Census Profile, 2016 Census
Newfoundland and Labrador [Province] and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Newfoundland and Labrador

[Province]
Canada

[Country]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 45 512,250 250,910 261,335 34,460,065 16,971,580 17,488,490
Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 46 503,160 245,925 257,240 32,034,590 15,799,495 16,235,090
Canadian citizens aged under 18 88,805 45,585 43,220 6,652,795 3,412,785 3,240,010
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 414,355 200,335 214,020 25,381,795 12,386,710 12,995,080
Not Canadian citizensCensus data footnote 47 9,090 4,990 4,100 2,425,480 1,172,085 1,253,400
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 48 512,255 250,910 261,340 34,460,065 16,971,575 17,488,485
Non-immigrantsCensus data footnote 49 496,410 242,465 253,940 26,412,610 13,124,325 13,288,290
ImmigrantsCensus data footnote 50 12,080 6,230 5,850 7,540,830 3,586,495 3,954,330
Before 1981 3,430 1,765 1,660 1,941,510 927,795 1,013,715
1981 to 1990 905 455 450 915,555 439,245 476,310
1991 to 2000 1,210 625 585 1,486,655 696,720 789,940
2001 to 2010 2,860 1,490 1,370 1,985,035 940,570 1,044,465
2001 to 2005 995 500 495 928,935 439,890 489,050
2006 to 2010 1,865 990 875 1,056,095 500,680 555,415
2011 to 2016Census data footnote 51 3,675 1,890 1,780 1,212,075 582,175 629,895
Non-permanent residentsCensus data footnote 52 3,770 2,215 1,550 506,625 260,755 245,870
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 53 12,075 6,230 5,845 7,540,830 3,586,500 3,954,335
Under 5 years 1,535 745 790 731,340 364,165 367,175
5 to 14 years 2,095 1,090 1,005 1,311,810 665,870 645,945
15 to 24 years 2,090 1,035 1,050 1,604,430 724,430 880,005
25 to 44 years 5,420 2,840 2,580 3,198,920 1,513,970 1,684,950
45 years and over 940 515 425 694,320 318,060 376,260
Immigrants by selected place of birthThe letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census immigration data
Total - Selected places of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 12,080 6,230 5,850 7,540,830 3,586,495 3,954,330
Americas 2,280 1,080 1,205 1,128,745 510,650 618,100
Brazil 30 15 15 29,320 13,235 16,080
Colombia 110 50 65 70,035 32,065 37,965
El Salvador 10 10 0 48,080 23,865 24,215
Guyana 30 15 10 87,685 38,940 48,745
Haiti 0 10 0 93,480 40,955 52,525
Jamaica 110 45 70 138,345 59,960 78,390
Mexico 90 35 55 80,585 37,530 43,055
Peru 20 0 15 29,615 12,950 16,665
Trinidad and Tobago 30 15 15 65,040 29,325 35,710
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 1,535 730 805 253,715 113,505 140,215
Other places of birth in Americas 300 155 145 232,850 108,325 124,530
Europe 4,215 2,325 1,885 2,088,410 1,015,145 1,073,260
Bosnia and Herzegovina 45 20 25 36,135 18,050 18,085
Croatia 10 10 0 40,045 20,005 20,035
France 160 95 70 105,565 55,395 50,170
Germany 365 210 155 145,845 69,525 76,320
Greece 30 20 10 62,715 31,580 31,135
Hungary 40 10 30 36,820 17,945 18,875
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 180 95 85 28,325 14,355 13,970
Italy 80 60 20 236,640 118,595 118,040
Netherlands 95 55 40 88,475 45,185 43,295
Poland 75 50 30 146,465 66,450 80,020
Portugal 140 80 60 139,450 68,150 71,300
Romania 55 15 35 90,305 42,795 47,510
Russian Federation 165 90 70 78,685 34,265 44,420
SerbiaCensus data footnote 57 10 10 0 33,320 16,325 17,000
Ukraine 85 25 60 73,030 33,360 39,665
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 2,215 1,215 1,000 499,115 243,225 255,890
Other places of birth in Europe 465 270 195 247,470 119,945 127,530
Africa 1,215 655 560 637,485 322,510 314,970
Algeria 30 20 0 64,620 33,920 30,705
Egypt 215 135 80 64,615 34,125 30,495
Ethiopia 50 30 25 32,790 15,980 16,810
Kenya 25 10 20 27,150 12,810 14,340
Morocco 25 20 0 69,655 36,120 33,535
Nigeria 185 105 80 42,430 21,830 20,600
Somalia 10 0 0 27,230 12,070 15,160
South Africa, Republic of 135 55 80 44,660 22,205 22,460
Other places of birth in Africa 535 280 260 264,320 133,450 130,870
Asia 4,295 2,145 2,150 3,629,160 1,709,985 1,919,175
Afghanistan 45 15 25 51,955 26,030 25,930
Bangladesh 165 95 70 58,735 29,875 28,865
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 835 405 425 649,260 290,800 358,460
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 80 60 25 208,940 98,020 110,915
India 640 355 285 668,565 334,030 334,540
IranCensus data footnote 61 65 35 35 154,425 77,970 76,455
Iraq 220 115 105 68,485 34,785 33,705
Japan 15 0 15 27,240 7,955 19,285
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 35 0 25 123,305 57,170 66,140
Lebanon 35 35 10 88,745 47,295 41,450
Pakistan 245 145 95 202,260 103,225 99,035
Philippines 855 330 530 588,305 247,095 341,210
Sri Lanka 115 65 50 131,995 64,825 67,170
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 315 145 175 52,960 26,595 26,365
Taiwan 35 20 15 63,770 28,170 35,605
Viet Nam 30 15 20 169,250 78,000 91,250
Other places of birth in Asia 570 315 255 320,965 158,150 162,815
Oceania and other places of birthCensus data footnote 64 70 20 50 57,030 28,210 28,825
Recent immigrants by selected places of birth
Total - Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 54 3,675 1,890 1,785 1,212,075 582,180 629,895
Americas 460 230 230 152,595 72,870 79,720
Brazil 20 0 15 8,500 4,000 4,490
Colombia 10 0 10 15,300 6,885 8,415
Cuba 30 15 15 5,370 2,545 2,820
Haiti 0 0 0 19,985 9,160 10,830
Jamaica 70 20 45 12,495 6,680 5,820
Mexico 30 20 0 18,660 9,090 9,575
United StatesCensus data footnote 55 195 110 90 33,060 16,480 16,580
VenezuelaCensus data footnote 65 25 20 0 6,425 2,990 3,435
Other places of birth in Americas 80 30 45 32,790 15,040 17,750
Europe 545 310 230 140,030 70,995 69,035
France 65 30 30 24,150 13,000 11,150
Germany 30 15 15 6,300 3,255 3,045
IrelandCensus data footnote 56 30 30 10 5,660 3,540 2,120
MoldovaCensus data footnote 66 0 0 0 5,900 2,735 3,165
Romania 0 0 0 7,610 3,330 4,280
Russian Federation 45 30 15 11,565 4,485 7,080
Ukraine 40 0 45 13,425 6,015 7,410
United KingdomCensus data footnote 58 160 100 60 24,445 14,235 10,215
Other places of birth in Europe 170 110 60 40,970 20,405 20,570
Africa 620 320 300 162,800 81,545 81,245
Algeria 10 10 0 17,175 8,440 8,735
Cameroon 0 0 0 10,265 5,005 5,255
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 30 0 20 7,400 3,570 3,835
Côte d'Ivoire 0 0 10 6,240 3,030 3,210
Egypt 115 65 55 16,115 8,445 7,665
Eritrea 25 15 15 6,050 3,195 2,855
Ethiopia 30 15 15 7,510 3,625 3,890
Morocco 10 10 0 15,105 7,470 7,635
Nigeria 125 70 60 17,285 8,850 8,435
Somalia 0 0 0 5,335 2,600 2,730
South Africa, Republic of 50 25 25 5,765 2,935 2,830
Tunisia 0 0 0 6,700 3,475 3,230
Other places of birth in Africa 210 110 95 41,855 20,905 20,950
Asia 2,010 1,010 1,005 748,700 352,095 396,610
Afghanistan 10 0 10 9,240 4,530 4,710
Bangladesh 50 30 25 12,900 6,445 6,460
ChinaCensus data footnote 59 275 130 145 129,020 57,745 71,270
Hong KongCensus data footnote 60 0 0 0 4,975 2,090 2,880
India 175 100 75 147,190 75,145 72,045
IranCensus data footnote 61 35 15 20 42,070 20,580 21,490
Iraq 75 40 30 20,665 10,345 10,320
Israel 0 0 0 4,740 2,615 2,130
Japan 0 0 0 4,905 1,250 3,655
Korea, SouthCensus data footnote 62 15 0 10 21,710 9,630 12,075
Lebanon 25 20 0 9,375 4,980 4,400
Nepal 55 30 30 7,505 3,780 3,715
Pakistan 95 60 30 41,480 20,530 20,945
Philippines 595 270 330 188,810 83,050 105,760
Saudi Arabia 35 25 15 5,465 2,820 2,640
Sri Lanka 60 30 30 11,495 5,190 6,305
SyriaCensus data footnote 63 300 135 165 29,945 15,245 14,700
Taiwan 0 10 10 4,310 1,685 2,625
Turkey 10 10 0 4,255 2,365 1,890
United Arab Emirates 30 15 15 6,135 3,220 2,910
Viet Nam 0 0 10 11,210 4,500 6,705
Other places of birth in Asia 155 100 60 31,320 14,345 16,970
Oceania and otherCensus data footnote 64 35 15 20 7,955 4,670 3,280
Australia 20 10 10 4,965 2,950 2,010
Other places of birthCensus data footnote 67 15 10 0 2,990 1,720 1,270
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 68 512,250 250,910 261,340 34,460,060 16,971,575 17,488,485
First generationCensus data footnote 69 16,840 8,935 7,900 8,219,555 3,936,045 4,283,505
Second generationCensus data footnote 70 13,820 6,900 6,920 6,100,725 3,053,075 3,047,650
Third generation or moreCensus data footnote 71 481,595 235,080 246,515 20,139,790 9,982,460 10,157,330
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who landed between 1980 and 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 72 8,805 4,565 4,245 5,703,615 2,709,530 2,994,085
Economic immigrantsCensus data footnote 73 4,930 2,655 2,270 2,994,130 1,496,240 1,497,885
Principal applicantsCensus data footnote 74 2,260 1,535 725 1,220,755 755,370 465,380
Secondary applicantsCensus data footnote 75 2,670 1,125 1,545 1,773,380 740,870 1,032,510
Immigrants sponsored by familyCensus data footnote 76 2,355 1,115 1,240 1,782,490 728,085 1,054,400
RefugeesCensus data footnote 77 1,485 770 720 858,845 453,675 405,175
Other immigrantsCensus data footnote 78 35 20 15 68,145 31,530 36,615

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Newfoundland and Labrador [Province] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed January 25, 2021).

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