Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Alnwick, P - New Brunswick 1

Map of Alnwick, P (shaded in green), New Brunswick

Map of Alnwick, P

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Alnwick, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Alnwick, P - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
22
Nat. rank
620

In 2011, Alnwick (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had a population of 5,922, representing a percentage change of -3.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 734.66 square kilometres with a population density of 8.1 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, Alnwick (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) had 2,404 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 3.5%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Alnwick (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Alnwick (Parish / Paroisse (municipalitÚ de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Hardwicke, N.B. P 2,329 2,484 -6.2
Glenelg, N.B. P 1,610 1,652 -2.5
Chatham, N.B. P 522 502 4.0
Newcastle, N.B. P 1,220 1,209 0.9
Neguac, N.B. VL 1,678 1,623 3.4
Burnt Church 14, N.B. IRI 1,046 1,120 -6.6
Tabusintac 9, N.B. IRI 10 10 0.0
Saumarez, N.B. P 6,920 6,832 A 1.3
Allardville, N.B. P 2,081 2,151 -3.3

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

Alnwick, P – Age distribution

Table 4 Alnwick, P – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 12.6% 12.3% 12.7%
15 to 64 69.7% 70.4% 69.0%
65 and over 17.8% 17.2% 18.5%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Alnwick, P was 17.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 69.7% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 12.6%. 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.

Alnwick, P – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Alnwick, P – 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 5,920 6,150 -230 -3.7
0 to 14 745 920 -175 -19.0
15 to 64 4,125 4,375 -250 -5.7
65 and over 1,055 855 200 23.4
Males
Total 2,970 3,060 -90 -2.9
0 to 14 365 470 -105 -22.3
15 to 64 2,090 2,185 -95 -4.3
65 and over 510 410 100 24.4
Females
Total 2,950 3,095 -145 -4.7
0 to 14 375 450 -75 -16.7
15 to 64 2,035 2,195 -160 -7.3
65 and over 545 450 95 21.1

Alnwick, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Alnwick, P – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,920 2,970 2,950
0 to 4 years 215 110 105
5 to 9 years 220 115 110
10 to 14 years 305 145 160
15 to 19 years 320 160 160
20 to 24 years 280 155 120
25 to 29 years 255 125 130
30 to 34 years 305 165 145
35 to 39 years 410 185 220
40 to 44 years 450 245 205
45 to 49 years 550 270 280
50 to 54 years 545 280 265
55 to 59 years 550 265 280
60 to 64 years 465 230 230
65 to 69 years 365 180 180
70 to 74 years 265 145 125
75 to 79 years 180 85 100
80 to 84 years 120 60 55
85 years and over 130 45 90
Median age 46.9 46.3 47.3

Alnwick, P – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Alnwick, P was 46.9 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Alnwick, P – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Alnwick, P 42.0 46.9

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in Alnwick was 1,885, which represents a change of -0.5% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Alnwick, 62.1% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 17.8% were common-law-couples and 20.7% were lone-parent families.

Alnwick – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Alnwick, P 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
Alnwick, P 1,885 1,170 62.1 335 17.8 390 20.7 -0.5
Hardwicke, P 735 530 72.1 85 11.6 115 15.6 -2.6
Glenelg, P 520 380 73.1 60 11.5 80 15.4 -7.1
Chatham, P 175 130 74.3 20 11.4 20 11.4 2.9
Newcastle, P 385 285 74.0 50 13.0 50 13.0 1.3
Neguac, VL 515 325 63.1 90 17.5 95 18.4 0.0
Burnt Church 14, IRI 275 70 25.5 75 27.3 130 47.3 -3.5
Saumarez, P 2,185 1,250 57.2 480 22.0 460 21.1 -1.4
Allardville, P 660 420 63.6 135 20.5 105 15.9 -6.4

Alnwick – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Alnwick, 36.0% 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 * 380
Married couples without children * 785
Common-law-couples with children * 160
Common-law-couples without children * 175

Alnwick – Marital status

In Alnwick, 58.8% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (45.8%) or living with a common-law partner (12.9%).

The remaining 41.4% 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, Alnwick, P – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Alnwick, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,175 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,045 58.8 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,370 45.8 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 670 12.9 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,140 41.4 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,430 27.6 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 185 3.6 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 120 2.3 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 395 7.6 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Alnwick – Types of private households

There were 2,405 private households4 in Alnwick in 2011, a change of 3.4% from 2006. Of these, 21.6% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -18.1% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Alnwick, P – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 Alnwick, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,405 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
520 21.6 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
890 37.0 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 320 13.3 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 530 22.0 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 75 3.1 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households10 65 2.7 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Alnwick – Structural type of dwelling

In Alnwick, 95.0% 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, Alnwick, P – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Alnwick, P New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,405 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,285 95.0 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 20 0.8 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 5 0.2 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 25 1.0 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.2 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 5 0.2 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 65 2.7 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Alnwick, P – Mother tongue

Chart J: Alnwick, P - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Alnwick, P - 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 Alnwick, 16.3% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 82.0% reported French only, and 0.4% 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, 18.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 80.4% 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 Alnwick, P – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 5,875 100.0 5,875 100.0
English 955 16.3 1,070 18.2
French 4,815 82.0 4,725 80.4
Non-official language 25 0.4 10 0.2
Multiple responses 80 1.4 70 1.2
Table 13 Alnwick, P – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention13
(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 95.2 90.3 4.8
French 98.2 96.2 1.9
Non-official language 80.0 40.0 40.0

Alnwick, P – Non-official languages

In Alnwick, the three most common mother tongues were German (0.3%), (0.0%) 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 Alnwick, P – 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.
German 15 60.0 0.3

Alnwick, P – Bilingualism

Table 15 Alnwick, P – 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 47.3 25.7 51.6 20.0
0 to 19 34.3 32.3 34.9 0.0
20 to 44 56.3 42.9 57.9 0.0
45 to 64 50.6 21.1 57.2 50.0
65 and over 38.9 10.6 47.4 0.0
Table 16 Alnwick, P – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,880 100.0
English only 745 12.7
French only 2,325 39.5
English and French 2,805 47.7
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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