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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*

750

+150% YOY

Q3 2021 | IRCC

*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

7.4%

-0.9% YOY

October 2021 | Statistics Canada

Labour force participation rate

66.9%

+2.5% YOY

October 2021 | Statistics Canada

Median Total Income – Couples

$90,770

+1.6% YOY

2019 | Statistics Canada

Minimum wage

$11.75/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

2019-2020 | Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission

Bilingual Population
(English/French)

50.6%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Working-Aged Population with
Post-Secondary Education

63.7%

2016 | Statistics Canada

Job
Postings†

5,338

+59.7% YOY

Q3 2021 | Vicinity

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

Building permit values – non-residential*†

$54,004,000

+297.0% YOY

October 2021 | Statistics Canada

Building permit values
– residential*†

$10,157,000

-68.1% YOY

October 2021 | Statistics Canada

Vacancy rates –
commercial*

11.1%

+1.0% YOY

Q2 2021 | Cushman Wakefield

Vacancy rates –
residential*

2.7%

0.3% YOY

2020 | Statistics Canada

Rent –
commercial*

$25.18/psf

0.0% YOY

Q2 2021 | Cushman Wakefield

Average apartment rent
– residential*

$896/month

+7.8% YOY

2020 | CMHC

Housing
starts*

161

+89.5% YOY

October 2021 | CMHC

AVERAGE
HOME PRICE*

$291,200

+34.8% YOY

October 2021 | CREA

*Greater Moncton CMA
† Represented in thousands

Active Businesses*

3,918

+4.1% YOY

July 2021 | Statistics Canada

Net monthly business openings/closures*†

3 net closures

July 2021 | Statistics Canada

GDP*

$7.7 billion

+3.8% YOY

Q1 2021 | Conference Board of Canada

International Export value*

$538.4 million

+53% YOY

2020 | 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

$7.7 billion

+3.8% YOY

Q1 2021 | Conference Board of Canada

Retail sales (provincial)

$1.3 billion

+9.3% YOY

August 2021 | Statistics Canada

CHANGE IN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE*

-0.9%

October 2020 – October 2021 | Statistics Canada

Change in Labour Force Participation Rate*

+2.5%

October 2020 – October 2021 | Statistics Canada

NET MONTHLY BUSINESS OPENINGS/CLOSURES**

94 net openings

March 2020 – July 2021 | 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.

Monthly Labour Report

October 2021

Quarterly Economic Report

Q3 – 2021

Greater Moncton CMA
By The Numbers

Greater Moncton & Southeast New Brunswick By The Numbers

Greater Moncton CMA COVID-19 Recovery Report card

Greater Moncton & Southeast New Brunswick COVID-19 Recovery Report card

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