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1996 Development Regions
Grouped with Census Divisions

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SGCName1991 Population (1)1996 PopulationPopulation % Change1996 Dwellings (2)Area Sq.Km.
1VANCOUVER ISLAND/COAST61165467852610.927893987013
23000Alberni-Clayoquot31224316521.4122967738
17000Capital2995503179896.21363652317
45000Central Coast3482392112.6134025122
25000Comox-Strathcona827299766618.13824419851
19000Cowichan Valley605607097817.2272973379
43000Mount Waddington13896146015.1544921464
21000Nanaimo10173612178319.7497532041
27000Powell River18477199367.981955101
2MAINLAND/SOUTHWEST183295921083771579834537225
9000Fraser Valley18616322239719.57917313991
15000Greater Vancouver1602590183166514.36974292821
31000Squamish-Lillooet234212940125.51120916534
29000Sunshine Coast207852491419.9105343879
3THOMPSON/OKANAGAN38634245099816.717802896300
35000Central Okanagan11184613654122.1538593007
39000Columbia-Shuswap416654811615.51903830180
37000North Okanagan617447160716277817830
7000Okanagan-Similkameen667017593313.83242610411
33000Thompson-Nicola10438611880113.84492444872
4KOOTENAY1346351473719.55900959488
3000Central Kootenay510735809913.82349723237
1000East Kootenay52368563667.62201728344
5000Kootenay Boundary31194329065.5134957907
5CARIBOO151798165449959139120366
41000Cariboo61059664758.92418869169
53000Fraser-Fort George90739989749.13495151197
6NORTH COAST65822684133.923488111937
49000Kitimat-Stikine415354361851468791909
47000Skeena-Queen Charlotte24287247952.1880120028
7NECHAKO40496430336.314863188245
51000Bulkley-Nechako38343416428.61429272101
57000Stikine Region21531391-35.4571116144
8NORTHEAST58355623336.821722192102
59000Fort Nelson-Liard5038585616.2190882561
55000Peace River53317564775.919814109541
0BRITISH COLUMBIA3282061372450013.51433533892676

Notes:
(1) 1991 Census counts are adjusted as necessary to enable direct comparisons between 1991 and 1996.
(2) 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