Census Profile, 2016 Census
Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province]

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Characteristic Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
British Columbia

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Aboriginal population
Total - Aboriginal identity for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 79 2,426,235 1,185,405 1,240,835 4,560,240 2,237,490 2,322,750
Aboriginal identityCensus data footnote 80 61,455 29,075 32,380 270,585 130,265 140,320
Single Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 81 59,600 28,200 31,400 263,540 127,115 136,425
First Nations (North American Indian)Census data footnote 82 35,770 16,870 18,895 172,520 83,645 88,880
Métis 23,430 11,150 12,280 89,405 42,715 46,690
Inuk (Inuit) 400 180 220 1,610 760 855
Multiple Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 83 1,065 505 560 4,350 2,090 2,260
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereCensus data footnote 84 795 375 420 2,695 1,060 1,635
Non-Aboriginal identity 2,364,775 1,156,330 1,208,455 4,289,655 2,107,225 2,182,430
Total - Population by Registered or Treaty Indian status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 85 2,426,230 1,185,400 1,240,830 4,560,240 2,237,485 2,322,750
Registered or Treaty IndianCensus data footnote 86 24,115 11,160 12,950 135,835 65,560 70,280
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 2,402,120 1,174,240 1,227,880 4,424,400 2,171,930 2,252,470
Total - Aboriginal ancestry for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 87 2,426,235 1,185,400 1,240,830 4,560,240 2,237,490 2,322,750
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 88 13,620 6,545 7,070 91,710 45,690 46,020
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 89 13,305 6,385 6,925 90,390 45,100 45,295
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryCensus data footnote 82 10,895 5,120 5,770 79,875 39,685 40,190
Métis single ancestry 2,265 1,190 1,075 10,080 5,215 4,865
Inuit single ancestry 150 75 75 430 200 235
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Census data footnote 90 310 155 155 1,325 595 725
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 285 145 145 1,175 535 635
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 20 15 0 100 50 50
Métis and Inuit ancestries 10 0 0 45 10 45
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 91 61,085 29,110 31,980 211,100 100,835 110,260
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 92 58,700 28,025 30,675 201,895 96,650 105,245
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 38,750 18,490 20,255 130,020 62,170 67,850
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 19,600 9,360 10,230 70,180 33,595 36,585
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 355 170 180 1,700 890 815
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 93 2,385 1,085 1,305 9,200 4,185 5,015
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 2,305 1,065 1,235 8,865 4,050 4,810
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 30 10 25 165 75 90
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 30 10 20 125 35 90
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 20 10 15 45 20 20
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 94 2,351,530 1,149,745 1,201,780 4,257,430 2,090,960 2,166,465

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Greater Vancouver, RD [Census division], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province] (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 August 17, 2022).

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