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Winnipeg South Centre is currently represented by Jim Carr (Liberal). Jim Carr won the riding for the Liberals in 2015 with 31,993 of 53,573 votes (59.72%). Joyce Bateman of the Conservatives finished second with 14,939 (27.89%) votes. Matt Henderson of the New Democrats finished third with 4,727 (8.82%) votes.
As per the 2016 census, Winnipeg South Centre is home to 93,053 people. That is an increase of 2,342 (2.6%) from 2011. It ranks 265th overall in population size nationally, and is less populous than the national average of 103,417.
Winnipeg South Centre is older than average with its average age being 42.4 compared to the national average of 41.06 and a median age of 40.8 compared to the national median of 41.7. Seniors (65 and older) are 19.1 per cent of the population.
Households in Winnipeg South Centre are poorer than average. The median total income of households was $70,927 in 2015. The national average was $73,050. This ranks Winnipeg South Centre as 157th overall in median total household income. The median after-tax income in 2015 was $60,262.
More than half of Winnipeg South Centre residents 15 years or older have postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. Forty-nine thousand three hundred and sixty-five people, or 63.53 per cent have postsecondary credentials. Contrarily, 8,370 (10.77%) have no certificate, diploma or degree and 19,965 (25.69%) have only a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.
Winnipeg South Centre has seen some migration. There were 2,060 internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian reserve within Winnipeg South Centre. There were also 845 intraprovincial migrants who moved to Winnipeg South Centre from a different riding in Manitoba. Additionally there were 1,220 interprovincial migrants who moved to Winnipeg South Centre from a different province. And there were 1,845 external migrants who lived outside Canada before moving to Winnipeg South Centre.
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