Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Torbay, Town (CSD) - Newfoundland and Labrador

Data quality

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
10 of 365
National population rank
495 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Torbay (Town) was 7,899, which represents a change of 6.8% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 1.0% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Torbay (Town) is 34.89 square kilometres and the population density was 226.4 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 2,864 private dwellings occupied in Torbay (Town), which represent a change of 10.6% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Torbay and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Torbay and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Torbay (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Torbay (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's Census subdivision - Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Town T 8,147 7,366 10.6
Pouch Cove Census subdivision - Pouch Cove, Town T 2,069 1,866 10.9
Flatrock Census subdivision - Flatrock, Town T 1,683 1,457 15.5
Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove Census subdivision - Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove, Town T 2,221 2,098 5.9
Bauline Census subdivision - Bauline, Town T 452 397 13.9
St. John's Census subdivision - St. John's, City CY 108,860 106,172 2.5
Division No. 1, Subd. D Census subdivision - Division No. 1, Subd. D, Subdivision of unorganized SNO 88 115 -23.5

Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Paradise Census subdivision - Paradise, Town T 21,389 17,695 20.9
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's Census subdivision - Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Town T 8,147 7,366 10.6
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Census subdivision - Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Town T 8,109 7,552 7.4
Torbay Census subdivision - Torbay, Town T 7,899 7,397 6.8
Gander Census subdivision - Gander, Town T 11,688 11,054 5.7

Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Newfoundland and Labrador – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Mount Pearl Census subdivision - Mount Pearl, City CY 22,957 24,284 -5.5
Marystown Census subdivision - Marystown, Town T 5,316 5,506 -3.5
Labrador City Census subdivision - Labrador City, Town T 7,220 7,367 -2.0
Stephenville Census subdivision - Stephenville, Town T 6,623 6,719 -1.4
Corner Brook Census subdivision - Corner Brook, City CY 19,806 19,886 -0.4

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Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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