Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Bathurst, (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
4 of 6
National population rank
88 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Bathurst census agglomeration (CA) was 31,110, which represents a change of -2.6% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of -0.5% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Bathurst is 2,104.04 square kilometres and the population density was 14.8 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 13,970 private dwellings occupied in Bathurst, which represent a change of 1.0% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Bathurst

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Bathurst

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

Figure 1.3 description Long description for Figure 1.3 Population change (in percentage) in the last 15 years, Bathurst

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 Bathurst CA

Table 1 Bathurst CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Bathurst Census subdivision - Bathurst, City C 11,897 12,275 -3.1
Beresford Census subdivision - Beresford, Parish P 6,248 6,354 -1.7
Bathurst Census subdivision - Bathurst, Parish P 4,797 4,979 -3.7
Beresford Census subdivision - Beresford, Town TV 4,288 4,351 -1.4
Petit-Rocher Census subdivision - Petit-Rocher, Village VL 1,897 1,908 -0.6
Nigadoo Census subdivision - Nigadoo, Village VL 963 952 1.2
Pointe-Verte Census subdivision - Pointe-Verte, Village VL 886 976 -9.2
Pabineau 11 Census subdivision - Pabineau 11, Indian reserve IRI 134 141 -5.0

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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