Median Age


Median age of the population

Methods and Limitations:

Population estimates based on the Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2016 as delineated in the 2016 Census.

Postcensal estimates are based on the latest census counts adjusted for census net undercoverage (including adjustment for incompletely enumerated Indian reserves) and for the estimated population growth that occurred since that census. Intercensal estimates are based on postcensal estimates and census counts adjusted of the censuses preceding and following the considered year.

Preliminary postcensal population estimates for census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and census agglomerations (CAs) in British Columbia were prepared by BC Stats. They were produced using a regression model based upon changes in residential electrical (hydro) connections and Ministry of Health Client Registry counts. These estimates were adjusted to Statistics Canada’s provincial estimates. Please note that for this specific case, the sum of components does not equal the population growth for preliminary data.


Canada and Provinces: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0005-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by age and sex

CMA and CA: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0135-01. Population estimates, July 1, by census metropolitan area and census agglomeration, 2016 boundaries.

CD: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0139-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by census division, 2016 boundaries

CSD: Statistics Canada. Table 17-10-0142-01 (formerly CANSIM 051-0001). Population estimates on July 1st, by census subdivision, 2016 boundaries


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