Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Dieppe, C - New Brunswick

Map of Dieppe, C (shaded in green), New Brunswick

Map of Dieppe, C

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Dieppe, C - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Dieppe, C - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
4
Nat. rank
174

In 2011, Dieppe (City / Cit) had a population of 23,310, representing a percentage change of 25.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 54.11 square kilometres with a population density of 430.8 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 71,377.18 square kilometres with a population density of 10.5 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Dieppe (City / Cit) had 9,280 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 29.8%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Dieppe (City / Cit) is part of the census metropolitan area of Moncton.

Population and dwelling counts

Dieppe (City / Cit) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Dieppe (City / Cit) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Coverdale, N.B. P 4,401 4,144 6.2
Riverview, N.B. T 19,128 17,832 7.3
Memramcook, N.B. VL 4,831 4,638 4.2
Moncton, N.B. P 9,421 8,861 6.3
Moncton, N.B. C 69,074 64,128 7.7

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

Table 2 New Brunswick – 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
Dieppe C 23,310 18,565 25.6
Quispamsis TV 17,886 15,239 17.4
Lincoln P 6,458 5,764 12.0
Fredericton CY 56,224 50,535 11.3
Kingsclear P 7,391 6,689 10.5

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

Table 3 New Brunswick – 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
Shippagan P 5,032 5,370 -6.3
Edmundston C 16,032 16,643 -3.7
Alnwick P 5,922 6,152 -3.7
Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est RCR 6,200 6,429 -3.6
Bathurst CY 12,275 12,714 -3.5

Age and sex

Dieppe, C – Age distribution

Table 4 Dieppe, C – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 18.2% 19.3% 17.1%
15 to 64 70.3% 70.7% 69.8%
65 and over 11.5% 9.9% 13.1%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Dieppe, C was 11.5%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 70.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 18.2%. 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.

Dieppe, C – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Dieppe, C – 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 23,310 18,565 4,745 25.6
0 to 14 4,240 3,390 850 25.1
15 to 64 16,385 13,235 3,150 23.8
65 and over 2,685 1,945 740 38.0
Males
Total 11,250 8,970 2,280 25.4
0 to 14 2,175 1,745 430 24.6
15 to 64 7,955 6,425 1,530 23.8
65 and over 1,115 800 315 39.4
Females
Total 12,065 9,595 2,470 25.7
0 to 14 2,065 1,645 420 25.5
15 to 64 8,425 6,805 1,620 23.8
65 and over 1,575 1,145 430 37.6

Dieppe, C – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Dieppe, C – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 23,310 11,250 12,065
0 to 4 years 1,540 775 770
5 to 9 years 1,445 780 665
10 to 14 years 1,255 625 635
15 to 19 years 1,330 645 680
20 to 24 years 1,445 685 760
25 to 29 years 1,890 945 945
30 to 34 years 1,965 925 1,040
35 to 39 years 2,010 965 1,040
40 to 44 years 1,715 860 855
45 to 49 years 1,860 905 955
50 to 54 years 1,565 785 785
55 to 59 years 1,390 670 715
60 to 64 years 1,220 570 645
65 to 69 years 835 385 450
70 to 74 years 560 255 300
75 to 79 years 505 215 290
80 to 84 years 375 145 230
85 years and over 410 120 295
Median age 36.9 36.2 37.5

Dieppe, C – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Dieppe, C was 36.9 years. In comparison, the median age of New Brunswick was 43.7 years.

Table 7 Canada, New Brunswick and Dieppe, C – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
New Brunswick 41.5 43.7
Dieppe, C 35.7 36.9

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Dieppe was 6,880, which represents a change of 22.6% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Dieppe, 67.2% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 20.8% were common-law-couples and 12.1% were lone-parent families.

Dieppe – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, New Brunswick, CSD of Dieppe, C 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
New Brunswick 224,590 152,455 67.9 35,945 16.0 36,190 16.1 3.1
Dieppe, C 6,880 4,620 67.2 1,430 20.8 835 12.1 22.6
Coverdale, P 1,425 1,085 76.1 190 13.3 150 10.5 5.9
Riverview, T 5,790 4,195 72.5 720 12.4 875 15.1 8.0
Memramcook, VL 1,560 1,150 73.7 250 16.0 160 10.3 3.0
Moncton, P 3,045 2,215 72.7 500 16.4 320 10.5 8.2
Moncton, C 19,170 11,930 62.2 3,815 19.9 3,420 17.8 6.0

Dieppe – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Dieppe, 47.5% 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 * 2,335
Married couples without children * 2,285
Common-law-couples with children * 540
Common-law-couples without children * 885

Dieppe – Marital status

In Dieppe, 64.2% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (49.2%) or living with a common-law partner (15.0%).

The remaining 35.8% 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, New Brunswick, Dieppe, C – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Dieppe, C New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 19,070 100.0 637,595 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 12,235 64.2 382,310 60.0 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 9,380 49.2 310,310 48.7 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 2,855 15.0 72,000 11.3 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 6,835 35.8 255,285 40.0 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 4,595 24.1 159,760 25.1 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 555 2.9 21,035 3.3 698,245 2.5
Divorced 830 4.4 32,930 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 855 4.5 41,565 6.5 1,584,525 5.7

Dieppe – Types of private households

There were 9,280 private households3 in Dieppe in 2011, a change of 29.8% from 2006. Of these, 30.4% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 21.8% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, New Brunswick, Dieppe, C – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Dieppe, C New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 9,280 100.0 314,010 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,820 30.4 74,710 23.8 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
3,055 32.9 108,040 34.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 790 8.5 32,940 10.5 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 2,020 21.8 81,705 26.0 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 110 1.2 4,415 1.4 268,060 2.0
Other households9 485 5.2 12,200 3.9 543,340 4.1

Dieppe – Structural type of dwelling

In Dieppe, 54.3% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, New Brunswick, Dieppe, C – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Dieppe, C New Brunswick Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 9,280 100.0 314,005 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 5,035 54.3 220,175 70.1 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 1,015 10.9 10,815 3.4 646,240 4.9
Row house 605 6.5 7,830 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 3,990 1.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 1,550 16.7 42,040 13.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 610 6.6 14,110 4.5 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 30 0.3 1,050 0.3 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 440 4.7 14,000 4.5 183,510 1.4

Language

Dieppe, C – Mother tongue

Chart J: Dieppe, C - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Dieppe, C - 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 Dieppe, 23.3% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 72.4% reported French only, and 2.2% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 64.9% for English only, 31.6% for French only and 2.5% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 28.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 67.9% spoke only French and 1.2% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 69.2% for only English, 28.4% for only French and 1.3% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Dieppe, C – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 22,885 100.0 22,885 100.0
English 5,335 23.3 6,455 28.2
French 16,560 72.4 15,535 67.9
Non-official language 510 2.2 285 1.2
Multiple responses 480 2.1 605 2.6
Table 13 Dieppe, C – 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 97.0 90.7 6.3
French 97.1 91.3 5.8
Non-official language 82.7 60.0 22.7

Dieppe, C – Non-official languages

In Dieppe, the three most common mother tongues were Korean (0.6%), Arabic (0.3%) and Spanish (0.2%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Mi'kmaq (0.3%), German (0.3%) and Korean (0.3%).

Table 14 Dieppe, C – 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.
Korean 140 25.5 0.6
Arabic 75 13.6 0.3
Spanish 55 10.0 0.2
German 35 6.4 0.2
Vietnamese 25 4.5 0.1

Dieppe, C – Bilingualism

Table 15 Dieppe, C – 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 73.4 37.3 86.4 30.7
0 to 19 53.0 38.7 58.5 26.1
20 to 44 80.6 41.1 96.4 34.7
45 to 64 79.2 32.9 95.2 31.8
65 and over 79.1 29.4 91.7 12.5
Table 16 Dieppe, C – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 22,885 100.0
English only 3,700 16.2
French only 2,240 9.8
English and French 16,910 73.9
Neither English nor French 35 0.2

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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