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The City of Brandon’s population in the 2016 Census was 48,859, a 6.1% increase from the 2011 Census. Brandon’s growth has kept pace with the fastest growing cities in Canada and demonstrates the opportunities available for individuals, families and business to grow and succeed.

 

 

2016 Population Growth Graph 

 

 

 

Brandon Census 2016 Population and Dwelling Counts
Population in 2016 48,859
Population in 2011 46,061
2011 to 2016 population change (%) 6.1%
Total private dwellings 21,485
Population density per square kilometer 631.2
Land Area (square km) 77.41

Source: Statistics Canada 2016

 

Brandon Population Age Structure and Marital Status

Characteristics Brandon 2016
         Total         Male       Female
Age characteristics of the population   
Total -  All persons 48,860 23,530 25,330
Age 0-4 3,245 1,685 1,560
Age 5-9 3,125 1,580 1,545
Age 10-14 2,900 1,465 1,435
Age 15-19 2,920 1,450 1,470
Age 20-24 3,665 1,750 1,910
Age 25-29 3,845 1,865 1,980
Age 30-34 3,765 1,885 1,875
Age 35-39 3,535 1,755 1,785
Age 40-44 3,235 1,620 1,615
Age 45-49 2,705 1,355 1,350
Age 50-54 2,995 1,415 1,585
Age 55-59 2,875 1,375 1,500
Age 60-64 2,515 1,220 1,295
Age 65-69 2,240 995 1,240
Age 70-74 1,565 685 885
Age 75-79 1,300 555 740
Age 80-84 1,035 425 610
Age 85 years and over 1,395 445 950
Average age of the population 38.6 37.2 39.8
% of the population ages 15 and over   83.9 81.7 85.9
Marital Status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over   39,585 18,790 20,795
Married 18,015 9,035 8,980
Living Common Law 4,085 2,055 2,030
Single 11,490 5,930 5,555
Seperated 985 405 565
Divorced 2,470 900 1,580
Widowed 2,540 455 2,080

Source: Statistics Canada 2016 - May not total due to rounding

 

Brandon Family and Household Characteristics

Characteristics Brandon 2016
Selected Family Characteristics 
Total number of census families 13,110
Number of married-couple families 8,720
Number of common-law-couple families 2,040
Number of lone-parent families 2,345
Number of female lone-parent families 1,915
Number of male lone-parent families 435
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9
Number of 2 person families 6,785
Number of 3 person families 2,780
Number of 4 person families 2,455
Number of 5 or more person families 1,095
Selected household characteristics 
Total private households 20,270
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 5,210
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children                7,310
One-person households 6,270
Other household types 7,750
Selected occupied private dwelling characteristics
Total number of dwellings 20,270
Number of dwellings constructed before 1991 14,310
Number of dwellings constructed between 1991 and 2016 5,965

Source:  Statistics Canada 2016

 

Brandon Language & Mobility

Characteristics                       Brandon 2016                         
      Total        Male     Female
Mother Tongue   
English 38,480 18,470 20,010
French 620 285 335
Other language(s)    8,840 4,410 4,425
Knowlegde of Official Languages   
English only 44,235 21,470 22,770
French only 15 10 5
English and French 2,525 1,135 1,390
Neither English or French                    1,165 565 605

 Source: Statistics Canada 2016

 

 Brandon Mobility

Mobility Status Brandon 2011

 Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago -  2011 National Household Survey    

Total population 1 year and over 44,295
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 36,385
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 5,135
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,565
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 645
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 570

Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago - 2011 National Household Survey   

Total population 5 years and over 41,870
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 20,905
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 10,775
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 4,590
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 2,120
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 3,475

Source: Statistics Canada 2011

 

Data Sources

2016 Brandon Profile Census Data to date

Complete Brandon Profile Census 2011, Definitions and Notes

Complete Brandon Profile National Household Survey 2011

 

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