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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Estevan, CY - Saskatchewan

Map of Estevan, CY (shaded in green), Saskatchewan

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Estevan, CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Estevan, CY - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
8
Nat. rank
359

In 2011, Estevan (City) had a population of 11,054, representing a percentage change of 9.6% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 18.85 square kilometres with a population density of 586.6 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 588,239.21 square kilometres with a population density of 1.8 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Estevan (City) had 4,501 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 6.2%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Estevan (City) is part of the census agglomeration of Estevan.

Population and dwelling counts

Estevan (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Estevan (City) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Estevan No. 5, Sask. RM 1,139 1,051 8.4

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

Table 2 Saskatchewan – 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
Martensville CY 7,716 4,978 A 55.0
Warman T 7,084 4,769 A 48.5
Lloydminster (Part) CY 9,772 8,118 20.4
Humboldt CY 5,678 4,998 13.6
Weyburn CY 10,484 9,433 11.1

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

Table 3 Saskatchewan – 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
Corman Park No. 344 RM 8,354 8,266 A E 1.1
Prince Albert CY 35,129 34,127 A 2.9
Moose Jaw CY 33,274 32,132 3.6
Swift Current CY 15,503 14,946 3.7
Yorkton CY 15,669 15,038 4.2

Age and sex

Estevan, CY – Age distribution

Table 4 Estevan, CY – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 17.8% 17.4% 18.2%
15 to 64 68.5% 71.9% 65.1%
65 and over 13.7% 10.9% 16.6%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Estevan, CY was 13.7%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 68.5% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 17.8%. 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.

Estevan, CY – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Estevan, CY – 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 11,055 10,085 970 9.6
0 to 14 1,970 1,900 70 3.7
15 to 64 7,575 6,620 955 14.4
65 and over 1,510 1,560 -50 -3.2
Males
Total 5,615 5,030 585 11.6
0 to 14 975 995 -20 -2.0
15 to 64 4,035 3,420 615 18.0
65 and over 610 620 -10 -1.6
Females
Total 5,435 5,055 380 7.5
0 to 14 990 910 80 8.8
15 to 64 3,540 3,205 335 10.5
65 and over 900 945 -45 -4.8

Estevan, CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Estevan, CY – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 11,055 5,615 5,435
0 to 4 years 675 315 365
5 to 9 years 635 330 300
10 to 14 years 660 335 325
15 to 19 years 780 400 375
20 to 24 years 905 515 385
25 to 29 years 895 485 410
30 to 34 years 845 465 380
35 to 39 years 700 370 335
40 to 44 years 700 365 340
45 to 49 years 875 455 420
50 to 54 years 840 450 390
55 to 59 years 610 315 295
60 to 64 years 425 215 210
65 to 69 years 350 160 190
70 to 74 years 280 120 165
75 to 79 years 300 120 175
80 to 84 years 295 125 170
85 years and over 295 90 205
Median age 36.0 34.7 37.6

Estevan, CY – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Estevan, CY was 36 years. In comparison, the median age of Saskatchewan was 38.2 years.

Table 7 Canada, Saskatchewan and Estevan, CY – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Saskatchewan 38.7 38.2
Estevan, CY 37.1 36.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Estevan was 3,045, which represents a change of 9.9% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Estevan, 72.6% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 15.3% were common-law-couples and 12.3% were lone-parent families.

Estevan – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Saskatchewan, CSD of Estevan, CY 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
Saskatchewan  285,375 202,770 71.1 35,785 12.5 46,825 16.4 6.7
Estevan, CY 3,045 2,210 72.6 465 15.3 375 12.3 9.9
Estevan No. 5, RM 345 285 82.6 45 13.0 20 5.8 6.2

Estevan – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Estevan, 48.1% 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 * 1,090
Married couples without children * 1,120
Common-law-couples with children * 200
Common-law-couples without children * 265

Estevan – Marital status

In Estevan, 60.1% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (49.9%) or living with a common-law partner (10.2%).

The remaining 39.9% 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, Saskatchewan, Estevan, CY – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Estevan, CY Saskatchewan Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 9,090 100.0 835,525 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 5,460 60.1 487,980 58.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 4,535 49.9 416,355 49.8 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 930 10.2 71,630 8.6 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 3,625 39.9 347,540 41.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,400 26.4 232,160 27.8 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 200 2.2 18,210 2.2 698,245 2.5
Divorced 395 4.3 43,670 5.2 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 630 6.9 53,500 6.4 1,584,525 5.7

Estevan – Types of private households

There were 4,500 private households3 in Estevan in 2011, a change of 6.1% from 2006. Of these, 28.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 6.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Saskatchewan, Estevan, CY – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Estevan, CY Saskatchewan Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 4,500 100.0 409,645 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,265 28.1 104,495 25.5 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,340 29.8 126,365 30.8 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 340 7.6 40,035 9.8 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,280 28.4 114,385 27.9 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 50 1.1 6,990 1.7 268,060 2.0
Other households9 225 5.0 17,380 4.2 543,340 4.1

Estevan – Structural type of dwelling

In Estevan, 69.6% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 1.1% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Saskatchewan, Estevan, CY – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Estevan, CY Saskatchewan Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 4,500 100.0 409,645 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 3,130 69.6 303,250 74.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 130 2.9 11,945 2.9 646,240 4.9
Row house 60 1.3 14,370 3.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 50 1.1 10,830 2.6 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 840 18.7 52,655 12.9 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 55 1.2 7,085 1.7 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 20 0.4 700 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 210 4.7 8,805 2.1 183,510 1.4

Language

Estevan, CY – Mother tongue

Chart J: Estevan, CY - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Estevan, CY - 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 Estevan, 90.9% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 1.3% reported French only, and 6.8% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 84.5% for English only, 1.6% for French only and 12.7% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 95.3% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.2% spoke only French and 3.3% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 92.1% for only English, 0.4% for only French and 5.8% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Estevan, CY – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 10,850 100.0 10,845 100.0
English 9,865 90.9 10,340 95.3
French 145 1.3 25 0.2
Non-official language 735 6.8 355 3.3
Multiple responses 105 1.0 135 1.2
Table 13 Estevan, CY – 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 99.9 99.9 0.0
French 30.3 15.2 15.2
Non-official language 69.1 52.1 17.0

Estevan, CY – Non-official languages

In Estevan, the three most common mother tongues were Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (1.6%), German (1.5%) and Ukrainian (0.8%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were German (2.6%), Cree, n.o.s. (2.4%) and Ukrainian (1.4%).

Table 14 Estevan, CY – 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.
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 170 20.6 1.6
German 165 20.0 1.5
Ukrainian 90 10.9 0.8
Russian 45 5.5 0.4
Korean 45 5.5 0.4

Estevan, CY – Bilingualism

Table 15 Estevan, CY – 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 3.2 2.3 69.0 2.0
0 to 19 4.2 3.7 75.0 0.0
20 to 44 3.0 2.6 100.0 1.4
45 to 64 2.2 1.2 66.7 0.0
65 and over 2.7 0.9 54.5 0.0
Table 16 Estevan, CY – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 10,845 100.0
English only 10,450 96.4
French only 5 0.0
English and French 355 3.3
Neither English nor French 40 0.4

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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