Households & Housing Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population About 80% of Chilliwack households are located in urban or suburban areas. Housing development originated in Chilliwack proper, on the north side of the highway. Then growth spread south through the Sardis-Vedder corridor and up the hillsides, south of the highway. As much of Chilliwack’s […]

Language & Ethnicity

Languages Canada is a bilingual country with English and French as the official languages. However, the primary language of the province of British Columbia is English. The data table above shows languages spoken at home in Chilliwack. Ethnic Origin This table displays census data collected on ethnic origin as well as the top countries of […]


Population Growth The population of the city of Chilliwack is 93,203 with a growth rate of 11.2 percent over the last census period (2016-2021).  Chilliwack is the second-fastest growing CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) in Canada. Population by Age The median age in the City of Chilliwack is 42.4. Chilliwack has a higher percentage of children […]


Religion & Multiculturalism According to Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), 58.3% of the population in Chilliwack reported a religious affiliation, while 41.7% said they had no religious affiliation. For British Columbia as a whole, 55.9% of the population reported a religious affiliation, while 44.1% had no religion. The most frequently reported religious affiliation […]