Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Quispamsis, TV - New Brunswick

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
6
Nat. rank
231

In 2011, Quispamsis (Town / Ville) had a population of 17,886, representing a percentage change of 17.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 57.06 square kilometres with a population density of 313.5 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, Quispamsis (Town / Ville) had 6,174 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 18.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

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

Population and dwelling counts

Quispamsis (Town / Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Quispamsis (Town / Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Hampton, N.B. P 2,734 2,724 0.4
Rothesay, N.B. P 347 350 -0.9
Kingston, N.B. P 2,952 2,888 2.2
Rothesay, N.B. TV 11,947 11,637 2.7

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

Quispamsis, TV – Age distribution

Table 4 Quispamsis, TV – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 21.2% 22.2% 20.3%
15 to 64 68.2% 68.0% 68.3%
65 and over 10.7% 9.8% 11.5%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Quispamsis, TV was 10.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 21.2%. 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.

Quispamsis, TV – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Quispamsis, 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 17,885 15,240 2,645 17.4
0 to 14 3,790 3,260 530 16.3
15 to 64 12,190 10,775 1,415 13.1
65 and over 1,905 1,205 700 58.1
Males
Total 8,755 7,540 1,215 16.1
0 to 14 1,940 1,710 230 13.5
15 to 64 5,955 5,255 700 13.3
65 and over 860 580 280 48.3
Females
Total 9,125 7,695 1,430 18.6
0 to 14 1,850 1,555 295 19.0
15 to 64 6,235 5,515 720 13.1
65 and over 1,045 625 420 67.2

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

Table 6 Quispamsis, TV – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 17,885 8,755 9,125
0 to 4 years 1,135 575 570
5 to 9 years 1,275 675 600
10 to 14 years 1,380 705 675
15 to 19 years 1,290 675 620
20 to 24 years 870 470 400
25 to 29 years 760 365 395
30 to 34 years 1,065 485 585
35 to 39 years 1,440 680 755
40 to 44 years 1,390 675 715
45 to 49 years 1,540 740 800
50 to 54 years 1,385 650 735
55 to 59 years 1,285 650 635
60 to 64 years 1,160 560 600
65 to 69 years 720 360 360
70 to 74 years 440 245 195
75 to 79 years 270 115 155
80 to 84 years 220 70 150
85 years and over 255 70 185
Median age 39.1 38.3 39.7

Quispamsis, TV – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Quispamsis, TV was 39.1 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Quispamsis, TV – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Quispamsis, TV 37.5 39.1

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Quispamsis was 5,395, which represents a change of 17.7% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Quispamsis, 81.5% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 8.5% were common-law-couples and 10.0% were lone-parent families.

Quispamsis – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Quispamsis, 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
Quispamsis, TV 5,395 4,395 81.5 460 8.5 540 10.0 17.7
Hampton, P 855 655 76.6 85 9.9 115 13.5 0.0
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
Rothesay, TV 3,635 2,820 77.6 310 8.5 510 14.0 5.4

Quispamsis – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Quispamsis, 54.4% 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 * 2,445
Married couples without children * 1,950
Common-law-couples with children * 200
Common-law-couples without children * 260

Quispamsis – Marital status

In Quispamsis, 69.6% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (63.1%) or living with a common-law partner (6.5%).

The remaining 30.4% 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, Quispamsis, TV – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Quispamsis, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 14,095 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 9,810 69.6 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 8,895 63.1 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 920 6.5 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 4,285 30.4 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,895 20.5 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 285 2.0 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 470 3.3 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 635 4.5 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Quispamsis – Types of private households

There were 6,175 private households3 in Quispamsis in 2011, a change of 18.8% from 2006. Of these, 41.9% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 10.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Quispamsis, TV – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Quispamsis, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 6,175 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,585 41.9 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
2,115 34.3 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 470 7.6 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 810 13.1 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 110 1.8 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 85 1.4 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Quispamsis – Structural type of dwelling

In Quispamsis, 85.8% 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, Quispamsis, TV – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Quispamsis, TV New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 6,175 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 5,300 85.8 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 55 0.9 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 60 1.0 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 75 1.2 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 265 4.3 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 10 0.2 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 410 6.6 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Quispamsis, TV – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Quispamsis, 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 Quispamsis, 91.6% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 4.7% reported French only, and 2.7% 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, 2.4% spoke only French and 1.6% 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 Quispamsis, 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 17,740 100.0 17,735 100.0
English 16,250 91.6 16,920 95.4
French 835 4.7 425 2.4
Non-official language 485 2.7 285 1.6
Multiple responses 165 0.9 115 0.6
Table 13 Quispamsis, 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 99.8 0.1
French 69.1 46.4 22.7
Non-official language 79.0 61.0 18.1

Quispamsis, TV – Non-official languages

In Quispamsis, the three most common mother tongues were Korean (1.1%), 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 Quispamsis, 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 200 38.1 1.1
Spanish 45 8.6 0.3
German 45 8.6 0.3
Dutch 25 4.8 0.1
Persian (Farsi) 25 4.8 0.1

Quispamsis, TV – Bilingualism

Table 15 Quispamsis, 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 20.2 16.8 90.5 12.4
0 to 19 29.1 27.9 79.3 16.0
20 to 44 25.3 21.7 96.5 12.1
45 to 64 10.6 5.6 93.3 10.7
65 and over 8.3 2.8 81.8 18.2
Table 16 Quispamsis, TV – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 17,740 100.0
English only 14,010 79.0
French only 45 0.3
English and French 3,660 20.6
Neither English nor French 20 0.1

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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