See how your city's growing, and access Surrey's population projections to 2046.

Population estimates and projections allow businesses, government, social agencies, and other service providers to plan for future growth in the community. Explore population estimates and projections for the City of Surrey, including its six communities and the City Centre.

Surrey's population has grown significantly between 2009 and 2019 to 571,610. During these 10 years, the city's population has increased by over 93,970 residents. Estimates are based on a combination of Surrey's building permit data and BC Assessment information.

Population Estimates 2009 - 2019

Quick facts

  • Newton accounts for approximately 27% of Surrey's total population.
  • City Centre has had the highest annual growth rate averaging 5.1% over the last 10 years.
  • Surrey's population is projected to increase by over 267,640 in the next 26 years.
Year Cloverdale Fleetwood Guildford Newton South Surrey  Whalley (Including the City Centre) City Centre Component Surrey Total
2009 59,720 59,110 60,380 128,700 70,540 99,190 26,570 477,640
2010 62,380 59,960 60,770 132,360 72,910 100,250 27,110 488,630
2011 64,240 60,870 61,120 135,630 74,560 101,080 27,510 497,500
2012 65,860 62,080 61,610 138,270 76,810 102,360 28,380 506,990
2013 67,200 62,480 62,310 140,620 78,160 104,650 30,620 515,420
2014 68,770 63,170 62,540 142,520 79,780 105,240 30,830 522,020
2015 70,160 63,370 63,350 144,520 81,940 107,430 32,400 530,770
2016 71,860 64,380 63,710 146,510 85,280 107,890 32,550 539,630
2017 73,200 64,800 65,080 148,150 87,990 110,220 34,460 549,440
2018 73,740 65,260 66,170 149,870 90,510 111,840 35,090 557,390
2019 74,980 66,970 66,950 152,180 92,280 118,250 40,170 571,610

 

Population Projections 2020 - 2046

Quick facts

  • Based on these projections, Surrey will have a population approaching 1 in 4 residents of Metro Vancouver around the year 2046.
  • These projections are prepared by the Planning and Development Department.
Year Cloverdale Fleetwood Guildford Newton South Surrey  Whalley (Including the City Centre) City Centre Component Surrey Total
2020 76,530 68,470 68,500 154,5  00 94,600 124,400 45,260 587,000
2021 78,320 69,780 70,240 156,720 97,320 128,960 48,830 601,340
2026 89,280 74,870 81,890 164,480 114,660 144,220 60,940 669,400
2031 99,510 77,810 98,070 168,510 127,270 154,050 69,120 725,220
2036 108,930 79,730 114,830 173,590 137,420 161,340 75,540 775,840
2041 115,850 79,820 126,700 177,020 148,230 166,040 81,030 813,660
2046 122,190 78,830 134,700 177,890 157,920 167,720 84,870 839,250


Notes:

  1. Estimates and projections represent end-of-year populations.
  2. Population figures include an undercount estimate that results in higher population estimates.