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2006 Community Profiles

 
Bishop's Falls
Newfoundland and Labrador
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,399   505,469
Population in 2001 1 3,688   512,930
2001 to 2006 population change (%) -7.8   -1.5
Total private dwellings 2 1,413   235,958
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,322   197,245
Population density per square kilometre 120.9   1.4
Land area (square km) 28.12   370,494.89
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,400 1,655 1,745   505,470 245,735 259,735
0 to 4 years 135 70 65   22,865 11,650 11,210
5 to 9 years 185 90 90   25,905 13,240 12,670
10 to 14 years 190 90 95   29,455 15,135 14,320
15 to 19 years 235 110 115   34,105 17,355 16,750
20 to 24 years 175 90 90   31,190 15,295 15,890
25 to 29 years 140 60 80   27,425 13,040 14,380
30 to 34 years 175 80 90   30,940 14,605 16,340
35 to 39 years 220 105 120   36,535 17,345 19,195
40 to 44 years 300 140 155   41,670 20,080 21,585
45 to 49 years 320 160 160   42,770 20,815 21,955
50 to 54 years 320 150 175   42,805 21,135 21,670
55 to 59 years 270 140 125   39,370 19,535 19,835
60 to 64 years 225 95 125   30,160 14,900 15,270
65 to 69 years 190 100 90   22,160 11,005 11,155
70 to 74 years 145 75 65   17,530 8,465 9,060
75 to 79 years 105 50 60   13,505 5,965 7,540
80 to 84 years 50 20 30   9,425 3,845 5,580
85 years and over 25 10 15   7,650 2,325 5,330
Median age of the population 5 44.3 44.3 44.3   41.7 41.3 42.1
% of the population aged 15 and over 85.1 84.6 85.7   84.5 83.7 85.3
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 2,890 1,400 1,490   427,245 205,705 221,540
Not in a common-law relationship 2,725 1,315 1,410   394,155 189,215 204,940
In a common-law relationship 165 85 85   33,085 16,490 16,595
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 2,895 1,400 1,495   427,245 205,705 221,540
Never legally married (single) 8 715 370 345   132,005 68,865 63,140
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,770 880 885   231,820 115,860 115,960
Separated, but still legally married 10 80 35 40   9,745 4,360 5,385
Divorced 11 145 70 80   24,015 10,900 13,120
Widowed 12 180 35 145   29,650 5,715 23,935
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,320   197,185
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 82.6   73.8
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.3   4.3
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.7   4.9
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 5.3   9.9
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 0.0   5.5
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 0.0   0.4
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.0   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,070   155,195
Number of rented dwellings 17 255   41,670
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,070   139,555
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 255   57,630
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 9.1   7.9
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 7.0   7.2
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.8   0.4
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 81,645   111,711
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 1,115   155,730
Number of married-couple families 22 870   114,630
Number of common-law-couple families 23 85   16,935
Number of lone-parent families 160   24,165
Number of female lone-parent families 125   19,740
Number of male lone-parent families 30   4,420
Average number of persons in all census families 2.7   2.8
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.5   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.4   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 40,449   49,645
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 44,354   55,622
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 48,183   47,887
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 31,629   26,237
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,734   24,621
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 15,800   33,432
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 36,393   43,398
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 38,378   47,756
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 38,711   41,707
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 28,435   25,408
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 31,300   24,067
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 15,800   30,729
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,325   197,185
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 410   60,005
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 520   66,960
One-person households 215   39,830
Other household types 28 180   30,390
Average household size 2.6   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,793   44,136
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 52,691   66,267
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 43,798   47,231
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,343   18,011
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 31,670   34,480
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 34,237   38,997
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 47,211   56,406
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 37,666   41,366
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 16,343   17,368
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 29,296   32,419
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 512   551
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 542   480
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,380 1,635 1,735   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 3,360 1,635 1,730   488,405 237,890 250,520
French only 0 0 0   1,885 890 995
English and French 0 0 0   295 120 175
Other language(s) 33 20 0 15   10,020 5,070 4,950
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,375 1,640 1,735   500,610 243,970 256,640
English only 3,340 1,620 1,725   475,985 234,335 241,655
French only 0 0 0   90 40 45
English and French 35 20 15   23,675 9,160 14,515
Neither English nor French 0 0 0   850 430 420
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,375 1,640 1,740   500,605 243,965 256,640
English 3,365 1,630 1,730   494,345 240,960 253,380
French 0 0 0   650 325 325
Non-official language 15 0 0   4,905 2,380 2,530
English and French 0 0 0   180 60 120
English and non-official language 0 0 0   525 240 285
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 10 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,375 1,635 1,735   500,605 243,965 256,640
Non-immigrants 37 3,370 1,630 1,740   490,855 238,725 252,130
Immigrants 38 10 10 0   8,380 4,520 3,860
Before 1991 10 10 0   5,385 2,870 2,520
1991 to 2000 0 0 0   1,550 820 735
2001 to 2006 39 0 0 0   1,440 835 610
Non-permanent residents 40 0 0 0   1,370 725 645
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,375 1,635 1,735   500,610 243,970 256,640
Canadian citizens 3,375 1,635 1,740   496,705 241,795 254,910
Canadian citizens under age 18 660 340 320   98,585 51,010 47,570
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,710 1,295 1,415   398,115 190,785 207,335
Not Canadian citizens 42 0 0 0   3,900 2,170 1,730
Table: Generation status
Generation status Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,870 1,380 1,490   422,385 203,925 218,465
1st generation 44 0 0 0   9,160 4,920 4,240
2nd generation 45 40 20 25   9,125 4,625 4,500
3rd generation or more 46 2,825 1,360 1,465   404,100 194,380 209,725
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,350 1,635 1,715   496,200 241,720 254,480
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 2,955 1,465 1,490   443,345 216,530 226,815
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 195 95 105   27,640 12,710 14,930
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 140 50 95   14,530 7,060 7,470
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 60 30 25   9,460 4,800 4,655
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 0 0 0   1,225 605 615
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,245 1,575 1,665   477,800 232,300 245,505
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 2,375 1,155 1,220   344,705 169,030 175,675
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 500 250 250   66,360 31,255 35,110
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 245 115 130   37,805 17,765 20,040
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 115 50 65   25,780 12,640 13,140
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 0 0 0   3,140 1,610 1,535
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,375 1,635 1,740   500,605 243,965 256,640
Aboriginal identity population 50 55 0 45   23,450 11,520 11,925
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,320 1,630 1,695   477,155 232,445 244,715
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,870 1,380 1,485   422,385 203,920 218,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,190 585 600   141,575 68,605 72,965
High school certificate or equivalent 52 655 325 330   93,330 42,520 50,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 375 240 135   51,380 32,105 19,275
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 520 205 315   74,100 32,525 41,575
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 55 15 35   14,310 5,940 8,370
University certificate, diploma or degree 70 0 70   47,690 22,220 25,470
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 405 235 175   65,355 33,210 32,145
No certificate, diploma or degree 175 95 80   28,820 15,745 13,075
High school certificate or equivalent 55 160 90 70   24,470 12,010 12,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25 20 0   2,395 1,665 730
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 35 20 10   4,855 2,230 2,625
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 10 0 10   1,015 420 600
University certificate, diploma or degree 0 0 0   3,800 1,150 2,655
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 310 130 185   58,260 27,450 30,815
No certificate, diploma or degree 95 60 35   8,525 4,535 3,990
High school certificate or equivalent 58 30 10 15   12,530 6,000 6,530
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 50 25 25   6,245 4,035 2,210
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 105 30 75   16,825 7,105 9,720
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 0 0 0   2,145 985 1,155
University certificate, diploma or degree 40 0 35   11,995 4,785 7,210
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,640 765 875   232,570 112,925 119,645
No certificate, diploma or degree 560 240 320   66,110 31,950 34,160
High school certificate or equivalent 61 405 200 200   44,460 19,605 24,850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 245 150 90   36,735 22,260 14,475
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 370 150 220   47,695 21,040 26,650
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 40 15 25   8,770 3,730 5,040
University certificate, diploma or degree 25 10 25   28,805 14,330 14,475
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,870 1,380 1,490   422,390 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,845 915 930   234,900 111,125 123,775
Education 80 20 60   19,090 6,460 12,640
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 15 0 10   2,840 1,440 1,395
Humanities 15 10 10   6,450 2,830 3,625
Social and behavioural sciences and law 55 15 45   10,505 3,500 7,000
Business, management and public administration 225 15 215   43,510 9,870 33,640
Physical and life sciences and technologies 0 0 0   4,285 2,335 1,950
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 70 40 30   7,980 3,875 4,110
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 280 275 10   46,405 44,190 2,210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 25 25 0   3,360 2,415 940
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 175 15 160   25,635 4,560 21,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 80 55 20   17,405 11,330 6,080
Other 64 0 0 0   10 0 10
Table: Location of study
Location of study Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,870 1,380 1,490   422,385 203,920 218,465
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,845 915 930   234,905 111,130 123,775
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,025 465 555   187,480 92,795 94,690
Inside Canada 1,025 465 560   182,125 89,720 92,405
Outside Canada 0 0 0   5,355 3,070 2,285
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,870 1,380 1,490   422,385 203,920 218,465
In the labour force 67 1,600 825 775   248,685 129,475 119,210
Employed 68 1,205 570 635   202,525 102,700 99,830
Unemployed 69 395 255 140   46,150 26,770 19,385
Not in the labour force 70 1,270 555 715   173,705 74,450 99,255
Participation rate 71 55.7 59.8 52.0   58.9 63.5 54.6
Employment rate 72 42.0 41.3 42.6   47.9 50.4 45.7
Unemployment rate 73 24.7 30.9 18.1   18.6 20.7 16.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,500 770 730   241,880 126,305 115,575
A Management occupations 75 115 60 55   18,570 10,920 7,650
B Business, finance and administration occupations 260 40 220   35,775 9,035 26,740
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 50 50 10   13,865 11,485 2,380
D Health occupations 105 0 105   15,045 2,990 12,055
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 70 0 60   19,795 7,035 12,760
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10 10 10   4,570 1,860 2,710
G Sales and service occupations 395 165 230   61,120 20,970 40,150
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 385 365 20   42,140 40,065 2,075
I Occupations unique to primary industry 55 30 25   17,310 14,275 3,040
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 50 45 0   13,690 7,665 6,015
Table: Industry
Industry Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,500 770 730   241,880 126,305 115,575
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 90 55 35   24,500 19,885 4,610
Construction 170 165 10   16,985 15,565 1,425
Manufacturing 120 120 0   22,485 14,620 7,865
Wholesale trade 40 40 0   6,630 4,850 1,775
Retail trade 215 55 155   30,580 12,205 18,380
Finance and real estate 45 25 20   7,895 3,205 4,690
Health care and social services 225 25 195   30,360 5,180 25,180
Educational services 70 10 65   17,005 6,555 10,450
Business services 250 135 110   35,390 22,050 13,345
Other services 265 145 120   50,040 22,185 27,850
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,510 1,160 1,350   375,325 174,370 200,950
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,495 1,150 1,345   370,405 171,400 199,000
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,095 455 640   148,605 62,950 85,655
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 540 220 315   75,265 29,980 45,290
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 1,690 860 830   274,630 142,520 132,110
English 1,695 865 830   272,735 141,790 130,950
French 0 0 0   865 220 640
Non-official language 0 0 0   585 280 305
English and French 0 0 0   265 130 130
English and non-official language 0 0 0   185 95 85
French and non-official language 0 0 0   0 0 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0   10 0 0
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,205 570 635   202,525 102,700 99,825
Worked at home 60 30 20   11,295 5,370 5,925
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0   855 660 190
No fixed workplace address 175 135 40   22,410 17,925 4,485
Worked at usual place 975 400 575   167,970 78,745 89,225
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 315 130 185   93,825 41,250 52,575
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 600 225 375   63,355 30,010 33,345
Worked in a different census division (county) 35 35 0   6,135 3,940 2,195
Worked in a different province 30 15 10   4,650 3,540 1,110
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 1,150 535 610   190,380 96,670 93,710
Car, truck, van, as driver 985 470 510   140,375 73,010 67,365
Car, truck, van, as passenger 90 30 60   23,930 9,945 13,980
Public transit 10 0 10   3,660 1,775 1,880
Walked or bicycled 50 20 30   15,175 6,545 8,630
All other modes 15 15 0   7,235 5,385 1,850
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,375 1,640 1,735   500,610 243,965 256,645
Total visible minority population 85 25 20 0   5,720 3,010 2,710
Chinese 15 10 0   1,325 705 625
South Asian 86 0 0 0   1,590 840 750
Black 0 0 0   905 500 405
Filipino 0 0 0   305 115 190
Latin American 0 0 0   480 240 240
Southeast Asian 87 0 0 0   120 50 65
Arab 10 10 0   540 305 235
West Asian 88 0 0 0   115 55 60
Korean 0 0 0   60 30 30
Japanese 0 0 0   140 90 50
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 0 0 0   75 30 45
Multiple visible minority 90 0 0 0   65 45 15
Not a visible minority 91 3,350 1,615 1,735   494,890 240,955 253,930
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 1,710 900 815   271,255 141,725 129,525
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 17,238 17,563 16,599   18,086 23,150 14,346
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 675 290 385   111,580 57,440 54,140
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 30,517 36,662 26,175   37,429 44,607 31,130
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Bishop's Falls, Town   Newfoundland and Labrador
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,665 1,290 1,375   397,675 193,980 203,695
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 17,377 22,195 15,461   19,573 25,929 15,823
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 16,727 19,642 15,169   18,149 22,893 15,193
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 62.7 62.2 63.5   69.1 72.2 64.4
Government transfers - As a % of total income 29.2 27.8 30.8   20.4 17.2 25.2
Other money - As a % of total income 8.2 10.1 5.7   10.5 10.6 10.4
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,375 1,635 1,735   497,395 242,360 255,035
% in low income before tax - All persons 17.2 16.8 17.8   14.7 13.0 16.3
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.9 11.6 12.1   10.1 9.4 10.8
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 21.8 20.6 21.5   18.7 18.7 18.7
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.7 14.7 18.5   13.2 13.4 13.0

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Bishop's Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code1006019) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
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