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Moncton Statistics

Here are quick snapshots of the Moncton economy and recent trends:

  • In 2014, KMPG ranked Moncton as the lowest cost location for business in Canada.
  • Moncton is known as the hub of the Maritimes with more than 1.3 million people living within a 2.5-hour drive.
  • With a 9.7% population growth between 2006 and 2011, Moncton is the fastest growing Canadian urban centre East of Saskatoon and the 5th fastest growing CMA in Canada.
  • Moncton added more than 25,000 jobs to its workforce since 1990.
  • Home sales in 2011 reached the fourth highest level in history. There were twice as many houses sold in 2011 than a decade ago.
  • With an average price of $166,476 in 2013, Moncton remains one of the most affordable housing markets in Canada.
  • Total value of building permits issued in 2011 reached $184 million, the second highest level in history. 
  • Retail sales reached $2.1 billion in 2011, 17% higher than the Canadian Cities’ average.  

For more information contact the Economic Development Office.



Moncton Statistics



Building Permits


Income and Earnings    

Resale Market


Retail Market    

Greater Moncton International Airport    

Awards and Recognitions