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Population in 2011: 92,308
Population in 2006: 82,465
Population in 2001: 74,003

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

11.9%
British Columbia:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

11.4%
Province:

5.3%

Total private houses: 38,986
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 36,234
Land area (km2): 1220.12

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

75.7
Nearby towns and cities:

451.0


This city population and houses statistics

Other nearby cities

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

24,882 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

24,107 CAD
British Columbia:

24,867 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
Here:

13.3%
Province:

17.3%
Earnings and income details for Chilliwack

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 3,345
Here:

4.2%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 1,590
Here:

4.1%
Province:

24.2%
Female: 1,760
Here:

4.3%
Province:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 5,605
Here:

7.0%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Male: 2,660
Here:

6.8%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 2,945
This city:

7.2%
British Columbia:

4.9%

This city Minority Population Characteristics

This city citizenship and immigration Details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
Here:

63.5%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This city:

60.1%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
This city:

5.5%
Province:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Noteworthy people related to Chilliwack

Birthplace of:
  • Rita Steblin (Writer)
  • Andy Thompson
  • Dona Cadman (Politician)
  • Dave Archibald (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Brett Sonne (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Steven Lewis Point (Politician)
  • Brittney Wilson
  • Mark Strahl (Politician)
  • Robert Random
  • Tasha Tilberg (Model)
  • Mike Lindstrom (CFL Player)
  • Amber Allen (Football)
  • Patrick Gallagher
  • Margaret Commodore (Politician)
  • Wayne R. Smith
  • Kevin Hill (Sportsman)
Death place of:
  • Harry James Barber (Politician)
  • William Adams (Politician)
  • William Harold Hicks (Politician)
  • Reg Whitehouse (Football)

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 44,960
Here:

59.8%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 22,485
Here:

61.1%
Province:

59.4%
Female: 22,480
Here:

58.5%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 30,275
Here:

40.2%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 14,330
This city:

38.9%
Province:

40.6%
Female: 15,950
This city:

41.5%
British Columbia:

43.6%

Chilliwack - Married

This city - Not married

Chilliwack marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in Chilliwack

Average family income in this city in 2005

Chilliwack families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this city

First official language spoken in Chilliwack

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for this city

IUCN protected areas in this city

  • Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park

Mobility status in 2006

Chilliwack - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city mobility details

Airlines in Chilliwack

  • Air Southwest

Stadiums located in Chilliwack

  • Prospera Centre
  • Exhibition Stadium

Magazines located in this city

  • The Jazz Discography (ISSN: 1700-439X)

Radio stations in this city

  • CFUN-FM (107.5 MHz)
  • CHWK-FM (89.5 MHz)
  • VF2522 (88.1 MHz)

Universities in this city

  • University of the Fraser Valley

Chilliwack schools

Sports teams located in this city

  • Chilliwack Bruins (Hockey)
  • Quesnel Millionaires (Hockey)
  • Richmond Sockeyes (Hockey)

Airports in Chilliwack

  • Chilliwack Airport (IATA: YCW, ICAO: CYCW)

Lakes located in this city

  • Sumas Lake

Companies in Chilliwack

  • Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Limited
  • Rainbow Greenhouses

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

41.2
British Columbia:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

81.5%
British Columbia:

84.6%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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