Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Hanover, RM - Manitoba

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Hanover, RM - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Hanover, RM - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
4
Nat. rank
281

In 2011, Hanover (Rural municipality) had a population of 14,026, representing a percentage change of 18.2% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 740.31 square kilometres with a population density of 18.9 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 552,329.52 square kilometres with a population density of 2.2 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Hanover (Rural municipality) had 3,950 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 17.2%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Hanover (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Hanover (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Stuartburn, Man. RM 1,535 1,629 -5.8
Franklin, Man. RM 1,768 1,768 0.0
De Salaberry, Man. RM 3,450 3,349 3.0
Steinbach, Man. CY 13,524 11,066 22.2
Niverville, Man. T 3,540 2,464 43.7
La Broquerie, Man. RM 5,198 3,659 42.1
Ste. Anne, Man. RM 4,686 4,509 3.9
Tach, Man. RM 10,284 9,083 13.2
Ritchot, Man. RM 5,478 5,051 8.5

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

Table 2 Manitoba – 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
La Broquerie RM 5,198 3,659 42.1
Stanley RM 8,356 6,367 31.2
Steinbach CY 13,524 11,066 22.2
Morden T 7,812 6,571 18.9
Hanover RM 14,026 11,871 18.2

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

Table 3 Manitoba – 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
Thompson CY 12,829 13,446 -4.6
Flin Flon (Part) CY 5,363 5,594 -4.1
Portage la Prairie RM 6,525 6,793 -3.9
The Pas T 5,513 5,589 -1.4
Gimli RM 5,845 5,797 0.8

Age and sex

Hanover, RM – Age distribution

Table 4 Hanover, RM – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 30.7% 31.2% 30.1%
15 to 64 62.3% 61.9% 62.7%
65 and over 7.1% 6.9% 7.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Hanover, RM was 7.1%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 62.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 30.7%. 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.

Hanover, RM – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Hanover, RM – 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 14,025 11,870 2,155 18.2
0 to 14 4,305 3,755 550 14.6
15 to 64 8,735 7,330 1,405 19.2
65 and over 990 785 205 26.1
Males
Total 7,135 6,020 1,115 18.5
0 to 14 2,225 1,875 350 18.7
15 to 64 4,415 3,750 665 17.7
65 and over 490 395 95 24.1
Females
Total 6,890 5,855 1,035 17.7
0 to 14 2,075 1,880 195 10.4
15 to 64 4,320 3,580 740 20.7
65 and over 500 390 110 28.2

Hanover, RM – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Hanover, RM – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 14,025 7,135 6,890
0 to 4 years 1,295 665 635
5 to 9 years 1,415 730 690
10 to 14 years 1,590 835 755
15 to 19 years 1,480 735 740
20 to 24 years 905 480 425
25 to 29 years 795 410 385
30 to 34 years 890 435 450
35 to 39 years 915 440 475
40 to 44 years 920 470 450
45 to 49 years 935 485 450
50 to 54 years 830 425 405
55 to 59 years 610 310 300
60 to 64 years 450 235 215
65 to 69 years 375 195 185
70 to 74 years 235 120 110
75 to 79 years 170 85 85
80 to 84 years 100 55 50
85 years and over 110 35 70
Median age 27.0 26.5 27.6

Hanover, RM – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Hanover, RM was 27 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and Hanover, RM – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
Hanover, RM 27.4 27.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Hanover was 3,510, which represents a change of 16.4% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Hanover, 89.3% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 4.6% were common-law-couples and 6.1% were lone-parent families.

Hanover – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of Hanover, RM 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
Manitoba  327,875 232,635 71.0 39,060 11.9 56,185 17.1 4.8
Hanover, RM 3,510 3,135 89.3 160 4.6 215 6.1 16.4
Stuartburn, RM 420 330 78.6 35 8.3 55 13.1 -7.7
Franklin, RM 455 380 83.5 30 6.6 45 9.9 4.6
De Salaberry, RM 895 725 81.0 90 10.1 75 8.4 7.2
Steinbach, CY 3,770 3,130 83.0 220 5.8 420 11.1 22.8
Niverville, T 990 830 83.8 80 8.1 75 7.6 44.5
La Broquerie, RM 1,325 1,120 84.5 105 7.9 100 7.5 38.7
Ste. Anne, RM 1,370 1,115 81.4 145 10.6 110 8.0 5.8
Tach, RM 2,890 2,375 82.2 260 9.0 255 8.8 12.9
Ritchot, RM 1,595 1,305 81.8 145 9.1 135 8.5 6.0

Hanover – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Hanover, 63.9% 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 * 2,030
Married couples without children * 1,110
Common-law-couples with children * 75
Common-law-couples without children * 85

Hanover – Marital status

In Hanover, 68.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (65.1%) or living with a common-law partner (3.3%).

The remaining 31.6% 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, Manitoba, Hanover, RM – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Hanover, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 9,725 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 6,650 68.4 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 6,330 65.1 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 320 3.3 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,070 31.6 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,570 26.4 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 115 1.2 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 170 1.7 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 220 2.3 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

Hanover – Types of private households

There were 3,950 private households3 in Hanover in 2011, a change of 17.6% from 2006. Of these, 52.4% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 15.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Manitoba, Hanover, RM – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Hanover, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,950 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,070 52.4 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,160 29.4 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 195 4.9 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 415 10.5 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 45 1.1 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households9 70 1.8 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

Hanover – Structural type of dwelling

In Hanover, 89.7% 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, Manitoba, Hanover, RM – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Hanover, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,950 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 3,545 89.7 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 110 2.8 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 120 3.0 14,435 3.1 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 37,665 8.1 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 75 1.9 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 20 0.5 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.1 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 75 1.9 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

Hanover, RM – Mother tongue

Chart J: Hanover, RM - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Hanover, RM - 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 Hanover, 55.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.3% reported French only, and 42.0% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 72.9% for English only, 3.5% for French only and 21.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 76.0% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.3% spoke only French and 19.7% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 84.4% for only English, 1.5% for only French and 10.5% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Hanover, RM – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 13,985 100.0 13,990 100.0
English 7,725 55.2 10,630 76.0
French 185 1.3 45 0.3
Non-official language 5,880 42.0 2,760 19.7
Multiple responses 195 1.4 550 3.9
Table 13 Hanover, RM – 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 99.6 99.2 0.3
French 40.9 20.5 20.5
Non-official language 73.2 50.0 23.1

Hanover, RM – Non-official languages

In Hanover, the three most common mother tongues were German (39.1%), Russian (2.1%) and Ukrainian (0.7%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were German (5.8%), Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (3.4%) and Cree, n.o.s. (1.7%).

Table 14 Hanover, RM – 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 5,475 90.3 39.1
Russian 295 4.9 2.1
Ukrainian 95 1.6 0.7
Dutch 70 1.2 0.5
Spanish 40 0.7 0.3

Hanover, RM – Bilingualism

Table 15 Hanover, RM – 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 3.5 3.6 84.2 0.8
0 to 19 3.4 4.0 60.0 1.3
20 to 44 4.0 3.8 92.3 0.9
45 to 64 3.6 1.8 83.3 0.3
65 and over 1.1 0.0 100.0 0.7
Table 16 Hanover, RM – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 13,985 100.0
English only 12,985 92.8
French only 0 0.0
English and French 495 3.5
Neither English nor French 500 3.6

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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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