Households

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

Population Growth The city of Chilliwack has a 2021 population of approximately 100,580, 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 […]

Religion

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 […]