Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Rothesay, TV - New Brunswick

Map of Rothesay, TV (shaded in green), New Brunswick

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Rothesay, TV - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Rothesay, TV - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
10
Nat. rank
336

In 2011, Rothesay (Town / Ville) had a population of 11,947, representing a percentage change of 2.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 34.77 square kilometres with a population density of 343.6 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 71,377.18 square kilometres with a population density of 10.5 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Rothesay (Town / Ville) had 4,542 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 5.2%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Rothesay (Town / Ville) is part of the census metropolitan area of Saint John.

Population and dwelling counts

Rothesay (Town / Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Rothesay (Town / Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Simonds, N.B. P 3,828 3,759 1.8
Saint John, N.B. CY 70,063 68,043 3.0
Rothesay, N.B. P 347 350 -0.9
Kingston, N.B. P 2,952 2,888 2.2
Quispamsis, N.B. TV 17,886 15,239 17.4

New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Dieppe C 23,310 18,565 25.6
Quispamsis TV 17,886 15,239 17.4
Lincoln P 6,458 5,764 12.0
Fredericton CY 56,224 50,535 11.3
Kingsclear P 7,391 6,689 10.5

New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 New Brunswick – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Shippagan P 5,032 5,370 -6.3
Edmundston C 16,032 16,643 -3.7
Alnwick P 5,922 6,152 -3.7
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est RCR 6,200 6,429 -3.6
Bathurst CY 12,275 12,714 -3.5

Age and sex

Rothesay, TV – Age distribution

Table 4 Rothesay, TV – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 18.2% 19.2% 17.4%
15 to 64 67.6% 67.0% 68.2%
65 and over 14.2% 13.9% 14.4%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Rothesay, TV was 14.2%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 67.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 18.2%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Rothesay, TV – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Rothesay, TV – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 11,950 11,640 310 2.7
0 to 14 2,175 2,420 -245 -10.1
15 to 64 8,075 7,810 265 3.4
65 and over 1,695 1,410 285 20.2
Males
Total 5,815 5,670 145 2.6
0 to 14 1,115 1,260 -145 -11.5
15 to 64 3,895 3,765 130 3.5
65 and over 810 640 170 26.6
Females
Total 6,130 5,970 160 2.7
0 to 14 1,065 1,160 -95 -8.2
15 to 64 4,180 4,035 145 3.6
65 and over 885 770 115 14.9

Rothesay, TV – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Rothesay, TV – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 11,950 5,815 6,130
0 to 4 years 580 285 300
5 to 9 years 765 385 380
10 to 14 years 835 445 385
15 to 19 years 1,020 545 475
20 to 24 years 685 360 325
25 to 29 years 470 230 235
30 to 34 years 540 240 300
35 to 39 years 775 340 435
40 to 44 years 915 420 495
45 to 49 years 1,065 520 545
50 to 54 years 965 460 505
55 to 59 years 880 415 460
60 to 64 years 765 360 405
65 to 69 years 565 285 280
70 to 74 years 425 210 215
75 to 79 years 320 150 170
80 to 84 years 220 100 120
85 years and over 155 60 90
Median age 41.8 41.0 42.4

Rothesay, TV – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Rothesay, TV was 41.8 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Rothesay, TV – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Rothesay, TV 39.1 41.8

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Rothesay was 3,635, which represents a change of 5.4% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Rothesay, 77.6% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 8.5% were common-law-couples and 14.0% were lone-parent families.

Rothesay – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Rothesay, TV and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
New Brunswick 224,590 152,455 67.9 35,945 16.0 36,190 16.1 3.1
Rothesay, TV 3,635 2,820 77.6 310 8.5 510 14.0 5.4
Simonds, P 1,215 905 74.5 155 12.8 155 12.8 3.0
Saint John, CY 19,570 11,885 60.7 2,915 14.9 4,765 24.3 2.4
Rothesay, P 100 75 75.0 15 15.0 5 5.0 0.0
Kingston, P 925 715 77.3 105 11.4 105 11.4 1.6
Quispamsis, TV 5,395 4,395 81.5 460 8.5 540 10.0 17.7

Rothesay – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Rothesay, 49.9% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 1,440
Married couples without children * 1,380
Common-law-couples with children * 120
Common-law-couples without children * 190

Rothesay – Marital status

In Rothesay, 64.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (58.1%) or living with a common-law partner (6.3%).

The remaining 35.5% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, New Brunswick, Rothesay, TV – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Rothesay, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 9,770 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 6,300 64.5 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 5,680 58.1 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 620 6.3 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,465 35.5 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,340 24.0 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 245 2.5 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 455 4.7 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 430 4.4 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Rothesay – Types of private households

There were 4,545 private households3 in Rothesay in 2011, a change of 5.3% from 2006. Of these, 33.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -4.4% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Rothesay, TV – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Rothesay, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 4,545 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,525 33.6 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,505 33.1 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 470 10.3 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 890 19.6 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 65 1.4 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 80 1.8 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Rothesay – Structural type of dwelling

In Rothesay, 76.9% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, New Brunswick, Rothesay, TV – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Rothesay, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 4,540 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 3,490 76.9 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 80 1.8 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 195 4.3 7,830 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 3,990 1.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 605 13.3 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 155 3.4 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 0 0.0 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 15 0.3 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Rothesay, TV – Mother tongue

Chart J: Rothesay, TV - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Rothesay, TV - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Rothesay, 91.4% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 4.0% reported French only, and 3.6% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 64.9% for English only, 31.6% for French only and 2.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 95.4% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 1.7% spoke only French and 2.0% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 69.2% for only English, 28.4% for only French and 1.3% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Rothesay, TV – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 11,945 100.0 11,950 100.0
English 10,920 91.4 11,405 95.4
French 480 4.0 205 1.7
Non-official language 435 3.6 240 2.0
Multiple responses 110 0.9 95 0.8
Table 13 Rothesay, TV – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 99.9 99.7 0.2
French 67.5 41.2 26.3
Non-official language 78.3 57.6 20.7

Rothesay, TV – Non-official languages

In Rothesay, the three most common mother tongues were Korean (1.3%), Spanish (0.3%) and German (0.3%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Mi'kmaq (0.3%), German (0.3%) and Korean (0.3%).

Table 14 Rothesay, TV – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Korean 150 32.6 1.3
Spanish 35 7.6 0.3
German 30 6.5 0.3
Italian 25 5.4 0.2
Arabic 25 5.4 0.2

Rothesay, TV – Bilingualism

Table 15 Rothesay, TV – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 20.0 17.1 93.8 10.3
0 to 19 28.9 27.8 92.9 18.2
20 to 44 25.6 23.6 92.3 4.0
45 to 64 12.0 7.2 90.0 11.1
65 and over 9.5 4.6 94.1 13.3
Table 16 Rothesay, TV – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 11,945 100.0
English only 9,485 79.4
French only 5 0.0
English and French 2,440 20.4
Neither English nor French 20 0.2

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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