Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Miramichi, (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
5 of 6
National population rank
99 of 152
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Miramichi census agglomeration (CA) was 27,523, which represents a change of -2.1% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of -0.5% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Miramichi is 7,578.93 square kilometres and the population density was 3.6 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 11,940 private dwellings occupied in Miramichi, which represent a change of 1.5% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 Population in the last 15 years, Miramichi

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

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

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

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 Miramichi CA

Table 1 Miramichi CA – Census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name Type Population
2016 2011 % change
Miramichi Census subdivision - Miramichi, City C 17,537 17,811 -1.5
Northesk Census subdivision - Northesk, Parish P 2,263 2,333 revised r -3.0
Southesk Census subdivision - Southesk, Parish P 1,694 1,833 -7.6
Glenelg Census subdivision - Glenelg, Parish P 1,560 1,610 -3.1
Newcastle Census subdivision - Newcastle, Parish P 1,136 1,220 -6.9
Derby Census subdivision - Derby, Parish P 976 998 -2.2
Nelson Census subdivision - Nelson, Parish P 957 935 2.4
Eel Ground 2 Census subdivision - Eel Ground 2, Indian reserve IRI 532 448 18.8
Chatham Census subdivision - Chatham, Parish P 511 522 -2.1
Red Bank 4 Census subdivision - Red Bank 4, Indian reserve IRI 309 352 -12.2
Big Hole Tract 8 (South Half) Census subdivision - Big Hole Tract 8 (South Half), Indian reserve IRI 48 34 41.2

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
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use with caution

Source:

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

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