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

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Characteristic Vancouver, CY
British Columbia
[Census subdivision]
Greater Vancouver, RD
British Columbia
[Census division]
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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 79 618,210 301,665 316,545 2,426,235 1,185,405 1,240,835
Aboriginal identityCensus data footnote 80 13,905 6,650 7,255 61,455 29,075 32,380
Single Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 81 13,435 6,420 7,020 59,600 28,200 31,400
First Nations (North American Indian)Census data footnote 82 8,930 4,220 4,705 35,770 16,870 18,895
Métis 4,405 2,155 2,250 23,430 11,150 12,280
Inuk (Inuit) 105 45 60 400 180 220
Multiple Aboriginal responsesCensus data footnote 83 260 135 125 1,065 505 560
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhereCensus data footnote 84 205 100 110 795 375 420
Non-Aboriginal identity 604,305 295,015 309,290 2,364,775 1,156,330 1,208,455
Total - Population by Registered or Treaty Indian status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 85 618,210 301,665 316,545 2,426,230 1,185,400 1,240,830
Registered or Treaty IndianCensus data footnote 86 6,785 3,170 3,620 24,115 11,160 12,950
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 611,425 298,495 312,925 2,402,120 1,174,240 1,227,880
Total - Aboriginal ancestry for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 87 618,210 301,665 316,545 2,426,235 1,185,400 1,240,830
Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 88 3,750 1,800 1,950 13,620 6,545 7,070
Single Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 89 3,630 1,730 1,900 13,305 6,385 6,925
First Nations (North American Indian) single ancestryCensus data footnote 82 3,205 1,485 1,715 10,895 5,120 5,770
Métis single ancestry 375 215 160 2,265 1,190 1,075
Inuit single ancestry 45 30 20 150 75 75
Multiple Aboriginal ancestries (only)Census data footnote 90 115 65 50 310 155 155
First Nations (North American Indian) and Métis ancestries 115 60 55 285 145 145
First Nations (North American Indian) and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 20 15 0
Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 10 0 0
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and Inuit ancestries 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 91 13,585 6,585 7,000 61,085 29,110 31,980
Single Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 92 13,000 6,335 6,665 58,700 28,025 30,675
First Nations (North American Indian) and non-Aboriginal ancestries 9,325 4,535 4,795 38,750 18,490 20,255
Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 3,580 1,760 1,820 19,600 9,360 10,230
Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 90 40 50 355 170 180
Multiple Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ancestriesCensus data footnote 93 585 250 340 2,385 1,085 1,305
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis and non-Aboriginal ancestries 560 245 315 2,305 1,065 1,235
First Nations (North American Indian), Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 25 0 15 30 10 25
Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 0 0 0 30 10 20
First Nations (North American Indian), Métis, Inuit and non-Aboriginal ancestries 0 0 0 20 10 15
Non-Aboriginal ancestry (only)Census data footnote 94 600,875 293,280 307,600 2,351,530 1,149,745 1,201,780

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Greater Vancouver, RD [Census division], 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 November 29, 2021).

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