2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Population, Private Dwellings Occupied by Usual Residents, Private Households, Average Number of Persons per Private Household, Collective Dwellings Occupied by Usual Residents and Population in Collective Dwellings of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1971 to 2011 Censuses

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This table details population, private dwellings occupied by usual residents, private households, average number of persons per private household, collective dwellings occupied by usual residents and population in collective dwellings in New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick
Population, dwelling and households (6) Census year (9)
2011 2006 2001 1996Footnote 1 1991Footnote 2 1986Footnote 3 1981Footnote 4 1976Footnote 5 1971Footnote 6
Population 751,175 730,000 729,500 738,130 723,900 709,442 696,403 677,250 634,557
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsFootnote 7 314,005 295,875 283,820 271,155 253,707 231,682 214,919 190,435 157,636
Private householdsFootnote 8 314,010 295,875 283,820 271,155 253,707 231,682 214,919 190,435 158,100
Average number of persons per private household 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.2 3.5 3.9
Collective dwellings occupied by usual residentsFootnote 9 970 950 845 685 580 485 455 465 465
Population in collective dwellingsFootnote 10 15,335 13,145 11,850 10,580 10,470 10,875 10,000 9,010 9,670

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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Footnote 2

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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Footnote 3

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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Footnote 4

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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Footnote 5

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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Footnote 6

Prior to its creation as a territory on April 1, 1999, Nunavut was part of the Northwest Territories.

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In 1971, data for collective dwellings and population in collective dwellings are aggregated for the Yukon and the Northwest Territories and shown for the Northwest Territories only.

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Footnote 7

In 1971, the difference between counts for private dwellings occupied by usual residents and private households is due to the exclusion of dwellings occupied by households outside Canada from the occupied private dwellings count and their inclusion in the private households count. However, in 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011, households outside Canada and their dwellings are excluded from the counts of occupied private dwellings and the counts of private households.

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Footnote 8

In 1971, the difference between counts for private dwellings occupied by usual residents and private households is due to the exclusion of dwellings occupied by households outside Canada from the occupied private dwellings count and their inclusion in the private households count. However, in 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011, households outside Canada and their dwellings are excluded from the counts of occupied private dwellings and the counts of private households.

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Footnote 9

In 1971, data for collective dwellings and population in collective dwellings are aggregated for the Yukon and the Northwest Territories and shown for the Northwest Territories only.

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Footnote 10

In 1971, data for collective dwellings and population in collective dwellings are aggregated for the Yukon and the Northwest Territories and shown for the Northwest Territories only.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-313-XCB2011026.

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