In 2017, The Visitor Volume Study included specific survey questions for Richmond residents.

The final survey data has been statistically weighted by age and gender to 2016 census data to accurately represent the Richmond resident population.

In 2017, 49% of Richmond residents had visitors from outside Metro Vancouver, spend at least one night with them.

Hosted overnight visitors from outside Metro Vancouver

74% of the Richmond residents hosted guests more than one time over the past year.

Num hosted over past year

These figures will help benchmark overall visitor volume for those people visiting Richmond friends and relatives. We will further explore the characteristics of Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) in upcoming months.