World Population
Canada

Vancouver Population

Vancouver is the city in British Columbia province of Canada, located in lower mainland of BC, lies between Burrard Inlet to the north and the Fraser River to the south. Vancouver population in 2021 is estimated to be 646,476, covers city area of 114.97 sq km (44.39 sq mi), ranks third populous city of Canada. Vancouver is the most ethnical and diverse city of the world. The Greater Vancouver is the metropolitan area with its major urban center around Vancouver city.

Vancouver city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearVancouver Population
1950556,369
1955581,150
1960613,683
1965779,247
19701,005,083
19751,133,372
19801,226,900
19851,335,564
19901,513,240
19951,741,396
20001,927,372
20052,067,102
20102,237,942
20112,278,216
20152,406,529
2020*2,555,884
2025*2,682,509
2035*2,933,171
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Vancouver city Population(UA)

Greater Vancouver

Greater Vancouver population in 2021 is estimated to be 2.75 million, also known as Metro Vancouver, is the metropolitan area with its major urban centre being the city of Vancouver. The Greater Vancouver population will soon reach 3 million people by 2025. By 2021 population density of Greater area is 875 per sq km. The Greater Vancouver population in 2016 is 2.46 million, as compared to 2.31 million in 2011 with the percent change of 6.5 from 2011 to 2016 and change of 11.13 percent from 2016 to 2020. Total private dwellings are 1 million.

Vancouver City(2021)Greater Vancouver(2020)
Population646,4762,737,698
Area114.97 sq km (44.39 sq mi)2,882.68 sq km (1113 sq mi)
Rank3(Canada)
Reference: statcan cma


Vancouver Language demographics

Below is the languages of Vancouver city according to 2016 census:

LanguagesPopulation
English1,622,740
French8,625
Non-official languages621,100
Aboriginal languages105
Algonquian languages25
Cree-Montagnais languages15
Cree; n.o.s.15
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages10
Ojibway10
Athabaskan languages15
Northern Athabaskan languages15
Dene10
Haida5
Salish languages15
Lillooet5
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin)5
Siouan languages10
Dakota10
Tsimshian languages10
Gitxsan (Gitksan)5
Nisga'a5
Wakashan languages5
Haisla5
Heiltsuk5
Aboriginal languages; n.o.s.15
Non-Aboriginal languages621,000
Afro-Asiatic languages11,900
Berber languages35
Kabyle15
Berber languages20
Cushitic languages695
Bilen5
Oromo75
Somali610
Cushitic languages5
Semitic languages11,160
Amharic535
Arabic8,675
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic400
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic300
Harari10
Hebrew785
Maltese5
Tigrigna350
Semitic languages85
Afro-Asiatic languages10
Austro-Asiatic languages15,000
Khmer (Cambodian)620
Vietnamese14,365
Austro-Asiatic languages; n.i.e15
Austronesian languages35,340
Bikol65
Cebuano1,090
Fijian100
Hiligaynon355
Ilocano1,465
Malagasy5
Malay1,050
Pampangan (Kapampangan; Pampango)135
Pangasinan55
Tagalog (Pilipino; Filipino)30,695
Waray-Waray55
Austronesian languages260
Creole languages290
Creole; n.o.s.205
Creole languages80
Dravidian languages3,355
Kannada95
Malayalam885
Tamil1,935
Telugu425
Dravidian languages10
Hmong-Mien languages55
Indo-European languages220,605
Albanian525
Armenian505
Balto-Slavic languages25,645
Baltic languages160
Latvian65
Lithuanian95
Slavic languages25,490
Belarusan10
Bosnian540
Bulgarian925
Croatian1,795
Czech1,030
Macedonian125
Polish4,490
Russian10,795
Serbian3,475
Serbo-Croatian435
Slovak780
Slovene (Slovenian)60
Ukrainian1,005
Slavic languages25
Celtic languages35
Scottish Gaelic10
Welsh20
Germanic languages4,660
Afrikaans520
Danish180
Dutch690
German2,890
Icelandic50
Norwegian70
Swedish220
Vlaams (Flemish)15
Yiddish10
Germanic languages5
Greek1,730
Indo-Iranian languages156,840
Indo-Aryan languages127,625
Bengali1,575
Gujarati2,740
Hindi11,230
Kashmiri5
Konkani35
Marathi245
Nepali550
Oriya (Odia)35
Punjabi (Panjabi)104,855
Sindhi595
Sinhala (Sinhalese)595
Urdu5,165
Iranian languages29,035
Kurdish1,020
Pashto660
Persian (Farsi)27,355
Indo-Iranian languages175
Italic (Romance) languages30,665
Catalan60
Italian3,950
Portuguese5,115
Romanian3,220
Spanish18,315
Italic (Romance) languages15
Japanese8,235
Kartvelian languages15
Georgian15
Korean34,225
Mongolic languages160
Mongolian160
Niger-Congo languages730
Akan (Twi)125
Bamanankan5
Edo15
Ewe15
Fulah (Pular; Pulaar; Fulfulde)5
Ga5
Ganda10
Igbo35
Lingala35
Rundi (Kirundi)55
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)45
Shona40
Swahili155
Wolof5
Yoruba40
Niger-Congo languages155
Nilo-Saharan languages105
Dinka40
Nilo-Saharan languages65
Sign languages830
American Sign Language300
Quebec Sign Language5
Sign languages; n.i.e530
Sino-Tibetan languages285,515
Chinese languages283,885
Cantonese132,185
Hakka670
Mandarin138,680
Min Dong65
Min Nan (Chaochow; Teochow; Fukien; Taiwanese)4,640
Wu (Shanghainese)2,495
Chinese; n.o.s.5,045
Chinese languages100
Tibeto-Burman languages1,625
Burmese685
Karenic languages690
Tibetan165
Tibeto-Burman languages85
Tai-Kadai languages1,015
Lao335
Thai670
Tai-Kadai languages; n.i.e5
Turkic languages1,550
Azerbaijani185
Turkish1,190
Uyghur100
Uzbek40
Turkic languages40
Uralic languages1,980
Estonian80
Finnish435
Hungarian1,470
Other languages110


Vancouver Population by Race

Immigrants by selected place of birth:

NationalityPopulationMaleFemale
Americas65,32530,72034,605
Brazil2,8551,1751,685
Colombia3,0751,4001,675
El Salvador4,4052,2352,170
Guyana920420500
Haiti260110155
Jamaica2,2301,1601,070
Mexico7,8553,4204,435
Peru2,7001,1601,540
Trinidad and Tobago1,9358951,045
United States26,44512,75513,695
Other places of birth in Americas12,6455,9956,645
Europe170,93083,89087,040
Bosnia and Herzegovina3,9251,9052,025
Croatia4,1152,0752,035
France3,4401,8001,640
Germany13,5206,4807,040
Greece2,8851,5201,370
Hungary3,7001,8951,810
Ireland3,8352,1001,735
Italy10,3955,3505,045
Netherlands6,3003,1303,170
Poland10,4804,8855,590
Portugal4,6602,3152,345
Romania7,1103,4453,665
Russian Federation8,4603,6554,810
Serbia3,7751,8901,885
Ukraine5,4802,5902,885
United Kingdom56,53028,24528,280
Other places of birth in Europe22,32010,61511,705
Africa32,10016,26015,840
Algeria425275150
Egypt2,1101,130980
Ethiopia1,665835825
Kenya4,0651,8752,190
Morocco730385345
Nigeria1,205630570
Somalia1,010485525
South Africa; Republic of8,2054,2653,935
Other places of birth in Africa12,6906,3656,325
Asia697,305319,470377,835
Afghanistan4,8602,4452,420
Bangladesh1,870945925
China188,96584,380104,580
Hong Kong71,72032,95038,770
India125,64061,24564,395
Iran35,25017,90517,345
Iraq5,2152,6602,555
Japan10,6753,1407,535
Korea; South36,86016,74520,120
Lebanon1,8601,040820
Pakistan9,2204,7254,500
Philippines96,68540,63556,040
Sri Lanka4,1602,1601,995
Syria2,3101,1701,140
Taiwan37,42516,85020,575
Viet Nam24,02511,23512,790
Other places of birth in Asia40,56019,24021,325
Oceania and other places of birth23,88511,32512,560
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth:
NationalityPopulationMaleFemale
Americas10,095
Brazil960
Colombia460
Cuba65
Haiti15
Jamaica155
Mexico2,295
United States4,065
Venezuela220
Other places of birth in Americas1,855
Europe13,610
France785
Germany770
Ireland1,210
Moldova200
Romania545
Russian Federation1,405
Ukraine945
United Kingdom3,855
Other places of birth in Europe3,895
Africa4,355
Algeria55
Cameroon55
Congo; Democratic Republic of the115
Côte d'Ivoire10
Egypt510
Eritrea300
Ethiopia255
Morocco115
Nigeria375
Somalia350
South Africa; Republic of850
Tunisia70
Other places of birth in Africa1,300
Asia112,400
Afghanistan855
Bangladesh385
China35,895
Hong Kong1,695
India21,380
Iran8,315
Iraq1,850
Israel300
Japan1,845
Korea; South6,640
Lebanon210
Nepal215
Pakistan1,670
Philippines20,205
Saudi Arabia335
Sri Lanka460
Syria1,785
Taiwan2,325
Turkey365
United Arab Emirates340
Viet Nam1,510
Other places of birth in Asia3,840
Oceania and other2,075
Australia1,140
Other places of birth935

Aboriginal population

AboriginalPopulationMaleFemale
Aboriginal identity61,45529,07532,380
Single Aboriginal responses59,59528,19531,400
First Nations (North American Indian)35,76516,87018,900
Métis23,42511,14512,280
Inuk (Inuit)405180220
Multiple Aboriginal responses1,070505565
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere790375420
Non-Aboriginal identity2,364,7801,156,3251,208,450

Visible minority population

RegionPopulationMaleFemale
South Asian291,005145,545145,460
Chinese474,655221,985252,670
Black29,83015,46514,370
Filipino123,17054,26068,910
Latin American34,80516,49018,315
Arab16,4308,8057,635
Southeast Asian44,90521,40023,505
West Asian46,01023,45522,555
Korean52,98024,46528,515
Japanese30,11012,58017,535
Visible minority; n.i.e.6,4903,1653,330
Multiple visible minorities35,29017,42017,870
Not a visible minority1,240,555620,380620,170

Ethnic origin population

EthnicPopulation
North American Aboriginal origins74,700
First Nations (North American Indian)52,305
Inuit600
Métis24,505
Other North American origins353,945
Acadian1,520
American32,115
Canadian331,205
New Brunswicker10
Newfoundlander660
Nova Scotian75
Ontarian35
Québécois750
Other North American origins170
European origins1,195,185
British Isles origins763,525
Channel Islander155
Cornish245
English470,340
Irish275,355
Manx770
Scottish341,075
Welsh44,935
British Isles origins55,695
French origins147,835
Alsatian115
Breton45
Corsican75
French147,715
Western European origins (except French origins)312,330
Austrian21,260
Bavarian80
Belgian8,205
Dutch77,635
Flemish955
Frisian195
German222,025
Luxembourger330
Swiss11,340
Western European origins455
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)130,095
Danish23,025
Finnish14,085
Icelandic11,055
Norwegian49,335
Swedish40,690
Northern European origins5,320
Eastern European origins256,190
Bulgarian2,940
Byelorussian1,825
Czech11,710
Czechoslovakian2,560
Estonian2,540
Hungarian25,860
Latvian2,455
Lithuanian4,155
Moldovan720
Polish70,590
Romanian17,490
Russian58,535
Slovak6,345
Ukrainian94,400
Eastern European origins2,230
Southern European origins196,295
Albanian1,330
Bosnian2,675
Catalan65
Croatian15,670
Cypriot345
Greek16,085
Italian87,875
Kosovar170
Macedonian865
Maltese1,185
Montenegrin600
Portuguese24,575
Serbian10,160
Sicilian210
Slovenian3,050
Spanish43,990
Yugoslavian3,275
Southern European origins230
Other European origins18,865
Basque475
Jewish11,230
Roma (Gypsy)325
Slavic505
Other European origins6,470
Caribbean origins16,395
Antiguan130
Bahamian160
Barbadian1,310
Bermudan155
Carib60
Cuban870
Dominican535
Grenadian280
Guadeloupean10
Haitian635
Jamaican6,455
Kittitian/Nevisian95
Martinican20
Montserratan15
Puerto Rican280
St. Lucian115
Trinidadian/Tobagonian3,120
Vincentian/Grenadinian325
West Indian1,440
Caribbean origins1,485
Latin; Central and South American origins49,100
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)1,790
Arawak55
Argentinian1,360
Belizean35
Bolivian185
Brazilian4,065
Chilean3,840
Colombian4,600
Costa Rican460
Ecuadorian740
Guatemalan1,985
Guyanese1,240
Hispanic1,200
Honduran1,120
Maya620
Mexican15,115
Nicaraguan1,060
Panamanian195
Paraguayan285
Peruvian3,100
Salvadorean5,310
Uruguayan285
Venezuelan1,555
Latin; Central and South American origins2,450
African origins40,665
Central and West African origins4,965
Akan30
Angolan55
Ashanti65
Beninese30
Burkinabe20
Cameroonian85
Chadian10
Congolese675
Edo60
Ewe55
Gabonese10
Gambian20
Ghanaian1,270
Guinean125
Ibo200
Ivorian45
Liberian205
Malian20
Malinké10
Nigerian1,680
Peulh20
Senegalese45
Sierra Leonean90
Togolese80
Wolof0
Yoruba130
Central and West African origins400
North African origins7,325
Algerian615
Berber185
Coptic120
Dinka15
Egyptian3,405
Libyan210
Maure105
Moroccan1,480
Sudanese940
Tunisian380
North African origins170
Southern and East African origins17,295
Afrikaner365
Amhara115
Bantu235
Burundian195
Djiboutian0
Eritrean950
Ethiopian2,020
Harari0
Kenyan1,170
Malagasy80
Mauritian760
Oromo120
Rwandan305
Seychellois15
Somali2,105
South African6,485
Tanzanian425
Tigrian180
Ugandan595
Zambian120
Zimbabwean565
Zulu65
Southern and East African origins1,390
Other African origins11,685
Black1,460
Other African origins10,325
Asian origins1,128,155
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins86,090
Afghan7,500
Arab4,655
Armenian2,845
Assyrian450
Azerbaijani890
Georgian550
Hazara55
Iranian44,355
Iraqi5,205
Israeli2,075
Jordanian585
Kazakh275
Kurd1,980
Kuwaiti100
Kyrgyz155
Lebanese5,320
Palestinian2,245
Pashtun325
Saudi Arabian550
Syrian2,780
Tajik240
Tatar650
Turk5,185
Turkmen75
Uighur100
Uzbek245
Yemeni255
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins2,135
South Asian origins287,900
Bangladeshi1,510
Bengali755
Bhutanese100
East Indian243,135
Goan320
Gujarati615
Kashmiri145
Nepali1,155
Pakistani10,825
Punjabi30,670
Sinhalese530
Sri Lankan5,065
Tamil1,060
South Asian origins7,200
East and Southeast Asian origins759,850
Burmese1,970
Cambodian (Khmer)2,510
Chinese499,175
Filipino133,925
Hmong115
Indonesian4,935
Japanese37,630
Karen890
Korean55,505
Laotian1,775
Malaysian4,230
Mongolian1,000
Singaporean895
Taiwanese20,345
Thai3,330
Tibetan445
Vietnamese34,915
East and Southeast Asian origins630
Other Asian origins1,805
Other Asian origins1,805
Oceania origins26,820
Australian8,360
New Zealander3,340
Pacific Islands origins15,550
Fijian13,085
Hawaiian865
Maori565
Polynesian345
Samoan245
Pacific Islands origins680


Nativity by Place of Birth

CitizenshipPopulationMaleFemale
Canadian citizens2,103,1151,032,6951,070,420
Canadian citizens aged under 18403,685208,715194,970
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over1,699,430823,985875,450
Not Canadian citizens323,120152,705170,415
Immigrant status and period of immigration:
Type/PeriodPopulationMaleFemale
Non-immigrants1,358,990686,180672,805
Immigrants989,540461,660527,885
Before 1981209,975100,680109,295
1981 to 1990120,73056,30564,425
1991 to 2000247,835114,340133,490
2001 to 2010268,470123,240145,230
2001 to 2005124,89057,19067,695
2006 to 2010143,58066,05077,535
2011 to 2016142,53567,09075,440
Non-permanent residents77,70037,56040,140


Vancouver Housing

According to 2016 population census, Vancouver housing statistics are, 282,355 are in single detached house, 160,060 are in apartment in a building that has five or more storeys, 93,415 are in row houses, 156,445 are in apartment or flat in a duplex, 242,205 are apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys, 4,580 are in movable dwelling. 275,455 households are with 1 person, 300,170 are with 2 persons, 153,085 are with 3 persons, 139,180 are with 4 persons, 93,000 are 5 or more persons, and average household size is 2.5.

Vancouver mortgage rates are high in some of the areas, Pricing with mortgage brokers can be just as competitive as a bank, as long as the broker doesn't take too much off the top. Vancouver mortgage brokers falls under the Mortgage Brokers Association of BC , Vancouver mortgage brokers are licensed by the province and must meet the requirements outlined by the Financial Institutions Commission some of the mortgage brokers are True North, Butler, IntelliMortgage, Spin Mortgage, MortgagePal, Mortgage Alliance, Centum and Prospera. When purchasing a new home or property you may choose to use the services of various professionals who have a role in your new home purchase.


References

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