See how your city's growing, and access Surrey's population projections to 2051.

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 2010 and 2020 to 580,360. During these 10 years, the city's population has increased by over 90,770 residents. Estimates are based on a combination of Surrey's building permit data and BC Assessment information.

Population Estimates 2010 - 2020

Quick facts

  • Surrey has had an average annual growth rate of approximately 1.85% over the last 10 years.
  • Newton accounts for approximately 27%of Surrey's total population.
  • City Centre has had the highest annual growth rate averaging 5.4% over the last 10 years.
Year Cloverdale Fleetwood Guildford Newton South Surrey  Whalley (Including the City Centre) City Centre Component Surrey Total
2010 62,480 59,980 60,870 132,670 73,140 100,450 27,780 489,590
2011 64,330 60,900 61,220 135,940 74,780 101,280 28,180 498,450
2012 65,950  62,110 61,720 138,580 77,030 102,560 29,040 507,950
2013 67,300 62,500 62,410 140,940 78,380 104,850 31,290 516,380
2014 68,870 63,190 62,640 142,840 80,000 105,440 31,500 522,980
2015 70,260 63,390 63,450 144,840 82,160 107,630 33,080 531,730
2016 71,960 64,410 63,810 146,830 85,480 108,090 33,230 540,580
2017 73,290 64,830 65,190 148,460 88,210 110,420 35,140 550,400
2018 73,840 65,280 66,270 150,380 90,730 111,800 35,540 558,300
2019 75,070 66,980 67,020 152,690 92,480 118,220 40,620 572,460
2020 75,860 67,530 67,970 153,650 94,230

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42,840 580,360

 

Population Projections 2021 - 2051

Quick facts

  • Surrey's population is projected to increase by over 304,010 in the next 31 years
  • Based on these projections, Surrey will have a population approaching 1 in 4 residents of Metro Vancouver around the year 2051.
  • 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
2021 76,340 68,030 69,080 154,480 96,020 124,540 45,530 588,490
2026 80,570 69,670 76,040 159,170 105,980 140,650 57,570 632,080
2031 86,990 72,440 85,260 164,690 117,400 153,880 68,610 680,660
2036 95,390 75,980 94,300 169,740 130,650 164,840 78,120 730,900
2041 105,000 79,600 102,610 175,190 144,940 176,350 88,050 783,690
2046 113,040 83,450 111,030 181,160 157,670 188,120 98,820 834,470
2051 121,060 88,300 118,430 187,620 169,300 199,660 109,730 884,370


Notes:

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