Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Marystown, T - Newfoundland and Labrador

Map of Marystown, T (shaded in green), Newfoundland and Labrador

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Marystown, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Marystown, T - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
15
Nat. rank
660

In 2011, Marystown (Town) had a population of 5,506, representing a percentage change of 1.3% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 61.97 square kilometres with a population density of 88.9 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 370,510.76 square kilometres with a population density of 1.4 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Marystown (Town) had 2,212 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 7.3%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Marystown (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Marystown (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Division No. 2, Subd. E, N.L. SNO 269 285 -5.6
Burin, N.L. T 2,424 2,483 -2.4
Division No. 2, Subd. D, N.L. SNO 260 277 -6.1
Winterland, N.L. T 363 337 7.7
Fox Cove-Mortier, N.L. T 333 351 -5.1
Division No. 2, Subd. C, N.L. SNO 596 689 -13.5

Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Paradise T 17,695 12,584 40.6
Torbay T 7,397 6,281 17.8
Clarenville T 6,036 5,274 14.4
Conception Bay South T 24,848 21,966 13.1
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's T 7,366 6,575 12.0

Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Mount Pearl CY 24,284 24,671 -1.6
Corner Brook CY 19,886 20,083 -1.0
Happy Valley-Goose Bay T 7,552 7,572 -0.3
Grand Falls-Windsor T 13,725 13,558 1.2
Marystown T 5,506 5,436 1.3

Age and sex

Marystown, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Marystown, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 16.3% 17.0% 15.7%
15 to 64 71.3% 72.0% 70.6%
65 and over 12.4% 11.2% 13.7%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Marystown, T was 12.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 71.3% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 16.3%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Marystown, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Marystown, T – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 5,505 5,435 70 1.3
0 to 14 895 910 -15 -1.6
15 to 64 3,925 3,975 -50 -1.3
65 and over 680 555 125 22.5
Males
Total 2,735 2,660 75 2.8
0 to 14 465 465 0 0.0
15 to 64 1,970 1,955 15 0.8
65 and over 305 240 65 27.1
Females
Total 2,770 2,775 -5 -0.2
0 to 14 435 445 -10 -2.2
15 to 64 1,955 2,020 -65 -3.2
65 and over 380 310 70 22.6

Marystown, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Marystown, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,505 2,735 2,770
0 to 4 years 285 150 135
5 to 9 years 295 135 160
10 to 14 years 315 175 140
15 to 19 years 350 180 170
20 to 24 years 310 165 145
25 to 29 years 260 130 130
30 to 34 years 310 140 165
35 to 39 years 365 155 210
40 to 44 years 445 240 205
45 to 49 years 460 225 235
50 to 54 years 450 215 240
55 to 59 years 500 265 230
60 to 64 years 480 260 225
65 to 69 years 255 120 135
70 to 74 years 165 85 80
75 to 79 years 105 45 60
80 to 84 years 80 35 45
85 years and over 80 25 55
Median age 43.0 43.0 43.0

Marystown, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Marystown, T was 43 years. In comparison, the median age of Newfoundland and Labrador was 44 years.

Table 7 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador and Marystown, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Newfoundland and Labrador 41.7 44.0
Marystown, T 40.3 43.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Marystown was 1,725, which represents a change of 2.4% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Marystown, 71.9% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 11.0% were common-law-couples and 16.8% were lone-parent families.

Marystown – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, CSD of Marystown, T and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Newfoundland and Labrador 159,385 114,335 71.7 20,630 12.9 24,420 15.3 2.3
Marystown, T 1,725 1,240 71.9 190 11.0 290 16.8 2.4
Division No. 2, Subd. E, SNO 90 65 72.2 10 11.1 15 16.7 5.9
Burin, T 800 595 74.4 110 13.8 90 11.3 0.6
Division No. 2, Subd. D, SNO 90 70 77.8 10 11.1 10 11.1 -10.0
Winterland, T 115 90 78.3 15 13.0 15 13.0 4.5
Fox Cove-Mortier, T 100 70 70.0 15 15.0 15 15.0 -4.8
Division No. 2, Subd. C, SNO 195 155 79.5 20 10.3 20 10.3 -7.1

Marystown – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Marystown, 44.3% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 525
Married couples without children * 715
Common-law-couples with children * 105
Common-law-couples without children * 85

Marystown – Marital status

In Marystown, 62.8% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (54.4%) or living with a common-law partner (8.4%).

The remaining 37.2% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Marystown, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Marystown, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,610 100.0 437,905 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,895 62.8 273,040 62.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,510 54.4 231,745 52.9 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 385 8.4 41,295 9.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,715 37.2 164,870 37.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,135 24.6 107,375 24.5 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 90 2.0 8,700 2.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 195 4.2 19,855 4.5 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 285 6.2 28,930 6.6 1,584,525 5.7

Marystown – Types of private households

There were 2,215 private households3 in Marystown in 2011, a change of 7.5% from 2006. Of these, 28.2% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -12.0% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Marystown, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Marystown, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,215 100.0 208,840 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
625 28.2 54,010 25.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
775 35.0 75,980 36.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 265 12.0 21,745 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 475 21.4 46,325 22.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 30 1.4 3,780 1.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 45 2.0 6,995 3.3 543,340 4.1

Marystown – Structural type of dwelling

In Marystown, 74.2% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.2% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Marystown, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Marystown, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,210 100.0 208,845 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,640 74.2 155,295 74.4 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 45 2.0 8,330 4.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 190 8.6 10,050 4.8 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5 0.2 705 0.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 105 4.8 11,375 5.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 200 9.0 21,305 10.2 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 10 0.5 415 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 25 1.1 1,365 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Marystown, T – Mother tongue

Chart J: Marystown, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Marystown, T - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Marystown, 98.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.5% reported French only, and 0.7% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 97.6% for English only, 0.5% for French only and 1.7% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 99.3% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.1% spoke only French and 0.3% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 98.5% for only English, 0.2% for only French and 1.0% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Marystown, T – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 5,500 100.0 5,500 100.0
English 5,430 98.7 5,460 99.3
French 25 0.5 5 0.1
Non-official language 40 0.7 15 0.3
Multiple responses 10 0.2 15 0.3
Table 13 Marystown, T – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 99.9 99.8 0.1
French 16.7 16.7 0.0
Non-official language 66.7 44.4 22.2

Marystown, T – Non-official languages

In Marystown, the three most common mother tongues were Cantonese (0.2%), (0.0%) and (0.0%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Innu/Montagnais (0.4%), Chinese, n.o.s. (0.2%) and Inuktitut (0.1%).

Table 14 Marystown, T – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Cantonese 10 22.2 0.2

Marystown, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Marystown, T – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 5.0 4.8 60.0 12.5
0 to 19 13.4 13.4 0.0 0.0
20 to 44 4.5 4.2 100.0 0.0
45 to 64 1.1 0.5 50.0 0.0
65 and over 2.2 0.7 100.0 100.0
Table 16 Marystown, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,500 100.0
English only 5,215 94.8
French only 0 0.0
English and French 280 5.1
Neither English nor French 0 0.0

Symbols:

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not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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