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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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2019-07-01
British ColumbiaProvince4,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,924,2335,071,336
Alberni-ClayoquotRegional District31,23831,43031,44432,57233,315
Bulkley-NechakoRegional District41,44639,53139,76839,45439,614
CapitalRegional District342,865357,049374,298406,276418,511
CaribooRegional District66,70164,29463,24364,70565,456
Central CoastRegional District3,7823,2563,3063,4863,584
Central KootenayRegional District58,46157,73959,21762,30263,311
Central OkanaganRegional District155,977171,012186,128208,369217,229
Columbia-ShuswapRegional District50,16551,74851,06954,39555,823
Comox ValleyRegional District58,45561,89065,06270,25172,625
Cowichan ValleyRegional District75,24979,41581,89788,31290,448
East KootenayRegional District58,17557,44458,61363,25164,695
Fraser-Fort GeorgeRegional District97,34895,71494,563100,165103,392
Fraser ValleyRegional District250,342269,584287,821316,574331,533
Greater VancouverRegional District2,098,1262,217,1872,419,0342,612,8812,691,343
Kitimat-StikineRegional District41,94339,18438,10738,91639,150
Kootenay BoundaryRegional District32,42431,60831,79032,83133,432
Mount WaddingtonRegional District13,17111,99811,75911,50411,667
NanaimoRegional District133,879143,672150,516164,469169,960
Northern RockiesRegional District6,0456,2116,3115,3564,956
North OkanaganRegional District76,53180,24883,13688,72490,850
Okanagan-SimilkameenRegional District80,21081,62681,29686,92989,075
Peace RiverRegional District57,63761,11363,11866,16766,880
Powell RiverRegional District20,21020,21920,15620,85521,102
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (North Coast)Regional District21,92119,96219,05819,11319,303
Squamish-LillooetRegional District35,11937,15440,48446,56646,357
StikineRegion788625665731734
StrathconaRegional District41,39143,55844,12247,26349,085
Sunshine CoastRegional District27,04928,58829,15831,25931,810
Thompson-NicolaRegional District123,513127,925131,630140,557146,096
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,543,32137,589,262

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males2,510,789
Females2,560,547
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-17 years868,559
18-64 years3,254,715
65+ years948,062
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years468,921
10-19 years521,779
20-29 years690,552
30-39 years717,836
40-49 years646,413
50-59 years723,713
60-69 years659,506
70-79 years413,294
80-89 years182,674
90+ years46,648
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