Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, 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
9 of 365
National population rank
486 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Town) was 8,109, which represents a change of 7.4% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 1.0% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Town) is 305.85 square kilometres and the population density was 26.5 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 3,031 private dwellings occupied in Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Town), which represent a change of 6.6% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Happy Valley-Goose Bay and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Happy Valley-Goose Bay and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Happy Valley-Goose Bay (Town) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Division No. 10, Subd. C Census subdivision - Division No. 10, Subd. C, Subdivision of unorganized SNO 548 54 914.8

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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