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1996 Census Divisions

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SGCName1996 Population1996 Dwellings (1)Area Sq.Km.Boundary Change?1991 Boundary Unadjusted Population1991 Adjusted Boundary PopulationIncomplete IR Enumeration 1 = Yes 1996Incomplete IR Enumeration 1 = Yes 1991
23000Alberni-Clayoquot31,65212,2967,738No031,22400
51000Bulkley-Nechako41,64214,29272,101No038,34300
17000Capital317,989136,3652,317No0299,55011
41000Cariboo66,47524,18869,169No061,05911
45000Central Coast3,9211,34025,122No03,48201
3000Central Kootenay58,09923,49723,237No051,07300
35000Central Okanagan136,54153,8593,007No0111,84600
39000Columbia-Shuswap48,11619,03830,180No041,66500
25000Comox-Strathcona97,66638,24419,851No082,72911
19000Cowichan Valley70,97827,2973,379No060,56001
1000East Kootenay56,36622,01728,344No052,36800
59000Fort Nelson-Liard5,8561,90882,561No05,03800
53000Fraser-Fort George98,97434,95151,197No090,73900
9000Fraser Valley222,39779,17313,991Yes68,681186,16310
15000Greater Vancouver1,831,665697,4292,821Yes1,542,7441,602,59010
49000Kitimat-Stikine43,61814,68791,909Yes42,05341,53500
5000Kootenay Boundary32,90613,4957,907No031,19400
43000Mount Waddington14,6015,44921,464No013,89610
21000Nanaimo121,78349,7532,041No0101,73600
37000North Okanagan71,60727,7817,830No061,74400
7000Okanagan-Similkameen75,93332,42610,411No066,70110
55000Peace River56,47719,814109,541No053,31700
27000Powell River19,9368,1955,101No018,47701
47000Skeena-Queen Charlotte24,7958,80120,028Yes23,76924,28700
31000Squamish-Lillooet29,40111,20916,534No023,42111
57000Stikine Region (not a R.D.)1,391571116,144No02,15300
29000Sunshine Coast24,91410,5343,879No020,78501
33000Thompson-Nicola118,80144,92444,872No0104,38601
0British Columbia3,724,5001,433,533892,677     

Notes:
(1) Includes all private dwellings occupied by usual residents as well as those occupied by temporary and/or foreign residents.

Source:  1996 + 1991 Census, Statistics Canada

Prepared by:  BC Stats, Ministry of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government