Stats and Data

The District of Saanich is a district municipality on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Its 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.


The 2011 Community Profile for Saanich provides a detailed demographic profile from the 2011 Census.  Additional Census profiles are available from Statistics Canada, and BC Stats.

2016 Census data is also available.

Population by Local Area

Census population data for local areas [PDF - 179 KB] shows population changes between 2001 and 2011. 2016 Census data will be released by Statistics Canada soon.


Population Projections, Trend and Capacity Build-Out Analysis (2013).