Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Flin Flon (Part), CY - Manitoba

Map of Flin Flon (Part), CY (shaded in green), Manitoba

Map of Flin Flon (Part), CY

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Flin Flon (Part), CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Flin Flon (Part), CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
23
Nat. rank
673

In 2011, Flin Flon (Part) (City) had a population of 5,363, representing a percentage change of -4.1% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 13.88 square kilometres with a population density of 386.4 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, Flin Flon (Part) (City) had 2,340 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was -0.9%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Flin Flon (Part) (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Flin Flon (Part) (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Division No. 21, Unorganized, Man. NO 1,756 1,887 -6.9
Creighton, Sask. T 1,498 1,502 -0.3
Flin Flon (Part), Sask. CY 229 242 -5.4
Division No. 18, Unorganized, Sask. NO 1,641 1,181 A 39.0

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

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Age distribution

Table 4 Flin Flon (Part), CY – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.8% 17.8% 17.8%
15 to 64 69.1% 71.1% 67.2%
65 and over 13.1% 11.1% 15.2%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Flin Flon (Part), CY was 13.1%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 69.1% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.8%. 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.

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Flin Flon (Part), 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 5,365 5,590 -225 -4.0
0 to 14 955 1,045 -90 -8.6
15 to 64 3,705 3,800 -95 -2.5
65 and over 705 755 -50 -6.6
Males
Total 2,665 2,780 -115 -4.1
0 to 14 475 535 -60 -11.2
15 to 64 1,895 1,945 -50 -2.6
65 and over 295 305 -10 -3.3
Females
Total 2,695 2,810 -115 -4.1
0 to 14 480 505 -25 -5.0
15 to 64 1,810 1,855 -45 -2.4
65 and over 410 450 -40 -8.9

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Flin Flon (Part), CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,365 2,665 2,695
0 to 4 years 325 150 170
5 to 9 years 310 160 150
10 to 14 years 325 165 160
15 to 19 years 370 180 190
20 to 24 years 320 165 160
25 to 29 years 305 145 160
30 to 34 years 310 155 155
35 to 39 years 325 150 170
40 to 44 years 300 160 140
45 to 49 years 410 195 215
50 to 54 years 590 310 275
55 to 59 years 475 275 205
60 to 64 years 300 165 135
65 to 69 years 185 85 95
70 to 74 years 160 80 80
75 to 79 years 125 45 80
80 to 84 years 100 40 60
85 years and over 140 40 100
Median age 41.9 42.4 41.4

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Flin Flon (Part), CY was 41.9 years. In comparison, the median age of Manitoba was 38.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Manitoba and Flin Flon (Part), CY – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Manitoba 38.1 38.4
Flin Flon (Part), CY 40.7 41.9

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Flin Flon (Part) was 1,540, which represents a change of -4.3% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Flin Flon (Part), 66.9% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 15.3% were common-law-couples and 17.9% were lone-parent families.

Flin Flon (Part) – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Manitoba, CSD of Flin Flon (Part), 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
Flin Flon (Part), CY 1,540 1,030 66.9 235 15.3 275 17.9 -4.3
Division No. 21, Unorganized, NO 565 405 71.7 75 13.3 80 14.2 -2.6
Creighton, T (Sask.) 445 325 73.0 50 11.2 70 15.7 -1.1
Flin Flon (Part), CY (Sask.) 70 45 64.3 10 14.3 15 21.4 -6.7
Division No. 18, Unorganized, NO (Sask.) 480 295 61.5 70 14.6 120 25.0 35.2

Flin Flon (Part) – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Flin Flon (Part), 42.7% 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 * 430
Married couples without children * 595
Common-law-couples with children * 110
Common-law-couples without children * 125

Flin Flon (Part) – Marital status

In Flin Flon (Part), 58.5% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (47.9%) or living with a common-law partner (10.6%).

The remaining 41.5% 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, Flin Flon (Part), CY – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Flin Flon (Part), CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,405 100.0 977,110 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,575 58.5 558,505 57.2 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,110 47.9 480,135 49.1 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 465 10.6 78,370 8.0 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,830 41.5 418,600 42.8 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,150 26.1 282,460 28.9 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 115 2.6 23,620 2.4 698,245 2.5
Divorced 255 5.8 52,215 5.3 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 305 6.9 60,300 6.2 1,584,525 5.7

Flin Flon (Part) – Types of private households

There were 2,340 private households3 in Flin Flon (Part) in 2011, a change of -0.8% from 2006. Of these, 22.9% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -16.4% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Manitoba, Flin Flon (Part), CY – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Flin Flon (Part), CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,340 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
535 22.9 125,025 26.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
705 30.1 134,525 28.9 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 255 10.9 48,255 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 775 33.1 131,480 28.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 20 0.9 9,665 2.1 268,060 2.0
Other households9 50 2.1 17,190 3.7 543,340 4.1

Flin Flon (Part) – Structural type of dwelling

In Flin Flon (Part), 76.7% 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, Flin Flon (Part), CY – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Flin Flon (Part), CY Manitoba Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,340 100.0 466,140 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,795 76.7 322,800 69.2 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 10 0.4 14,445 3.1 646,240 4.9
Row house 45 1.9 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 325 13.9 61,410 13.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 100 4.3 6,105 1.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 5 0.2 730 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 60 2.6 8,550 1.8 183,510 1.4

Language

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Mother tongue

Chart J: Flin Flon (Part), CY - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Flin Flon (Part), 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 Flin Flon (Part), 92.0% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.4% reported French only, and 5.9% 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, 97.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.3% spoke only French and 1.5% 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 Flin Flon (Part), 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 5,280 100.0 5,285 100.0
English 4,860 92.0 5,135 97.2
French 75 1.4 15 0.3
Non-official language 310 5.9 80 1.5
Multiple responses 45 0.9 60 1.1
Table 13 Flin Flon (Part), CY – 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 99.8 99.7 0.1
French 37.5 12.5 25.0
Non-official language 65.2 34.8 30.4

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Non-official languages

In Flin Flon (Part), the three most common mother tongues were Cree, n.o.s. (1.2%), Ukrainian (1.2%) and Afrikaans (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 Flin Flon (Part), 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.
Cree, n.o.s. 65 18.8 1.2
Ukrainian 65 18.8 1.2
Afrikaans 40 11.6 0.8
German 30 8.7 0.6
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 20 5.8 0.4

Flin Flon (Part), CY – Bilingualism

Table 15 Flin Flon (Part), 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 4.9 3.9 73.3 3.2
0 to 19 8.0 7.9 0.0 14.3
20 to 44 4.9 4.5 50.0 7.1
45 to 64 3.4 1.2 75.0 0.0
65 and over 2.3 0.0 60.0 4.8
Table 16 Flin Flon (Part), CY – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,285 100.0
English only 5,015 94.9
French only 5 0.1
English and French 260 4.9
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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