Table

zone
Community
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
zone
Zone 3
Fredericton and River Valley Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
1,951
23,211
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
4
8
11
Population Number | 2020
8,601
184,397
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
281
8,640
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
287
9,916
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
386
10,173
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
338
10,306
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
394
11,585
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
302
12,308
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
336
11,568
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
315
11,689
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
377
11,451
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
500
11,945
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
589
12,138
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
884
13,793
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
873
13,051
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
828
11,559
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
774
9,847
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
528
6,445
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
308
4,100
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
301
3,883
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
-1
5
4
Indigenous % | 2016
1.8
4.8
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
2.6
6.4
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.2
1.8
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
1.2
4.5
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
54
43
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
7
10
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
14
9
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
62
61
60
Couples with children % | 2016
31
45
43
Single parent families % | 2016
14
15
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.1
2.3
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
32
27
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
3
6
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
21
20
Dependent 65 years and over % | 2019
n/a
19
21
Language
Language most spoken at home - English % | 2016
98.8
92.7
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
0.5
3.5
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
0.2
0.4
0.9
Language most spoken at home - indigenous languages % | 2016
0.0
0.0
0.1
Language most spoken at home - other languages % | 2016
0.2
2.6
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
99.1
96.5
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
0.0
1.6
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
0.7
1.4
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
91
81
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
0
0
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
9
18
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
13
36
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
98.4
94.4
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
100.0
97.7
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
S
3.8
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
S
24.4
69.9
Persons with a disability
Children diagnosed with special education needs % | 2019-2020
14.4
n/a
n/a
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2019-2020
1.3
n/a
n/a
Behavioural disorder % | 2019-2020
0.0
n/a
n/a
Blind or low vision % | 2019-2020
0.0
n/a
n/a
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2019-2020
1.3
n/a
n/a
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2019-2020
5.8
n/a
n/a
Intellectual disability % | 2019-2020
0.0
n/a
n/a
Language/speech impairment % | 2019-2020
2.8
n/a
n/a
Learning disability % | 2019-2020
2.5
n/a
n/a
Physical disability % | 2019-2020
0.6
n/a
n/a
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2019-2020
0.7
n/a
n/a
Gifted % | 2019-2020
1.3
n/a
n/a
Other % | 2019-2020
4.3
n/a
n/a
Youth diagnosed with special education needs % | 2021-2022
33.6
34.4
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
1.6
3.2
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
S
1.6
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
5.5
4.0
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
S
1.4
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
10.9
11.8
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.5
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
S
2.0
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
2.0
5.1
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
S
1.3
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
18.8
19.6
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
3.1
2.7
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
1.5
2.9
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
29.9
27.1
25.1
Adults % | 2020
23.0
22.4
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
42.7
39.3
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
20.9
19.3
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
17.9
19.5
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
63.6
57.1
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
65.9
57.5
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
25.6
25.2
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
78.4
70.5
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
15.1
18.2
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
21.5
29.1
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
36.1
26.6
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
22.1
23.7
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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Demographic information, such as population count, household structures, language preferences, as well as disability information and sexual minority details. 

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