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Characteristic St. John's, CY
Newfoundland and Labrador
(Census subdivision)
St. John's (CMA)
Newfoundland and Labrador
(Census metropolitan area)
Change geography 1 Change geography 2
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population and dwelling counts
Population in 2011Census data footnote 1 106,172 ...Data not available ...Data not available 196,966 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population in 2006Census data footnote 1 100,646 ...Data not available ...Data not available 181,113 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2006 to 2011 population change (%) 5.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total private dwellingsCensus data footnote 2 48,819 ...Data not available ...Data not available 84,542 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Private dwellings occupied by usual residentsCensus data footnote 3 45,026 ...Data not available ...Data not available 78,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Population density per square kilometre 238.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 244.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Land area (square km) 446.06 ...Data not available ...Data not available 804.65 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Age characteristics
Total population by age groupsCensus data footnote 4 106,170 50,505 55,670 196,965 94,730 102,230
0 to 4 years 5,000 2,505 2,500 10,725 5,440 5,285
5 to 9 years 4,735 2,455 2,285 10,225 5,285 4,945
10 to 14 years 4,965 2,555 2,410 10,300 5,280 5,015
15 to 19 years 6,055 3,040 3,015 11,325 5,660 5,660
15 years 1,145 575 570 2,170 1,085 1,090
16 years 1,055 550 505 2,130 1,100 1,030
17 years 1,045 525 520 2,120 1,060 1,055
18 years 1,265 620 645 2,330 1,160 1,170
19 years 1,550 775 770 2,570 1,260 1,315
20 to 24 years 9,785 4,835 4,950 15,210 7,535 7,670
25 to 29 years 8,830 4,415 4,410 14,605 7,100 7,505
30 to 34 years 7,200 3,505 3,690 13,850 6,630 7,220
35 to 39 years 6,710 3,245 3,465 14,075 6,790 7,275
40 to 44 years 7,055 3,310 3,740 14,650 7,010 7,635
45 to 49 years 8,110 3,785 4,325 15,835 7,525 8,310
50 to 54 years 8,045 3,790 4,255 15,130 7,295 7,835
55 to 59 years 7,500 3,535 3,960 14,020 6,725 7,300
60 to 64 years 6,595 3,115 3,480 11,970 5,750 6,220
65 to 69 years 5,070 2,325 2,740 8,745 4,150 4,600
70 to 74 years 3,630 1,650 1,975 5,970 2,785 3,185
75 to 79 years 2,735 1,095 1,640 4,290 1,795 2,490
80 to 84 years 2,130 755 1,375 3,120 1,125 1,995
85 years and over 2,025 580 1,445 2,930 855 2,080
Median age of the populationCensus data footnote 5 39.9 38.0 41.5 39.4 38.3 40.3
% of the population aged 15 and over 86.2 85.1 87.1 84.1 83.1 85.1
Marital status
Total population 15 years and over by marital statusCensus data footnote 6 91,470 42,995 48,475 165,720 78,730 86,980
Married or living with a common-law partner 46,920 23,460 23,460 95,185 47,545 47,635
Married (and not separated) 38,130 19,070 19,060 78,885 39,405 39,475
Living common law 8,790 4,390 4,395 16,300 8,140 8,160
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 44,545 19,535 25,015 70,535 31,190 39,345
Single (never legally married) 31,030 15,625 15,405 48,870 24,710 24,165
Separated 2,235 840 1,390 3,770 1,495 2,280
Divorced 5,725 2,095 3,635 9,010 3,410 5,595
Widowed 5,555 965 4,585 8,880 1,580 7,305
Family characteristics
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 7 29,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 56,995 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 2 persons 15,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 3 persons 6,955 ...Data not available ...Data not available 14,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 4 persons 5,130 ...Data not available ...Data not available 11,590 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Size of census family: 5 or more persons 1,505 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,920 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of census families in private householdsCensus data footnote 8 29,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 57,000 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total couple families by family structure and number of children 23,020 ...Data not available ...Data not available 46,985 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Married couples 18,630 ...Data not available ...Data not available 38,845 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 8,580 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,725 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 10,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available 22,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 4,515 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,705 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 4,285 ...Data not available ...Data not available 9,930 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 1,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,495 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Common-law couples 4,385 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,140 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children at home 3,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,150 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children at home 1,370 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,990 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 790 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,690 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 445 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,015 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 145 ...Data not available ...Data not available 285 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 6,070 ...Data not available ...Data not available 10,010 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Female parent 5,090 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 3,210 ...Data not available ...Data not available 5,145 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 1,415 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,375 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 465 ...Data not available ...Data not available 695 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Male parent 980 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,790 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 child 700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,225 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 children 240 ...Data not available ...Data not available 470 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 or more children 45 ...Data not available ...Data not available 90 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total children in census families in private households 28,155 ...Data not available ...Data not available 56,810 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Under six years of age 5,875 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,720 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 to 14 years 8,700 ...Data not available ...Data not available 18,305 ...Data not available ...Data not available
15 to 17 years 3,125 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
18 to 24 years 6,260 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,075 ...Data not available ...Data not available
25 years and over 4,195 ...Data not available ...Data not available 7,480 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of children at home per census family 1.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1.0 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Household and dwelling characteristics
Total number of persons in private households 103,875 49,495 54,385 193,840 93,410 100,430
Number of persons not in census families 23,615 10,625 12,985 33,050 14,770 18,270
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 2,860 1,220 1,645 4,585 1,845 2,735
Living with non-relatives only 7,675 4,365 3,310 9,595 5,380 4,215
Living alone 13,080 5,045 8,035 18,865 7,545 11,320
Number of census family persons 80,265 38,865 41,400 160,795 78,640 82,160
Average number of persons per census family 2.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.8 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of persons aged 65 years and over in private households 14,175 5,990 8,185 23,050 10,120 12,930
Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 4,995 1,200 3,795 7,495 1,850 5,645
Living with relativesCensus data footnote 9 740 170 570 1,405 305 1,095
Living with non-relatives only 325 135 185 455 200 255
Living alone 3,935 895 3,035 5,630 1,335 4,295
Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 9,175 4,790 4,385 15,550 8,270 7,280
Total number of private households by household typeCensus data footnote 10 45,025 ...Data not available ...Data not available 78,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Census-family households 28,490 ...Data not available ...Data not available 55,730 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family-only householdsCensus data footnote 11 26,065 ...Data not available ...Data not available 51,195 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 12 21,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available 43,135 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 10,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 19,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 10,560 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,270 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 4,970 ...Data not available ...Data not available 8,055 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other family householdsCensus data footnote 13 2,420 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,535 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-family households with persons not in a census family 1,825 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,290 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Couple-family householdsCensus data footnote 14 1,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2,185 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Without children 600 ...Data not available ...Data not available 965 ...Data not available ...Data not available
With children 575 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,220 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Lone-parent-family households 650 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,100 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-family households 595 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,245 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Non-census-family households 16,540 ...Data not available ...Data not available 23,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
One-person households 13,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available 18,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Two-or-more-person households 3,460 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,365 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwellingCensus data footnote 15 45,025 ...Data not available ...Data not available 78,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Single-detached house 20,120 ...Data not available ...Data not available 44,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 510 ...Data not available ...Data not available 520 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Movable dwellingCensus data footnote 16 100 ...Data not available ...Data not available 115 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other dwellingCensus data footnote 17 24,295 ...Data not available ...Data not available 33,500 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Semi-detached house 2,915 ...Data not available ...Data not available 4,035 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Row house 5,170 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,230 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, duplex 10,270 ...Data not available ...Data not available 16,665 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 5,810 ...Data not available ...Data not available 6,400 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Other single-attached house 125 ...Data not available ...Data not available 175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Total number of private households by household sizeCensus data footnote 18 45,025 ...Data not available ...Data not available 78,960 ...Data not available ...Data not available
1 person 13,080 ...Data not available ...Data not available 18,865 ...Data not available ...Data not available
2 persons 16,110 ...Data not available ...Data not available 28,050 ...Data not available ...Data not available
3 persons 7,830 ...Data not available ...Data not available 15,175 ...Data not available ...Data not available
4 persons 5,715 ...Data not available ...Data not available 12,425 ...Data not available ...Data not available
5 persons 1,705 ...Data not available ...Data not available 3,330 ...Data not available ...Data not available
6 or more persons 585 ...Data not available ...Data not available 1,105 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Number of persons in private households 103,880 ...Data not available ...Data not available 193,840 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Average number of persons in private households 2.3 ...Data not available ...Data not available 2.5 ...Data not available ...Data not available
Detailed mother tongue
Detailed mother tongue - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 104,715 49,915 54,800 194,935 93,920 101,015
  Single responses  104,210 49,665 54,545 194,300 93,615 100,685
    English  99,745 47,315 52,430 188,965 90,790 98,175
    French  500 250 250 815 410 400
    Non-official languages  3,960 2,100 1,860 4,525 2,415 2,110
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 35 15 20 40 20 25
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  25 10 10 25 10 15
        Inuktitut  10 10 5 15 10 5
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 3,770 2,000 1,765 4,295 2,295 2,000
        African languages, n.i.e 55 30 25 55 30 25
        Afrikaans  10 10 0 25 15 10
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Albanian  100 60 40 100 60 40
        Amharic  10 5 5 10 5 10
        Arabic  355 200 150 370 215 155
        Armenian  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 20 10 10 20 15 5
        Bengali  190 110 75 190 115 80
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Bosnian  15 10 5 15 10 10
        Bulgarian  30 20 15 45 30 20
        Burmese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese  90 45 40 105 60 45
        Chinese, n.o.s.  695 360 335 730 385 350
        Creoles  10 5 5 10 5 5
        Croatian  15 10 10 20 10 10
        Czech  15 10 10 20 10 10
        Danish  5 10 5 25 10 10
        Dutch  35 15 20 50 25 20
        Estonian  5 0 0 5 0 5
        Finnish  10 0 5 10 0 5
        Flemish  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Fukien  5 0 0 5 0 0
        German  120 65 60 190 105 90
        Greek  30 15 10 45 30 15
        Gujarati  40 20 15 35 20 20
        Hakka  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Hebrew  10 5 5 5 0 5
        Hindi  70 40 30 75 45 30
        Hungarian  20 5 10 20 10 10
        Ilocano  0 0 5 0 0 5
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 10 5 5 5 5 0
        Italian  35 15 20 55 25 30
        Japanese  20 5 10 25 10 20
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean  50 35 20 65 35 25
        Kurdish  10 5 5 10 5 5
        Lao  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian  10 10 0 15 5 0
        Lingala  5 5 0 5 5 0
        Lithuanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 5 0 5 0 0
        Malay  25 5 15 30 10 15
        Malayalam  35 15 15 35 20 20
        Maltese  0 0 5 5 0 0
        Mandarin  150 75 75 165 75 85
        Marathi  25 15 5 25 15 5
        Nepali  50 25 25 50 25 25
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 20 10 5 20 15 5
        Norwegian  25 20 5 30 25 5
        Oromo  20 10 10 20 10 10
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  55 25 25 65 35 25
        Pashto  10 5 10 10 5 10
        Persian (Farsi)  95 60 40 105 65 45
        Polish  65 35 30 70 40 30
        Portuguese  45 25 20 60 35 25
        Romanian  25 10 15 35 15 20
        Rundi (Kirundi)  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Russian  150 85 60 180 100 80
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  5 5 0 5 0 5
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 0 5 0
        Serbian  15 10 5 10 10 10
        Serbo-Croatian  10 5 5 5 5 5
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 25 15 10 40 20 20
        Sindhi  5 5 0 5 5 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  35 15 20 35 15 20
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 15 10 5
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Slovak  5 0 5 10 5 5
        Slovenian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Somali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish  315 145 165 345 160 180
        Swahili  30 10 10 30 15 15
        Swedish  10 10 5 15 10 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  85 25 60 110 30 80
        Taiwanese  20 10 15 25 10 15
        Tamil  55 30 20 65 35 30
        Telugu  30 20 15 30 20 15
        Thai  15 5 10 20 5 10
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  5 0 5 15 5 10
        Turkish  15 10 10 25 15 10
        Ukrainian  15 5 5 15 10 5
        Urdu  135 75 60 140 75 65
        Vietnamese  25 10 10 30 20 15
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 155 80 75 185 100 85
  Multiple responses          505 255 250 635 310 330
    English and French  155 65 90 235 100 135
    English and non-official language  305 165 145 355 185 170
    French and non-official language  25 15 15 30 15 15
    English, French and non-official language 20 5 5 15 10 10
Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 104,715 49,915 54,800 194,935 93,920 101,015
  English only 95,580 46,185 49,395 180,240 88,060 92,180
  French only 30 15 20 45 20 20
  English and French 8,830 3,585 5,245 14,340 5,695 8,655
  Neither English nor French 275 130 145 305 150 160
First official language spoken
First official language spoken - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 104,715 49,915 54,800 194,935 93,920 101,010
  English 103,860 49,490 54,365 193,770 93,345 100,425
  French 510 255 250 770 385 385
  English and French 95 45 50 115 55 55
  Neither English nor French 255 125 135 285 135 145
Official language minority (number)Census data footnote 23 550 275 275 830 415 415
Official language minority (percentage)Census data footnote 23 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Detailed language spoken most often at home
Detailed language spoken most often at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 104,715 49,915 54,800 194,935 93,920 101,015
  Single responses 104,010 49,565 54,450 194,105 93,505 100,600
    English 101,680 48,365 53,315 191,490 92,165 99,325
    French 225 95 135 350 155 195
    Non-official languages 2,105 1,105 1,000 2,270 1,185 1,080
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 20 10 10 20 10 10
        Atikamekw   0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais 15 5 10 15 5 10
        Inuktitut 5 5 5 5 5 5
        Mi'kmaq 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Oji-Cree 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 2,015 1,055 955 2,165 1,140 1,025
        African languages, n.i.e. 25 10 10 25 15 15
        Afrikaans 0 5 0 10 5 0
        Akan (Twi) 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Albanian 75 45 30 75 45 30
        Amharic 5 5 0 5 0 5
        Arabic 235 130 105 240 135 110
        Armenian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 0 0
        Bengali 95 50 40 95 55 45
        Berber languages (Kabyle) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bosnian 5 5 0 5 0 0
        Bulgarian 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Burmese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese 55 30 25 60 35 25
        Chinese, n.o.s. 480 255 220 500 270 230
        Creoles 10 5 5 10 0 5
        Croatian 10 5 5 10 10 5
        Czech 5 0 0 5 5 0
        Danish 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Dutch 0 0 0 0 0 5
        Estonian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Finnish 5 0 0 0 0 0
        Flemish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien 0 0 0 0 0 0
        German 10 10 5 25 10 15
        Greek 0 0 0 5 0 0
        Gujarati 15 5 5 15 5 5
        Hakka 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Hindi 20 10 5 20 15 10
        Hungarian 5 5 0 5 5 0
        Ilocano 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 0 0 5 5 5 0
        Italian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Japanese 5 0 0 5 0 0
        Khmer (Cambodian) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean 40 25 15 40 25 10
        Kurdish 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lao 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lingala 5 5 0 5 0 0
        Lithuanian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Macedonian 5 0 5 5 0 0
        Malay 10 5 5 10 5 5
        Malayalam 10 5 10 10 5 5
        Maltese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Mandarin 110 60 50 115 60 55
        Marathi 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Nepali 50 25 25 50 25 25
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Norwegian 10 0 5 10 5 5
        Oromo 10 5 5 10 5 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi) 25 15 15 30 10 15
        Pashto 5 0 0 5 0 5
        Persian (Farsi) 60 30 30 60 30 30
        Polish 30 15 15 30 15 15
        Portuguese 15 5 5 15 5 5
        Romanian 15 5 10 10 5 10
        Rundi (Kirundi) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian 85 45 40 105 55 50
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e. 0 5 0 0 0 5
        Serbian 0 5 0 0 0 0
        Serbo-Croatian 5 5 5 10 5 5
        Shanghainese 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e. 30 15 15 55 30 30
        Sindhi 5 0 0 5 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese) 15 5 10 10 5 5
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 5 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slovak 0 0 0 5 0 5
        Slovenian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Somali 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Spanish 185 90 95 190 95 95
        Swahili 25 10 15 20 10 15
        Swedish 5 0 5 0 0 0
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 35 15 20 40 15 20
        Taiwanese 10 5 5 10 0 5
        Tamil 25 15 10 25 10 15
        Telugu 20 10 10 20 10 10
        Thai 5 0 5 5 5 5
        Tibetan languages 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna 0 0 5 0 0 0
        Turkish 5 0 5 5 0 0
        Ukrainian 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Urdu 60 35 25 65 35 30
        Vietnamese 20 10 10 15 5 5
        Yiddish 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 70 35 35 80 40 40
  Multiple responses         705 350 350 830 415 410
    English and French 90 35 50 125 55 70
    English and non-official language 585 300 285 670 350 325
    French and non-official language 5 5 5 10 0 10
    English, French and non-official language 25 10 10 25 15 10
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home
Detailed other language spoken regularly at home - Total population excluding institutional residentsCensus data footnote 19 104,715 49,915 54,800 194,935 93,920 101,015
  None 101,205 48,200 53,010 190,260 91,680 98,585
  Single responses  3,420 1,675 1,750 4,560 2,190 2,370
    English  1,045 540 505 1,160 590 565
    French  860 365 495 1,545 650 895
    Non-official languages  1,520 765 750 1,860 945 910
      Selected Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 20 15 5 10 25 10 15
        Atikamekw    0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cree, n.o.s.  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Dene  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Innu/Montagnais  10 5 10 10 5 10
        Inuktitut  10 5 0 10 10 5
        Mi'kmaq  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Ojibway  0 0 0 0 5 0
        Oji-Cree  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Stoney  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Selected non-Aboriginal languagesCensus data footnote 21 1,395 710 685 1,680 860 815
        African languages, n.i.e 15 10 5 15 10 5
        Afrikaans  10 10 0 15 5 5
        Akan (Twi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Albanian  15 5 5 15 10 5
        Amharic  15 5 10 10 5 5
        Arabic  125 70 55 135 75 55
        Armenian  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Bantu languages, n.i.e 5 5 0 5 5 0
        Bengali  50 35 15 55 30 20
        Berber languages (Kabyle)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Bisayan languages  5 0 5 5 0 0
        Bosnian  5 0 0 0 0 0
        Bulgarian  20 10 10 25 15 10
        Burmese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Cantonese  25 15 10 35 20 20
        Chinese, n.o.s.  125 65 65 130 65 65
        Creoles  10 5 5 10 5 5
        Croatian  10 5 5 15 10 5
        Czech  10 5 5 10 5 10
        Danish  5 5 0 10 5 5
        Dutch  20 5 10 25 10 15
        Estonian  0 0 0 0 0 5
        Finnish  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Flemish  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Fukien  0 0 0 0 0 0
        German  70 40 30 95 55 40
        Greek  20 10 5 25 20 10
        Gujarati  10 5 10 15 5 10
        Hakka  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Hebrew  5 5 0 5 5 5
        Hindi  60 30 35 60 30 35
        Hungarian  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Ilocano  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e 5 0 0 5 0 0
        Italian  15 10 5 30 20 15
        Japanese  10 5 10 25 10 15
        Khmer (Cambodian)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Korean  15 10 5 25 15 10
        Kurdish  5 5 0 5 0 5
        Lao  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Latvian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Lingala  5 5 5 10 5 5
        Lithuanian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Macedonian  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Malay  15 5 10 15 5 10
        Malayalam  20 15 5 20 10 10
        Maltese  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Mandarin  45 20 25 45 25 25
        Marathi  5 5 0 5 0 5
        Nepali  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e 20 5 10 20 10 15
        Norwegian  25 20 5 30 20 10
        Oromo  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Panjabi (Punjabi)  15 10 5 20 10 5
        Pashto  5 5 0 5 0 0
        Persian (Farsi)  25 10 10 25 15 10
        Polish  15 10 10 20 5 15
        Portuguese  20 5 10 30 15 15
        Romanian  10 0 5 10 5 10
        Rundi (Kirundi)  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Russian  55 35 25 70 40 25
        Rwanda (Kinyarwanda)  0 0 5 0 0 0
        Semitic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Serbian  5 5 5 10 5 5
        Serbo-Croatian  5 5 5 0 0 0
        Shanghainese  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sign languages, n.i.e 30 15 15 45 20 25
        Sindhi  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Sinhala (Sinhalese)  20 5 10 20 10 10
        Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slavic languages, n.i.e 0 0 0 0 0 0
        Slovak  0 0 0 5 0 0
        Slovenian  5 0 0 5 0 0
        Somali  5 0 5 5 0 5
        Spanish  170 85 85 215 105 105
        Swahili  5 0 5 10 5 0
        Swedish  10 0 5 5 0 5
        Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)  35 5 25 40 10 30
        Taiwanese  5 0 5 5 5 5
        Tamil  15 10 5 20 10 10
        Telugu  5 5 5 10 5 5
        Thai  10 5 5 15 10 5
        Tibetan languages  0 0 0 0 0 0
        Tigrigna  5 0 0 5 0 5
        Turkish  10 5 0 10 5 5
        Ukrainian  10 5 5 10 5 5
        Urdu  65 35 35 65 35 30
        Vietnamese  5 5 5 10 5 5
        Yiddish  0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other languagesCensus data footnote 22 105 55 55 155 75 85
  Multiple responses          90 45 45 115 50 60
    English and French  15 10 10 20 5 10
    English and non-official language  20 10 5 25 10 10
    French and non-official language  55 30 25 70 30 35
    English, French and non-official language  0 0 0 0 0 0

Symbols

A adjusted figure due to boundary change

Users wishing to compare 2011 Census data with those of other censuses should then take into account that the boundaries of geographic areas may change from one census to another. In order to facilitate comparison, the 2006 Census counts are adjusted as needed to take into account boundary changes between the 2006 and 2011 censuses. The 2006 counts that were adjusted are identified by the letter 'A.' The letter 'A' may also refer to corrections to the 2006 counts; however, most of these are the result of boundary changes. This symbol is also used to identify areas that have been created since 2006, such as newly incorporated municipalities (census subdivisions) and new designated places (DPLs).

E use with caution

After the release of the 2006 or 2011 Census population and dwelling counts, errors are occasionally uncovered in the data. It is not possible to make changes to the 2006 or 2011 Census data presented in these tables.

Refer to the 2006 population and dwelling count amendments or the 2011 population and dwelling count amendments for further information.

X area and data suppression

In addition to random rounding, area and data suppression has been adopted to further protect the confidentiality of individual respondents' personal information.

Area and data suppression results in the deletion of all information for geographic areas with populations below a specified size. For example, areas with a population of less than 40 persons are suppressed. If the community searched has a population of less than 40 persons, only the total population counts will be available.

Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

 excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

¶ incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement (For further information, see the 'Notes.')

Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

.. not available for a specific reference period

Data quality index: Data quality index showing a global non response rate higher than or equal to 25% (suppressed). Geographic area suppression lists show areas where data are suppressed.

Incompletely enumerated Indian reserve and Indian settlement: There were 13 Indian reserves and Indian settlements where enumeration was not possible as a result of forest fires in Northern Ontario at the time of census collection. Collection for these communities was done at a later time. While the data are not included in the 2011 Census tabulations, it is expected that separate special tables showing data for these communities will be made available at a later date, subject to data quality evaluation. Refer to a complete list of these geographic areas.

... not applicable

A possible reason for the use of the three dots (...) symbol is:

  • A value that cannot be calculated such as a percentage change where the denominator is zero.

Footnotes

Footnote 1

2011 and 2006 population

Statistics Canada is committed to protect the privacy of all Canadians and the confidentiality of the data they provide to us. As part of this commitment, some population counts of geographic areas are adjusted in order to ensure confidentiality.

Counts of the total population are rounded to a base of 5 for any dissemination block having a population of less than 15. Population counts for all standard geographic areas above the dissemination block level are derived by summing the adjusted dissemination block counts. The adjustment of dissemination block counts is controlled to ensure that the population counts for dissemination areas will always be within 5 of the actual values. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions and large census subdivisions.

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Footnote 2

Total private dwellings

A separate set of living quarters designed for or converted for human habitation in which a person or group of persons reside or could reside. In addition, a private dwelling must have a source of heat or power and must be an enclosed space that provides shelter from the elements, as evidenced by complete and enclosed walls and roof, and by doors and windows that provide protection from wind, rain and snow.

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Footnote 3

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

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Footnote 4

Age

Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

Refer to the Census Dictionary for more information.

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Footnote 5

Median age

The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.

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Footnote 6

Total population 15 years and over by marital status

Refers to the marital status of the person, taking into account his/her common-law status. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Marital status.

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Footnote 7

Total number of census families in private households

Census family - Refers to a married couple (with or without children), a common-law couple (with or without children) or a lone parent family. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.

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Footnote 8

Total number of census families in private households

Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either and/or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either and/or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. Children in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.

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Footnote 9

Living with relatives

Non-relatives may be present.

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Footnote 10

Total number of private households by household type

Refers to the basic division of private households into family and non-family households. Family household refers to a household that contains at least one census family, that is, a married couple with or without children, or a couple living common-law with or without children, or a lone parent living with one or more children (lone-parent family). One-family household refers to a single census family (with or without other persons) that occupies a private dwelling. Multiple-family household refers to a household in which two or more census families (with or without additional persons) occupy the same private dwelling. Family households may also be divided based on the presence of persons not in a census family.

Non-family household refers to either one person living alone in a private dwelling or to a group of two or more people who share a private dwelling, but who do not constitute a census family.

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Footnote 11

One-family-only households

Refers to households that consist solely of one census family without additional persons.

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Footnote 12

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 13

Other family households

Refers to one-census family households with additional persons and to multiple-census family households, with or without additional persons.

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Footnote 14

Couple-family households

Refers to households with opposite-sex or same-sex couples.

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Footnote 15

Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling

Structural type of dwelling - Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex. Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.

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Footnote 16

Movable dwelling

Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.

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Footnote 17

Other dwelling

The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.

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Footnote 18

Total number of private households by household size

Household, private - Person or group of persons occupying the same dwelling. Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy a private dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada.

Household size - Number of persons occupying a private dwelling. Refers to the number of usual residents in a private household.

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Footnote 19

Total population excluding institutional residents

The population excluding institutional residents includes Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) excluding those who live in institutions (institutional collective dwellings). Canadian citizens and landed immigrants either: (1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; (2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or (3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, as well as family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.

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Footnote 20

Selected Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the Aboriginal mother tongues most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 21

Selected non-Aboriginal languages

The languages shown were selected based on the non-Aboriginal mother tongues (other than English or French) most often reported as single responses in Canada in the 2011 Census of Population.

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Footnote 22

Other languages

This is a subtotal of all languages collected by the census that are not displayed separately here. For a full list of languages collected in the census, please refer to Appendix D in the 2011 Census Dictionary.

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Footnote 23

Official language minority

English is the first official language spoken by Quebec's official language minority, which consists of all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. French is the first official language spoken by the official language minority in the country overall and in every province and territory outside Quebec, which consists of all individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2012. St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code 1001519) and St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (Code 001) (table). Census Profile. 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012.
http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed July 14, 2020).

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Footnote 1

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Source

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Map

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Map: St. John's, City (Census Subdivision), Newfoundland and Labrador

Map: St. John's (Census metropolitan area), Newfoundland and Labrador

Geographic hierarchy

Geographic hierarchy

Note

Note: For more information regarding geographic hierarchies, refer to the Illustrated Glossary: Hierarchy of standard geographic units tutorial.

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Related data: St. John's, City (Census Subdivision), Newfoundland and Labrador

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