Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Dauphin, CY - Manitoba 1

Map of Dauphin, CY (shaded in green), Manitoba

Map of Dauphin, CY

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Dauphin, CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Dauphin, CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
15
Nat. rank
463

In 2011, Dauphin (City) had a population of 8,251, representing a percentage change of 4.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 12.65 square kilometres with a population density of 652.1 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, Dauphin (City) had 3,783 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 3.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Dauphin (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Dauphin (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Dauphin, Man. RM 2,200 2,328 -5.5

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

Dauphin, CY – Age distribution

Table 4 Dauphin, CY – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.9% 19.4% 16.7%
15 to 64 57.6% 59.2% 56.3%
65 and over 24.5% 21.4% 27.1%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Dauphin, CY was 24.5%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 57.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.9%. 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.

Dauphin, CY – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Dauphin, CY – 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 8,250 7,905 345 4.4
0 to 14 1,480 1,345 135 10.0
15 to 64 4,750 4,485 265 5.9
65 and over 2,020 2,080 -60 -2.9
Males
Total 3,790 3,560 230 6.5
0 to 14 735 690 45 6.5
15 to 64 2,245 2,075 170 8.2
65 and over 810 800 10 1.3
Females
Total 4,460 4,345 115 2.6
0 to 14 745 655 90 13.7
15 to 64 2,510 2,405 105 4.4
65 and over 1,210 1,285 -75 -5.8

Dauphin, CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Dauphin, CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 8,250 3,790 4,460
0 to 4 years 510 240 270
5 to 9 years 480 260 220
10 to 14 years 490 235 250
15 to 19 years 485 245 240
20 to 24 years 460 215 245
25 to 29 years 445 205 240
30 to 34 years 460 215 250
35 to 39 years 415 215 195
40 to 44 years 460 210 250
45 to 49 years 525 250 275
50 to 54 years 535 245 295
55 to 59 years 520 245 280
60 to 64 years 450 200 245
65 to 69 years 440 190 250
70 to 74 years 385 170 215
75 to 79 years 410 180 235
80 to 84 years 340 125 215
85 years and over 445 155 295
Median age 44.1 41.6 46.4

Dauphin, CY – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Dauphin, CY was 44.1 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and Dauphin, CY – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
Dauphin, CY 45.5 44.1

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in Dauphin was 2,220, 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 Dauphin, 65.8% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 13.5% were common-law-couples and 20.7% were lone-parent families.

Dauphin – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of Dauphin, CY 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
Dauphin, CY 2,220 1,460 65.8 300 13.5 460 20.7 0.5
Dauphin, RM 695 570 82.0 70 10.1 55 7.9 -2.1

Dauphin – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Dauphin, 38.9% 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 * 550
Married couples without children * 905
Common-law-couples with children * 135
Common-law-couples without children * 170

Dauphin – Marital status

In Dauphin, 53.1% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (44.1%) or living with a common-law partner (9.0%).

The remaining 46.9% 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, Dauphin, CY – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Dauphin, CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 6,770 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,595 53.1 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,985 44.1 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 610 9.0 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,175 46.9 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,725 25.5 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 190 2.8 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 425 6.3 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 845 12.5 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

Dauphin – Types of private households

There were 3,780 private households4 in Dauphin in 2011, a change of 3.7% from 2006. Of these, 17.9% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -7.5% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Manitoba, Dauphin, CY – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 Dauphin, CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 3,780 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
675 17.9 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
1,050 27.8 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 430 11.4 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,500 39.7 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 35 0.9 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households10 95 2.5 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

Dauphin – Structural type of dwelling

In Dauphin, 73.6% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 2.5% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Manitoba, Dauphin, CY – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Dauphin, CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 3,785 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,785 73.6 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 65 1.7 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 95 2.5 14,435 3.1 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 95 2.5 37,665 8.1 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 570 15.1 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 50 1.3 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 5 0.1 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 130 3.4 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

Dauphin, CY – Mother tongue

Chart J: Dauphin, CY - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Dauphin, CY - 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 Dauphin, 83.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.5% reported French only, and 13.1% 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, 94.9% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.2% spoke only French and 2.3% 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 Dauphin, CY – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 8,075 100.0 8,070 100.0
English 6,705 83.0 7,660 94.9
French 125 1.5 15 0.2
Non-official language 1,060 13.1 185 2.3
Multiple responses 180 2.2 205 2.5
Table 13 Dauphin, CY – 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 99.6 99.5 0.1
French 37.5 12.5 25.0
Non-official language 59.6 26.5 33.1

Dauphin, CY – Non-official languages

In Dauphin, the three most common mother tongues were Ukrainian (10.6%), Ojibway (1.0%) and German (0.8%), 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 Dauphin, CY – 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.
Ukrainian 855 69.8 10.6
Ojibway 80 6.5 1.0
German 65 5.3 0.8
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 45 3.7 0.6
Polish 30 2.4 0.4

Dauphin, CY – Bilingualism

Table 15 Dauphin, CY – 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 5.1 4.0 80.8 1.9
0 to 19 8.2 7.8 50.0 25.0
20 to 44 5.5 4.6 75.0 4.2
45 to 64 3.3 0.9 88.9 2.1
65 and over 3.1 0.5 80.0 0.7
Table 16 Dauphin, CY – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 8,070 100.0
English only 7,650 94.8
French only 5 0.1
English and French 415 5.1
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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