Census Profile, 2016 Census
St. John's, City [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic St. John's, CY
Newfoundland and Labrador
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwellings
Population, 2016Census data footnote 1 108,860  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 35,151,728  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population, 2011Census data footnote 1 106,172  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 33,476,688  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population percentage change, 2011 to 2016 2.5  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5.0  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 52,410  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 15,412,443  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 47,627  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,079  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Population density per square kilometre 244.1  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Land area in square kilometres 445.88  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,965,588.85  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups and average age of the population - 100% dataCensus data footnote 4 108,860 52,360 56,500 35,151,730 17,264,200 17,887,530
0 to 14 years 15,080 7,750 7,325 5,839,565 2,992,920 2,846,645
0 to 4 years 4,840 2,475 2,370 1,898,790 973,030 925,760
5 to 9 years 5,220 2,660 2,560 2,018,130 1,034,685 983,445
10 to 14 years 5,015 2,615 2,400 1,922,645 985,200 937,445
15 to 64 years 75,815 36,905 38,910 23,376,530 11,576,130 11,800,400
15 to 19 years 5,570 2,860 2,710 2,026,160 1,039,215 986,940
20 to 24 years 8,635 4,245 4,390 2,242,690 1,144,495 1,098,200
25 to 29 years 9,170 4,670 4,505 2,285,990 1,144,470 1,141,515
30 to 34 years 8,115 4,075 4,040 2,329,395 1,148,290 1,181,110
35 to 39 years 7,245 3,505 3,740 2,288,365 1,118,635 1,169,730
40 to 44 years 6,785 3,290 3,495 2,255,135 1,104,440 1,150,695
45 to 49 years 7,215 3,400 3,815 2,359,965 1,157,760 1,202,210
50 to 54 years 8,125 3,785 4,340 2,678,075 1,318,755 1,359,320
55 to 59 years 7,935 3,770 4,165 2,620,240 1,285,190 1,335,055
60 to 64 years 7,025 3,315 3,715 2,290,510 1,114,885 1,175,630
65 years and over 17,965 7,705 10,265 5,935,630 2,695,150 3,240,485
65 to 69 years 6,165 2,820 3,345 1,972,480 953,075 1,019,405
70 to 74 years 4,580 2,075 2,505 1,420,875 677,975 742,900
75 to 79 years 3,025 1,320 1,705 1,021,850 469,550 552,300
80 to 84 years 2,120 840 1,275 749,650 325,765 423,880
85 years and over 2,080 640 1,440 770,780 268,790 501,990
85 to 89 years 1,305 425 880 482,525 185,535 296,990
90 to 94 years 605 175 425 223,510 68,675 154,835
95 to 99 years 145 30 110 56,525 13,240 43,280
100 years and over 25 5 20 8,230 1,340 6,890
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 13.9 14.8 13.0 16.6 17.3 15.9
15 to 64 years 69.6 70.5 68.9 66.5 67.1 66.0
65 years and over 16.5 14.7 18.2 16.9 15.6 18.1
85 years and over 1.9 1.2 2.5 2.2 1.6 2.8
Average age of the population 41.2 39.9 42.5 41.0 40.1 41.9
Median age of the population 40.5 38.7 42.3 41.2 40.2 42.2
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling - 100% dataCensus data footnote 5 47,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Single-detached house 20,355  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 7,541,495  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has five or more storeys 535  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,391,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other attached dwellingCensus data footnote 6 26,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,949,795  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Semi-detached house 2,965  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 698,800  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Row house 5,085  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 891,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment or flat in a duplex 12,290  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 784,300  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys 6,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,539,390  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Other single-attached house 120  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 36,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 7 110  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 189,755  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 8 47,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 person 14,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 17,270  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,834,605  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 7,725  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,140,640  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 5,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,946,275  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 2,185  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,180,770  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Number of persons in private households 107,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 34,460,060  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average household size 2.2  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.4  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Marital status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by marital status - 100% dataCensus data footnote 9 93,785 44,605 49,175 29,312,160 14,271,280 15,040,885
Married or living common law 49,040 24,520 24,525 16,893,720 8,452,135 8,441,585
Married 39,185 19,600 19,585 13,383,455 6,693,465 6,689,990
Living common law 9,860 4,915 4,935 3,510,265 1,758,670 1,751,590
Not married and not living common law 44,740 20,090 24,650 12,418,440 5,819,140 6,599,300
Never married 31,165 15,980 15,185 8,254,340 4,444,425 3,809,915
Separated 2,145 845 1,305 718,295 309,905 408,400
Divorced 6,090 2,215 3,875 1,816,005 725,535 1,090,470
Widowed 5,345 1,050 4,295 1,629,800 339,280 1,290,525
Family characteristics
Total - Census families in private households by family size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 10 29,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 persons 16,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,007,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 persons 6,760  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2,107,830  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
4 persons 5,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,909,935  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
5 or more persons 1,470  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 815,170  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Average size of census families 2.7  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 2.9  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total number of census families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 11 29,955  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,840,730  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total couple families 24,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Married couples 19,115  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 6,474,005  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Common-law couples 4,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,753,920  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent 5,905  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Female parent 4,835  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,262,340  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Male parent 1,070  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 350,465  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Couple census families in private households - 100% data 24,040  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 8,227,925  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples without children 12,780  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,024,305  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Couples with children 11,265  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,203,615  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 5,175  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,650,165  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 4,710  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,783,080  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 1,380  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 770,375  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Total - Lone-parent census families in private households - 100% data 5,905  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 1,612,805  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
1 child 3,845  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 983,485  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
2 children 1,590  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 457,670  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
3 or more children 480  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 171,655  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total - Persons not in census families in private households - 100% data 25,410 11,725 13,680 6,107,260 2,941,395 3,165,865
Total - Private households by household type - 100% dataCensus data footnote 12 47,625  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 14,072,075  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-census-family households 28,850  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 9,218,225  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Without children in a census familyCensus data footnote 13 12,310  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,782,095  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
With children in a census familyCensus data footnote 14 16,545  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 5,436,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Multiple-census-family households 540  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 301,715  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Non-census-family households 18,235  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 4,552,135  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
One-person households 14,720  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 3,969,790  not applicable ...  not applicable ...
Two-or-more person non-census-family households 3,515  not applicable ...  not applicable ... 582,350  not applicable ...  not applicable ...

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. St. John's, CY [Census subdivision], Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released August 2, 2017.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed August 19, 2017).

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