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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
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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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2018-07-01
 
British ColumbiaProvince3,948,5834,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,922,1524,991,687
CanadaCountry29,905,94831,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,540,26837,058,856

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
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2012-07-01
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2017-07-01
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2018-07-01
 
Abbotsford - MissionMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia145,868155,316166,354176,538193,317196,007
Campbell RiverCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......36,03836,99440,16640,848
ChilliwackCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......88,69497,582108,921110,600
CourtenayCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......50,55153,05257,22358,085
CranbrookCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......25,08025,69427,31227,582
Dawson CreekCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......11,64312,18513,02113,068
DuncanCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......42,76043,95046,91847,630
Fort St. JohnCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......26,56528,31629,88429,957
KamloopsCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......97,468102,072110,477112,361
KelownaMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia145,314155,950170,995186,126208,254212,311
NanaimoCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......96,089101,242111,122112,881
NelsonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,47318,33719,19419,371
ParksvilleCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......27,29328,12930,46830,860
PentictonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......42,60743,21845,52246,128
Port AlberniCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......25,87725,66326,25726,720
Powell RiverCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,03816,86217,44817,626
Prince GeorgeCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......86,69486,84691,98592,792
Prince RupertCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......13,65413,30213,32613,354
QuesnelCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......23,47423,96224,13424,274
Salmon ArmCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......17,06117,81618,90119,307
SquamishCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......16,10218,38821,51121,881
TerraceCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......15,84715,96916,43716,496
VancouverMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia1,957,7662,098,1702,216,9482,419,0302,610,6052,650,005
VernonCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......57,63760,12364,49465,294
VictoriaMetropolitan AreaBritish Columbia318,159328,301342,052358,422390,613395,523
Williams LakeCensus AgglomerationBritish Columbia......19,38418,85419,02719,144

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

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