Table

zone
Community
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
zone
Zone 1
Moncton and South-East Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
565
10,027
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
39
23
11
Population Number | 2020
22,060
226,082
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
812
10,013
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
898
11,321
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
940
11,689
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
915
11,501
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
911
12,468
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
1,041
13,119
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
1,189
14,266
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
1,469
15,133
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
1,371
15,037
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
1,439
15,507
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
1,533
15,226
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
1,975
17,253
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
1,939
16,344
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
1,879
15,149
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
1,562
12,948
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
982
8,415
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
604
5,295
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
601
5,398
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
8
7
4
Indigenous % | 2016
1.9
4.0
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
3.1
5.0
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.9
1.6
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
2.9
3.9
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
50
44
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
7
9
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
11
8
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
63
60
60
Couples with children % | 2016
38
43
43
Single parent families % | 2016
13
15
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.3
2.3
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
25
28
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
4
5
5
Dependents
Dependency ratio Rate per 100 people in the working age population | 2019
n/a
67
70
Dependent under 20 years % | 2019
n/a
20
20
Dependent 65 years and over % | 2019
n/a
20
21
Language
Language most spoken at home - English % | 2016
32.6
60.9
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
63.9
34.8
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
1.5
1.5
0.9
Language most spoken at home - indigenous languages % | 2016
0.0
0.3
0.1
Language most spoken at home - other languages % | 2016
1.6
1.8
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
46.9
69.8
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
42.9
22.9
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
9.8
6.8
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
20
45
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
6
4
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
74
51
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
84
63
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
44.4
67.7
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
88.4
93.5
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
41.0
23.1
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
60.0
65.7
69.9
Persons with a disability
Children diagnosed with special education needs % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Behavioural disorder % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Blind or low vision % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Intellectual disability % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Language/speech impairment % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Learning disability % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Physical disability % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Gifted % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Other % | 2019-2020
n/a
n/a
n/a
Youth diagnosed with special education needs % | 2021-2022
30.2
34.8
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
2.1
2.5
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
1.9
1.8
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
1.5
4.1
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
1.4
1.5
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
8.5
12.9
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.6
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
1.9
2.1
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
6.3
6.7
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
S
1.2
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
15.3
17.5
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
1.2
3.0
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
2.5
2.9
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
25.5
23.7
25.1
Adults % | 2020
22.1
20.8
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
33.6
32.5
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
17.7
17.7
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
20.7
19.7
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
52.4
51.2
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
33.5
44.8
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
16.9
19.3
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
66.2
67.2
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
14.6
18.6
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
43.6
36.4
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
19.6
26.7
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
20.2
23.2
22.6
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

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