Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Fredericton, (CA) - 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
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 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Fredericton

Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Fredericton

Figure 1.3 description Long description for 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

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 Fredericton CA

Table 1 Fredericton CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Fredericton Census subdivision - Fredericton, City C 58,220 56,224 3.6
Lincoln Census subdivision - Lincoln, Parish P 7,177 6,458 11.1
Douglas Census subdivision - Douglas, Parish P 6,154 6,081 1.2
Saint Marys Census subdivision - Saint Marys, Parish P 4,837 4,733 2.2
Hanwell Census subdivision - Hanwell, Rural community RCR 4,750 4,740 revised r 0.2
New Maryland Census subdivision - New Maryland, Village VL 4,174 4,232 -1.4
Bright Census subdivision - Bright, Parish P 3,289 3,068 7.2
Kingsclear Census subdivision - Kingsclear, Parish P 2,822 2,651 revised r 6.5
New Maryland Census subdivision - New Maryland, Parish P 2,606 2,466 5.7
Maugerville Census subdivision - Maugerville, Parish P 1,831 1,776 3.1
Manners Sutton Census subdivision - Manners Sutton, Parish P 1,777 1,806 -1.6
Queensbury Census subdivision - Queensbury, Parish P 1,174 1,272 -7.7
Devon 30 Census subdivision - Devon 30, Indian reserve IRI 1,038 864 20.1
Tracy Census subdivision - Tracy, Village VL 608 611 -0.5
Kingsclear 6 Census subdivision - Kingsclear 6, Indian reserve IRI 493 490 0.6
Gladstone Census subdivision - Gladstone, Parish P 452 485 -6.8
Harvey Census subdivision - Harvey, Village VL 358 363 -1.4

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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