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]
Data quality , Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia  Map : Greater Vancouver, Regional district [Census division], British Columbia
Change geography 1
Data quality : British Columbia [Province]  Map : geography 2
Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 2,463,431 ... ... 4,648,055 ... ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 2,313,328 ... ... 4,400,057 ... ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 6.5 ... ... 5.6 ... ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 1,027,613 ... ... 2,063,417 ... ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 960,894 ... ... 1,881,969 ... ...
Population density per square kilometre 854.6 ... ... 5.0 ... ...
Land area in square kilometres 2,882.68 ... ... 922,503.01 ... ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 2,463,430 1,202,175 1,261,255 4,648,055 2,278,245 2,369,815
0 to 14 years 362,110 186,780 175,330 691,390 355,400 335,985
0 to 4 years 116,270 60,045 56,220 220,625 113,355 107,275
5 to 9 years 122,730 63,390 59,345 236,900 122,070 114,830
10 to 14 years 123,110 63,340 59,765 233,860 119,975 113,885
15 to 64 years 1,714,005 838,860 875,145 3,107,680 1,527,280 1,580,400
15 to 19 years 142,280 73,180 69,100 258,980 133,000 125,985
20 to 24 years 167,270 85,385 81,890 287,560 147,615 139,945
25 to 29 years 179,940 89,305 90,635 303,000 151,585 151,415
30 to 34 years 182,630 89,925 92,705 313,750 155,035 158,715
35 to 39 years 167,950 81,090 86,860 293,590 143,070 150,520
40 to 44 years 168,370 79,445 88,930 295,045 141,930 153,115
45 to 49 years 184,285 87,850 96,440 322,365 155,325 167,040
50 to 54 years 191,375 93,230 98,140 354,375 172,065 182,310
55 to 59 years 177,095 85,595 91,505 354,925 171,210 183,715
60 to 64 years 152,805 73,865 78,940 324,095 156,450 167,645
65 years and over 387,315 176,530 210,780 848,985 395,560 453,425
65 to 69 years 131,035 62,615 68,420 287,520 139,490 148,035
70 to 74 years 89,675 42,495 47,180 201,785 97,675 104,110
75 to 79 years 66,510 30,605 35,905 145,225 68,715 76,510
80 to 84 years 48,820 21,960 26,860 105,255 48,645 56,610
85 years and over 51,280 18,860 32,420 109,190 41,035 68,155
85 to 89 years 31,475 12,740 18,735 67,510 27,930 39,575
90 to 94 years 14,875 4,905 9,965 31,815 10,615 21,205
95 to 99 years 4,195 1,055 3,140 8,545 2,215 6,330
100 years and over 740 155 580 1,325 275 1,050
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 14.7 15.5 13.9 14.9 15.6 14.2
15 to 64 years 69.6 69.8 69.4 66.9 67.0 66.7
65 years and over 15.7 14.7 16.7 18.3 17.4 19.1
85 years and over 2.1 1.6 2.6 2.3 1.8 2.9
Average age of the population 41.0 40.1 41.9 42.3 41.5 43.1
Median age of the population 40.9 39.7 42.0 43.0 41.9 44.0

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 October 31, 2020).

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