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Bifrost-Riverton is located approximately 100 kilometers north of Winnipeg, Manitoba’s capital. The community lies along the western shore of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba’s largest lake, and is part of the province’s Interlake Region. The municipality includes the growing community of Riverton, and surrounds the Town of Arborg. We hope that you find the information provided here interesting and useful. If you are not currently a resident of Bifrost-Riverton, we hope that you will visit us soon to see what we have to offer to tourists, residents and businesses.

Statistics Canada (Former RM of Bifrost Only)



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Population and dwelling counts)

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Population in 2011

2,976

Data not available

Data not available

1,208,268

Data not available

Data not available

Population in 2006

2,972

Data not available

Data not available

1,148,401

Data not available

Data not available

2006 to 2011 population change (%)

0.1

Data not available

Data not available

5.2

Data not available

Data not available

Total private dwellings

1,360

Data not available

Data not available

512,689

Data not available

Data not available

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

1,008

Data not available

Data not available

466,138

Data not available

Data not available

Population density per square kilometre

1.8

Data not available

Data not available

2.2

Data not available

Data not available

Land area (square km)

1,642.58

Data not available

Data not available

552,329.52

Data not available

Data not available

Table: Age characteristics

Figure
Age characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,975

1,535

1,440

1,208,270

594,550

613,715

0 to 4 years

215

110

100

77,185

39,280

37,905

5 to 9 years

230

130

100


74,620

38,380

36,240

10 to 14 years

280

130

150

79,355

40,965

38,395

15 to 19 years

260

135

130

86,215

44,180

42,035

20 to 24 years

175

100

75

82,925

41,935

40,990

25 to 29 years

160

80

75

78,185

38,900

39,285

30 to 34 years

140

75

65

75,260

36,995

38,265

35 to 39 years

140

75

65

75,575

37,475

38,095

40 to 44 years

175

85

90

77,770

38,455

39,320

45 to 49 years

205

105

95


90,090

44,695

45,395

50 to 54 years

230

120

115

89,970

44,940

45,025

55 to 59 years

200

100

105

79,770

39,350

40,420

60 to 64 years

165

88

80

68,895

33,730

35,170

65 to 69 years

140

75

65

50,240

24,400

25,840

70 to 74 years

100

50

50

38,425

18,035

20,390

75 to 79 years

75

45

35

31,575

14,100

17,475

80 to 84 years

45

25

20

25,545

10400

15,145

85 years and over

35

15

20

26,665

8345

18,320

Median age of the population

36.3

35.7

37.0

38.4

37.2

39.4

% of the population aged 15 and over

75.8

75.9

75.7

80.9

80.0

81.7

Table: Common-law status characteristics

Figure
Common-law status characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,255

1,165

1,090

977,105

475,930

501,175

Not in a common-law relationship

2,130

1,105

1,025

898,735

436,805

461,930

In a common-law relationship

125

60

65

78,370

39,125

39,245

Table: Legal marital status characteristics

Figure
Legal marital status characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,255

1,165

1,090

977,105

475,930

501,175

Never legally married (single)

575

355

220

282,465

152,410

130,050

Legally married (and not separated)

1,375

690

685

480,140

240,170

239,970

Separated, but still legally married

35

20

10

23,620

10,530

13,090

Divorced

45

25

20

52,215

22,000

30,215

Widowed

105

15

90

60,300

11,700

48,610

Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics

Figure
Occupied private dwelling characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents

1,005

Data not available

Data not available

466,140

Data not available

Data not available

Single-detached houses

900

Data not available

Data not available

322,800

Data not available

Data not available

Semi-detached houses

5

Data not available

Data not available

144,445

Data not available

Data not available

Row houses

15

Data not available

Data not available

144,435

Data not available

Data not available

Apartments, duplex

0

Data not available

Data not available

6,110

Data not available

Data not available

Movable Dwellings

90

Data Not available Data Not available
8,545 Data Not available v

Other Dwellings

15 Data Not Available
Data Not Available

97,125
Data Not Available
Data Not Available

 








Table: Selected family characteristics

Figure
Selected family characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

 

Total number of census families

 

795

Data not available

Data not available

327,875

Data not available

Data not available

Number of married-couple families

680

Data not available

Data not available

232,635

Data not available

Data not available

Number of common-law-couple families

65

Data not available

Data not available

39,055

Data not available

Data not available

Number of lone-parent families

55

Data not available

Data not available

56,190

Data not available

Data not available

Number of female lone-parent families

35

Data not available

Data not available

43,855

Data not available

Data not available

Number of male lone-parent families

20

Data not available

Data not available

12,330

Data not available

Data not available

Size of census family: 2 persons

365

Data not available

Data not available

160,325

Data not available

Data not available

Size of census family: 3 persons

125

Data not available

Data not available

67,940

Data not available

Data not available

Size of census family: 4 persons

140

Data not available

Data not available

63,665

Data not available

Data not available

Size of census family: 5 or more

165

Data not available

Data not available

35,945

Data not available

Data not available

 








Table: Selected household characteristics

Figure
Selected household characteristics

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total private households

795

Data not available

Data not available

327,875

Data not available

Data not available

Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children

415

Data not available

Data not available

143,540

Data not available

Data not available

Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children

325

Data not available

Data not available

128,150

Data not available

Data not available

One-person households

190

Data not available

Data not available

131,475

Data not available

Data not available

Other household types

50

Data not available

Data not available

28,245

Data not available

Data not available

Average household size

2.9

Data not available

Data not available

2.5

Data not available

Data not available

 








Table: Mother tongue

Figure
Mother tongue

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,965

1,535

1,430

1,193,095

588,095

605,000

English only

1,890

1,000

890

869,990

432,080

437,905

French only

25

15

10

42,090

20,140

21,495

English and French

5

0

0

3,795

1,790

2,005

Other language(s)

1,045

520

530

277,220

134,085

143,595

Table: Knowledge of official languages

Figure
Knowledge of official languages

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,965

1,535

1,430

1,193,095

588,100

605,000

English only

2,860

1,495

1,365

1,074,335

534,555

539,775

French only

0

0

0

1,490

670

820

English and French

45

15

30

103,140

46,720

56,420

Neither English nor French

55

20

40

14,135

6,150

7,980

Table: Language spoken most often at home

Figure
Language spoken most often at home

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,965

1,535

1,430

1,193,095

588,100

605,000

English

2,420

1,275

1,140

1,007,325

497,620

509,710

French

5

0

5

17,950

8,180

9,775

Non-official language

425

200

225

125,280

61,670

63,615

English and French

0

5

0

2,485

1,140

1,345

English and non-official language

110

55

50

38,935

18,940

19,990

French and non-official language

5

0

5

635

259

335

English, French and non-official language

0

0

0

485

255

230

Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration 2006

Figure
Immigrant status and period of immigration 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,960

1,535

1,430

1,133,515

556,920

576,590

Non-immigrants

2,565

1,325

1,245

974,735

480,015

494,715

Immigrants

380

195

190

151,230

72,960

78,270

Before 1991

185

120

65

92,535

44,600

47,930

1991 to 2000

115

40

75

27,505

12,950

14,555

2001 to 2006

75

30

45

31,190

15,415

15,780

Non-permanent residents

20

15

0

7,545

3,945

3,605

Table: Citizenship 2006

Figure
Citizenship 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,965

1,530

1,430

1,133,515

556,920

576,590

Canadian citizens

2,880

1,490

1,385

1,084,590

533,175

551,415

Canadian citizens under age 18

935

480

450

265,970

136,565

129,405

Canadian citizens age 18 and over

1,945

1,010

935

818,625

396,610

422,015

Not Canadian citizens

85

35

45

48,925

23,750

25,180

Table: Generation status 2006

Figure
Generation status 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,180

1,150

1,030

908,450

441,330

467,115

1st generation

410

225

185

148,875

71,990

76,880

2nd generation

350

170

180

167,400

78,720

88,685

3rd generation or more

1,415

755

665

592,175

290,620

301,555

Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago 2006

Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 1 year and over

2,930

1,520

1,410

1,119,365

549,795

569,565

Lived at the same address 1 year ago

2,690

1,370

1,315

968,770

475,695

493,070

Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality)

100

65

30

99,440

49,070

50,365

Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory

105

70

30

29,990

14,415

15,580

Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago

10

0

0

11,395

5,800

5,590

Lived in a different country 1 year ago

35

10

25

9,775

4,815

4,960

Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago 2006

Figure
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 5 years and over

2,710

1,425

1,290

1,065,210

521,875

543,335

Lived at the same address 5 years ago

2,100

1,095

1,005

674,945

331,850

343,095

Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality)

330

170

160

237,910

116,110

121,805

Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory

120

75

45

80,205

37,980

42,225

Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago

40

15

20

36,585

18,185

18,405

Lived in a different country 5 years ago

125

65

65

35,555

17,755

17,805

Table: Aboriginal population 2006

Figure
Aboriginal population 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population

2,965

1,535

1,435

1,133,515

556,920

576,590

Aboriginal identity population

245

100

140

175,395

85,720

89,675

Non-Aboriginal identity population

2,720

1,430

1,285

958,120

471,200

486,915

Table: Educational attainment 2006

Figure
Educational attainment 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,180

1,150

1,030

908,450

441,335

467,120

No certificate, diploma or degree

1,085

635

445

267,745

135,755

131,985

High school certificate or equivalent

505

220

285

242,200

113,440

128,760

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

185

125

65

88,560

54,670

33,885

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

195

65

135

136,735

57,580

79,155

University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level

90

65

25

36,740

15,615

21,125

University certificate, diploma or degree

115

35

80

136,465

64,265

72,200

Total population aged 15 to 24

380

220

165

160,705

81,170

79,540

No certificate, diploma or degree

255

140

115

76,425

40,600

35,830

High school certificate or equivalent

100

60

35

58,510

29,405

29,105

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

0

10

0

4,725

2,720

2,010

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

10

0

10

10,115

4,495

5,620

University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level

0

10

0

2,190

955

1,235

University certificate, diploma or degree

10

0

10

8,735

2,995

5,735

Total population aged 25 to 34

315

165

150

139,770

68,520

71,250

No certificate, diploma or degree

120

75

45

22,990

12,775

10,210

High school certificate or equivalent

75

30

45

38,975

20,635

18,335

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

50

45

10

13,070

7,635

5,440

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

60

10

50

27,210

11,460

15,750

University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level

0

0

0

5,240

2,645

2,595

University certificate, diploma or degree

10

0

0

32,280

13,365

18,915

Total population aged 35 to 64

1,100

580

520

456,165

225,055

231,110

No certificate, diploma or degree

455

270

185

98,495

52,850

45,645

High school certificate or equivalent

270

115

150

112,225

51,985

60,240

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

130

80

50

54,335

33,780

20,550

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

100

35

60

84,285

35,780

48,500

University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level

85

65

25

23,355

9,765

13,590

University certificate, diploma or degree

65

15

45

83,470

40,890

42,585

Table: Major field of study 2006


Major field of study 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,180

1,150

1,030

908,450

441,330

467,115

No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree

1,585

855

730

509,945

249,195

260,750

Education

85

10

75

40,385

11,120

29,265

Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies

10

10

0

10,815

5,190

5,630

Humanities

20

0

15

20,765

9,495

11,265

Social and behavioural sciences and law

25

0

20

33,990

11,965

22,020

Business, management and public administration

115

35

80

80,020

28,850

51,175

Physical and life sciences and technologies

0

10

0

11,850

6,550

5,300

Mathematics, computer and information sciences

0

0

0

14,965

8,475

6,490

Architecture, engineering, and related technologies

115

115

0

83,075

78,255

4,815

Agriculture, natural resources and conservation

80

75

0

12,525

9,550

2,975

Health, parks, recreation and fitness

85

10

75

67,715

11,455

56,265

Personal, protective and transportation services

50

15

30

22,340

11,220

11,115

Other

0

0

0

55

10

45

Table: Location of study 2006

Figure
Location of study 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,180

1,150

1,030

908,450

441,330

467,120

No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree

1,585

860

730

509,945

249,195

260,750

Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree

590

295

300

398,505

192,135

206,370

-Inside Canada

580

295

285

353,775

168,160

185,620

-Outside Canada

10

0

10

44,730

23,975

20,750

Table: Labour force activity 2006

Figure
Labour force activity 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over

2,180

1,150

1,030

908,450

441,335

467,120

In the labour force

1,480

920

560

611,280

321,465

289,820

Employed

1,430

885

540

577,710

303,665

274,045

Unemployed

55

35

20

33,570

17,795

15,775

Not in the labour force

700

230

470

297,170

119,870

177,300

Participation rate

67.9

80.0

54.4

67.3

72.8

62.0

Employment rate

65.6

77.0

52.4

63.6

68.8

58.7

Unemployment rate

3.7

3.8

3.6

5.5

5.5

5.4

Table: Occupation 2006

Figure
Occupation 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total experienced labour force 15 years and over

1,470

915

555

602,150

316,845

285,305

A Management occupations

110

80

25

51,355

32,080

19,270

B Business, finance and administration occupations

165

40

125

104,440

29,710

74,730

C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations

25

15

0

29,630

23,385

6,245

D Health occupations

60

0

60

40,455

8,065

32,390

E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion

75

0

70

52,885

17,600

35,290

F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport

0

0

0

13,955

6,195

7,755

G Sales and service occupations

250

45

210

148,345

62,000

86,340

H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations

335

340

0

90,280

85,325

4,955

I Occupations unique to primary industry

400

340

65

38,900

30,210

8,690

J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities

50

50

0

31,905

22,270

9,630

Table: Industry 2006

Figure
Industry 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total experienced labour force 15 years and over

1,470

915

555

602,150

316,845

285,305

Agriculture and other resource-based industries

450

385

65

47,595

35,215

12,380

Construction

155

130

25

32,310

29,035

3,270

Manufacturing

200

145

55

62,580

45,595

16,990

Wholesale trade

40

35

0

23,040

16,490

6,550

Retail trade

165

85

75

65,475

30,595

34,875

Finance and real estate

40

0

30

31,505

12,475

19,030

Health care and social services

140

15

120

75,915

14,055

61,855

Educational services

80

20

55

47,365

15,710

31,650

Business services

60

30

30

95,335

59,900

35,435

Other services

140

60

85

121,030

57,770

63,255

Table: Unpaid work 2006

Figure
Unpaid work 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work

2,045

1,045

995

838,655

399,005

439,650

Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework

2,020

1,020

995

827,945

392,395

435,550

Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay

970

440

530

354,050

155,250

198,805

Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors

570

260

305

187,670

78,755

108,910

Table: Language used most often at work 2006

Figure
Language used most often at work 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005

1,590

960

630

658,885

342,455

316,425

English

1,510

905

605

635,360

331,715

303,650

French

0

0

0

7,275

2,475

4,800

Non-official language

55

35

20

11,270

5,965

5,305

English and French

0

0

0

1,640

645

990

English and non-official language

20

20

0

3,260

1,625

1,630

French and non-official language

0

0

0

45

15

30

English, French and non-official language

0

0

0

35

10

25

Table: Place of work status 2006

Figure
Place of work status 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total employed labour force 15 years and over

1,425

885

540

577,705

303,665

274,045

Worked at home

410

305

100

52,560

29,555

23,005

Worked outside Canada

0

0

0

1,700

1,165

535

No fixed workplace address

180

150

30

51,130

39,400

11,725

Worked at usual place

835

430

410

472,310

233,535

238,775

Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence

35

25

10

365,095

176,260

188,835

Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence

740

360

380

50,345

24,945

25,395

Worked in a different census division (county)

55

40

20

53,575

30,135

23,440

Worked in a different province

0

0

0

3,295

2,190

1,105

Table: Mode of transportation to work 2006

Figure
Mode of transportation to work 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address

1,020

580

435

523,445

272,940

250,505

Car, truck, van, as driver

810

440

375

378,365

210,440

167,925

Car, truck, van, as passenger

95

70

30

45,390

16,750

28,635

Public transit

0

0

0

46,605

19,235

27,370

Walked or bicycled

100

60

35

46,985

22,945

24,040

All other modes

15

15

0

6,095

3,565

2,530

Table: Visible minority population characteristics 2006

Figure
Visible minority population characteristics 2006

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total population

2,965

1,530

1,430

1,133,515

556,920

576,590

Total visible minority population

15

10

10

109,095

54,335

54,760

Chinese

0

0

0

13,705

6,960

6,750

South Asian

0

0

0

16,565

8,535

8,030

Black

0

0

0

15,655

8,135

7,520

Filipino

0

0

0

37,790

17,880

19,905

Latin American

15

10

10

6,275

3,145

3,130

Southeast Asian

0

0

0

5,670

2,900

2,765

Arab

0

0

0

2,325

1,320

1,000

West Asian

0

0

0

1,960

980

980

Korean

0

0

0

2,190

1,045

1,150

Japanese

0

0

0

2,010

885

1,130

Visible minority, n.i.e.

0

0

0

1,685

850

840

Multiple visible minority

0

0

0

3,265

1,705

1,560

Not a visible minority

2,950

1,525

1,430

1,024,415

502,585

521,830

Table: Earnings in 2005

Figure
Earnings in 2005

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts)

1,550

925

625

650,410

337,715

312,695

Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($)

15,699

21,203

14,805

24,484

29,461

20,289

Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts)

800

550

255

348,340

202,865

145,475

Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($)

26,815

30,106

21,073

36,692

40,392

32,149

Table: Income in 2005

Figure
Income in 2005

Bifrost, Rural Municipality

Manitoba

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Persons 15 years and over with income (counts)

2,105

1,115

990

865,400

421,495

443,910

Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($)

18,867

25,932

15,155

24,194

29,919

20,169

Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($)

17,563

23,165

15,079

21,805

26,050

18,775

Composition of total income (100%)

100

100

100

100

100

100

Earnings - As a % of total income

68.7

74.8

58.3

75.2

79.1

69.7

Government transfers - As a % of total income

18.5

13.8

27.2

12.5

8.8

17.6

Other money - As a % of total income

12.8

11.6

15.0

12.3

12.1

12.7

Income status of all persons in private households (counts)

2,960

1,530

1,430

1,061,865

520,015

541,850

% in low income before tax - All persons

7.8

8.5

7.0

16.7

15.2

18.1

% in low income after tax - All persons

5.6

6.5

4.5

12.2

11.4

13.0

% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age

6.8

6.1

7.5

21.4

21.4

21.4

% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age

4.2

3.1

5.3

15.9

15.8

16.0

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