Table

zone
Community
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
zone
Zone 1
Moncton and South-East Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
1,536
10,027
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
3
23
11
Population Number | 2020
5,219
226,082
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
177
10,013
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
218
11,321
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
223
11,689
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
270
11,501
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
232
12,468
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
246
13,119
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
219
14,266
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
242
15,133
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
275
15,037
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
347
15,507
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
381
15,226
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
542
17,253
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
461
16,344
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
461
15,149
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
385
12,948
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
274
8,415
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
137
5,295
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
129
5,398
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
4
7
4
Indigenous % | 2016
1.8
4.0
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
3.4
5.0
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.5
1.6
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
0.2
3.9
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
51
44
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
8
9
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
13
8
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
61
60
60
Couples with children % | 2016
37
43
43
Single parent families % | 2016
15
15
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.2
2.3
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
29
28
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
5
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
97.2
60.9
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
0.8
34.8
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
0.8
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
0.5
1.8
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
96.5
69.8
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
1.8
22.9
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
1.5
6.8
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
88
45
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
0
4
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
12
51
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
28
63
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
98.2
67.7
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
97.0
93.5
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
S
23.1
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
S
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
40.4
34.8
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
S
2.5
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
0.0
1.8
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
6.0
4.1
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
3.8
1.5
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
14.7
12.9
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.6
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
3.9
2.1
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
4.2
6.7
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
S
1.2
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
16.9
17.5
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
6.6
3.0
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
3.2
2.9
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
25.4
23.7
25.1
Adults % | 2020
20.5
20.8
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
37.4
32.5
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
22.1
17.7
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
34.4
19.7
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
54.4
51.2
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
55.8
44.8
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
21.1
19.3
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
68.1
67.2
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
24.3
18.6
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
23.9
36.4
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
35.1
26.7
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
19.8
23.2
22.6
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

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Demographic Context describe the people living in a community. 
 
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