Prince George area population increases 1.2 per cent
In 2011, the population of Prince George, including rural areas surrounding it, was 84,232, representing a percentage change of 1.2 per cent from 2006, according to the Canadian census.
This compares to the national growth of 5.9 per cent and to the average growth among all 'census agglomeration' areas of 4.2 per cent. At 84,232 people, Prince George is the eighth largest metropolitan area in British Columbia and the 46th largest in Canada.
Within city limits, the population went from 70.981 in 2006 to 71,974 in 2011 for a growth rate of 1.4 per cent.
Fraser-Fort George Regional District area D went from 4,361 in 2006 to 4,175 in 2011, a 4.3 per cent decrease. Area C went from 3,217 in 2006 to 3,434 in 2001, a 6.7 per cent increase. Area A went from 3,275 to 3,362, a 2.7 per cent increase. Area F went from 1,284 to 1,207, a six per cent decrease. Shelley went from 107 people to 80, 27 per cent decrease.