Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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This table presents the 2011 and 2006 population counts and the 2011 dwelling counts, land area, population density and population ranking for Canada, the selected province or territory, and the census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations within the selected province or territory. It also shows the percentage change in the population counts between 2006 and 2011.

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Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, 2011 and 2006 censuses
Geographic name Type Population Private dwellings, 2011 Land area in square kilometres, 2011 Population density per square kilometre, 2011 Population national rank, 2011
2011 2006 % change Total Occupied by usual residents National Prov. / Terr.
Geographic name: alpha sort Z to A Geographic name: alpha sort A to Z   Population, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, 2006 - total: sort highest to lowest Population, 2006 - total: sort lowest to highest Population, % change: sort highest to lowest Population, % change: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - total: sort lowest to highest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort highest to lowest Private dwellings, 2011 - occupied by usual residents: sort lowest to highest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort highest to lowest Land area in square kilometres, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort highest to lowest Population density per square kilometre, 2011: sort lowest to highest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort highest to lowest Population rank, 2011 - national: sort lowest to highest  
Canada    33,476,688 31,612,897 5.9 14,569,633 13,320,614 8,965,121.42 3.7    
British Columbia    4,400,057 4,113,487 7.0 1,945,365 1,764,637 922,509.29 4.8    
Vancouver CMA 2,313,328 2,116,581 9.3 949,565 891,336 2,882.55 802.5 3 1
Victoria  CMA 344,615 330,088 4.4 167,229 153,328 696.15 495.0 15 2
Kelowna CMA 179,839 162,276 10.8 83,836 74,942 2,904.86 61.9 22 3
Abbotsford - Mission CMA 170,191 159,020 7.0 63,821 59,317 605.18 281.2 23 4
Kamloops CA 98,754 92,797 A 6.4 44,554 40,728 5,668.64 17.4 37 5
Nanaimo CA 98,021 92,361 6.1 44,795 41,902 1,280.84 76.5 38 6
Chilliwack CA 92,308 82,465 A 11.9 38,986 36,234 1,220.12 75.7 42 7
Prince George CA 84,232 83,225 1.2 37,176 33,990 17,686.50 4.8 46 8
Vernon CA 58,584 55,418 5.7 27,860 24,426 1,040.82 56.3 56 9
Courtenay CA 55,213 51,383 A 7.5 26,302 24,512 625.13 88.3 58 10
Duncan CA 43,252 41,387 4.5 18,793 17,822 373.68 115.7 68 11
Penticton CA 42,361 41,303 A 2.6 20,931 19,200 1,724.95 24.6 71 12
Campbell River CA 36,096 34,707 A 4.0 16,409 15,418 1,737.37 20.8 77 13
Parksville CA 27,822 26,518 4.9 14,173 12,983 81.76 340.3 92 14
Fort St. John CA 26,380 25,136 4.9 11,210 10,351 620.80 42.5 96 15
Port Alberni CA 25,465 25,343 A 0.5 12,210 11,201 1,728.72 14.7 99 16
Cranbrook CA 25,037 24,138 3.7 11,172 10,407 4,568.03 5.5 100 17
Quesnel CA 22,096 21,049 A 5.0 9,872 9,225 14,207.04 1.6 104 18
Williams Lake CA 18,490 18,760 -1.4 8,372 7,630 2,656.73 7.0 110 19
Salmon Arm CA 17,683 16,205 9.1 7,849 7,413 165.57 106.8 114 20
Squamish CA 17,479 15,256 14.6 7,069 6,626 105.59 165.5 116 21
Powell River CA 16,689 16,537 0.9 8,201 7,510 800.72 20.8 119 22
Terrace CA 15,569 15,420 A 1.0 6,673 6,241 73.91 210.6 124 23
Prince Rupert CA 13,052 13,392 -2.5 6,059 5,185 222.94 58.5 131 24
Dawson Creek CA 11,583 10,994 5.4 5,406 4,859 24.37 475.4 145 25

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adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
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