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2011 Census Data

The first release of data gathered from the 2011 Census shows that Burnaby’s population has grown by 10%. For more information, visit Statistics Canada.

Population and Dwelling Counts

Burnaby, CY Greater Vancouver, RD
Population in 2011 223,218 2,313,328
Population in 2006 202,799 2,116,581
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 10.1 9.3
Total private dwellings* 91,383 949,565
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents ** 86,839 891,336
Population density per square kilometre 2,463.5 802.5
Land area (square km) 90.61 2,882.55

*Total private dwellings - A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

**Private dwellings occupied by usual residents - A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

Source: Statistics Canada

Population Growth 1891-2011

 

Age Groups as Percentage of Population

Burnaby Population by Age and Sex - 2006 and 2011

Population in 2006 Population in 2011
Male Female Total % of Total Population Male Female Total % of Total Population
Total population by age groups 98,770 104,030 202,800   109,245 113,970 223,215
0 to 4 years 4,900 4,615 9,510 4.7% 5,615 5,190 10,800 4.8%
5 to 9 years 4,840 4,640 9,480 4.7% 5,050 4,850 9,905 4.4%
10 to 14 years 5,555 5,300 10,850 5.4% 5,335 5,080 10,415 4.7%
15 to 19 years 6,630 6,160 12,790 6.3% 6,810 6,320 13,130 5.9%
20 to 24 years 8,180 7,850 16,030 7.9% 9,075 8,555 17,625 7.9%
25 to 29 years 7,440 7,345 14,785 7.3% 9,135 8,965 18,105 8.1%
30 to 34 years 7,070 7,700 14,775 7.3% 8,145 8,265 16,410 7.4%
35 to 39 years 7,695 8,335 16,025 7.9% 7,640 8,270 15,910 7.1%
40 to 44 years 8,285 8,810 17,095 8.4% 8,145 9,095 17,240 7.7%
45 to 49 years 7,780 8,510 16,295 8.0% 8,785 9,480 18,270 8.2%
50 to 54 years 7,325 7,850 15,175 7.5% 8,155 8,820 16,970 7.6%
55 to 59 years 6,215 6,630 12,845 6.3% 7,230 7,775 15,005 6.7%
60 to 64 years 4,405 4,605 9,010 4.4% 6,055 6,480 12,535 5.6%
65 to 69 years 3,650 4,110 7,760 3.8% 4,250 4,460 8,705 3.9%
70 to 74 years 3,250 3,500 6,745 3.3% 3,375 3,960 7,335 3.3%
75 to 79 years 2,590 3,065 5,655 2.8% 2,850 3,205 6,050 2.7%
80 to 84 years 1,725 2,465 4,190 2.1% 2,010 2,515 4,530 2.0%
85 years and over 1,235 2,550 3,790 1.9% 1,590 2,690 4,280 1.9%
Median age of the population 38.1 40.0 39.1   38.6 40.8 39.8  
% of the population aged 0 to 14 years 15.5% 14.0% 14.7%   14.6% 13.3% 13.9%  
% of the population aged 15 and over 84.5% 86.0% 85.3%   85.4% 86.7% 86.1%  
% of the population aged 65 and over 12.6% 15.1% 13.9%   12.9% 14.8% 13.8%  
Source: Statistics Canada
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