Table

zone
Community
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
zone
Zone 6
Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
2,759
4,744
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
12
17
11
Population Number | 2020
33,575
78,810
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
1,031
2,443
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
1,234
2,859
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
1,395
3,136
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
1,534
3,391
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
1,560
3,732
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
1,447
3,483
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
1,332
3,403
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
1,627
3,777
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
1,900
4,511
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
2,171
5,107
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
2,491
6,192
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
3,074
7,352
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
3,194
7,562
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
3,087
7,054
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
2,703
6,006
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
1,849
3,958
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
1,027
2,522
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
919
2,322
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
1
0
4
Indigenous % | 2016
4.0
4.0
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
2.2
1.3
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.6
0.3
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
1.7
1.0
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
51
51
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
7
6
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
11
10
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
62
57
60
Couples with children % | 2016
38
41
43
Single parent families % | 2016
13
18
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.2
2.2
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
29
29
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
4
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
15
20
Dependent 65 years and over % | 2019
n/a
27
21
Language
Language most spoken at home - English % | 2016
34.6
16.3
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
62.8
82.1
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
1.7
1.1
0.9
Language most spoken at home - indigenous languages % | 2016
0.0
0.0
0.1
Language most spoken at home - other languages % | 2016
0.7
0.3
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
37.9
20.6
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
49.8
72.4
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
12.1
6.9
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
18
8
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
18
41
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
64
51
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
70
58
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
25.8
12.4
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
78.1
77.1
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
62.8
80.2
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
70.5
75.0
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
34.7
35.1
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
2.1
1.9
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
2.7
2.6
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
2.6
1.9
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
1.3
1.1
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
13.3
16.1
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.2
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
1.4
1.3
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
6.1
5.3
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
1.2
0.9
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
16.7
14.9
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
2.8
3.0
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
3.4
2.8
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
21.3
21.2
25.1
Adults % | 2020
17.6
18.2
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
29.5
28.0
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
15.4
18.7
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
13.6
16.2
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
53.6
54.2
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
48.1
57.1
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
26.8
27.1
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
80.4
74.2
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
20.6
20.5
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
23.0
23.7
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
18.2
19.9
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
20.2
18.6
22.6
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

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