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Selected trend data for Moncton (CMA) Data quality note(s) for Moncton, 1996, 2001 and 2006 censuses

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Selected trend data for Moncton (CMA) , 1996, 2001 and 2006 censuses
Subtopic Census year
1996 2001 2006
Population
Total population count1 114,471 118,678 126,424
Age and sex
% of the population aged 0 to 14 years 18.5 16.8 16.0
% of the population aged 15 to 64 years 68.8 70.0 70.3
% of the population aged 65 years and over 12.7 13.3 13.7
Median age2 35.7 37.8 39.4
Ratio of age groups 0 to 14 years to 65 years and over3 1.5 1.3 1.2
Marital status
% of the population aged 15 years and over who are single (never legally married)4 26.9 26.6 26.6
% of the population aged 15 years and over living in a couple (married or common-law) 59.8 59.6 59.4
Families and households
% of couples (married and common-law) with children (of any age)5 57.5 51.9 49.1
% of couples (married and common-law) with at least one child under 25 years of age 52.9 46.7 44.2
Total private households6 42,980 47,175 51,595
% of one-person households 20.6 23.1 24.4
% of households containing a couple with children7 33.4 28.4 26.3
% of households containing a couple without children8 29.2 31.6 32.4
Average household size 2.6 2.5 2.4
Median household income9 47,616 48,911 50,405
Median economic family income10 55,157 57,197 61,622
% of economic families receiving government transfers11 91.7 87.8 82.3
% of economic family income from government transfers12 13.5 11.9 10.9
Median economic family government transfers13 4,204 3,676 3,892
Median income for persons 15 years and over not in economic families14 19,201 21,885 22,223
% of persons not in economic families in low income before tax15 43.6 38.4 37.6
% of economic families in low income before tax16 14.0 11.0 9.8
Housing and shelter costs
Total occupied private dwellings occupied by usual residents17 42,980 47,180 51,595
% of occupied private dwellings owned18 69.3 68.8 70.1
% of occupied private dwellings rented19 30.6 31.2 29.8
% of occupied private dwellings that are band housing20 0.0 0.0 0.0
% of occupied private dwellings requiring major repair21 8.7 8.5 6.6
% of occupied private dwellings constructed in the last 10 years22 19.9 17.9 20.6
% of occupied private dwellings with more than one person per room23 0.5 0.2 0.4
Language
% of population whose mother tongue is English only24 65.5 64.0 62.3
% of population whose mother tongue is French only25 32.1 33.8 34.6
% of the population whose mother tongue is a non-official language only26 1.1 1.2 2.1
% of the population who speak English and/or French most often at home27 99.7 99.7 99.3
% of the population who only speak a non-official language most often at home28 0.3 0.3 0.7
% of the population with knowledge of an official language29 100.0 100.0 99.9
% of the population with knowledge of both official languages30 44.9 47.2 46.9
Mobility and migration
% who lived at same address 5 years ago31 59.1 59.2 57.4
% who moved within the same census subdivision (CSD) 22.3 22.2 22.9
% who moved within the province from a different census subdivision (CSD) 10.8 11.9 12.4
% who moved from a different province/territory 7.2 6.2 6.1
% who lived outside Canada 0.6 0.5 1.2
Immigration and citizenship
% immigrants32 3.2 2.9 3.4
% recent immigrants (arrived in last 5 years)33 0.3 0.3 0.7
% Canadian citizens 99.1 98.9 98.6
Visible minorities
% visible minorities34 0.9 1.3 2.0
Aboriginal peoples
% reporting Aboriginal identity35 0.3 0.9 0.9
Labour
Employment rate36 59.4 62.3 64.1
Employment rate for males37 65.3 66.6 67.7
Employment rate for females38 54.0 58.4 60.8
Participation rate39 65.9 67.8 68.3
Participation rate for males40 72.7 73.3 72.7
Participation rate for females41 59.7 62.8 64.3
Unemployment rate42 9.9 8.1 6.2
Unemployment rate for males43 10.2 9.2 6.9
Unemployment rate for females44 9.5 7.0 5.5
% male full-year, full-time workers45 43.2 45.8 46.6
% female full-year, full-time workers46 27.5 34.1 36.1
Unpaid work
% of males reporting any hour(s) of unpaid work47 85.9 88.0 89.4
% of females reporting any hour(s) of unpaid work48 93.4 93.6 93.2
Place of work and commuting to work
% working at home49 5.3 5.7 5.2
Travel to work: % by car, truck or van as driver50 77.4 77.9 74.7
Travel to work: % by car, truck or van as passenger 10.8 10.3 12.4
Travel to work: % using public transit 2.5 2.3 2.8
Travel to work: % walking or biking 8.2 8.1 8.6
Income and earnings
Median total income for males51 29,408 29,665 30,215
Median total income for females52 16,374 18,604 20,263
Median earnings for males working full year, full time53 42,844 40,136 39,992
Median earnings for females working full year, full time54 28,925 29,149 31,363
% of persons in low income before tax55 17.5 14.2 13.6