A population projection is a forecast of future population growth. BC Stats applies the Component/Cohort-Survival method to project the population. This method "grows" the population from the latest base year estimate by forecasting births, deaths and migration by age. These forecasts are based on past trends modified to account for possible future changes and should be viewed as only one possible scenario of future population.
All population estimates and projections are as of July 1st.
British Columbia Population Projections
Last updated September 2020
Population Projections Application
Last updated November 2022
Access, customize and download sub-provincial population projections data by age and sex for various administrative areas.