Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census
Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses
Provincial population rank
3 of 6
National population rank
39 of 152
- In 2016, the enumerated population of Fredericton census agglomeration (CA) was 101,760, which represents a change of 3.5% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of -0.5% and the national average of 5.0%.
- The land area of Fredericton is 5,745.41 square kilometres and the population density was 17.7 people per square kilometre.
- In 2016, there were 42,772 private dwellings occupied in Fredericton, which represent a change of 5.2% from 2011.
Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Fredericton
Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Fredericton
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 Fredericton CA
Population change and rank, 2011 to 2016 for CMAs or CAs in New Brunswick
|CMA or CA name||Type||Population||Rank|
|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|
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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