Cowichan Valley Regional District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cowichan Valley
Cowichan Valley Regional District
Cowichan Lake
Official logo of Cowichan Valley
A map of British Columbia depicting its 29 regional districts and equivalent municipalities. One is highlighted in red.
Location in British Columbia
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Administrative office locationDuncan
Government
 • TypeRegional district
 • BodyBoard of directors
 • ChairIan Morrison (F)
 • Vice chairSierra Acton (B)
 • Electoral areas
  • A – Mill Bay/Malahat
  • B – Shawnigan Lake
  • C – Cobble Hill
  • D – Cowichan Bay
  • E – Cowichan Station/Sahtlam/Glenora
  • F – Cowichan Lake South/Skutz Falls
  • G – Saltair/Gulf Islands
  • H – North Oyster/Diamond
  • I – Youbou/Meade Creek
Area
 • Land3,474.52 km2 (1,341.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total89,013
 • Density25.6/km2 (66/sq mi)
Websitewww.cvrd.ca Edit this at Wikidata

The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia is on the southern part of Vancouver Island,[3] bordered by the Nanaimo and Alberni-Clayoquot Regional Districts to the north and northwest, and by the Capital Regional District to the south and east. As of the 2021 Census, the Regional District had a population of 89,013. The regional district offices are in Duncan.

Geography[edit]

The Cowichan Valley Regional District covers an area between the Stuart Channel and Saanich Inlet on the east coast of Vancouver Island and the southern part of the West Coast Trail, with Cowichan Lake and Cowichan Valley proper located in its central region. It includes the Gulf Islands of Thetis, Penelakut and Valdes. The total land area is 3,473.12 km² (1,340.98 sq mi).

Communities[edit]

Incorporated communities[edit]

Indigenous Reserves[edit]

Electoral areas[edit]

A[edit]

B[edit]

C[edit]

D[edit]

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As a census division in the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Cowichan Valley Regional District had a population of 89,013 living in 37,290 of its 40,174 total private dwellings, a change of 6.3% from its 2016 population of 83,739. With a land area of 3,472.48 km2 (1,340.73 sq mi), it had a population density of 25.6/km2 (66.4/sq mi) in 2021.[4]

Panethnic groups in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (1986–2021)
Panethnic
group
2021[5] 2016[6] 2011[7] 2006[8] 2001[9] 1996[10] 1991[11][12] 1986[13][14][15]: 104 
Pop. % Pop. % Pop. % Pop. % Pop. % Pop. % Pop. % Pop. %
European[a] 71,460 81.83% 68,415 83.55% 66,975 85.13% 65,875 86.14% 62,275 87.32% 62,445 88.54% 52,955 88.09% 46,080 88.57%
Indigenous 10,985 12.58% 9,660 11.8% 8,525 10.84% 7,420 9.7% 6,260 8.78% 5,655 8.02% 5,110 8.5% 4,025 7.74%
South Asian 1,295 1.48% 1,260 1.54% 1,150 1.46% 1,440 1.88% 1,360 1.91% 1,235 1.75% 1,155 1.92% 1,380 2.65%
East Asian[b] 1,280 1.47% 1,025 1.25% 880 1.12% 765 1% 665 0.93% 655 0.93% 405 0.67% 350 0.67%
Southeast Asian[c] 905 1.04% 715 0.87% 655 0.83% 520 0.68% 300 0.42% 190 0.27% 175 0.29% 55 0.11%
African 630 0.72% 305 0.37% 185 0.24% 160 0.21% 215 0.3% 190 0.27% 140 0.23% 65 0.12%
Latin American 265 0.3% 150 0.18% 100 0.13% 95 0.12% 65 0.09% 30 0.04% 30 0.05% 35 0.07%
Middle Eastern[d] 140 0.16% 130 0.16% 35 0.04% 75 0.1% 75 0.11% 70 0.1% 145 0.24% 35 0.07%
Other[e] 375 0.43% 225 0.27% 160 0.2% 130 0.17% 95 0.13% 50 0.07%
Total responses 87,330 98.11% 81,885 97.79% 78,675 97.94% 76,475 99.41% 71,315 99.05% 70,525 99.36% 60,115 99.27% 52,025 99.16%
Total population 89,013 100% 83,739 100% 80,332 100% 76,929 100% 71,998 100% 70,978 100% 60,560 100% 52,466 100%
  • Note: Totals greater than 100% due to multiple origin responses.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Statistic includes all persons that did not make up part of a visible minority or an indigenous identity.
  2. ^ Statistic includes total responses of "Chinese", "Korean", and "Japanese" under visible minority section on census.
  3. ^ Statistic includes total responses of "Filipino" and "Southeast Asian" under visible minority section on census.
  4. ^ Statistic includes total responses of "West Asian" and "Arab" under visible minority section on census.
  5. ^ Statistic includes total responses of "Visible minority, n.i.e." and "Multiple visible minorities" under visible minority section on census.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Board of Directors". Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census divisions, 2021 and 2016 censuses – 100% data (British Columbia)". Statistics Canada. January 30, 2022. Retrieved February 1, 2022.
  3. ^ "Cowichan Valley Regional District". BC Geographical Names.
  4. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada and census divisions". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 3, 2022.
  5. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (October 26, 2022). "Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  6. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (October 27, 2021). "Census Profile, 2016 Census". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  7. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (November 27, 2015). "NHS Profile". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  8. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (August 20, 2019). "2006 Community Profiles". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  9. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (July 2, 2019). "2001 Community Profiles". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  10. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (June 4, 2019). "Electronic Area Profiles Profile of Census Divisions and Subdivisions, 1996 Census". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  11. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (March 29, 2019). "1991 Census Area Profiles Profile of Census Divisions and Subdivisions – Part B". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  12. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (March 29, 2019). "Data tables, 1991 Census Population by Ethnic Origin (24), Showing Single and Multiple Origins (2) – Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  13. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (June 27, 2019). "Data tables, 1986 Census Census Profile for Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 Census – Part A". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  14. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (June 27, 2019). "Data tables, 1986 Census Census Profile for Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 1986 Census – Part B". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  15. ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (April 3, 2013). "Canada's aboriginal population by census subdivisions from the 1986 Census of Canada". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2023.
  • [1] Community Profile: Cowichan Valley Regional District, British Columbia; Statistics Canada]

External links[edit]