The population throughout the Cariboo region has, for the most part, edged up slightly.

The population in the City of Williams Lake, according to BC Stats, a division of the Provincial Government, is estimated at 11,359 for 2018.

That is up slightly from 11,292 in 2017.

It was 11,171 back in 2011.

Quesnel’s estimated population for 2018 was 10,428, which was up from 10,378 in 2017 and 10,192 back in 2011.

100 Mile house was at 1,892 for 2018.

That was down slightly from 1,895 and 1,913 in 2011.

And finally for the 12 Cariboo Regional District Electoral Areas, the population, once again according to BC Stats, was around 41,400 in 2018.

That was up from 41,143 in 2017 and 39,834 in 2011.