Friday, February 20, 2015

Vancouver Island Population Change 2001-2014

This is a table of the population of each regional district and what percentage of Vancouver Island's population it makes up

Regional District    2014          2011          2006          2001
Capital          372,463 49.3% 367,632 49.0% 355,438 49.3% 340,672 49.6%
Nanaimo          152,518 20.1% 148,770 19.8% 141,214 19.6% 129,838 18.9%
Cowichan Valley   82,407 10.9%  81,845 10.9%  78,361 10.9%  73,925 10.8%
Comox             64,639  8.5%  64,417  8.6% 103,042 14.3%  98,168 14.3%
Strathcona        44,869  5.9%  43,928  5.9% (was included with above)
Alberni Clayoquot 30,876  4.1%  31,581  4.2%  31,076  4.3%  30,741  4.5%
Mount Waddington  11,523  1.5%  11,716  1.6%  11,995  1.7%  13,667  2.0%
TOTAL            759,295       749,529       721,126       687,011
(Until 2008 there was a single Comox-Strathcona Regional District)

Municipalities ordered by population

Municipality          2014    2001
1) Saanich          110,767 108,688
2) Nanaimo           88,869  75,113
3) Victoria          83,200  77,450
Nanaimo RD UI        39,426  37,315(1)
Cowichan Valley UI   36,492  32,479
4) Langford          34,677  20,068
5) Campbell River    32,720  29,173
6) North Cowichan    29,760  27,159
Capital RD UI        25,480  22,949
7) Courtney          24,806  18,886
Comox RD UI          22,465   (2)
8) Oak Bay           17,448  18,011
9) Port Alberni      16,683  17,786
10) Colwood          16,636  14,638
11) Esquimalt        16,207  17,021
12) Central Saanich  15,784  16,028
13) Comox            13,862  11,305
14) Sooke            12,257   9,218
15) Parksville       12,227  10,456
16) Sidney           11,153  11,314
17) North Saanich    10,941  10,645
18) View Royal       10,714   7,728
Alberni-Clayoquot UI 10,452   9,818
Strathcona UI        10,164    (2)
19) Qualicum Beach    8,500   6,954
20) Ladysmith         8,273   6,698
21) Metchosin         4,968   5,110
22) Duncan            4,770   4,740
23) Port Hardy        3,978   4,846
Mount Waddington UI   3,785   4,136
24) Cumberland        3,506   2,617
25) Lantzville        3,496   (1)
26) Lake Cowichan     3,112   2,849
27) Port McNeill      2,518   2,924
28) Highlands         2,221   1,804
29) Tofino            2,119   1,557
30) Ucluelet          1,622   1,580
31) Gold River        1,261   1,367
32) Port Alice          799   1,173
33) Alert bay           443     588
34) Sayward             307     385
35) Tahsis              307     607
36) Zeballos            110     224

NOTES
(1) Lantzville incorporated in 2003
(2) Comox-Strathcona RD split in 2007
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