Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR - New Brunswick

Map of Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR (shaded in green), New Brunswick

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
19
Nat. rank
600

In 2011, Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est (Rural community / CommunitÚ rurale) had a population of 6,200, representing a percentage change of -3.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 291.12 square kilometres with a population density of 21.3 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, Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est (Rural community / CommunitÚ rurale) had 2,532 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 0.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est (Rural community / CommunitÚ rurale) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est (Rural community / CommunitÚ rurale) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Westmorland, N.B. P 964 959 0.5
Botsford, N.B. P 1,074 1,203 -10.7
Cap-PelÚ, N.B. VL 2,256 2,279 -1.0
Sackville, N.B. P 1,336 1,174 13.8
Shediac, N.B. P 4,917 4,801 2.4
Shediac, N.B. TV 6,053 5,497 10.1

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

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Age distribution

Table 4 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 13.5% 13.2% 13.7%
15 to 64 71.2% 71.4% 71.0%
65 and over 15.3% 15.5% 15.1%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR was 15.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 71.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.5%. 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.

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – 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 6,200 6,430 -230 -3.6
0 to 14 835 920 -85 -9.2
15 to 64 4,415 4,705 -290 -6.2
65 and over 950 805 145 18.0
Males
Total 3,095 3,215 -120 -3.7
0 to 14 410 445 -35 -7.9
15 to 64 2,210 2,375 -165 -6.9
65 and over 480 400 80 20.0
Females
Total 3,105 3,215 -110 -3.4
0 to 14 425 470 -45 -9.6
15 to 64 2,205 2,335 -130 -5.6
65 and over 470 405 65 16.0

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,200 3,095 3,105
0 to 4 years 275 135 140
5 to 9 years 265 125 140
10 to 14 years 300 150 145
15 to 19 years 305 160 140
20 to 24 years 310 160 145
25 to 29 years 320 165 160
30 to 34 years 370 165 200
35 to 39 years 390 190 200
40 to 44 years 385 190 195
45 to 49 years 565 270 290
50 to 54 years 635 315 315
55 to 59 years 580 295 285
60 to 64 years 555 295 260
65 to 69 years 375 205 180
70 to 74 years 255 130 130
75 to 79 years 165 75 90
80 to 84 years 90 45 40
85 years and over 60 25 30
Median age 46.7 47.0 46.4

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR was 46.7 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR 43.4 46.7

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est was 2,075, which represents a change of -1.9% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, 69.4% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 18.6% were common-law-couples and 11.8% were lone-parent families.

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR 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
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR 2,075 1,440 69.4 385 18.6 245 11.8 -1.9
Westmorland, P 310 240 77.4 45 14.5 30 9.7 10.7
Botsford, P 355 275 77.5 40 11.3 40 11.3 -15.5
Cap-PelÚ, VL 685 505 73.7 115 16.8 70 10.2 -8.7
Sackville, P 445 320 71.9 70 15.7 50 11.2 20.3
Shediac, P 1,625 1,135 69.8 305 18.8 180 11.1 4.2
Shediac, TV 1,725 1,110 64.3 340 19.7 280 16.2 10.9

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, 36.2% 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 * 505
Married couples without children * 935
Common-law-couples with children * 155
Common-law-couples without children * 230

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est – Marital status

In Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, 68.3% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (54.0%) or living with a common-law partner (14.4%).

The remaining 31.7% 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, Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,365 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,665 68.3 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,895 54.0 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 770 14.4 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,700 31.7 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,115 20.8 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 150 2.8 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 200 3.7 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 230 4.3 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est – Types of private households

There were 2,530 private households3 in Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est in 2011, a change of 0.6% from 2006. Of these, 25.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -14.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,530 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
635 25.1 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,100 43.5 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 210 8.3 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 445 17.6 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 60 2.4 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 75 3.0 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est – Structural type of dwelling

In Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, 91.9% 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, Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,530 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,325 91.9 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 20 0.8 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 0 0.0 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 65 2.6 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 30 1.2 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 90 3.6 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Mother tongue

Chart J: Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR - 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 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, 18.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 79.1% reported French only, and 0.6% 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, 21.8% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 76.3% spoke only French and 0.2% 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 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 6,200 100.0 6,200 100.0
English 1,150 18.5 1,350 21.8
French 4,905 79.1 4,730 76.3
Non-official language 35 0.6 15 0.2
Multiple responses 110 1.8 105 1.7
Table 13 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – 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 91.7 84.5 7.1
French 96.8 93.3 3.5
Non-official language 75.0 37.5 37.5

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Non-official languages

In Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.2%), German (0.2%) and (0.0%), 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 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – 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.
Spanish 10 25.0 0.2
German 10 25.0 0.2

Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Bilingualism

Table 15 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – 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 78.5 35.7 89.0 14.3
0 to 19 65.2 45.2 69.7 100.0
20 to 44 85.6 41.8 96.8 0.0
45 to 64 81.6 32.2 93.6 0.0
65 and over 73.4 23.5 87.3 33.3
Table 16 Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, RCR – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 6,200 100.0
English only 795 12.8
French only 520 8.4
English and French 4,875 78.6
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
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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