Bouctouche, New Brunswick Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Bouctouche. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 18.33 km2. The town has a population density of 137.10 people per km2.

We highlight the Bouctouche town's various population characteristics. From gender, age distribution, ethnicity, household and dwelling, and income to spoken languages, occupation, and religion.

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Population Characteristics

According to the latest census, Bouctouche has a population of around 2,513 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 6.44%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,3612,513 +6.44%

Population By Genders

The male population of Bouctouche is around 1,200 while the female population is around 1,310.

Of the 2,513 total population in Bouctouche, the largest gender is female with around 1,310 women within the population.

1,2001,310 +8.40%

Population by Age Characteristics

Bouctouche has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 9.80% of the total population. The town median age is 54.40.

60 to 64 years120 10.00%125 9.50% 4.00%245 9.80%
55 to 59 years115 9.60%115 8.80% 0.00%230 9.20%
65 to 69 years100 8.30%105 8.00% 4.76%200 8.00%
70 to 74 years80 6.70%105 8.00% 23.81%185 7.40%
50 to 54 years90 7.50%85 6.50% 5.56%175 7.00%
40 to 44 years65 5.40%75 5.70% 13.33%145 5.80%
45 to 49 years65 5.40%75 5.70% 13.33%145 5.80%
75 to 79 years75 6.30%65 5.00% 13.33%140 5.60%
85 years and over40 3.30%95 7.30% 57.89%140 5.60%
30 to 34 years70 5.80%60 4.60% 14.29%130 5.20%
35 to 39 years50 4.20%70 5.30% 28.57%120 4.80%
15 to 19 years45 3.80%65 5.00% 30.77%105 4.20%
10 to 14 years55 4.60%45 3.40% 18.18%100 4.00%
0 to 4 years50 4.20%45 3.40% 10.00%95 3.80%
25 to 29 years40 3.30%60 4.60% 33.33%95 3.80%
85 to 89 years25 2.10%65 5.00% 61.54%95 3.80%
20 to 24 years45 3.80%40 3.10% 11.11%90 3.60%
80 to 84 years40 3.30%55 4.20% 27.27%90 3.60%
5 to 9 years50 4.20%40 3.10% 20.00%85 3.40%
Median age of the population53 53.20%55 55.20% 3.62%54 54.40%
Average age of the population49 49.00%51 51.40% 3.89%50 50.20%

Broader Age Groups

If the town's population is divided into broader age groups, most of the population falls into the 15 to 64 years age group. The group accounts for 58.40% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 30.50% and 11.20%, respectively.

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Bouctouche are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

65 years and over28.30%32.40%30.50%
0 to 14 years12.90%9.50%11.20%

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Population of Bouctouche by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Bouctouche is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Bouctouche is inclusive and accepts various ethnic groups with open arms. Furthermore, the province appreciates the unique contributions that each ethnicity brings.

The top 5 ethnicities and origins in the province are Acadian, which accounts for 36.34% of the total population, followed by Canadian (26.67%), French (18.06%), Caucasian (White) (8.60%), and Irish (7.53%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include French Canadian, New Brunswicker, Scottish, Filipino, and English.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)8.93%8.30%8.60%
French Canadian4.91%7.05%6.02%
New Brunswicker3.57%3.32%3.44%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 680 of Bouctouche's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 19.65% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 16.65% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.10%, 4.35%, and 2.05%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons43019.65%
1 person36516.65%
3 persons1557.10%
4 persons954.35%
5 or more persons452.05%

Income in Bouctouche

Analyzing income distribution in Bouctouche can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Bouctouche is $35,200.

A region's per capita data sheds light on the average income earned per person living in it. Since per capita income is calculated by dividing the region's total income by its population, it quantifies the population's economic situation on an individual basis.

Such data offers insights into the town's economic performance, spread of income across individuals, quality of life, as well as disparities within its borders.

Most of Bouctouche population or around 1,880 people falls in the $10,000 to $29,999 group. The next largest groups are the $30,000 to $49,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 1,650 and 885 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Bouctouche's median household income is $60,000, according to 2020 data.

The data provides important insights into the town's economic landscape as well as the living standards of its population.

Analyzing such data enables researchers, policymakers, and businesses to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the town's income distribution, disparities, and trends.

Education Levels in Bouctouche

This data sheds light on the distribution of Bouctouche residents across educational milestones.

Such information is crucial in shaping the province’s policies on education, workforce development strategies, and initiatives that aim to improve access to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

45.75% or most of the Bouctouche population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 28.50% of the population has a No certificate, diploma or degree, 25.80% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 17.90% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree5409001,44045.75%
No certificate, diploma or degree56540097028.50%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate42040082025.80%
Bachelor's degree or higher19536555517.90%

Employment in Bouctouche

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Bouctouche. It encompasses a wide range of sectors, industries, as well as job categories.

The data shows that the unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 7.88% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate52.96%
Unemployment rate7.88%

Working as an Employee

The table shows the data on the total number of individuals in the town who work as an employee. The majority of Bouctouche's population (around 62.20%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 60 men and 55 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 115.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The Bouctouche industry employment sector census data offers insights into the region's economic landscape. The distribution of employment in Bouctouche is categorized and quantified, which reveals the region's economic composition.

Bouctouche has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (17%) works in the manufacturing sector. The Health care and social assistance sector comes second at 16%, followed by Construction at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance1018516%
Retail trade50508%
Educational services25808%
Accommodation and food services30507%
Public administration35356%
Other services (except public administration)15455%
Transportation and warehousing3503%
Professional, scientific and technical services15203%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting3002%
Wholesale trade3002%
Finance and insurance0252%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services10202%
Arts, entertainment and recreation15102%
Information and cultural industries10102%
Real estate and rental and leasing001%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%

Places of Work

The data offers insights into the commuting patterns as well as workplace distribution in the town. It provides a snapshot of workplaces, showing their geographic distribution and the flow of workers across different areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Usual place of work35546582076.30%
Worked at home409513512.60%
No fixed workplace address952011510.70%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Bouctouche residents travel to school or work. It highlights the frequency of different modes of transportation like walking, cycling, carpooling, and public transit.

The data is pivotal in the making of transportation policies as well as the development of transit systems. Ultimately commuting data contributes to improving the quality of life of Bouctouche residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Bouctouche spend traveling to their workplaces. It also sheds light on the efficiency of the town's public transit systems, and road networks, as well as the accessibility of the town.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes52.70%
15 to 29 minutes21.30%
30 to 44 minutes16.50%
45 to 59 minutes6.90%
60 minutes and over3.20%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Bouctoucheshed light on its societal dynamics. It captures the diverse types of marital statuses of the population.

Long-term commitments, such as common-law partnerships, civil unions, and marriages, reflect the town's social fabric. We can gain insights into Bouctouche's changing preferences and norms by examining the trends in marital status.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

The data below highlights town's linguistic diversity, showing elegances of solo language as well as bilingual harmonies. Other than language, it also shows the cultural landscape in Canada.

French is the most spoken official language in Bouctouche. About 2,065 people living in the province speak French, 340 people speak English, 15 people speak English and French language, and 5 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French15
Neither English nor French5


Bouctouche is predominantly Christian. About 1,975 of its population is Christian (935 males and 935 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Buddhist with 0.0% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Hindu and Jewish, both represent 0.0% and 0.0% of the population, while Muslim represent 0.0% of the population.