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 Immigrant Population


Population Growth The city of Chilliwack has a population of approximately 101,700, including First Nation communities within city boundaries. Chilliwack has seen steady growth over the past five years, adding approximately 8,670 residents (9.4%) over this period, and a similar growth rate is expected over the next 5 years. Chilliwack is the second-fastest growing CMA […]


Religion & Multiculturalism Canada supports and promotes cultural and religious diversities. As such, Statistics Canada reports that there is substantial growth in diverse religions. Public schools in Canada are secular, although there are some private schools that operate under a particular faith. In public schools and other public facilities, Christian holidays, such as Christmas and […]