Census Profile, 2016 Census
Nanaimo, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Chase, Village [Census subdivision], British Columbia

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Nanaimo, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Chase, VL
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Data quality , Nanaimo, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia  Map : Nanaimo, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia
Change geography 1
Data quality : Chase, Village [Census subdivision], British Columbia  Map : geography 2
Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 90,504 ... ... 2,286 ... ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 83,810 ... ... 2,495 ... ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 8.0 ... ... -8.4 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 40,885 ... ... 1,169 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 39,165 ... ... 1,089 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 997.2 ... ... 607.0 ... ...
Land area in square kilometres 90.76 ... ... 3.77 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 90,500 43,615 46,890 2,285 1,105 1,185
0 to 14 years 13,035 6,615 6,425 260 145 120
0 to 4 years 4,225 2,130 2,100 85 50 35
5 to 9 years 4,630 2,385 2,245 95 50 45
10 to 14 years 4,185 2,100 2,085 85 45 40
15 to 64 years 57,295 27,795 29,500 1,185 550 635
15 to 19 years 4,670 2,400 2,275 85 40 50
20 to 24 years 5,490 2,720 2,770 50 25 25
25 to 29 years 5,550 2,790 2,760 60 25 35
30 to 34 years 5,740 2,800 2,940 95 50 50
35 to 39 years 5,120 2,510 2,610 100 45 55
40 to 44 years 5,090 2,490 2,600 85 45 35
45 to 49 years 5,545 2,605 2,935 105 45 60
50 to 54 years 6,215 2,960 3,255 170 75 90
55 to 59 years 6,945 3,305 3,640 205 95 110
60 to 64 years 6,935 3,215 3,720 220 105 115
65 years and over 20,170 9,210 10,960 840 405 435
65 to 69 years 6,445 3,010 3,440 245 120 125
70 to 74 years 4,745 2,285 2,460 220 105 110
75 to 79 years 3,415 1,615 1,800 175 80 95
80 to 84 years 2,550 1,170 1,380 100 50 45
85 years and over 3,015 1,140 1,885 100 45 55
85 to 89 years 1,850 785 1,060 65 35 30
90 to 94 years 890 285 610 35 15 20
95 to 99 years 240 60 175 5 0 5
100 years and over 40 5 30 0 0 5
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 14.4 15.2 13.7 11.4 13.1 10.1
15 to 64 years 63.3 63.7 62.9 51.9 49.8 53.6
65 years and over 22.3 21.1 23.4 36.8 36.7 36.7
85 years and over 3.3 2.6 4.0 4.4 4.1 4.6
Average age of the population 44.2 43.1 45.1 52.4 51.8 53.0
Median age of the population 45.5 44.0 46.8 58.2 58.2 58.2

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Nanaimo, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Chase, VL [Census subdivision], British Columbia (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 3, 2020).

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