Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Moncton, (CMA) - New Brunswick

Data quality

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
1 of 6
National population rank
29 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Moncton census metropolitan area (CMA) was 144,810, which represents a change of 4.0% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of -0.5% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Moncton is 2,559.05 square kilometres and the population density was 56.6 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 61,769 private dwellings occupied in Moncton, which represent a change of 5.5% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Moncton

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 20 years, Moncton

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Moncton

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 20 years, Moncton

Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Figure 1.4 description Long description for Figure 1.4 Population change (in percentage), census metropolitan areas, 2006 to 2011 and 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Population change, 2011 to 2016 for census subdivisions in the Moncton CMA

Table 1 Moncton CMA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Moncton Census subdivision - Moncton, City C 71,889 69,074 4.1
Dieppe Census subdivision - Dieppe, City C 25,384 23,310 8.9
Riverview Census subdivision - Riverview, Town TV 19,667 19,128 2.8
Moncton Census subdivision - Moncton, Parish P 9,811 9,421 4.1
Memramcook Census subdivision - Memramcook, Village VL 4,778 4,831 -1.1
Coverdale Census subdivision - Coverdale, Parish P 4,466 4,401 1.5
Salisbury Census subdivision - Salisbury, Village VL 2,284 2,208 3.4
Hillsborough Census subdivision - Hillsborough, Parish P 1,308 1,395 -6.2
Hillsborough Census subdivision - Hillsborough, Village VL 1,277 1,350 -5.4
Dorchester Census subdivision - Dorchester, Village VL 1,096 1,167 -6.1
Elgin Census subdivision - Elgin, Parish P 892 968 -7.9
Saint-Paul Census subdivision - Saint-Paul, Parish P 842 866 -2.8
Hopewell Census subdivision - Hopewell, Parish P 647 643 0.6
Dorchester Census subdivision - Dorchester, Parish P 429 477 -10.1
Fort Folly 1 Census subdivision - Fort Folly 1, Indian reserve IRI 40 48 -16.7

Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in New Brunswick

Table 2 New Brunswick – Metropolitan areas, population rank and population change, 2011 to 2016
CMA or CA name Type Population Rank
2016 2011 % change Nat. Prov.
Moncton Moncton - Census metropolitan area CMA 144,810 139,287revised r 4.0 29 1
Saint John Saint John - Census metropolitan area CMA 126,202 129,057revised r -2.2 31 2
Fredericton Fredericton - Census agglomeration CA 101,760 98,320revised r 3.5 39 3
Bathurst Bathurst - Census agglomeration CA 31,110 31,936revised r -2.6 88 4
Miramichi Miramichi - Census agglomeration CA 27,523 28,115 -2.1 99 5
Edmundston Edmundston - Census agglomeration CA 23,524 23,819revised r -1.2 104 6
Campbellton Campbellton - Census agglomeration CA 15,746 17,361revised r -9.3 127  not applicable ···
Campbellton (New Brunswick part)   13,114 14,039revised r -6.6  not applicable ··· 7
Campbellton (Quebec part)   2,632 3,322 -20.8  not applicable ··· 29

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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