Table

zone
Community
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
zone
Zone 5
Restigouche Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
2,665
5,439
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
5
5
11
Population Number | 2020
12,360
25,086
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
447
891
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
459
958
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
480
1,023
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
536
1,112
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
507
1,122
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
573
1,216
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
541
1,084
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
550
1,149
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
546
1,183
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
696
1,450
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
913
1,873
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
1,233
2,484
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
1,259
2,509
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
1,158
2,199
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
997
1,884
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
676
1,304
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
401
811
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
388
834
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
-1
-1
4
Indigenous % | 2016
11.0
8.2
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
1.1
1.6
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.0
0.3
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
0.7
1.4
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
53
52
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
7
7
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
12
13
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
60
58
60
Couples with children % | 2016
35
37
43
Single parent families % | 2016
17
18
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.1
2.1
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
31
32
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
3
3
5
Dependents
Dependency ratio Rate per 100 people in the working age population | 2019
n/a
76
70
Dependent under 20 years % | 2019
n/a
16
20
Dependent 65 years and over % | 2019
n/a
27
21
Language
Language most spoken at home - English % | 2016
51.1
46.8
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
46.1
50.5
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
2.4
2.2
0.9
Language most spoken at home - indigenous languages % | 2016
0.0
0.0
0.1
Language most spoken at home - other languages % | 2016
0.1
0.3
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
49.0
42.6
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
35.9
41.3
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
15.0
16.0
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
33
29
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
11
15
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
57
57
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
60
64
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
41.5
38.1
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
85.2
84.8
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
50.7
52.9
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
69.8
66.0
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
37.1
36.6
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
3.1
3.6
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
1.9
1.6
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
4.1
3.6
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
2.4
1.7
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
15.1
14.8
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.7
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
2.5
2.2
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
7.3
7.7
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
S
1.1
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
20.3
18.3
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
2.2
2.1
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
4.0
3.8
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
28.0
31.7
25.1
Adults % | 2020
23.9
24.2
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
36.4
38.8
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
21.8
20.7
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
13.9
18.2
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
52.5
51.8
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
60.5
61.2
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
30.3
28.3
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
66.6
74.3
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
18.5
22.7
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
25.3
27.2
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
20.9
26.1
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
24.6
23.1
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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