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Greater Vancouver Population: 2,132,824

Vancouver City Population: 583,296

Cultural Make-up: Vancouver is a widely multicultural society. The aboriginal Coast Salish people were the first to settle in the region and live here today. In the late 1800s the city saw major migration from Europe, China and Africa. Today more than 45% of Vancouver residents are immigrants, with the majority coming from Asian countries.

Top 10 Languages:

1. English
2. Chinese
3. Cantonese
4. Punjabi
5. Mandarin
6. Tagalog (Filipino)
7. German
8. Korean
9. French
10. Spanish

Top 10 Religions:

1. No Religion
2. Roman Catholic
3. United Church
4. Anglican
5. Christian
6. Sikh
7. Buddhist
8. Muslim
9. Baptist
10. Lutheran

 

Vital Statistics: The British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency collects the following statistical information: adoption, birth certificates & registration, change of name, credit card orders, death certificates & registration, marriage certificates & licenses, wills notice registration & searches.

Some Well-Known Vancouver People

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