Population Growth

The population of Chilliwack is 113,767 with a growth rate of 12 percent over the last census period (2016-2021). In fact, 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 up to 14 years at 17.9% compared to 14.3% in BC. Chilliwack’s population of seniors aged 65 and over at 21.3% is comparable to the BC average at 20.3%.