Greater Moncton Dashboard

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

Population

222,694

+1.7% YOY

2019 | Statistics Canada

Median age

44.4 Years

2016 | Statistics Canada

Total population increase**

3,672

2018-2019 | Statistics Canada 

Permanent Resident Admission*

215

-66% YOY

Q3 2020 | IRCC

Quarterly Economic Report

Q3 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

8.2%

+2.4% YOY

October 2020 | Statistics Canada

Labour force participation rate

64.50%

1.0% YOY

October 2020 | 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

6,140

+0.5% YOY

2018-2019 | Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Public University Enrolment*
International Students

877

+6.8% YOY

2018-2019 | Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Bilingual Population
(English/French)

50.6%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Job
Postings

1,250

-17.3% YOY

October 2020 | NB Jobs

Monthly Labour Report

*Mount Allison University and Université de Moncton Campus de Moncton

Building permit values – non-residential*†

$14,249

+164.5% YOY

September 2020 | Statistics Canada

Building permit values
– residential*†

$31,869

+105.6% YOY

September 2020 | Statistics Canada

Vacancy rates –
commercial*

10.1%

+1.5% YOY

Q3 2020 | Cushman Wakefield

Vacancy rates –
residential*

1.90%

+0.7% YOY

2019 | Statistics Canada

Rent –
commercial*

$25.19/psf

+1.45% YOY

Q3 2020 | Cushman Wakefield

Average apartment rent
– residential*

$831/month

+12% YOY

2019 | CMHC

Housing
starts*

974

+103.8% YOY

October 2020 | Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Greater Moncton and
Southeast New Brunswick

By The Numbers

*Greater Moncton CMA
† Represented in thousands

Active Businesses*

3,002

-7.2% YOY

June 2020 | Statistics Canada

Net monthly business openings/closures*†

11 net openings

June 2020 | Statistics Canada

GDP*

$7.3 billion

-5.5% YOY

Q2 2020 | Conference Board of Canada

International Export value*

$3.51 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

$7.3 billion

-5.5% YOY

Q2 2020 | Conference Board of Canada

Retail sales (provincial)

$1.26 billion

+1.4% YOY

August 2020 | Statistics Canada

Increase in Unemployment*

3.0%

February-October 2020 | Statistics Canada

Change in Labour Force Participation Rate*

0.9%

February-October 2020 | Statistics Canada

Net business openings**

-239

March-June 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.