Kitimat's population was estimated to be 8,131 in 2016, down slightly from 8,335 in 2011 (Stats Canada).

Statistics Canada does an enumeration (census) every five years.  The most recent census was completed in 2016. 

BC Stats also releases population estimates for incorporated municipalities and regional districts in BC on an annual basis. The District's planning department releases population estimates occasionally.

For a complete listing of population counts and estimates dating back to 1953, please see our Population Table.

Please visit the agency websites or call Community Planning & Development at 250-632-8910 for more information on Kitimat's population.