Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of The Pas, T - Manitoba 1

Map of The Pas, T (shaded in green), Manitoba

Map of The Pas, T

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: The Pas, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: The Pas, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
21
Nat. rank
659

In 2011, The Pas (Town) had a population of 5,513, representing a percentage change of -1.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 47.83 square kilometres with a population density of 115.3 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, The Pas (Town) had 2,188 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

The Pas (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 The Pas (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21A, Man. IRI 181 181 0.0
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21B, Man. IRI 32 37 -13.5
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21C, Man. IRI 20 15 33.3
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21E, Man. IRI 2,319 2,187 6.0
Kelsey, Man. RM 2,272 2,453 -7.4
Division No. 21, Unorganized, Man. NO 1,756 1,887 -6.9

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

The Pas, T – Age distribution

Table 4 The Pas, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 24.1% 25.0% 23.4%
15 to 64 65.7% 65.9% 65.3%
65 and over 10.3% 9.1% 11.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in The Pas, T was 10.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 65.7% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 24.1%. 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.

The Pas, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 The Pas, T – 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 5,510 5,590 -80 -1.4
0 to 14 1,330 1,375 -45 -3.3
15 to 64 3,620 3,670 -50 -1.4
65 and over 570 540 30 5.6
Males
Total 2,625 2,660 -35 -1.3
0 to 14 655 665 -10 -1.5
15 to 64 1,730 1,760 -30 -1.7
65 and over 240 245 -5 -2.0
Females
Total 2,885 2,925 -40 -1.4
0 to 14 675 710 -35 -4.9
15 to 64 1,885 1,915 -30 -1.6
65 and over 325 300 25 8.3

The Pas, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 The Pas, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,510 2,625 2,885
0 to 4 years 470 235 235
5 to 9 years 425 210 215
10 to 14 years 435 210 225
15 to 19 years 375 180 200
20 to 24 years 385 175 210
25 to 29 years 365 165 200
30 to 34 years 370 155 210
35 to 39 years 375 190 185
40 to 44 years 385 190 195
45 to 49 years 340 175 170
50 to 54 years 395 200 200
55 to 59 years 335 155 175
60 to 64 years 290 145 140
65 to 69 years 180 90 90
70 to 74 years 135 65 70
75 to 79 years 100 45 50
80 to 84 years 70 25 50
85 years and over 75 20 55
Median age 34.1 34.6 33.6

The Pas, T – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in The Pas, T was 34.1 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and The Pas, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
The Pas, T 33.5 34.1

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in The Pas was 1,480, which represents a change of -3.6% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In The Pas, 54.4% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 18.9% were common-law-couples and 26.7% were lone-parent families.

The Pas – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of The Pas, T 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
The Pas, T 1,480 805 54.4 280 18.9 395 26.7 -3.6
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21A, IRI 50 25 50.0 5 10.0 15 30.0 0.0
Opaskwayak Cree Nation 21E, IRI 565 235 41.6 115 20.4 210 37.2 5.6
Kelsey, RM 680 480 70.6 100 14.7 105 15.4 -4.9
Division No. 21, Unorganized, NO 565 405 71.7 75 13.3 80 14.2 -2.6

The Pas – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of The Pas, 49.8% 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 * 390
Married couples without children * 415
Common-law-couples with children * 150
Common-law-couples without children * 135

The Pas – Marital status

In The Pas, 52.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (39.3%) or living with a common-law partner (13.7%).

The remaining 47.1% 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, The Pas, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status The Pas, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,185 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,215 52.9 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 1,645 39.3 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 575 13.7 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,970 47.1 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,355 32.4 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 135 3.2 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 235 5.6 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 240 5.7 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

The Pas – Types of private households

There were 2,190 private households4 in The Pas in 2011, a change of -0.9% from 2006. Of these, 24.0% 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, The Pas, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 The Pas, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,190 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
525 24.0 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
530 24.2 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 350 16.0 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 665 30.4 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 35 1.6 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households10 80 3.7 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

The Pas – Structural type of dwelling

In The Pas, 55.3% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.4% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Manitoba, The Pas, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling The Pas, T Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,190 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,210 55.3 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 115 5.3 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 95 4.3 14,435 3.1 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 30 1.4 37,665 8.1 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 555 25.3 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 30 1.4 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 0 0.0 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 150 6.8 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

The Pas, T – Mother tongue

Chart J: The Pas, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: The Pas, T - 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 The Pas, 89.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.2% reported French only, and 7.5% 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, 95.8% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.4% spoke only French and 2.4% 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 The Pas, T – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 5,445 100.0 5,445 100.0
English 4,855 89.2 5,215 95.8
French 65 1.2 20 0.4
Non-official language 410 7.5 130 2.4
Multiple responses 110 2.0 85 1.6
Table 13 The Pas, T – 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 99.3 99.1 0.2
French 29.4 11.8 17.6
Non-official language 60.2 32.0 28.2

The Pas, T – Non-official languages

In The Pas, the three most common mother tongues were Cree, n.o.s. (4.3%), Ukrainian (1.1%) and German (0.6%), 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 The Pas, T – 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.
Cree, n.o.s. 235 45.6 4.3
Ukrainian 60 11.7 1.1
German 35 6.8 0.6
Gujarati 20 3.9 0.4
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 20 3.9 0.4

The Pas, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 The Pas, T – 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 5.4 4.9 78.6 1.2
0 to 19 7.4 7.5 0.0 0.0
20 to 44 4.9 4.5 100.0 0.0
45 to 64 3.8 1.7 66.7 3.4
65 and over 6.0 2.6 80.0 0.0
Table 16 The Pas, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,450 100.0
English only 5,135 94.2
French only 5 0.1
English and French 300 5.5
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

Symbols:

···
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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