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British Columbia

Province in Canada

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NameStatusPopulation
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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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2021-07-01
British ColumbiaProvince4,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,929,3845,214,805
Alberni-ClayoquotRegional District31,23831,43031,44432,57934,244
Bulkley-NechakoRegional District41,44639,53139,76839,45839,814
CapitalRegional District342,865357,049374,298406,681432,062
CaribooRegional District66,70164,29463,24364,71065,548
Central CoastRegional District3,7823,2563,3063,4853,624
Central KootenayRegional District58,46157,73959,21762,32464,464
Central OkanaganRegional District155,977171,012186,128208,476229,401
Columbia-ShuswapRegional District50,16551,74851,06954,40657,567
Comox ValleyRegional District58,45561,89065,06270,26774,727
Cowichan ValleyRegional District75,24979,41581,89788,33391,913
East KootenayRegional District58,17557,44458,61363,28066,694
Fraser-Fort GeorgeRegional District97,34895,71494,563100,203104,339
Fraser ValleyRegional District250,342269,584287,821316,680340,003
Greater VancouverRegional District2,098,1262,217,1872,419,0342,616,9132,773,150
Kitimat-StikineRegional District41,94339,18438,10738,92540,423
Kootenay BoundaryRegional District32,42431,60831,79032,83933,650
Mount WaddingtonRegional District13,17111,99811,75911,50711,684
NanaimoRegional District133,879143,672150,516164,533173,721
Northern RockiesRegional District6,0456,2116,3115,3604,926
North OkanaganRegional District76,53180,24883,13688,74593,425
Okanagan-SimilkameenRegional District80,21081,62681,29686,94391,212
Peace RiverRegional District57,63761,11363,11866,19567,483
Powell RiverRegional District20,21020,21920,15620,85921,441
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (North Coast)Regional District21,92119,96219,05819,11719,497
Squamish-LillooetRegional District35,11937,15440,48446,67248,323
StikineRegion788625665731708
StrathconaRegional District41,39143,55844,12247,26650,166
Sunshine CoastRegional District27,04928,58829,15831,26832,307
Thompson-NicolaRegional District123,513127,925131,630140,629148,289
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,23638,246,108

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2021)
Males2,578,973
Females2,635,832
Age Groups (E 2021)
0-17 years873,990
18-64 years3,315,921
65+ years1,024,894
Age Distribution (E 2021)
0-9 years470,258
10-19 years513,387
20-29 years701,739
30-39 years762,718
40-49 years657,647
50-59 years718,744
60-69 years689,368
70-79 years457,714
80-89 years194,169
90+ years49,061
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