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Population St. John's
Newfoundland and Labrador
(Census Metropolitan Area)
Newfoundland and Labrador

(Province)
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Population and Dwelling Counts St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2001 (1) 172,918     512,930    
Population in 1996 (2) 174,051     551,792    
1996 to 2001 population change (%) - 0.7     - 7.0    
Total private dwellings 69,118     227,570    
Population density per square kilometre 214.9     1.4    
Land area (square km) 804.63     370,501.69    
     
Age Characteristics of the Population St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (3) 172,915 82,775 90,145 512,930 250,965 261,965
Age 0-4 9,075 4,670 4,405 24,820 12,705 12,110
Age 5-14 21,475 10,890 10,585 63,950 32,845 31,110
Age 15-19 12,500 6,310 6,190 39,455 20,065 19,385
Age 20-24 14,095 6,735 7,360 33,870 16,720 17,145
Age 25-44 55,010 26,180 28,830 151,770 72,970 78,795
Age 45-54 26,200 12,730 13,470 82,975 41,130 41,845
Age 55-64 16,095 7,885 8,220 53,035 26,520 26,515
Age 65-74 10,030 4,505 5,525 35,430 17,085 18,350
Age 75-84 6,295 2,340 3,955 21,310 8,895 12,415
Age 85 and over 2,135 530 1,605 6,315 2,020 4,295
Median age of the population 36.3 35.5 37.0 38.4 37.9 38.8
% of the population ages 15 and over 82.3 81.2 83.4 82.7 81.9 83.5
     
Common-law Status St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (4) 142,370 67,215 75,150 424,165 205,415 218,750
Not in a common-law relationship 132,730 62,385 70,345 395,385 191,040 204,345
In a common-law relationship 9,640 4,825 4,810 28,780 14,375 14,405
     
Legal Marital Status St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Population 15 years and over (5) 142,370 67,215 75,155 424,165 205,415 218,745
Single (6) 49,975 25,020 24,960 131,655 69,585 62,070
Married (7) 71,645 35,835 35,810 235,015 117,515 117,505
Separated (8) 3,480 1,385 2,095 8,485 3,730 4,760
Divorced (9) 8,575 3,510 5,060 20,305 9,115 11,190
Widowed (10) 8,690 1,465 7,225 28,700 5,475 23,230
     
Language(s) First Learned and Still Understood St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons (19) 171,105 81,980 89,125 508,080 249,080 258,995
English only 168,135 80,395 87,745 499,750 244,825 254,925
French only 510 285 225 2,180 1,140 1,035
Both English and French 90 55 40 335 170 165
Other languages (20) 2,365 1,250 1,120 5,815 2,945 2,870
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 1 Year Ago St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over (21) 169,375 81,120 88,255 503,465 246,775 256,690
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 146,120 70,085 76,030 451,655 221,470 230,185
Lived within the same province/territory 1 year ago, but changed address 19,805 9,315 10,490 42,400 20,195 22,210
Lived in a different province/territory or country 1 year ago 3,460 1,730 1,730 9,405 5,105 4,300
     
Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over (22) 161,955 77,425 84,530 483,245 236,455 246,795
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 100,165 48,115 52,055 352,625 173,880 178,745
Lived within the same province/territory 5 years ago, but changed address 54,440 25,625 28,815 112,170 53,235 58,940
Lived in a different province/territory or country 5 years ago 7,350 3,685 3,660 18,450 9,340 9,110
     
Immigration Characteristics St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 171,105 81,985 89,125 508,075 249,075 259,000
Canadian-born population (23) 165,765 79,040 86,720 499,090 244,280 254,815
Foreign-born population (24) 4,885 2,685 2,195 8,025 4,280 3,750
Immigrated before 1991 3,490 1,940 1,545 6,015 3,235 2,785
Immigrated between 1991 and 2001 (25) 1,395 745 650 2,015 1,050 965
Non-permanent residents (26) 460 250 205 955 520 440
     
Aboriginal Population St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - All persons 171,110 81,985 89,125 508,075 249,080 259,000
Aboriginal identity population (27) 1,195 580 615 18,775 9,395 9,380
Non-Aboriginal population 169,910 81,405 88,510 489,300 239,685 249,620
     
Visible Minority Status St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population by visible minority groups 171,105 81,980 89,120 508,075 249,075 259,000
Visible minority population (31) 2,310 1,225 1,085 3,850 1,985 1,865
Chinese 520 260 260 920 475 450
South Asian 745 390 355 1,010 525 485
Black 350 190 165 840 400 440
Filipino 115 50 70 265 115 155
Latin American 55 40 20 80 50 35
Southeast Asian 80 45 40 115 60 60
Arab 195 115 75 270 165 100
West Asian 75 40 35 80 40 40
Korean 50 40 10 110 60 45
Japanese 60 20 40 75 35 40
Visible minority, n.i.e (28) 40 35 0 50 45 0
Multiple visible minorities (29) 25 10 15 40 25 20
All others (30) 168,790 80,755 88,035 504,225 247,095 257,130
     
Religion St. John's (CMA) Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total - Religion 171,105 81,985 89,125 508,075 249,080 258,995
Catholic (57) 83,615 39,460 44,155 187,445 91,010 96,435
Protestant 77,880 37,345 40,540 303,195 148,570 154,630
Christian Orthodox 285 150 135 365 185 175
Christian, n.i.e. (58) 1,025 565 465 2,480 1,240 1,235
Muslim 475 330 145 625 425 200
Jewish 100 55 50 140 70 70
Buddhist 135 60 75 180 70 115
Hindu 355 175 180 400 210 195
Sikh 60 30 25 130 65 65
Eastern religions (59) 90 30 65 115 40 75
Other religions (60) 75 25 55 135 55 75
No religious affiliation (61) 6,990 3,755 3,235 12,865 7,130 5,735
     

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