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Population in 2011: 179,839
Population in 2006: 162,276
Population in 2001: 147,739

2006 to 2011 Population Change
This city:

10.8%
Province:

7.0%
2001 to 2006 Population Change
Here:

9.8%
Province:

5.3%

Total private dwellings: 83,836
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 74,942
Land area (km2): 2904.86

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

61.9
British Columbia:

4.8


Kelowna population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

  • Vernon (58,584 pop., 24.7 miles )

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in this city

Hospitals inside this city

  • Kelowna General Hospital

Occupation and Industry

Labour force activity in this city

Participation rate
This city:

64.0%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Employment rate
This city:

60.7%
Province:

61.6%
Unemployment rate
Here:

5.1%
Province:

6.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for this city

Federal Corporations inside this city

  • One Click Voice Inc.
  • 7035462 CANADA INC.
  • ALTENE (CANADA) INC.
  • Canada Strategic Financial Ltd.
  • DAKSTJ Ventures LTD.
  • GLOBAL VILLAGE BACKPACKERS (VANCOUVER) INC.
  • KeyNote Productions Inc.
  • NORTHERN AIR SUPPORT LTD.
  • SNC-LAVALIN O&M SERVICES INC.
  • Urban Distilleries Inc.

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Kelowna

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue - Kelowna

Most used at home - this city

Other used at home - Kelowna

Used at work - this city

Language Details for this city

Mobility Status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

This city - Place of residence in 2001

This city Mobility Details

Earning and Income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
This city:

23,692 CAD
Province:

25,722 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

25,039 CAD
Province:

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

13.3%
Province:

17.3%
Earings and Income details for this city

TV Stations Located in this city

  • CHBC-TV (Channel: 2)

Airports Located in Kelowna

  • Kelowna (Alpine) Heliport (TC LID: CAB7)
  • Kelowna (Wildcat Helicopters) Heliport (TC LID: CWC2)
  • Kelowna International Airport (TC LID: CYLW)

Universities inside this city

  • University of British Columbia

Companies Located in this city

  • Altek Power Corporation
  • CAMMAC GROUP INC.
  • Diamcor Mining Inc.
  • FirstSmart Sensor Corp.
  • Golden Raven Resources Ltd.
  • Metalex Ventures Ltd.
  • Paragon Pharmacies Limited (formerly Rinoa Enterprises Ltd.)
  • QHR Technologies Inc.
  • Savary Capital Corp.
  • Sun-Rype Products Ltd.
  • Wolf Capital Corp.

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
Here:

44.2
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

85.4%
Province:

84.6%

This city Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of Kelowna

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Kelowna

Households types in Kelowna

Average family income in this city in 2005

This city Families And Households Characteristics

Radio stations inside this city

  • CBTK-FM (88.9)
  • CHSU-FM (99.9)
  • CILK-FM (93.1)
  • CJUI-FM (103.9)
  • CKFR-AM (1150)
  • CKKO-FM (96.3)
  • CKLZ-FM (104.7)
  • CKQQ-FM (103.1)

Citizenship and Immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 8,320
Here:

5.2%
British Columbia:

24.8%
Male: 4,015
Here:

5.1%
British Columbia:

24.2%
Female: 4,310
Here:

5.2%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 6,120
Here:

3.8%
Province:

4.8%
Male: 2,930
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

4.7%
Female: 3,185
This city:

3.9%
British Columbia:

4.9%

Kelowna Minority

Kelowna Citizenship and Immigration Details

Martial Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 91,410
Here:

59.6%
British Columbia:

57.9%
Male: 45,680
Here:

62.0%
British Columbia:

59.4%
Female: 45,725
This city:

57.3%
Province:

56.4%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 62,085
This city:

40.4%
British Columbia:

42.1%
Male: 28,005
This city:

38.0%
British Columbia:

40.6%
Female: 34,080
Here:

42.7%
British Columbia:

43.6%

This city - Married

Kelowna - Not married

Kelowna Marital Status Details

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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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