The District of Saanich's population in 2016 was 114,148 making it the largest municipality in the Capital Regional District, the eighth largest in the province, and the 44th largest in Canada.
Housing Needs Report
Saanich has developed a Housing Needs Report that provides information on housing conditions in the municipality, as well as future needs across the housing continuum. Council received the Report on November 16, 2020. As per provincial legislation, the Housing Needs Report is required to be updated every five years.
2016 Census data for Saanich is available from Statistics Canada and BC Stats.
Population by Local Area
Census population data for local areas [PDF - 179 KB] shows population changes between 2001 and 2016.
- Capital Regional District 2019-2038 Population, Dwelling Units and Employment Projection Report (2019).
- Saanich Population Projections, Trend and Capacity Build-Out Analysis (2013).