Census Profile, 2016 Census
New Brunswick [Province] and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic New Brunswick

[Province]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 319,770 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Single-detached house 221,515 ... ... 7,541,495 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 3,945 ... ... 1,391,040 ... ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 80,515 ... ... 4,949,795 ... ...
Semi-detached house 12,470 ... ... 698,800 ... ...
Row house 9,015 ... ... 891,305 ... ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 13,545 ... ... 784,300 ... ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 44,260 ... ... 2,539,390 ... ...
Other single-attached house 1,230 ... ... 36,005 ... ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 13,795 ... ... 189,755 ... ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 319,775 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
1 person 89,480 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
2 persons 126,820 ... ... 4,834,605 ... ...
3 persons 49,465 ... ... 2,140,640 ... ...
4 persons 37,625 ... ... 1,946,275 ... ...
5 or more persons 16,385 ... ... 1,180,770 ... ...
Number of persons in private households 730,705 ... ... 34,460,060 ... ...
Average household size 2.3 ... ... 2.4 ... ...
Marital status
Total - Marital status for the population aged 15 years and over - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 636,605 309,040 327,570 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 379,605 189,790 189,820 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 302,020 151,100 150,925 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 77,580 38,685 38,895 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 257,000 119,250 137,745 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 158,070 85,640 72,430 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 21,290 9,530 11,760 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 35,680 15,275 20,405 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 41,965 8,805 33,160 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 222,865 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
2 persons 129,065 ... ... 5,007,790 ... ...
3 persons 47,015 ... ... 2,107,830 ... ...
4 persons 34,860 ... ... 1,909,935 ... ...
5 or more persons 11,920 ... ... 815,170 ... ...
Average size of census families 2.7 ... ... 2.9 ... ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 222,865 ... ... 9,840,730 ... ...
Total couple families 186,680 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Married couples 147,900 ... ... 6,474,005 ... ...
Common-law couples 38,780 ... ... 1,753,920 ... ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 36,185 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
Female parent 28,650 ... ... 1,262,340 ... ...
Male parent 7,530 ... ... 350,465 ... ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 186,675 ... ... 8,227,925 ... ...
Couples without children 105,625 ... ... 4,024,305 ... ...
Couples with children 81,060 ... ... 4,203,615 ... ...
1 child 37,440 ... ... 1,650,165 ... ...
2 children 32,380 ... ... 1,783,080 ... ...
3 or more children 11,235 ... ... 770,375 ... ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 36,185 ... ... 1,612,805 ... ...
1 child 23,440 ... ... 983,485 ... ...
2 children 9,570 ... ... 457,670 ... ...
3 or more children 3,170 ... ... 171,655 ... ...
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 128,775 61,010 67,770 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Household type
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 319,770 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
One-census-family households 214,235 ... ... 9,218,225 ... ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 102,170 ... ... 3,782,095 ... ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 112,070 ... ... 5,436,135 ... ...
Multiple-census-family households 4,280 ... ... 301,715 ... ...
Non-census-family households 101,255 ... ... 4,552,135 ... ...
One-person households 89,480 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 11,775 ... ... 582,350 ... ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. New Brunswick [Province] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed July 20, 2024).

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