Vancouver, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Vancouver, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Vancouver in 2022 is 2,632,000, a 1% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Vancouver in 2021 was 2,606,000, a 0.97% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Vancouver in 2020 was 2,581,000, a 0.98% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Vancouver in 2019 was 2,556,000, a 0.99% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,313,000
Montreal 4,277,000
Vancouver 2,632,000
Calgary 1,611,000
Edmonton 1,519,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,423,000
Quebec 838,000
Winnipeg 833,000
Hamilton 776,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 579,000
London 515,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 421,000
Halifax 417,000
Oshawa 406,000
Victoria 394,000
Windsor 340,000
Saskatoon 337,000
Vancouver - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 2,632,000 1.00%
2021 2,606,000 0.97%
2020 2,581,000 0.98%
2019 2,556,000 0.99%
2018 2,531,000 1.28%
2017 2,499,000 1.26%
2016 2,468,000 1.27%
2015 2,437,000 1.25%
2014 2,407,000 1.30%
2013 2,376,000 1.24%
2012 2,347,000 1.29%
2011 2,317,000 1.71%
2010 2,278,000 1.79%
2009 2,238,000 1.82%
2008 2,198,000 1.76%
2007 2,160,000 1.84%
2006 2,121,000 1.34%
2005 2,093,000 1.26%
2004 2,067,000 1.27%
2003 2,041,000 1.29%
2002 2,015,000 1.26%
2001 1,990,000 1.58%
2000 1,959,000 1.66%
1999 1,927,000 1.64%
1998 1,896,000 1.61%
1997 1,866,000 1.63%
1996 1,836,000 2.63%
1995 1,789,000 2.76%
1994 1,741,000 2.71%
1993 1,695,000 2.73%
1992 1,650,000 2.74%
1991 1,606,000 3.01%
1990 1,559,000 3.04%
1989 1,513,000 3.00%
1988 1,469,000 3.02%
1987 1,426,000 3.03%
1986 1,384,000 1.84%
1985 1,359,000 1.72%
1984 1,336,000 1.75%
1983 1,313,000 1.78%
1982 1,290,000 1.74%
1981 1,268,000 1.68%
1980 1,247,000 1.63%
1979 1,227,000 1.66%
1978 1,207,000 1.68%
1977 1,187,000 1.63%
1976 1,168,000 1.57%
1975 1,150,000 1.50%
1974 1,133,000 1.43%
1973 1,117,000 1.55%
1972 1,100,000 1.48%
1971 1,084,000 3.73%
1970 1,045,000 3.98%
1969 1,005,000 3.93%
1968 967,000 3.98%
1967 930,000 3.91%
1966 895,000 7.06%
1965 836,000 7.32%
1964 779,000 7.30%
1963 726,000 7.40%
1962 676,000 7.30%
1961 630,000 1.61%
1960 620,000 0.98%
1959 614,000 1.15%
1958 607,000 1.17%
1957 600,000 1.01%
1956 594,000 1.02%
1955 588,000 1.20%
1954 581,000 1.04%
1953 575,000 1.05%
1952 569,000 1.25%
1951 562,000 1.08%
1950 556,000 0.00%