Demographics & Population

The City of North Bay has a population of approximately 52,662(2021 Census data), and a regional trading area of 112,000, representing people within the districts of Nipissing, Parry Sound, Timmins, Temiskaming Shores, and Cobalt.

The North Bay Census Agglomeration includes the City of North Bay, Municipality of East Ferris, Bonfield Township,  Municipality of Callander, Chisholm Township, Nipissing Township, Nipissing Unorganized (North Part) and Municipality of Powassan. The total population for North Bay CA 2021 Census of Population is 71,736.

The following table represents data collected by Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population for the City of North Bay with respect to distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups.

Age Group Percent of Population
0-14 years            14.4%
15-64 years                 63.9%
65 years and over            21.7%
85 years and over              2.9%

 

The following table represents data collected through Statistics Canada, Census Profile 2016 for the City of North Bay. 

 

Labour Force Status

        Total

Population, aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 

42,705

In the labour force

25,490

Employed

23,065

Unemployed

2,425

Not in the labour force

17,215

Participation rate

 59.7%

Employment rate

54.0%

Unemployment rate

9.5%

 

North Bay's total labour force, population aged 15 years and over by occupation (NOC) 2016 - 25% sample data.

Industry

Amount (%)

Management occupations

10

Business, Finance, and administration occupations

14

Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

6

Health occupations

9

Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

14

Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

2

Sales and service occupations

28

Trades, transport and equipment operations and related occupations

13.5

Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations

1.5

Occupations in Manufacturing and utilities

2