10,753 10,832 -0.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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