Table

zone
Community
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
zone
Zone 4
Madawaska and North-West Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
2,252
7,803
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
7
6
11
Population Number | 2020
15,649
48,028
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
592
1,799
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
724
2,067
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
846
2,363
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
804
2,402
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
748
2,270
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
736
2,148
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
751
2,313
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
860
2,589
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
931
2,882
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
1,004
2,938
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
1,070
3,287
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
1,460
4,366
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
1,499
4,716
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
1,193
3,926
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
1,105
3,450
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
590
1,961
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
361
1,241
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
375
1,310
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
-0
1
4
Indigenous % | 2016
2.7
3.2
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
2.7
3.3
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.3
0.5
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
0.6
1.3
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
48
49
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
8
7
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
11
10
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
63
61
60
Couples with children % | 2016
41
40
43
Single parent families % | 2016
14
14
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.3
2.2
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
27
30
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
5
4
5
Dependents
Dependency ratio Rate per 100 people in the working age population | 2019
n/a
73
70
Dependent under 20 years % | 2019
n/a
18
20
Dependent 65 years and over % | 2019
n/a
24
21
Language
Language most spoken at home - English % | 2016
16.7
8.1
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
80.9
89.7
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
2.1
1.4
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
0.5
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
21.9
11.2
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
65.4
80.9
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
12.7
7.8
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
9
4
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
20
36
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
72
60
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
80
69
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
25.3
11.5
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
72.5
71.8
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
63.2
80.1
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
73.8
81.1
69.9
Persons with a disability
Children diagnosed with special education needs % | 2019-2020
14.8
n/a
n/a
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2019-2020
2.2
n/a
n/a
Behavioural disorder % | 2019-2020
2.4
n/a
n/a
Blind or low vision % | 2019-2020
0.3
n/a
n/a
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2019-2020
0.5
n/a
n/a
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2019-2020
5.5
n/a
n/a
Intellectual disability % | 2019-2020
0.0
n/a
n/a
Language/speech impairment % | 2019-2020
2.5
n/a
n/a
Learning disability % | 2019-2020
5.4
n/a
n/a
Physical disability % | 2019-2020
0.2
n/a
n/a
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2019-2020
0.6
n/a
n/a
Gifted % | 2019-2020
0.4
n/a
n/a
Other % | 2019-2020
2.4
n/a
n/a
Youth diagnosed with special education needs % | 2021-2022
28.4
28.1
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
2.7
1.8
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
2.9
2.3
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
3.1
2.1
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
1.8
0.9
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
6.8
9.7
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
1.1
0.5
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
2.3
2.0
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
5.3
5.9
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
1.1
0.6
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
11.7
11.2
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
2.4
2.6
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
3.1
2.7
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
27.6
27.8
25.1
Adults % | 2020
21.3
22.8
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
44.1
40.4
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
32.0
23.3
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
19.1
19.9
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
52.4
53.3
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
68.3
58.4
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
27.6
22.2
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
74.4
73.4
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
18.1
21.6
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
13.4
17.3
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
24.7
24.0
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
19.7
17.9
22.6
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

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