Afghan Arrivals from August 23, 2021 to Present

Last Updated: November 28, 2022

The arrival statistics provided below will be updated regularly. Arrival statistics are provided by the Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) of ISSofBC.

 Total Arrivals:

# of Units: Individuals:
756 2015

Permanent Housing – Top 5 Cities in British Columbia:

City # of Units: Individuals:
Surrey 277 777
Burnaby 64 110
Vancouver 34 71
Delta 25 57
Coquitlam 31 63

Age an Gender:

Age Bracket Female Male Total
Afghan age 0 to 4 148 164 15% 312
Afghan age 5 to 12 208 224 22% 432
Afghan age 13 to 18 100 104 10% 204
Afghan age 19 to 64 511 517 51% 1028
Afghan age 65+ 20 19 2% 39
Total 987 1028 100% 2015

 

Language Spoken:

Mother Tongue Percentage Total
Dari 59% 1191
Pashto 24% 487
Farsi 12% 242
Persian 1% 22
Turkmen 0% 3
Punjabi 4% 70
Total 100% 2015