Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vancouver [Census metropolitan area], British Columbia and British Columbia [Province]

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Characteristic Vancouver
British Columbia
[Census metropolitan area]
British Columbia

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Household characteristics
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 130 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Owner 612,005 ... ... 1,279,020 ... ...
Renter 348,700 ... ... 599,360 ... ...
Band housing 190 ... ... 3,590 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 131 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Condominium 293,765 ... ... 416,770 ... ...
Not condominium 667,130 ... ... 1,465,200 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 132 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
No bedrooms 17,175 ... ... 22,705 ... ...
1 bedroom 208,400 ... ... 311,035 ... ...
2 bedrooms 259,450 ... ... 514,015 ... ...
3 bedrooms 215,335 ... ... 513,135 ... ...
4 or more bedrooms 260,530 ... ... 521,075 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 133 960,890 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1 to 4 rooms 413,395 ... ... 642,910 ... ...
5 rooms 129,200 ... ... 274,780 ... ...
6 rooms 100,710 ... ... 235,845 ... ...
7 rooms 83,140 ... ... 199,715 ... ...
8 or more rooms 234,455 ... ... 528,720 ... ...
Average number of rooms per dwelling 5.6 ... ... 6.0 ... ...
Total - Private households by number of persons per room - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 134 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
One person or fewer per room 927,685 ... ... 1,839,850 ... ...
More than 1 person per room 33,210 ... ... 42,120 ... ...
Total - Private households by housing suitability - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 135 960,890 ... ... 1,881,965 ... ...
Suitable 890,535 ... ... 1,781,905 ... ...
Not suitable 70,365 ... ... 100,060 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 136 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1960 or before 128,710 ... ... 267,560 ... ...
1961 to 1980 253,845 ... ... 559,485 ... ...
1981 to 1990 151,760 ... ... 289,565 ... ...
1991 to 2000 171,550 ... ... 331,865 ... ...
2001 to 2005 71,265 ... ... 125,335 ... ...
2006 to 2010 95,910 ... ... 171,945 ... ...
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 137 87,855 ... ... 136,210 ... ...
Total - Occupied private dwellings by dwelling condition - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 138 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
Only regular maintenance or minor repairs needed 906,230 ... ... 1,763,105 ... ...
Major repairs needed 54,665 ... ... 118,865 ... ...
Total - Private households by number of household maintainers - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 139 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
1 household maintainer 555,795 ... ... 1,091,500 ... ...
2 household maintainers 364,605 ... ... 725,675 ... ...
3 or more household maintainers 40,495 ... ... 64,790 ... ...
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 140 960,895 ... ... 1,881,970 ... ...
15 to 24 years 30,220 ... ... 58,620 ... ...
25 to 34 years 142,600 ... ... 253,950 ... ...
35 to 44 years 171,450 ... ... 304,185 ... ...
45 to 54 years 209,675 ... ... 378,545 ... ...
55 to 64 years 188,785 ... ... 390,185 ... ...
65 to 74 years 126,445 ... ... 288,165 ... ...
75 to 84 years 66,025 ... ... 152,225 ... ...
85 years and over 25,700 ... ... 56,085 ... ...
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 141 953,380 ... ... 1,832,420 ... ...
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 648,420 ... ... 1,320,210 ... ...
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 304,955 ... ... 512,210 ... ...
30% to less than 100% 240,995 ... ... 420,705 ... ...
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 608,080 ... ... 1,242,600 ... ...
% of owner households with a mortgageCensus data footnote 142 60.3 ... ... 58.6 ... ...
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costsCensus data footnote 141 25.4 ... ... 20.7 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,376 ... ... 1,149 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,622 ... ... 1,387 ... ...
Median value of dwellings ($)Census data footnote 144 800,220 ... ... 500,874 ... ...
Average value of dwellings ($)Census data footnote 144 1,005,920 ... ... 720,689 ... ...
Total - Tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 347,220 ... ... 592,825 ... ...
% of tenant households in subsidized housingCensus data footnote 145 13.1 ... ... 12.5 ... ...
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costsCensus data footnote 141 43.5 ... ... 43.3 ... ...
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,136 ... ... 1,036 ... ...
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)Census data footnote 143 1,242 ... ... 1,149 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver [Census metropolitan area], 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 January 20, 2022).

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