Demographics of Fredericton, New Brunswick

Overview
Population, 2021

63,116

7.5%
Population, 2016: 58,721
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 133.93
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 471.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$51,080
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$42,520
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$91,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$76,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
60.5%
Unemployment rate
8.6%
Participation rate
66.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$273,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,189
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$1,080
Population
Population, 2021 63,116
Population, 2016 58,721
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 7.50%
Total private dwellings, 2021 29,892
Total private dwellings, 2016 28,632
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 4.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 28,478
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 26,147
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 8.90%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 134
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 471
National population rank, 2021 90
Province/territory population rank, 2021 3
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 61,840
Official languages 61,470
English 61,310
French 15,175
Non-official languages 9,300
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 51,025
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,080
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 51,040
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,520
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 46,590
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $46,680
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 37,145
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,040
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 39,915
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,810
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,555
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,375
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,045
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,410
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,085
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 14,240
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $15,000
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,940
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 83.40%
Employment income (%) 64.20%
Government transfers (%) 16.60%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.40%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.20%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 49,695
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,920
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 49,725
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,800
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 45,670
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $45,880
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 36,650
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,680
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 35,100
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,130
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,350
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,920
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 18,935
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,000
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $62,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,045
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $18,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,320
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 88.00%
Employment income (%) 68.80%
Government transfers (%) 12.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 28,480
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $91,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $76,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 9,690
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $50,960
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $42,760
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 18,790
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $112,400
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $93,400
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 17,070
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $115,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $95,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,750
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $106,800
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $88,200
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 6,135
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $145,200
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $118,100
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,680
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $72,700
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $63,750
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 14,420
Average total income in 2020 ($) $44,560
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $38,000
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 61,835
Canadian citizens 55,870
Canadian citizens aged under 18 9,475
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 46,400
Not Canadian citizens 5,965
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 28,480
Owner 16,110
Renter 12,365
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 28,480
Condominium 1,920
Not condominium 26,555
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 28,480
No bedrooms 145
1 bedroom 3,535
2 bedrooms 9,635
3 bedrooms 8,305
4 or more bedrooms 6,865
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 28,480
1 to 4 rooms 8,825
5 rooms 4,960
6 rooms 3,945
7 rooms 2,810
8 or more rooms 7,935
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 28,480
1960 or before 5,615
1961 to 1980 8,150
1981 to 1990 2,845
1991 to 2000 3,545
2001 to 2005 2,025
2006 to 2010 2,355
2011 to 2015 2,105
2016 to 2021 1,835
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 28,480
15 to 24 years 2,260
25 to 34 years 4,840
35 to 44 years 4,610
45 to 54 years 4,265
55 to 64 years 4,635
65 to 74 years 4,310
75 to 84 years 2,560
85 years and over 990
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 28,345
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 22,765
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 5,575
30% to less than 100% 5,060
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 16,100
% of owner households with a mortgage 59.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 9.60%
% in core housing need 3.20%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,060
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,189
Median value of dwellings ($) $250,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $273,600
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,030
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $1,080
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,905
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 46,820
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 32,215
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,720
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 30,495
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,730
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,345
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 14,255
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 33,130
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 12,910
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,515
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,330
Apprenticeship certificate 1,185
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 9,395
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 995
Bachelor’s degree or higher 20,220
Bachelor's degree 13,080
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 895
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 420
Master's degree 4,745
Earned doctorate 1,090
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 32,220
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,545
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 7,145
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 23,525
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 8,380
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,495
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 800
Apprenticeship certificate 695
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 6,255
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 630
Bachelor’s degree or higher 15,145
Bachelor's degree 9,700
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 625
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 350
Master's degree 3,730
Earned doctorate 745
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 52,735
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 19,600
Education 2,950
13. Education 2,950
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,050
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 95
50. Visual and performing arts 950
Humanities 2,425
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 165
23. English language and literature/letters 550
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 655
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 95
38. Philosophy and religious studies 175
39. Theology and religious vocations 200
54. History 495
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 90
Social and behavioural sciences and law 4,510
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 50
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 380
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 490
22. Legal professions and studies 745
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 115
42. Psychology 1,075
45. Social sciences 1,660
Business, management and public administration 6,675
30.16 Accounting and computer science 15
44. Public administration and social service professions 630
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 6,020
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,605
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 675
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 345
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 55
40. Physical sciences 480
41. Science technologies/technicians 50
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,240
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,915
25. Library science 140
27. Mathematics and statistics 170
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 5,005
04. Architecture and related services 135
14. Engineering 2,125
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 980
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 890
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 620
48. Precision production 260
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 905
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 305
03. Natural resources and conservation 600
Health and related fields 4,255
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 495
51. Health professions and related programs 3,585
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 20
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 160
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,505
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 925
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 20
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 25
43. Security and protective services 315
49. Transportation and materials moving 220
Other 15
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 32,215
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,695
Education 1,695
13. Education 1,695
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 760
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 65
50. Visual and performing arts 700
Humanities 1,690
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 145
23. English language and literature/letters 405
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 480
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 70
38. Philosophy and religious studies 120
39. Theology and religious vocations 115
54. History 315
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 40
Social and behavioural sciences and law 3,410
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 35
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 320
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 340
22. Legal professions and studies 575
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 80
42. Psychology 815
45. Social sciences 1,245
Business, management and public administration 4,825
30.16 Accounting and computer science 15
44. Public administration and social service professions 460
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 4,355
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,115
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 475
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 240
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 335
41. Science technologies/technicians 30
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 1,860
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 1,665
25. Library science 90
27. Mathematics and statistics 90
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,480
04. Architecture and related services 90
14. Engineering 1,640
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 690
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 550
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 345
48. Precision production 160
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 640
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 230
03. Natural resources and conservation 415
Health and related fields 2,980
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 340
51. Health professions and related programs 2,475
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 20
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 145
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,060
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 640
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 15
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 20
43. Security and protective services 220
49. Transportation and materials moving 160
Other 10
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 52,730
In the labour force 34,905
Employed 31,920
Unemployed 2,985
Not in the labour force 17,825
Participation rate 66.20%
Employment rate 60.50%
Unemployment rate 8.60%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 52,735
Did not work 17,985
Worked 34,740
Worked full year full time 19,535
Worked part year and/or part time 15,200
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 34,905
Class of worker - not applicable 780
All classes of workers 34,130
Employee 30,680
Permanent position 24,425
Temporary position 6,260
Fixed term (1 year or more) 2,180
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 4,075
Self-employed 3,445
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 34,905
Occupation - not applicable 780
All occupations 34,130
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 455
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 5,840
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 4,065
3 Health occupations 2,835
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 6,215
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,110
6 Sales and service occupations 9,170
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,475
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 430
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 530
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 34,905
Industry - not applicable 780
All industries 34,130
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 295
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 40
22 Utilities 660
23 Construction 1,665
31-33 Manufacturing 915
41 Wholesale trade 585
44-45 Retail trade 4,180
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 1,095
51 Information and cultural industries 975
52 Finance and insurance 985
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 445
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 3,505
55 Management of companies and enterprises 75
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,395
61 Educational services 3,720
62 Health care and social assistance 4,590
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 490
72 Accommodation and food services 2,580
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,490
91 Public administration 4,425
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 31,920
Worked at home 6,855
Worked outside Canada 70
No fixed workplace address 3,015
Usual place of work 21,985
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 21,985
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 18,860
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 1,160
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 1,835
Commute to a different province or territory 125
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 24,995
Car, truck or van 21,305
Car, truck or van - as a driver 18,945
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 2,360
Public transit 920
Walked 1,940
Bicycle 345
Other method 490
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 24,995
Less than 15 minutes 13,790
15 to 29 minutes 8,805
30 to 44 minutes 1,430
45 to 59 minutes 395
60 minutes and over 575
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 37,165
English 32,745
French 310
Non-official language 45
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 45
English and French 3,610
English and non-official language(s) 385
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 70
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 37,165
Official languages 36,520
English 35,880
French 635
Non-official languages 95
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 59,065
Non-movers 29,730
Movers 29,335
Non-migrants 12,285
Migrants 17,050
Internal migrants 12,910
Intraprovincial migrants 8,100
Interprovincial migrants 4,805
External migrants 4,140
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