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The population development of British Columbia.

NameStatusPopulation
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1997-07-01
Population
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2002-07-01
Population
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2007-07-01
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2012-07-01
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2017-07-01
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2021-07-01
 
British ColumbiaProvince3,948,5834,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,929,3845,214,805
CanadaCountry29,905,94831,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,23638,246,108

Contents: Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations

The population development of the metropolitan areas and census agglomerations in British Columbia.

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Name StatusProvince(s)Population
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1997-07-01
Population
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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
 
Abbotsford - MissionMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia145,868155,316166,354176,526193,390205,847
Campbell RiverCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......36,03836,99340,16342,870
ChilliwackCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......88,69497,595108,962119,725
CourtenayCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......50,55153,05457,24260,973
CranbrookCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......25,08025,69827,30628,094
Dawson CreekCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......11,64312,19112,99813,715
DuncanCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......42,76043,94846,96148,951
Fort St. JohnCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......26,56528,31529,80230,139
KamloopsCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......97,468102,073110,509117,620
KelownaMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia145,314155,950170,995186,137208,476229,400
NanaimoCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......96,089101,238111,163117,972
NelsonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,47318,33919,20920,119
ParksvilleCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......27,29328,12130,47131,537
PentictonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......42,60743,22045,54047,506
Port AlberniCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......25,87725,66326,25427,455
Powell RiverCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,03816,86317,46017,819
Prince GeorgeCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......86,69486,84291,99396,553
Prince RupertCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......13,65413,31213,32813,740
QuesnelCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......23,47423,96424,14924,234
Salmon ArmCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,06117,81518,87219,728
SquamishCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......16,10218,41021,52824,161
TerraceCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......15,84715,97416,40417,472
VancouverMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia1,957,7662,098,1702,216,9482,418,9382,616,9042,773,148
VernonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......57,63760,12864,51167,800
VictoriaMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia318,159328,301342,052358,426390,665415,573
Williams LakeCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......19,38418,85819,00919,503

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

Explanation: Boundaries of metropolitan areas and census agglomerations according to the definition of 2016. In contrast to census figures, population estimates are adjusted for underenumeration.