Population Of Fredericton | Fredericton Population 2020

Fredericton Population 2020:- Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Fredericton is situated in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River. Fredericton had residents of 58,220 in the 2016 Canadian Census. Fredericton is the 3rd largest city in the province after Moncton and Saint John.

Fredericton is a cultural, artistic, and educational center. Fredericton’s economy is tied to the public sector; however, Fredericton also contains a growing IT and commercial sector.


Fredericton Population

To know the actual Population of Fredericton 2020, We have to look at the residents of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 48,560
  • 2006 – 50,535
  • 2011 – 56,224
  • 2016 – 58,220
  • Fredericton Population 2020:- 59,966 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of Fredericton 2020 according to the estimates is 59,966.



According to the Canada 2016 Census, Fredericton has a population of 58,220. Fredericton’s population is predominantly European Canadians. Visible minorities make up 10% of the total residents, and include, in descending order of population, Indigenous peoples, Chinese Canadians, Black Canadians, South Asian Canadians, Arab Canadians, and refugees from the Syrian Civil War.

In Fredericton English is spoken by 82% of people. Other mother languages are French (6.8%), Chinese languages (2.1%), Arabic (1.6%), and Russian (0.6%). Fredericton has an area of 132.57 km2 (51.19 sq mi). Fredericton has a population density of 439.2/km2 (1,138/sq mi).

Those who declare a religion are predominantly Protestant. Fredericton has a synagogue, a mosque, a Hindu temple, a Unitarian fellowship, and a Shambhala Buddhist meditation center.

Religion 2011 (%) 2011 (Total)
No religion 26.2% 14,460
Catholic 24.9% 13,740
Baptist 11.4% 6,290
United Church 10.9% 5,995
Anglican 9.4% 5,160
Pentecostal 2.5% 1,390



Govt and the universities are the primary employers in Fredericton. Fredericton has been investing actively in IT infrastructure. Fredericton won the “Judges Innovation Award” at the 2004 Canadian Information Productivity Awards due to its “Fred-eZone” free municipality wide Wi-Fi initiative.

There are no professional sports teams in Fredericton, although both universities have extensive athletic programs. Each summer the Fredericton Loyalists host the New Brunswick Timber team which competes in the Rugby Canada Super League.

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