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British Columbia

Province in Canada

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The population development in British Columbia as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
2002-07-01
Population
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2007-07-01
Population
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2012-07-01
Population
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2017-07-01
Population
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2018-07-01
British ColumbiaProvince4,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,922,1524,991,687
Alberni-ClayoquotRegional District31,23831,43031,44332,55733,131
Bulkley-NechakoRegional District41,44639,53139,76939,46639,720
CapitalRegional District342,865357,058374,286406,637411,784
CaribooRegional District66,70164,29463,23364,71065,086
Central CoastRegional District3,7823,2563,3053,4843,493
Central KootenayRegional District58,46157,73959,20162,31862,880
Central OkanaganRegional District155,977171,012186,115208,255212,316
Columbia-ShuswapRegional District50,16551,74851,08054,36355,436
Comox ValleyRegional District58,45561,89065,05870,23771,294
Cowichan ValleyRegional District75,24979,41581,90388,29689,800
East KootenayRegional District58,17557,44458,61863,21164,042
Fraser-Fort GeorgeRegional District97,34895,71494,562100,208101,094
Fraser ValleyRegional District250,342269,587287,821316,543321,176
Greater VancouverRegional District2,098,1262,217,1752,419,1222,610,6172,650,011
Kitimat-StikineRegional District41,94339,30638,10038,94639,079
Kootenay BoundaryRegional District32,42431,60831,78432,80732,965
Mount WaddingtonRegional District13,17111,99811,75511,51711,598
NanaimoRegional District133,879143,672150,533164,470166,925
Northern RockiesRegional District6,0456,2116,3055,3695,333
North OkanaganRegional District76,53180,24883,13088,71389,745
Okanagan-SimilkameenRegional District80,21081,62681,29086,97087,880
Peace RiverRegional District57,63761,11363,10666,29366,484
Powell RiverRegional District20,21020,21920,15120,86421,080
Skeena-Queen CharlotteRegional District21,92119,96219,04819,11019,069
Squamish-LillooetRegional District35,11937,15440,47446,35347,138
StikineRegion788503667730710
StrathconaRegional District41,39143,55844,12547,26048,039
Sunshine CoastRegional District27,04928,58829,15331,27031,613
Thompson-NicolaRegional District123,513127,925131,632140,578142,766
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,540,26837,058,856

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: The tabulated population estimates consider the results of the 2016 census. In contrast to census figures, they are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2018)
Males2,470,926
Females2,520,761
Age Groups (E 2018)
0-17 years866,977
18-64 years3,211,985
65+ years912,725
Age Distribution (E 2018)
0-9 years469,986
10-19 years519,531
20-29 years674,307
30-39 years692,960
40-49 years646,792
50-59 years727,845
60-69 years645,394
70-79 years391,517
80+ years223,355
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Canada3,133,790
America138,440
Europe342,920
Africa46,830
Asia861,535
Oceania36,720
Mother Tongue (C 2016)
English3,208,795
French58,510
Aboriginal language8,660
Other language1,268,075
Multiple languages104,025