Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Bishop’s Falls, a town in Canada with a land area of 26.38 km2 and has a population density of 116.80 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Bishop’s Falls is around 3,082 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Bishop’s Falls in 2021 census have decreased -2.34% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,1563,082 --2.34%

Population By Genders

Of the 3,082 total population in Bishop’s Falls, the largest gender is female with around 1,545 women within the population.

1,5401,545 -0.32%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 3,156 population in Bishop’s Falls, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 10.10% of them are male and 10.00% female. While the median age of the whole population is 53.20.

0 to 4 years50 3.20%50 3.20% 0.00%100 3.20%
5 to 9 years60 3.90%55 3.60% 8.33%120 3.90%
10 to 14 years65 4.20%55 3.60% 15.38%120 3.90%
15 to 19 years80 5.20%65 4.20% 18.75%140 4.50%
20 to 24 years80 5.20%70 4.50% 12.50%140 4.50%
25 to 29 years80 5.20%70 4.50% 12.50%145 4.70%
30 to 34 years75 4.90%65 4.20% 13.33%145 4.70%
35 to 39 years60 3.90%70 4.50% 14.29%125 4.10%
40 to 44 years75 4.90%85 5.50% 11.76%165 5.30%
45 to 49 years90 5.80%95 6.10% 5.26%180 5.80%
50 to 54 years125 8.10%115 7.40% 8.00%235 7.60%
55 to 59 years135 8.80%145 9.40% 6.90%275 8.90%
60 to 64 years155 10.10%155 10.00% 0.00%310 10.00%
65 to 69 years140 9.10%175 11.30% 20.00%310 10.00%
70 to 74 years120 7.80%120 7.80% 0.00%240 7.80%
75 to 79 years85 5.50%80 5.20% 5.88%160 5.20%
80 to 84 years40 2.60%50 3.20% 20.00%95 3.10%
85 years and over30 1.90%35 2.30% 14.29%65 2.10%
85 to 89 years30 1.90%25 1.60% 16.67%50 1.60%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%5 0.30% 100.00%10 0.30%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 0.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

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

0 to 14 years11.40%10.40%10.90%
15 to 64 years61.70%59.90%60.60%
65 years and over26.90%29.40%28.20%
Average age of the population47.70%49.20%48.50%
Median age of the population52.00%54.40%53.20%

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Population of Bishop’s Falls by Ethnicity and Origin

In Bishop’s Falls, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Bishop’s Falls embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Bishop’s Falls's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Bishop’s Falls.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.83%6.82%6.97%
First Nations (North American Indian)3.07%3.57%3.15%
British Isles2.05%2.27%2.32%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Bishop’s Falls, which totals 3,156, the majority, consisting of 1,130 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person41514.60%
2 persons62021.85%
3 persons2207.75%
4 persons1304.60%
5 or more persons401.40%

Income in Bishop’s Falls

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Bishop’s Falls, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Bishop’s Falls is $32,800 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Bishop’s Falls is $59,600 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Bishop’s Falls provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Bishop’s Falls.

Education Levels in Bishop’s Falls

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Bishop’s Falls.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher14028544010.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate5106351,15026.90%
No certificate, diploma or degree5654851,05023.45%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree9951,0752,07049.65%

Employment in Bishop’s Falls

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Bishop’s Falls's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 9.04% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate38.75%
Unemployment rate9.04%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Bishop’s Falls working as an employee. Most of them (66.50%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Bishop’s Falls working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Bishop’s Falls. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (27%) in Bishop’s Falls are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting15102%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1502%
Wholesale trade2502%
Retail trade4011512%
Transportation and warehousing5004%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance0202%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services10253%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1001%
Educational services30607%
Health care and social assistance8027527%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1501%
Accommodation and food services30305%
Other services (except public administration)45155%
Public administration40205%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Bishop’s Falls. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home035454.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1153515514.80%
Usual place of work34051586081.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Bishop’s Falls travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes42.10%
15 to 29 minutes45.00%
30 to 44 minutes6.90%
45 to 59 minutes1.00%
60 minutes and over5.40%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Bishop’s Falls offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Bishop’s Falls area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

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

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Bishop’s Falls, the most used official language is English. Around 3,040 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Bishop’s Falls is Christian. Around 2,675 people in Bishop’s Falls are Christian (1,290 males and 1,290 females).