The latest population estimates from the Province of British Columbia offer up a hint that the population in Prince Rupert is slowly starting its rebound upwards.
The most recent estimate finds that 12, 994 British Columbians call Rupert home, a one per cent increase from the last population survey from the Province.
Opinion 250 provided this review of the population numbers for Northern BC
Other Northwest communities listed in the Opinion 250 review were Terrace at 11,931 a 2.1 per cent increase and Kitimat 9,178 a decline of .6 per cent.
The full examination of the province's population results from BC Stats can be found here, with the home page for population study found here