Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

North Vancouver, District municipality

Population, 2021 and 2016 censuses

16

Provincial population rank: 16

National population rank: 69 of 4,831

2.9%

In 2021, the enumerated population of North Vancouver (District municipality), was 88,168, which represents a change of 2.9% from 2016. This compares to the provincial average of 7.6% and the national average of 5.2%.

5.5%

In 2021, there were 32,700 private dwellings occupied in North Vancouver (District municipality), which represent a change of 5.5% from 2016.

548.8

The land area of North Vancouver (District municipality) is 160.66 square kilometres and the population density was 548.8 people per square kilometre.

Population change for North Vancouver (District municipality) and higher level geographies, 2016 to 2021

North Vancouver (District municipality) — Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2016 to 2021

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Metro Vancouver A RDA 18,612 16,133 15.4
Burrard Inlet 3 IRI 2,373 2,141 r 10.8
North Vancouver CY 58,120 52,898 9.9
Burnaby CY 249,125 232,755 7.0
Belcarra VL 687 643 6.8
Anmore VL 2,356 2,210 6.6
Vancouver CY 662,248 631,486 4.9
West Vancouver DM 44,122 42,473 3.9
Port Moody CY 33,535 33,551 0.0
Capilano 5 IRI 2,899 2,931 -1.1
Seymour Creek 2 IRI 105 123 -14.6

British Columbia [PR] — Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Langford CY 46,584 35,342 31.8
Southern Gulf Islands RDA 6,101 4,732 28.9
Lake Country DM 15,817 12,922 22.4
Squamish DM 23,819 19,497 r 22.2
Tsinstikeptum 9 IRI 9,134 7,612 20.0

British Columbia [PR] — Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2021 2016 % change
Peace River C RDA 5,947 6,667 r -10.8
Peace River B RDA 5,379 5,628 -4.4
Merritt CY 7,051 7,139 -1.2
Cariboo A RDA 6,169 6,234 r -1.0
Esquimalt DM 17,533 17,655 -0.7
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