Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Scugog, TP - Ontario

Map of Scugog, TP (shaded in green), Ontario

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Scugog, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Scugog, TP - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
72
Nat. rank
185

In 2011, Scugog (Township) had a population of 21,569, representing a percentage change of 0.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 474.65 square kilometres with a population density of 45.4 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 908,607.67 square kilometres with a population density of 14.1 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Scugog (Township) had 7,959 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 3.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Scugog (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Scugog (Township) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Kawartha Lakes, Ont. CY 73,214 74,561 -1.8
Pickering, Ont. CY 88,721 87,838 1.0
Whitby, Ont. T 122,022 111,184 9.7
Oshawa, Ont. CY 149,607 141,590 5.7
Clarington, Ont. MU 84,548 77,820 8.6
Mississaugas of Scugog Island, Ont. IRI 93 72 29.2
Uxbridge, Ont. TP 20,623 19,169 7.6
Brock, Ont. TP 11,341 11,979 -5.3

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Milton T 84,362 53,889 A 56.5
Whitchurch-Stouffville T 37,628 24,390 54.3
Ajax T 109,600 90,167 21.6
Brampton CY 523,911 433,806 20.8
Vaughan CY 288,301 238,866 20.7

Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Ontario – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Thunder Bay, Unorganized NO 5,909 6,585 -10.3
Hearst T 5,090 5,620 -9.4
Dryden CY 7,617 8,195 -7.1
The Blue Mountains T 6,453 6,825 -5.5

Age and sex

Scugog, TP – Age distribution

Table 4 Scugog, TP – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 15.6% 16.5% 14.7%
15 to 64 67.2% 67.2% 67.0%
65 and over 17.3% 16.2% 18.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Scugog, TP was 17.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 67.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 15.6%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Scugog, TP – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Scugog, TP – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 21,570 21,440 130 0.6
0 to 14 3,365 3,685 -320 -8.7
15 to 64 14,485 14,610 -125 -0.9
65 and over 3,725 3,140 585 18.6
Males
Total 10,660 10,620 40 0.4
0 to 14 1,760 1,935 -175 -9.0
15 to 64 7,165 7,260 -95 -1.3
65 and over 1,730 1,425 305 21.4
Females
Total 10,905 10,820 85 0.8
0 to 14 1,600 1,755 -155 -8.8
15 to 64 7,310 7,345 -35 -0.5
65 and over 1,995 1,720 275 16.0

Scugog, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Scugog, TP – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 21,570 10,660 10,905
0 to 4 years 875 445 430
5 to 9 years 1,110 585 525
10 to 14 years 1,375 730 645
15 to 19 years 1,520 780 740
20 to 24 years 1,280 660 620
25 to 29 years 915 470 440
30 to 34 years 910 440 470
35 to 39 years 1,065 525 545
40 to 44 years 1,330 645 685
45 to 49 years 1,960 935 1,020
50 to 54 years 2,115 1,045 1,070
55 to 59 years 1,775 885 895
60 to 64 years 1,615 785 825
65 to 69 years 1,130 580 550
70 to 74 years 870 415 455
75 to 79 years 730 360 375
80 to 84 years 515 210 305
85 years and over 485 165 315
Median age 46.0 45.3 46.7

Scugog, TP – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Scugog, TP was 46 years. In comparison, the median age of Ontario was 40.4 years.

Table 7 Canada, Ontario and Scugog, TP – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Ontario 39.0 40.4
Scugog, TP 42.8 46.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Scugog was 6,555, which represents a change of 0.8% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Scugog, 75.7% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 11.8% were common-law-couples and 12.4% were lone-parent families.

Scugog – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Ontario, CSD of Scugog, TP and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Ontario  3,612,205 2,612,890 72.3 394,670 10.9 604,645 16.7 5.5
Scugog, TP 6,555 4,960 75.7 775 11.8 815 12.4 0.8
Kawartha Lakes, CY 22,345 16,495 73.8 2,985 13.4 2,865 12.8 -0.8
Pickering, CY 25,420 18,615 73.2 2,140 8.4 4,670 18.4 2.1
Whitby, T 34,460 25,785 74.8 3,270 9.5 5,400 15.7 9.9
Oshawa, CY 42,925 27,100 63.1 6,365 14.8 9,465 22.1 5.6
Clarington, MU 24,870 18,180 73.1 3,045 12.2 3,645 14.7 10.1
Mississaugas of Scugog Island, IRI 20 0 0.0 15 75.0 5 25.0 0.0
Uxbridge, TP 6,065 4,695 77.4 640 10.6 725 12.0 8.2
Brock, TP 3,370 2,430 72.1 495 14.7 445 13.2 -4.7

Scugog – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Scugog, 45.1% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 2,265
Married couples without children * 2,700
Common-law-couples with children * 325
Common-law-couples without children * 450

Scugog – Marital status

In Scugog, 63.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (55.3%) or living with a common-law partner (8.5%).

The remaining 36.1% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Ontario, Scugog, TP – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Scugog, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 18,205 100.0 10,671,050 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 11,635 63.9 6,158,605 57.7 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 10,075 55.3 5,367,400 50.3 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,555 8.5 791,210 7.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 6,575 36.1 4,512,440 42.3 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 4,120 22.6 2,985,020 28.0 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 515 2.8 319,805 3.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 885 4.9 593,730 5.6 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 1,060 5.8 613,880 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Scugog – Types of private households

There were 7,955 private households3 in Scugog in 2011, a change of 3.2% from 2006. Of these, 31.2% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -6.8% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Ontario, Scugog, TP – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Scugog, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 7,955 100.0 4,887,505 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,480 31.2 1,402,420 28.7 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
2,965 37.3 1,408,120 28.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 735 9.2 535,825 11.0 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,440 18.1 1,230,980 25.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 190 2.4 128,660 2.6 268,060 2.0
Other households9 160 2.0 181,500 3.7 543,340 4.1

Scugog – Structural type of dwelling

In Scugog, 89.4% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.5% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Ontario, Scugog, TP – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Scugog, TP Ontario Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 7,960 100.0 4,887,510 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 7,120 89.4 2,718,880 55.6 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 165 2.1 279,470 5.7 646,240 4.9
Row house 75 0.9 415,230 8.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 40 0.5 789,975 16.2 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 420 5.3 498,160 10.2 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 120 1.5 160,460 3.3 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 15 0.2 9,535 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.1 15,795 0.3 183,510 1.4

Language

Scugog, TP – Mother tongue

Chart J: Scugog, TP - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Scugog, TP - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Scugog, 93.6% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.1% reported French only, and 4.9% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 68.2% for English only, 3.9% for French only and 25.7% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 98.4% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.2% spoke only French and 0.8% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 79.0% for only English, 2.2% for only French and 14.4% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Scugog, TP – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 21,415 100.0 21,415 100.0
English 20,035 93.6 21,080 98.4
French 240 1.1 50 0.2
Non-official language 1,045 4.9 180 0.8
Multiple responses 100 0.5 105 0.5
Table 13 Scugog, TP – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 100.0 99.9 0.0
French 45.5 21.8 23.6
Non-official language 47.3 21.6 25.7

Scugog, TP – Non-official languages

In Scugog, the three most common mother tongues were German (1.2%), Dutch (0.9%) and Italian (0.4%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Italian (2.1%), Chinese, n.o.s. (1.6%) and Cantonese (1.5%).

Table 14 Scugog, TP – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
German 260 23.4 1.2
Dutch 190 17.1 0.9
Italian 90 8.1 0.4
Polish 55 5.0 0.3
Ukrainian 45 4.1 0.2

Scugog, TP – Bilingualism

Table 15 Scugog, TP – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 6.1 5.3 83.3 4.8
0 to 19 10.5 10.3 50.0 20.0
20 to 44 6.4 5.7 80.0 5.9
45 to 64 4.1 2.8 85.0 5.7
65 and over 4.1 2.1 81.3 3.6
Table 16 Scugog, TP – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 21,415 100.0
English only 20,060 93.7
French only 0 0.0
English and French 1,340 6.3
Neither English nor French 15 0.1

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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