Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Gimli, RM - Manitoba 1

Map of Gimli, RM (shaded in green), Manitoba

Map of Gimli, RM

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
20
Nat. rank
627

In 2011, Gimli (Rural municipality) had a population of 5,845, representing a percentage change of 0.8% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 319.25 square kilometres with a population density of 18.3 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, Gimli (Rural municipality) had 2,749 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 2.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Gimli (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Gimli (Rural municipality) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
St. Andrews, Man. RM 11,875 11,359 4.5
Rockwood, Man. RM 7,964 7,692 3.5
Winnipeg Beach, Man. T 1,011 1,017 -0.6
Armstrong, Man. RM 1,835 1,919 -4.4
Bifrost, Man. RM 2,976 2,972 0.1
Division No. 19, Unorganized, Man. NO 2,953 3,255 E -9.3

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

Gimli, RM – Age distribution

Table 4 Gimli, RM – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 10.9% 11.7% 10.1%
15 to 64 58.1% 57.7% 58.2%
65 and over 31.1% 30.4% 31.6%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Gimli, RM was 31.1%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 58.1% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 10.9%. 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.

Gimli, RM – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Gimli, 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 5,845 5,800 45 0.8
0 to 14 635 730 -95 -13.0
15 to 64 3,395 3,430 -35 -1.0
65 and over 1,820 1,640 180 11.0
Males
Total 2,875 2,840 35 1.2
0 to 14 335 385 -50 -13.0
15 to 64 1,660 1,670 -10 -0.6
65 and over 875 780 95 12.2
Females
Total 2,970 2,955 15 0.5
0 to 14 300 345 -45 -13.0
15 to 64 1,730 1,750 -20 -1.1
65 and over 940 855 85 9.9

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

Table 6 Gimli, RM – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,845 2,875 2,970
0 to 4 years 185 90 95
5 to 9 years 195 115 80
10 to 14 years 260 135 125
15 to 19 years 290 165 125
20 to 24 years 200 110 95
25 to 29 years 170 85 90
30 to 34 years 195 100 95
35 to 39 years 225 115 110
40 to 44 years 250 100 150
45 to 49 years 395 210 185
50 to 54 years 415 195 220
55 to 59 years 585 265 320
60 to 64 years 665 330 335
65 to 69 years 575 280 295
70 to 74 years 450 230 220
75 to 79 years 365 180 185
80 to 84 years 230 115 125
85 years and over 195 70 120
Median age 56.2 55.5 56.9

Gimli, RM – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Gimli, RM was 56.2 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and Gimli, RM – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
Gimli, RM 53.7 56.2

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in Gimli was 1,900, which represents a change of 1.1% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Gimli, 80.3% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 10.0% were common-law-couples and 10.0% were lone-parent families.

Gimli – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of Gimli, 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
Gimli, RM 1,900 1,525 80.3 190 10.0 190 10.0 1.1
St. Andrews, RM 3,650 2,895 79.3 410 11.2 350 9.6 6.6
Rockwood, RM 2,155 1,700 78.9 255 11.8 200 9.3 4.6
Winnipeg Beach, T 320 235 73.4 45 14.1 35 10.9 -7.2
Armstrong, RM 540 410 75.9 75 13.9 55 10.2 3.8
Bifrost, RM 795 680 85.5 65 8.2 50 6.3 1.3
Division No. 19, Unorganized, NO 815 440 54.0 130 16.0 245 30.1 -3.6

Gimli – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Gimli, 25.1% 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 * 360
Married couples without children * 1,160
Common-law-couples with children * 70
Common-law-couples without children * 120

Gimli – Marital status

In Gimli, 66.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (59.5%) or living with a common-law partner (7.4%).

The remaining 33.1% 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, Gimli, RM – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Gimli, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 5,210 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,485 66.9 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,100 59.5 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 385 7.4 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,725 33.1 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 835 16.0 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 140 2.7 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 270 5.2 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 480 9.2 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

Gimli – Types of private households

There were 2,750 private households4 in Gimli in 2011, a change of 2.8% from 2006. Of these, 15.3% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -8.7% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Manitoba, Gimli, RM – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 Gimli, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,750 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
420 15.3 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
1,255 45.6 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 180 6.5 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 830 30.2 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 25 0.9 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households10 40 1.5 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

Gimli – Structural type of dwelling

In Gimli, 80.7% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.8% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Manitoba, Gimli, RM – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Gimli, RM Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,745 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,215 80.7 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 170 6.2 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 25 0.9 14,435 3.1 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 50 1.8 37,665 8.1 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 260 9.5 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 5 0.2 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 5 0.2 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 25 0.9 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

Gimli, RM – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Gimli, 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 Gimli, 86.5% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.7% reported French only, and 10.7% 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, 97.3% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.3% spoke only French and 1.4% 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 Gimli, 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 5,750 100.0 5,750 100.0
English 4,975 86.5 5,595 97.3
French 95 1.7 15 0.3
Non-official language 615 10.7 80 1.4
Multiple responses 65 1.1 55 1.0
Table 13 Gimli, RM – 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 99.9 99.8 0.1
French 31.8 18.2 13.6
Non-official language 34.8 17.0 17.8

Gimli, RM – Non-official languages

In Gimli, the three most common mother tongues were Ukrainian (3.7%), German (2.3%) and Icelandic (2.2%), 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 Gimli, 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.
Ukrainian 215 31.9 3.7
German 130 19.3 2.3
Icelandic 125 18.5 2.2
Polish 40 5.9 0.7
Dutch 20 3.0 0.3

Gimli, RM – Bilingualism

Table 15 Gimli, 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 3.9 2.6 73.7 2.4
0 to 19 2.7 2.8 0.0 0.0
20 to 44 4.4 4.1 100.0 11.1
45 to 64 4.7 2.7 88.9 3.2
65 and over 3.2 1.6 62.5 1.3
Table 16 Gimli, RM – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,750 100.0
English only 5,515 95.9
French only 0 0.0
English and French 225 3.9
Neither English nor French 5 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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