Greater Moncton Dashboard

Data refers to the Southeast New Brunswick region unless otherwise specified. Southeast New Brunswick includes Westmorland, Albert, and Kent counties.

Population

226,082

+1.5% YOY

2020 | Statistics Canada

Median age

44.4 Years

2016 | Statistics Canada

Total population increase**

3,284

2019-2020 | Statistics Canada 

Permanent Resident Admission*

175

-58.3% YOY

Q4 2020 | IRCC

Quarterly Economic Report

Q4 2020

*Greater Moncton CMA: indicates number of permanent residents admitted to Canada with Greater Moncton as their CMA of intended destination
** 2018/2019 represents July 2018-June 2019

Unemployment rate

9.9%

+3.5% YOY

January 2021 | Statistics Canada

Labour force participation rate

62.9%

-0.2% YOY

January 2021 | Statistics Canada

Median Total Income

$42,050

+2.6% YOY

2018 | Statistics Canada

Minimum wage

$11.70/hour

+37.6% since 2010

2020 | GNB

Public University Enrolment*
Total

6,287

+2.4% YOY

2019-2020 | Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Public University Enrolment*
International Students

967

+10.3% YOY

2018-2020 | Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Bilingual Population
(English/French)

50.6%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Job
Postings†

3,348

-14.6% YOY

Q4 2020 | Vicinity

Monthly Labour Report

*Mount Allison University and Université de Moncton Campus de Moncton
nbjobs.ca/stats/hiringdemand/southeast

Building permit values – non-residential*†

$17,652

+2.1% YOY

November 2020 | Statistics Canada

Building permit values
– residential*†

$59,130

+235.6% YOY

November 2020 | Statistics Canada

Vacancy rates –
commercial*

9.6%

+1.8% YOY

Q4 2020 | Cushman Wakefield

Vacancy rates –
residential*

1.90%

-0.7% YOY

2019 | Statistics Canada

Rent –
commercial*

$25.21/psf

+1.5% YOY

Q4 2020 | Cushman Wakefield

Average apartment rent
– residential*

$831/month

+12% YOY

2019 | CMHC

Housing
starts*

102

+750.0% YOY

January 2021 | Statistics Canada

AVERAGE
HOME PRICE*

$234,300

+22.2% YOY

January 2021 | CREA

Greater Moncton and
Southeast New Brunswick

By The Numbers

*Greater Moncton CMA
† Represented in thousands

Active Businesses*

3,053

-5.5% YOY

September 2020 | Statistics Canada

Net monthly business openings/closures*†

25 net openings

September 2020 | Statistics Canada

GDP*

$7.5 billion

-3.7% YOY

Q3 2020 | Conference Board of Canada

International Export value*

$3.5 million

-1.4% YOY

2019 | Statistics Canada

Top industries by employment

Wholesale and retail trade

16.3%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Health care and social assistance

15.4%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Manufacturing

7.8%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Top occupations by employment

Sales and service
occupations

28.8%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Business, finance and
administration occupations

16.2%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Trades, transport and equipment operators
and related occupations

13.8%

2016 | Statistics Canada

*Greater Moncton CMA
† Experimental data – interpret with caution.
Net business openings indicates business openings minus business closures. Business closures indicates the number of businesses that previously had a positive number of employees and now have zero employees. Closures are not necessarily permanent.

GDP

$7.5 billion

-3.7% YOY

Q3 2020 | Conference Board of Canada

Retail sales (provincial)

$1.2 billion

+4.3% YOY

October 2020 | Statistics Canada

CHANGE IN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

+3.7%

February 2020 – January 2021 | Statistics Canada

Change in Labour Force Participation Rate*

+0.0%

February 2020 – January 2021 | Statistics Canada

NET MONTHLY BUSINESS OPENINGS/CLOSURES**

159 net closures

March-September 2020 | Statistics Canada

COVID-19 Recovery

Report Card

*Greater Moncton CMA
**Experimental data – interpret with caution.
Net business openings indicates business openings minus business closures. Business closures indicates the number of businesses that previously had a positive number of employees and now have zero employees. Closures are not necessarily permanent.

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