Population Demographics


The 2015 population estimate for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit (NBPSDHU) region was 127,720 individuals. This estimate has not increased or decreased significantly over the past 5 years, while the Ontario population has increased significantly. For a breakdown of population estimates by age groups and regions, view our 2015 Population Estimates Summary.

Characteristics - Census 2011



  • This report provides a summary of the demographics of Aboriginal people within the NBPSDHU region, including population, cultural, social, and economic factors. Where possible, comparisons have been made over a five year period (2001 to 2006), as well as between the geographic areas of the NBPSDHU region, the North East Local Health Integration Network, and Ontario.

For more information view Baby Boomers Demographic Profile    (October 2015)

For more information view Aboriginal Peoples in the NBPSDHU Region    (June 2010)


  • In May 2009, The Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport (MHPS) began its Healthy Communities Fund, a coordinated way of improving the health of Ontarians. The goal of this report is to direct the current and future work of our local Healthy Communities Partnership and share information about the people who live in our communities and about the way we set priorities to improve our health. 

For more information view Healthy Communities Partnership February 2011 | Les Partenariats des Communautés en Santé    (Février 2011)


  • This report examines the population who are employed, overall and divided by major age groups (youths, adults, and older adults).  Statistics such as the unemployment rate, employment income, occupations, and industry are presented for geographies with the North Bay Parry Sound regions and compared to Ontario. Analyses of social factors among the labour force (e.g., education, language, presence of children) are also included.

The Labour Force in the NBPSDHU Region: A Population Profile    (December 2010)


  • This report is the result of community meetings held across the District of Parry Sound about the presence and effect of poverty in that region. The District of Parry Sound Speaks Out on Poverty: A Call to Action speaks to a need for change.

For more information view  The District of Parry Sound Speaks Out on Poverty: A Call to Action    (June 2010)


  • The 2012 Seniors in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Region: A Health Status Report summarizes demographic, health, and health care use measures among adults aged 65 years and older. The report covers chronic conditions (e.g., diabetes), mental health, injuries (e.g., falls), infectious disease, hospital stays, and mortality. Demographics include population counts, education, marital status, living arrangements, and language.

For more information view 2012 Seniors in the NBPSDHU Region: A Health Status Report    (September 2012)


  • The Health of Youth in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit Region report talks about the health and health behaviours in youth grades seven to twelve in 2011. It covers health topics like exercise, diet, use of health care and mental health. The report also covers other health-related areas including school performance, bullying, gambling, and video-gaming.

For more information view The Health of Youth in the NBPSDHU Region    (November 2012)

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