Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Clarenville, T - Newfoundland and Labrador

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

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
13
Nat. rank
611

In 2011, Clarenville (Town) had a population of 6,036, representing a percentage change of 14.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 140.79 square kilometres with a population density of 42.9 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, Clarenville (Town) had 2,365 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 15.4%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Clarenville (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Clarenville (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Division No. 7, Subd. M, N.L. SNO 2,055 2,145 -4.2
Division No. 7, Subd. L, N.L. SNO 1,272 1,371 -7.2
Division No. 7, Subd. K, N.L. SNO 1,225 1,168 4.9
Division No. 7, Subd. E, N.L. SNO 2,714 2,765 -1.8

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

Clarenville, T – Age distribution

Table 4 Clarenville, T – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 18.2% 19.9% 16.6%
15 to 64 66.8% 66.3% 67.0%
65 and over 15.1% 13.8% 16.2%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Clarenville, T was 15.1%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 66.8% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 18.2%. 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.

Clarenville, T – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Clarenville, 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 6,035 5,275 760 14.4
0 to 14 1,100 1,015 85 8.4
15 to 64 4,030 3,550 480 13.5
65 and over 910 705 205 29.1
Males
Total 2,895 2,525 370 14.7
0 to 14 575 540 35 6.5
15 to 64 1,920 1,700 220 12.9
65 and over 400 285 115 40.4
Females
Total 3,140 2,750 390 14.2
0 to 14 520 470 50 10.6
15 to 64 2,105 1,855 250 13.5
65 and over 510 425 85 20.0

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

Table 6 Clarenville, T – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 6,035 2,895 3,140
0 to 4 years 320 170 150
5 to 9 years 375 190 185
10 to 14 years 405 215 185
15 to 19 years 385 215 170
20 to 24 years 320 150 175
25 to 29 years 300 130 170
30 to 34 years 375 160 210
35 to 39 years 470 235 235
40 to 44 years 545 250 295
45 to 49 years 490 245 250
50 to 54 years 385 180 200
55 to 59 years 405 195 210
60 to 64 years 360 170 190
65 to 69 years 260 140 125
70 to 74 years 210 85 120
75 to 79 years 170 75 90
80 to 84 years 135 60 75
85 years and over 135 40 100
Median age 40.7 39.6 41.6

Clarenville, T – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Clarenville, T was 40.7 years. In comparison, the median age of Newfoundland and Labrador was 44 years.

Table 7 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador and Clarenville, T – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Newfoundland and Labrador 41.7 44.0
Clarenville, T 38.6 40.7

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Clarenville was 1,855, which represents a change of 17.0% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Clarenville, 70.9% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 13.5% were common-law-couples and 15.1% were lone-parent families.

Clarenville – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, CSD of Clarenville, 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
Clarenville, T 1,855 1,315 70.9 250 13.5 280 15.1 17.0
Division No. 7, Subd. M, SNO 715 575 80.4 75 10.5 65 9.1 -5.3
Division No. 7, Subd. L, SNO 420 330 78.6 55 13.1 35 8.3 -2.3
Division No. 7, Subd. K, SNO 410 320 78.0 45 11.0 45 11.0 12.3
Division No. 7, Subd. E, SNO 925 740 80.0 90 9.7 90 9.7 0.5

Clarenville – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Clarenville, 46.5% 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 * 635
Married couples without children * 685
Common-law-couples with children * 105
Common-law-couples without children * 150

Clarenville – Marital status

In Clarenville, 64.6% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (54.4%) or living with a common-law partner (10.1%).

The remaining 35.5% 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, Clarenville, T – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Clarenville, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,935 100.0 437,905 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 3,190 64.6 273,040 62.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 2,685 54.4 231,745 52.9 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 500 10.1 41,295 9.4 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,750 35.5 164,870 37.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,045 21.2 107,375 24.5 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 95 1.9 8,700 2.0 698,245 2.5
Divorced 255 5.2 19,855 4.5 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 355 7.2 28,930 6.6 1,584,525 5.7

Clarenville – Types of private households

There were 2,365 private households3 in Clarenville in 2011, a change of 15.4% from 2006. Of these, 30.7% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 0.7% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Clarenville, T – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Clarenville, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,365 100.0 208,840 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
725 30.7 54,010 25.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
795 33.6 75,980 36.4 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 260 11.0 21,745 10.4 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 480 20.3 46,325 22.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 40 1.7 3,780 1.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 70 3.0 6,995 3.3 543,340 4.1

Clarenville – Structural type of dwelling

In Clarenville, 63.6% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% 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, Clarenville, T – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Clarenville, T Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,365 100.0 208,845 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,505 63.6 155,295 74.4 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 45 1.9 8,330 4.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 65 2.7 10,050 4.8 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 705 0.3 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 240 10.1 11,375 5.4 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 505 21.4 21,305 10.2 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 0 0.0 415 0.2 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 0 0.0 1,365 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Clarenville, T – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Clarenville, 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 Clarenville, 98.2% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 0.1% reported French only, and 1.5% 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, 99.2% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 0.0% spoke only French and 0.6% 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 Clarenville, 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 5,905 100.0 5,905 100.0
English 5,800 98.2 5,855 99.2
French 5 0.1 0 0.0
Non-official language 90 1.5 35 0.6
Multiple responses 10 0.2 15 0.3
Table 13 Clarenville, 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 99.8 99.8 0.0
French 0.0 0.0 0.0
Non-official language 75.0 45.0 30.0

Clarenville, T – Non-official languages

In Clarenville, the three most common mother tongues were Arabic (0.3%), Chinese, n.o.s. (0.2%) and Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) (0.2%), 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 Clarenville, 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.
Arabic 15 15.0 0.3
Chinese, n.o.s. 10 10.0 0.2
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 10 10.0 0.2

Clarenville, T – Bilingualism

Table 15 Clarenville, 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 4.2 4.1 100.0 10.5
0 to 19 8.8 8.5 0.0 33.3
20 to 44 4.5 4.3 0.0 12.5
45 to 64 1.5 1.3 100.0 0.0
65 and over 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0
Table 16 Clarenville, T – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,905 100.0
English only 5,645 95.6
French only 0 0.0
English and French 250 4.2
Neither English nor French 5 0.1

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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