About Electoral Area A

Political representation

The Electoral Area is represented on the Metro Vancouver Board by an elected Director. 


At the 2021 census, the population of Electoral Area was 18,612. Most of the population lives at University of British Columbia and in the University Endowment Lands (18,296). The population of the remaining area was approximately 316.

Electoral Area Census Population (2006 - 2021)

Population 2016 2021 % Change, 2016 to 2021
University of British Columbia (UBC)
12,908 15,10317.00%
University Endowment Lands (UEL) 2,982 3,193 7.10%
Barnston Island127111-12.60%
Howe Sound communities (includes Passage and Bowyer Islands)72 10444.40%
Indian Arm/Pitt Lake communities44101129.50%
Total 16,133 18,612 15.40%

Demographic Profile

2021 Population and Dwelling counts

2016 Census Profile

2016 Population and Dwelling Count Highlight Tables