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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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2020-07-01
British ColumbiaProvince4,100,1614,290,9844,566,7694,929,3845,147,712
Alberni-ClayoquotRegional District31,23831,43031,44432,57933,885
Bulkley-NechakoRegional District41,44639,53139,76839,45839,713
CapitalRegional District342,865357,049374,298406,681425,503
CaribooRegional District66,70164,29463,24364,71065,575
Central CoastRegional District3,7823,2563,3063,4853,565
Central KootenayRegional District58,46157,73959,21762,32463,911
Central OkanaganRegional District155,977171,012186,128208,476222,748
Columbia-ShuswapRegional District50,16551,74851,06954,40656,899
Comox ValleyRegional District58,45561,89065,06270,26773,664
Cowichan ValleyRegional District75,24979,41581,89788,33390,776
East KootenayRegional District58,17557,44458,61363,28065,782
Fraser-Fort GeorgeRegional District97,34895,71494,563100,203103,975
Fraser ValleyRegional District250,342269,584287,821316,680335,229
Greater VancouverRegional District2,098,1262,217,1872,419,0342,616,9132,737,681
Kitimat-StikineRegional District41,94339,18438,10738,92539,921
Kootenay BoundaryRegional District32,42431,60831,79032,83933,430
Mount WaddingtonRegional District13,17111,99811,75911,50711,770
NanaimoRegional District133,879143,672150,516164,533171,990
Northern RockiesRegional District6,0456,2116,3115,3604,996
North OkanaganRegional District76,53180,24883,13688,74592,184
Okanagan-SimilkameenRegional District80,21081,62681,29686,94390,057
Peace RiverRegional District57,63761,11363,11866,19567,284
Powell RiverRegional District20,21020,21920,15620,85921,224
Skeena-Queen Charlotte (North Coast)Regional District21,92119,96219,05819,11719,414
Squamish-LillooetRegional District35,11937,15440,48446,67247,363
StikineRegion788625665731710
StrathconaRegional District41,39143,55844,12247,26649,308
Sunshine CoastRegional District27,04928,58829,15831,26831,723
Thompson-NicolaRegional District123,513127,925131,630140,629147,432
CanadaCountry31,358,41832,889,02534,714,22236,545,29538,005,238

Source: Statistics Canada (web).

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


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2020)
Males2,545,728
Females2,601,984
Age Groups (E 2020)
0-17 years873,740
18-64 years3,287,036
65+ years986,936
Age Distribution (E 2020)
0-9 years470,103
10-19 years521,368
20-29 years698,782
30-39 years740,337
40-49 years649,294
50-59 years720,742
60-69 years674,171
70-79 years436,574
80-89 years188,423
90+ years47,918
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