The Pas, Manitoba Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of The Pas. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 44.69 km2. The town has a population density of 126.20 people per km2.

We highlight the The Pas town's various population characteristics. From gender, age distribution, ethnicity, household and dwelling, and income to spoken languages, occupation, and religion.

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Population Characteristics

According to the latest census, The Pas has a population of around 5,639 people. The town's population is in increased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has increased by 5.03%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
5,3695,639 +5.03%

Population By Genders

The male population of The Pas is around 2,835 while the female population is around 2,810.

Of the 5,639 total population in The Pas, the largest gender is male with around 2,835 women within the population.

2,8352,810 +0.88%

Population by Age Characteristics

The Pas has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 20 to 24 years old, accounting for 7.90% of the total population. The town median age is 34.40.

20 to 24 years250 8.80%195 6.90% 22.00%445 7.90%
30 to 34 years230 8.10%215 7.70% 6.52%440 7.80%
5 to 9 years200 7.10%210 7.50% 4.76%410 7.30%
10 to 14 years195 6.90%210 7.50% 7.14%405 7.20%
25 to 29 years210 7.40%190 6.80% 9.52%400 7.10%
15 to 19 years215 7.60%175 6.20% 18.60%395 7.00%
35 to 39 years195 6.90%195 6.90% 0.00%385 6.80%
0 to 4 years160 5.60%205 7.30% 21.95%365 6.50%
45 to 49 years180 6.30%175 6.20% 2.78%365 6.50%
40 to 44 years160 5.60%165 5.90% 3.03%325 5.80%
55 to 59 years170 6.00%155 5.50% 8.82%325 5.80%
60 to 64 years175 6.20%150 5.30% 14.29%320 5.70%
50 to 54 years140 4.90%160 5.70% 12.50%295 5.20%
65 to 69 years120 4.20%135 4.80% 11.11%255 4.50%
70 to 74 years115 4.10%110 3.90% 4.35%225 4.00%
75 to 79 years65 2.30%65 2.30% 0.00%130 2.30%
80 to 84 years40 1.40%50 1.80% 20.00%90 1.60%
85 years and over25 0.90%45 1.60% 44.44%65 1.20%
Average age of the population37 36.60%37 37.10% 2.70%37 36.90%
85 to 89 years15 0.50%20 0.70% 25.00%35 0.60%
Median age of the population34 33.60%35 35.20% 5.68%34 34.40%

Broader Age Groups

If the town's population is divided into broader age groups, most of the population falls into the 15 to 64 years age group. The group accounts for 65.50% of the population. The other age groups, 0 to 14 years and 65 years and over, account for 20.90% and 13.70%, respectively.

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in The Pas are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years19.60%22.20%20.90%
65 years and over12.50%14.60%13.70%

Population of The Pas by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of The Pas is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. The Pas is inclusive and accepts various ethnic groups with open arms. Furthermore, the province appreciates the unique contributions that each ethnicity brings.

The top 5 ethnicities and origins in the province are Scottish, which accounts for 19.32% of the total population, followed by English (18.11%), First Nations (North American Indian) (15.85%), Irish (15.29%), and French (13.79%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Ukrainian, Cree, German, Canadian, and North American Indigenous.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
First Nations (North American Indian)14.48%17.15%15.85%
North American Indigenous4.83%5.29%5.16%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 1,185 of The Pas's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 1 person household.

Household Size

About 16.30% of the population lives in 1 person households. 2 persons households ranked second, accounting for 14.65% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.20%, 6.65%, and 5.35%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person70016.30%
2 persons63014.65%
3 persons3107.20%
4 persons2856.65%
5 or more persons2305.35%

Income in The Pas

Analyzing income distribution in The Pas can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within The Pas is $44,800.

A region's per capita data sheds light on the average income earned per person living in it. Since per capita income is calculated by dividing the region's total income by its population, it quantifies the population's economic situation on an individual basis.

Such data offers insights into the town's economic performance, spread of income across individuals, quality of life, as well as disparities within its borders.

Most of The Pas population or around 2,785 people falls in the $30,000 to $49,999 group. The next largest groups are the $10,000 to $29,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 2,615 and 2,375 people, respectively.

Household Income

The The Pas's median household income is $85,000, according to 2020 data.

The data provides important insights into the town's economic landscape as well as the living standards of its population.

Analyzing such data enables researchers, policymakers, and businesses to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the town's income distribution, disparities, and trends.

Education Levels in The Pas

This data sheds light on the distribution of The Pas residents across educational milestones.

Such information is crucial in shaping the province’s policies on education, workforce development strategies, and initiatives that aim to improve access to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

56.25% or most of the The Pas population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 26.20% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 22.35% has a Bachelor's degree or higher, and 17.45% has No certificate, diploma or degree.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,7202,0603,77056.25%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate9258701,79526.20%
Bachelor's degree or higher6108701,47522.35%
No certificate, diploma or degree7305251,25517.45%

Employment in The Pas

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in The Pas. It encompasses a wide range of sectors, industries, as well as job categories.

The data shows that the unemployment rate in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 6.62% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate60.77%
Unemployment rate6.62%

Working as an Employee

The table shows the data on the total number of individuals in the town who work as an employee. The majority of The Pas's population (around 73.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 155 men and 65 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 220.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The The Pas industry employment sector census data offers insights into the region's economic landscape. The distribution of employment in The Pas is categorized and quantified, which reveals the region's economic composition.

The Pas has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (17%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Educational services sector comes second at 15%, followed by Retail trade at 13%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance13035517%
Educational services15526515%
Retail trade19516513%
Public administration16515511%
Accommodation and food services145858%
Transportation and warehousing95254%
Arts, entertainment and recreation45353%
Professional, scientific and technical services30403%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services40252%
Other services (except public administration)15452%
Finance and insurance25302%
Information and cultural industries40102%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting2501%
Real estate and rental and leasing10151%
Wholesale trade2001%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%

Places of Work

The data offers insights into the commuting patterns as well as workplace distribution in the town. It provides a snapshot of workplaces, showing their geographic distribution and the flow of workers across different areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Usual place of work1,0951,1052,20587.50%
No fixed workplace address130651957.70%
Worked at home55701255.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how The Pas residents travel to school or work. It highlights the frequency of different modes of transportation like walking, cycling, carpooling, and public transit.

The data is pivotal in the making of transportation policies as well as the development of transit systems. Ultimately commuting data contributes to improving the quality of life of The Pas residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of The Pas spend traveling to their workplaces. It also sheds light on the efficiency of the town's public transit systems, and road networks, as well as the accessibility of the town.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes77.50%
15 to 29 minutes15.90%
30 to 44 minutes4.60%
60 minutes and over1.90%
45 to 59 minutes0.80%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in The Passhed light on its societal dynamics. It captures the diverse types of marital statuses of the population.

Long-term commitments, such as common-law partnerships, civil unions, and marriages, reflect the town's social fabric. We can gain insights into The Pas's changing preferences and norms by examining the trends in marital status.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

The data below highlights town's linguistic diversity, showing elegances of solo language as well as bilingual harmonies. Other than language, it also shows the cultural landscape in Canada.

English is the most spoken official language in The Pas. About 5,360 people living in the province speak English, 35 people speak French, 15 people speak English and French language, and 10 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French15
Neither English nor French10


The Pas is predominantly Christian. About 2,330 of its population is Christian (1,065 males and 1,065 females).

The second largest religion in the province is Hindu with 2.6% of the population adhering to the religion. There are also Sikh and Muslim, both represent 0.8% and 0.5% of the population, while Buddhist represent 0.0% of the population.