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The City of Brandon’s population in the 2021 Census was 51,313, a 5% increase from the 2016 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.

 

 2021 Population Graph

 

 

 

Brandon Census 2021 Population and Dwelling Counts
Population in 2021 51,313
Population in 2016 48,883
2016 to 2021 population change (%) 5%
Total private dwellings 22,526
Population density per square kilometer 649.2
Land Area (square km) 79.04

Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population

 


Brandon Population Age Structure and Marital Status

Characteristics Brandon 2021
         Total         Male       Female
Age characteristics of the population   
Total -  All persons 51,315 25,150 26,160
Age 0-4 2,975 1,525 1,445
Age 5-9 3,345 1,736 1,610
Age 10-14 3,080 1,605 1,470
Age 15-19 3,160 1,600 1,560
Age 20-24 3,950 2,015 1,930
Age 25-29 3,755 1,955 1,805
Age 30-34 3,850 1,905 1,950
Age 35-39 3,810 1,935 1,875
Age 40-44 3,535 1,755 1,780
Age 45-49 3,100 1,570 1,535
Age 50-54 2,665 1,325 1,345
Age 55-59 2,925 1,380 1,545
Age 60-64 2,755 1,300 1,460
Age 65-69 2,410 1,150 1,260
Age 70-74 2,095 910 1,190
Age 75-79 1,400 575 830
Age 80-84 1205 485 720
Age 85 years and over 1,290 440 850
Average age of the population 39.0 37.5 40.5
Total - Population aged 15 years and over  41,920 20,280 21,635
% of the population ages 15 and over   81.7 80.6 82.7
Marital Status  2021 Census Data     
Married 18,620 9,355 9,265
Living Common Law 4,240 2,115 2,125
Single 19,055 8,810 10,245
Seperated 955 380 575
Divorced 2,645 955 1,690
Widowed 2,420 445 1,970

Source: Statistics Canada 2021 Census - May not total due to rounding

 

Brandon Family and Household Characteristics

Characteristics Brandon 2021
Selected Family Characteristics 
Total number of census families 13,515
Number of married-couple families 8,930
Number of common-law-couple families 2,120
Number of lone-parent families 2,456
Number of female lone-parent families 1,960
Number of male lone-parent families 500
Average size of census families 2.9
Number of 2 person families 6,930
Number of 3 person families 2,850
Number of 4 person families 2,555
Number of 5 or more person families 1,190
Selected household characteristics 
Total private households 21,205
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 5,070
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children                5,120
One-person households 6,595
Other household types 4,405

Source: Statistics Canada 2021 Census - May not total due to rounding

 

Brandon Language & Mobility

Characteristics Brandon 2021          
      Total        Male     Female
Mother Tongue   
English 39,020 19,015 20,005
French 485 235 250
Other language(s)    9,080 4,515 4,565
Knowlegde of Official Languages   
English only 46,705 22,965 23,735
French only 15 10 5
English and French 2,440 1,135 1,305
Neither English or French                    1,095 485 610

 Source: Statistics Canada 2021 Census - May not total due to rounding

 

 Brandon Mobility

Mobility Status Brandon 2016

 Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago -  2016 Brandon Census Profile    

Total population 1 year and over  46,885  
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 38,965
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 5,175
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 1,740
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 525
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 475

Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago - 2016 Brandon Census Profile 

Total population 5 years and over 44,350
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 23,100
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 12,215
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 4,775
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,765
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 2,495

Source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census

 

Data Sources

2016 Brandon Profile Census Data

Statistics Canada 2021 Census 

 

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