Businesses in Vancouver


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18.2%
 Professional Services: 15%
 Restaurants: 10.4%
 Medical: 7.7%
 Home Services: 7%
 Industry: 6.6%
 Food: 5.2%
 Other: 29.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons1,52023.1 years4.42.3
Hairdressers1,51722.9 years4.42.3
Public administration86025.8 years3.91.3
Social work86824.7 years4.41.3
Education other83724.7 years4.31.3
Finance other74623 years4.01.1
Loan companies2,03223.1 years4.13.1
Grocery stores and supermarkets1,15624.2 years4.21.8
General contractors1,19823.6 years4.01.8
Real estate2,87423.2 years4.14.4
Buses and trains88322.1 years3.31.3
Construction of buildings1,04623.7 years4.01.6
Dentists92624.7 years4.51.4
Health and medical3,98923.5 years4.26.0
Advertising and marketing91022 years4.61.4
Corporate management2,08722.9 years4.13.2
Lawyers legal1,71923.4 years4.62.6
Specialized design71923.3 years4.71.1
Bars, pubs and taverns89423.2 years4.11.4
Cafes1,43422.7 years4.22.2
Clothing stores1,61324.1 years4.02.4
Electronics stores1,69223.4 years4.02.6
Office supplies and stationery stores1,40025.7 years4.32.1
Shopping other1,38224.5 years4.22.1
Women's clothing85723.5 years4.01.3
Area of Vancouver, British Columbia115 km²
Male Population322,455 (48.9%)
Female Population337,010 (51.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +109.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +28.9%
Median Age39.7
Male Median Age39.1
Female Median Age40.2
Area Codes604780
NeighborhoodsCentral, East Side, Fairview, Kitsilano, South Vancouver
Local TimeTuesday 4:18 AM
TimezonePacific Standard Time
Weather6.8°C rain
Lat & Lng49.24966° / -123.11934°
Postal CodesV5KV5LV5MV5NV5PMore

Vancouver, British Columbia - Map

Vancouver, British Columbia Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density2,738 / km²3,721 / km²4,451 / km²5,735 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vancouver Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Vancouver, British Columbia+109.5%+54.1%+28.9%
British Columbia+72.3%+37.5%+20.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vancouver, British Columbia Median Age

Median Age: 39.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Vancouver, British Columbia39.7 years40.2 years39.1 years
British Columbia42.3 years43.1 years41.4 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vancouver, British Columbia Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 513,91813,17827,097
85 Plus4,3218,90513,227
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vancouver, British Columbia Population Density

Population Density: 5,735 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Vancouver, British Columbia659,464115 km²5,735 / km²
British Columbia4.8 million978,582 km²4.86 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vancouver, British Columbia Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1910 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Vancouver
 Central: 29.3%
 East Side: 18.2%
 Fairview: 8.9%
 Kitsilano: 5.8%
 Other: 37.9%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Vancouver
 Area Code 604: 91.2%
 Area Code 778: 8.1%
 Other: 0.7%

Business distribution by price for Vancouver, British Columbia

 Moderate: 43.8%
 Inexpensive: 29.7%
 Expensive: 15.6%
 Very Expensive: 10.9%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Vancouver, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Vancouver, British Columbia8,761,009 t13.3 t76,202 t/km²
British Columbia68,179,723 t14.3 t69.7 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Vancouver, British Columbia CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)8,761,009 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita13.3 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)76,202 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
6/8/1810:09 AM3.1947.6 km58,210 m20km SSW of Point Roberts,
2/3/1810:57 PM3.0968.6 km12,690 m13km NW of Friday Harbor,
6/29/171:40 AM3.164.8 km16,270 m4km S of Marietta,
1/30/173:03 AM3.0971.1 km14,590 m9km NNW of Friday Harbor,
4/5/1611:06 AM3.4597 km52,160 m13km WNW of Ault Field,
4/4/1611:36 AM3.161.7 km5,000 m30km NNE of Sechelt,
12/29/1511:39 PM4.7974.9 km52,420 m17km NNE of Victoria,
2/14/158:12 PM3.463.3 km3,410 m32km NNE of Sechelt,
6/16/141:40 PM3.0182.1 km23,851 m11km NE of Victoria,
12/26/1210:36 PM3.9667.1 km54,491 mSan Juan Islands region,

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Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver (/væŋˈkuːvər/ or /vænˈkuːvər/) officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. 2011 census recorded 603,502 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian municipality. Th..  ︎  Vancouver Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Vancouver
 Postal Code V6B: 12.8%
 Postal Code V6E: 7.7%
 Postal Code V6C: 7.3%
 Postal Code V5Z: 5.3%
 Postal Code V6Z: 5.2%
 Postal Code V6A: 5%
 Postal Code V6J: 5%
 Other: 51.5%

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