World Population

New Brunswick Population

New Brunswick (abbreviated NB) is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada, borders Quebec to the north, Nova Scotia to the east, the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the northeast, the Bay of Fundy to the southeast, and the U.S. state of Maine to the west. Together with Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, it forms the regional grouping known as the Maritime Provinces. According to statcan, New Brunswick population in 2021 is estimated to be 783,721 people, ranks eight populous province and covers an area of 72,907 sq. km (28,150 sq mi), area rank is eleventh in Canada. It is the only province with both French and English as its official languages. Since it is one of the smaller provinces in population and has always occupied a lesser role in the national economy. The New Brunswick province's climate is continental with snowy winters and temperate summers. Its popular destination for beautiful forests, lakes, rivers, and seaside attractions for tourists, hunters, and sport fishermen. New Brunswick has a resource based economy dependent largely on Tourism, agriculture, forestry, mining, and fishing. The province's 2019 output was CA$38.236 billion, which is 1.65% of Canadas GDP. The English-speaking majority consists largely of the first immigrants and descendants of Scottish, Irish, and English settlers of the 18th and 19th centuries. Public education is free and includes kindergarten and 12 grades of elementary and high school. The education system is unique New Brunswick like in other provinces of Canada, is regulated by separate English and French sections of the provincial administration. New Brunswick's largest cities are Moncton and Saint John, while Fredericton is the capital of New Brunswick. One of the main urban centres in New Brunswick, the city had a population of 58,220 in the 2016 Canadian Census.

According to 2016 census, the population is 747,101, with a slight decrease in 5 years, compared to 2011 population of 751,171. The population of age group 0 to 14 years is 110,495, 15 to 64 years is 487,820, 65 years and over is 148,785 and 85 years and over is 17,620.

Age GroupTotalMaleFemale
0 to 4 years34,36517,50516,860
5 to 9 years38,25019,51518,735
10 to 14 years37,88019,29518,585
15 to 19 years40,60520,90519,705
20 to 24 years41,44521,28020,165
25 to 29 years39,24519,74519,505
30 to 34 years41,51020,14021,365
35 to 39 years44,43521,58522,850
40 to 44 years48,43023,52024,910
45 to 49 years51,30025,19526,105
50 to 54 years61,05529,79531,265
55 to 59 years61,74030,21031,530
60 to 64 years58,06028,17029,895
65 to 69 years52,16025,59526,570
70 to 74 years36,05017,69518,360
75 to 79 years25,30011,83513,465
80 to 84 years17,6507,51510,135
85 to 89 years10,6703,9106,760
90 to 94 years5,3051,5953,715
95 to 99 years1,4353301,110
100 years and over20530185


Ethnic groups

New Brunswick is the province that offers opportunity to have a great career and quality of life. According to Immigration and Settlement in New Brunswick, Canada The New Brunswick Skilled Worker Program is designed for Foreign Nationals who possess the skills, education and work experience needed to contribute to New Brunswick's economy. According to New Brunswick immigration program, Candidates must meet the program's minimum eligibility requirements to live and work in the province on a permanent basis. The New Brunswick program will also help for the employers, unable to fill job vacancies with a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, recruit foreign nationals and international graduates whose skills are needed in the province. People up to third generation are officially termed as non-immigrants and thereon the people inflow is termed as immigrants.Below table indicates New Brunswick immigration numbers per year:

ImmigrantsPopulationMaleFemale
Non-immigrants692,535339,090353,445
Immigrants33,81016,17517,640
Before 198111,5455,2656,275
1981 to 19902,7351,3401,390
1991 to 20002,9751,4901,490
2001 to 20107,2353,5303,710
2001 to 20052,4351,1101,330
2006 to 20104,8002,4152,385
2011 to 20169,3304,5604,770
Non-permanent residents4,3602,5901,770
Below table indicates New Brunswick Citizens of New Brunswick:
ResidentsPopulationMaleFemale
Canadian citizens710,775347,905362,875
Canadian citizens aged under 18130,78566,79563,990
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over579,995281,110298,880
Not Canadian citizens19,9259,9509,980
The New Brunswick state officially categorizes its population into six groups, they are Native American/Alaskan Native, Pacific Islander, African American, European Whites, Asian, and Native Hawaiian. Below table is the Immigrants by selected place of birth:
Place of BirthPopulation
Americas9,420
Brazil55
Colombia215
El Salvador115
Guyana80
Haiti170
Jamaica120
Mexico160
Peru60
Trinidad and Tobago115
United States7,620
Other places of birth in Americas715
Europe10,985
Bosnia and Herzegovina100
Croatia60
France760
Germany1,615
Greece95
Hungary100
Ireland160
Italy210
Netherlands975
Poland195
Portugal130
Romania485
Russian Federation245
Serbia30
Ukraine250
United Kingdom4,600
Other places of birth in Europe970
Africa2,565
Algeria165
Egypt120
Ethiopia120
Kenya60
Morocco200
Nigeria115
Somalia15
South Africa, Republic of165
Other places of birth in Africa1,615
Asia10,625
Afghanistan20
Bangladesh100
China2,210
Hong Kong120
India820
Iran490
Iraq70
Japan90
Korea, South1,495
Lebanon390
Pakistan225
Philippines1,340
Sri Lanka40
Syria1,225
Taiwan80
Viet Nam720
Other places of birth in Asia1,195
Oceania and other places of birth220
Aboriginal population
Indegenous groupsPopulation
Aboriginal identity29,385
Single Aboriginal responses28,160
First Nations (North American Indian)17,575
Métis10,200
Inuk (Inuit)385
Multiple Aboriginal responses470
Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere750
Non-Aboriginal identity701,325
Total visible minority population:
ImmigrantsPopulation
Total visible minority population24,535
South Asian2,535
Chinese3,925
Black7,000
Filipino1,980
Latin American1,285
Arab2,960
Southeast Asian1,230
West Asian730
Korean1,685
Japanese230
Visible minority, n.i.e.305
Multiple visible minorities675
Ethnic origin population
Ethnic groupsPopulation
North American Aboriginal origins46,585
First Nations (North American Indian)36,405
Inuit830
Métis10,960
Other North American origins428,865
Acadian29,505
American7,175
Canadian407,370
New Brunswicker240
Newfoundlander445
Nova Scotian65
Ontarian0
Québécois770
Other North American origins, n.i.e.20
Ethnic origin population
GroupsPopulation
European origins424,850
British Isles origins314,655
Channel Islander125
Cornish45
English168,205
Irish147,245
Manx45
Scottish134,455
Welsh10,110
British Isles origins, n.i.e.10,640
French origins163,270
Alsatian15
Breton55
French163,245
Western European origins (except French origins)49,825
Austrian1,000
Belgian1,470
Dutch15,230
Flemish100
Frisian40
German34,205
Swiss1,145
Western European origins, n.i.e.35
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins)10,400
Danish3,960
Finnish465
Icelandic250
Norwegian3,330
Swedish2,010
Northern European origins, n.i.e.820
Eastern European origins11,590
Bulgarian155
Byelorussian85
Czech435
Czechoslovakian, n.o.s.175
Estonian100
Hungarian1,280
Latvian185
Lithuanian325
Moldovan35
Polish3,445
Romanian945
Russian2,260
Slovak250
Ukrainian3,535
Eastern European origins, n.i.e.70
Southern European origins13,450
Albanian120
Bosnian120
Catalan10
Croatian310
Cypriot30
Greek950
Italian7,460
Macedonian80
Maltese115
Montenegrin20
Portuguese1,785
Serbian130
Sicilian15
Slovenian130
Spanish2,555
Yugoslavian, n.o.s.120
Southern European origins, n.i.e.20
Other European origins1,805
Basque90
Jewish785
Roma (Gypsy)30
Slavic, n.o.s.
Census data footnote
112"30
Other European origins, n.i.e.875
Caribbean origins2,275
Bahamian35
Barbadian100
Bermudan130
Carib10
Cuban235
Dominican80
Grenadian20
Guadeloupean35
Haitian305
Jamaican750
Kittitian/Nevisian10
Puerto Rican85
St. Lucian15
Trinidadian/Tobagonian150
Vincentian/Grenadinian45
West Indian, n.o.s.245
Caribbean origins, n.i.e.185
Latin, Central and South American origins2,135
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Arawak and Maya)65
Argentinian30
Bolivian55
Brazilian60
Chilean95
Colombian265
Costa Rican30
Ecuadorian30
Guatemalan125
Guyanese115
Hispanic75
Honduran50
Maya90
Mexican700
Nicaraguan20
Panamanian15
Peruvian90
Salvadorean135
Uruguayan10
Venezuelan60
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e.110
African origins6,705
Central and West African origins1,835
Akan20
Angolan25
Burkinabe75
Cameroonian150
Congolese415
Edo10
Gabonese15
Ghanaian90
Guinean175
Ibo80
Ivorian60
Liberian80
Malian125
Nigerian230
Peulh40
Senegalese105
Sierra Leonean20
Togolese40
Yoruba50
Central and West African origins, n.i.e.225
North African origins1,200
Algerian190
Berber180
Egyptian210
Libyan185
Moroccan365
Sudanese15
Tunisian140
North African origins, n.i.e.15
Southern and East African origins1,050
Bantu, n.o.s.
Census data footnote
119"30
Burundian105
Eritrean115
Ethiopian180
Kenyan10
Malagasy60
Oromo30
Rwandan105
Seychellois10
Somali30
South African225
Ugandan25
Zambian25
Zimbabwean60
Southern and East African origins, n.i.e.80
Other African origins2,850
Black, n.o.s.
Census data footnote
121"385
Other African origins, n.i.e.2,475
Asian origins19,410
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins6,835
Afghan25
Arab, n.o.s.590
Armenian115
Assyrian15
Azerbaijani10
Georgian10
Iranian665
Iraqi105
Israeli175
Jordanian180
Kurd80
Lebanese2,825
Palestinian75
Pashtun20
Saudi Arabian85
Syrian1,685
Tatar25
Turk235
Turkmen10
Uzbek40
Yemeni35
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins, n.i.e.50
South Asian origins2,975
Bangladeshi150
Bengali50
Bhutanese35
East Indian2,150
Kashmiri10
Nepali160
Pakistani255
Punjabi45
Sinhalese15
Sri Lankan100
Tamil25
South Asian origins, n.i.e.85
East and Southeast Asian origins9,640
Burmese25
Cambodian (Khmer)60
Chinese4,480
Filipino2,130
Indonesian100
Japanese305
Karen65
Korean1,675
Malaysian30
Mongolian45
Singaporean10
Taiwanese60
Thai100
Vietnamese885
East and Southeast Asian origins, n.i.e.10
Other Asian origins110
Other Asian origins, n.i.e.115
Oceania origins470
Australian290
New Zealander135
Pacific Islands origins55
Hawaiian30
Maori10
Polynesian, n.o.s.10
Pacific Islands origins, n.i.e.10


Languages

LanguagePopulation
English only420,820
French only63,140
English and French249,950
Neither English nor French2,370
Language spoken at Home
Language Spoken at HomePopulation
English472,725
French231,110
Non-official languages23,150
Aboriginal languages2,165
Algonquian languages2,130
Cree-Montagnais languages10
Eastern Algonquian languages2,115
Malecite280
Mi'kmaq1,835
Ojibway-Potawatomi languages10
Ojibway5
Algonquian languages, n.i.e.5
Athabaskan languages5
Athabaskan languages, n.i.e.5
Inuit languages20
Inuktitut15
Inuit languages, n.i.e.5
Aboriginal languages, n.o.s.10
Non-Aboriginal languages20,990
Afro-Asiatic languages3,190
Berber languages40
Kabyle20
Berber languages, n.i.e.25
Cushitic languages30
Oromo5
Somali25
Semitic languages3,110
Amharic65
Arabic2,855
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic5
Hebrew170
Tigrigna20
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e.5
Austro-Asiatic languages635
Khmer (Cambodian)10
Vietnamese620
Austronesian languages1,375
Bikol5
Cebuano105
Hiligaynon15
Ilocano50
Malagasy15
Malay45
Pampangan (Kapampangan, Pampango)5
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)1,120
Waray-Waray5
Austronesian languages, n.i.e.15
Creole languages135
Haitian Creole15
Creole, n.o.s.80
Creole languages, n.i.e.40
Dravidian languages285
Kannada20
Malayalam40
Tamil105
Telugu110
Dravidian languages, n.i.e.5
Hmong-Mien languages5
Indo-European languages9,325
Albanian50
Armenian30
Balto-Slavic languages1,740
Baltic languages55
Latvian25
Lithuanian35
Slavic languages1,685
Belarusan5
Bosnian50
Bulgarian20
Croatian75
Czech55
Macedonian15
Polish230
Russian880
Serbian105
Serbo-Croatian35
Slovak25
Slovene (Slovenian)15
Ukrainian170
Celtic languages30
Scottish Gaelic15
Welsh10
Germanic languages2,875
Afrikaans50
Danish125
Dutch885
Frisian35
German1,650
Icelandic5
Norwegian40
Swedish50
Vlaams (Flemish)20
Yiddish10
Germanic languages, n.i.e.5
Greek145
Indo-Iranian languages1,850
Indo-Aryan languages1,175
Bengali205
Gujarati75
Hindi225
Konkani10
Marathi50
Nepali180
Punjabi (Panjabi)125
Sindhi25
Sinhala (Sinhalese)30
Urdu240
Iranian languages655
Kurdish55
Pashto25
Persian (Farsi)580
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e.15
Italic (Romance) languages2,605
Catalan5
Italian400
Portuguese260
Romanian485
Spanish1,460
Italic (Romance) languages, n.i.e.5
Japanese110
Korean1,550
Mongolic languages5
Mongolian5
Niger-Congo languages700
Akan (Twi)25
Bamanankan60
Ewe5
Fulah (Pular, Pulaar, Fulfulde)40
Ga5
Ganda10
Igbo30
Lingala25
Rundi (Kirundi)45
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)40
Shona20
Swahili135
Wolof25
Yoruba30
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e.195
Nilo-Saharan languages5
Dinka5
Nilo-Saharan languages, n.i.e.5
Sign languages145
American Sign Language40
Sign languages, n.i.e95
Sino-Tibetan languages3,115
Chinese languages3,085
Cantonese440
Hakka20
Mandarin2,250
Min Nan (Chaochow, Teochow, Fukien, Taiwanese)35
Wu (Shanghainese)100
Chinese, n.o.s.240
Chinese languages, n.i.e.5
Tibeto-Burman languages30
Karenic languages25
Tai-Kadai languages60
Lao5
Thai55
Turkic languages105
Azerbaijani5
Turkish75
Uzbek10
Turkic languages, n.i.e.10
Uralic languages250
Estonian20
Finnish45
Hungarian185
Other languages, n.i.e.25


Income Distribution

Income RangePopulation
Under $10,000 (including loss)80,700
$10,000 to $19,999109,015
$20,000 to $29,99999,025
$30,000 to $39,99983,770
$40,000 to $49,99965,795
$50,000 to $59,99944,810
$60,000 to $69,99932,185
$70,000 to $79,99924,565
$80,000 to $89,99917,095
$90,000 to $99,99910,240
$100,000 and over27,515
$100,000 to $149,99919,765
$150,000 and over7,750


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