Victoria, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Victoria, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Victoria in 2020 is 386,000, a 1.05% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Victoria in 2019 was 382,000, a 1.06% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Victoria in 2018 was 378,000, a 1.34% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Victoria in 2017 was 373,000, a 1.36% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,197,000
Montreal 4,221,000
Vancouver 2,581,000
Calgary 1,547,000
Edmonton 1,461,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,393,000
Quebec 826,000
Winnipeg 817,000
Hamilton 767,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 562,000
London 508,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 416,000
Halifax 413,000
Oshawa 398,000
Victoria 386,000
Windsor 336,000
Saskatoon 325,000
Victoria - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 386,000 1.05%
2019 382,000 1.06%
2018 378,000 1.34%
2017 373,000 1.36%
2016 368,000 1.10%
2015 364,000 1.39%
2014 359,000 1.41%
2013 354,000 1.14%
2012 350,000 1.45%
2011 345,000 0.88%
2010 342,000 0.88%
2009 339,000 0.89%
2008 336,000 0.90%
2007 333,000 0.91%
2006 330,000 0.92%
2005 327,000 1.24%
2004 323,000 0.94%
2003 320,000 1.27%
2002 316,000 1.28%
2001 312,000 0.32%
2000 311,000 0.65%
1999 309,000 0.32%
1998 308,000 0.65%
1997 306,000 0.66%
1996 304,000 1.00%
1995 301,000 1.01%
1994 298,000 1.02%
1993 295,000 1.37%
1992 291,000 1.04%
1991 288,000 2.13%
1990 282,000 2.55%
1989 275,000 2.23%
1988 269,000 2.67%
1987 262,000 2.34%
1986 256,000 1.99%
1985 251,000 1.62%
1984 247,000 2.07%
1983 242,000 1.68%
1982 238,000 1.71%
1981 234,000 1.30%
1980 231,000 1.32%
1979 228,000 1.79%
1978 224,000 1.36%
1977 221,000 1.38%
1976 218,000 2.83%
1975 212,000 3.92%
1974 204,000 3.03%
1973 198,000 3.66%
1972 191,000 3.24%
1971 185,000 1.65%
1970 182,000 1.11%
1969 180,000 1.12%
1968 178,000 1.14%
1967 176,000 1.15%
1966 174,000 2.35%
1965 170,000 2.41%
1964 166,000 2.47%
1963 162,000 2.53%
1962 158,000 2.60%
1961 154,000 3.36%
1960 149,000 3.47%
1959 144,000 3.60%
1958 139,000 3.73%
1957 134,000 3.08%
1956 130,000 4.00%
1955 125,000 3.31%
1954 121,000 3.42%
1953 117,000 3.54%
1952 113,000 3.67%
1951 109,000 3.81%
1950 105,000 0.00%