Table

zone
Community
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
zone
Zone 6
Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
zone
Province
New Brunswick
Population Demographics
Land area km² | 2016
913
4,744
71,389
Population density Persons per km² | 2016
16
17
11
Population Number | 2020
14,203
78,810
781,476
0-4 Number | 2020
389
2,443
33,582
5-9 Number | 2020
500
2,859
38,199
10-14 Number | 2020
495
3,136
40,354
15-19 Number | 2020
539
3,391
40,662
20-24 Number | 2020
630
3,732
43,490
25-29 Number | 2020
594
3,483
43,981
30-34 Number | 2020
651
3,403
44,703
35-39 Number | 2020
648
3,777
46,655
40-44 Number | 2020
741
4,511
48,179
45-49 Number | 2020
915
5,107
51,551
50-54 Number | 2020
1,142
6,192
54,044
55-59 Number | 2020
1,396
7,352
63,300
60-64 Number | 2020
1,436
7,562
61,514
65-69 Number | 2020
1,316
7,054
55,477
70-74 Number | 2020
1,061
6,006
46,962
75-79 Number | 2020
711
3,958
30,462
80-84 Number | 2020
519
2,522
19,475
85 and over Number | 2020
520
2,322
18,886
Population change from 2016 to 2020 % | 2016 to 2020
-1
0
4
Indigenous % | 2016
2.6
4.0
4.0
Immigrant % | 2016
0.9
1.3
4.6
Recent immigrant from 2011 to 2016 % | 2016
0.2
0.3
1.3
Visible minority % | 2016
0.4
1.0
3.4
Median age of population Years | 2016
53
51
46
Birth rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
5
6
8
Death rate Rate per 1,000 population | 2014 to 2018
10
10
9
Household
Married or living common-law % | 2016
55
57
60
Couples with children % | 2016
40
41
43
Single parent families % | 2016
20
18
16
Average household size Number | 2016
2.1
2.2
2.3
Person living alone % | 2016
32
29
28
Private household with 5 or more people % | 2016
3
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
5.4
16.3
68.9
Language most spoken at home - French % | 2016
93.5
82.1
27.9
Language most spoken at home - English and French % | 2016
0.6
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
0.2
0.3
1.6
Language most spoken at work - English % | 2016
11.4
20.6
73.7
Language most spoken at work - French % | 2016
85.5
72.4
21.6
Language most spoken at work - English and French % | 2016
3.2
6.9
4.4
Knowledge of official language - English only % | 2016
4
8
57
Knowledge of official language - French only % | 2016
54
41
8
Knowledge of official language - French and English % | 2016
43
51
34
Youth bilingualism - English and French % | 2016
53
58
48
Language chosen when accessing services - English % | 2020
3.0
12.4
70.3
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - English % | 2020
S
77.1
95.7
Language chosen when accessing services - French % | 2020
92.2
80.2
24.2
Always receive health care services in the official language of their choice - French % | 2020
74.4
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
32.2
35.1
34.8
Autism/Asperger's syndrome % | 2021-2022
2.0
1.9
3.0
Behavioural disorder % | 2021-2022
1.1
2.6
1.9
Blind or low vision % | 2021-2022
S
1.9
3.9
Deaf or hard-of-hearing % | 2021-2022
S
1.1
1.4
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD) % | 2021-2022
20.0
16.1
12.6
Intellectual disability % | 2021-2022
0.0
0.2
0.5
Language/speech impairment % | 2021-2022
S
1.3
2.0
Learning disability % | 2021-2022
3.1
5.3
5.9
Physical disability % | 2021-2022
S
0.9
1.3
Mental illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) % | 2021-2022
11.6
14.9
18.0
Gifted % | 2021-2022
1.7
3.0
2.8
Other % | 2021-2022
1.4
2.8
2.8
Adults and seniors - with a disability % | 2020
22.1
21.2
25.1
Adults % | 2020
22.9
18.2
20.8
Seniors % | 2020
20.8
28.0
35.6
Type of disability for adults and seniors
Seeing disability % | 2020
14.0
18.7
19.3
Hearing disability % | 2020
10.2
16.2
18.4
Mobility disability % | 2020
47.5
54.2
56.5
Flexibility disability % | 2020
53.3
57.1
54.1
Dexterity disability % | 2020
19.8
27.1
24.5
Pain-related disability % | 2020
64.1
74.2
72.4
Learning disability % | 2020
16.1
20.5
18.0
Mental health-related disability % | 2020
15.6
23.7
30.4
Memory disability % | 2020
14.3
19.9
25.9
Sexual Orientation
Youth - sexual minority % | 2021-2022
14.8
18.6
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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