Concept: Winnipeg Community Areas (CAs)

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Last Updated: 2012-02-06

Introduction
    Winnipeg Community Areas are one of two levels of geographic areas developed by the Community Data Network with input from the WRHA, Manitoba Health, Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, and others. The second, more detailed level of areas developed are called Neighbourhood Clusters (NC).

    The 12 Community Areas are used by Manitoba Health and the WRHA for planning and policy purposes. They include the municipalities of East and West St. Paul:
    1 - St. James-Assiniboia
    2 - Assiniboine South
    3 - Fort Garry
    4 - St. Vital
    5 - St. Boniface
    6 - Transcona
    7 - River East (includes East St. Paul)
    8 - Seven Oaks (includes West St. Paul)
    9 - Inkster
    10 - Point Douglas
    11 - Downtown
    12 - River Heights

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Population Size by Sex and Age Classification - Winnipeg Community Areas - 1998
    The following table lists the population size by sex and age classification in Winnipeg Community Areas (CAs) in 1998. This information is based on information from Table II in Brownell et al. (2002).

    Community Area (CA) 0-4 Male 0-4 Female 5-9 Male 5-9 Female 10-14 Male 10-14 Female 15-19 Male 15-19 Female 20+ Male 20+ Female Total Population
    Fort Garry
    1967
    1852
    2190
    2149
    2144
    2076
    2124
    2012
    21,396
    23,352
    61,262
    Assiniboine South
    958
    947
    1299
    1289
    1421
    1388
    1405
    1262
    12,369
    14,118
    36,456
    St. Vital
    2043
    1930
    2308
    2063
    2135
    2049
    1930
    1908
    20,799
    23,739
    60,904
    St. Boniface
    1374
    1414
    1518
    1483
    1422
    1324
    1494
    1413
    16,606
    18,149
    46,197
    River Heights
    1514
    1495
    1486
    1408
    1374
    1347
    1342
    1327
    20,700
    24,968
    56,961
    Seven Oaks
    1731
    1687
    1911
    1825
    1948
    1874
    1913
    1979
    20,036
    22,567
    57,471
    St.James-Assiniboia
    1727
    1659
    1820
    1717
    1690
    1588
    1725
    1641
    21,826
    24,998
    60,391
    River East
    2861
    2751
    3142
    3032
    3119
    2960
    3197
    3001
    31,756
    35,285
    91,104
    Transcona
    1185
    1080
    1349
    1216
    1293
    1223
    1182
    1122
    11,859
    12,307
    33,816
    Inkster
    1318
    1113
    1353
    1237
    1303
    1259
    1213
    1168
    10,370
    10,873
    31,207
    Downtown
    2707
    2506
    2536
    2485
    2262
    2152
    2061
    2037
    28,167
    27,647
    74,560
    Point Douglas
    1656
    1563
    1660
    1561
    1428
    1371
    1216
    1214
    14,323
    14,529
    40,521
    Winnipeg
    21,041
    19,997
    22,572
    21,465
    21,539
    20,611
    20,802
    20,084
    230,207
    252,532
    650,850

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References 

  • Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Brownell M, De Coster C, Penfold R, Derksen S, Au W, Schultz J, Dahl M. Manitoba Child Health Atlas Update. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)
  • Brownell M, Mayer T, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Bodnarchuk J, Derksen S, Friesen D, Walld R. Using a population-based health information system to study child health. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2002;93(Suppl 2):S9-S14. [Abstract] (View)
  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Bailly A, Allegro E. The 2013 RHA Indicators Atlas. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Summary] [Full Report] [Data extras] (View)

Keywords 

  • geographic analysis
  • neighborhood