Channel-Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Channel-Port aux Basques, a town in Canada with a land area of 38.84 km2 and has a population density of 91.30 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 Channel-Port aux Basques is around 3,547 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Channel-Port aux Basques in 2021 census have decreased -12.79% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
4,0673,547 --12.79%

Population By Genders

Of the 3,547 total population in Channel-Port aux Basques, the largest gender is female with around 1,855 women within the population.

1,6901,855 -8.89%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 4,067 population in Channel-Port aux Basques, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 10.70% of them are male and 10.00% female. While the median age of the whole population is 54.00.

0 to 4 years55 3.30%40 2.20% 27.27%90 2.50%
5 to 9 years85 5.00%95 5.10% 10.53%185 5.20%
10 to 14 years80 4.70%85 4.60% 5.88%160 4.50%
15 to 19 years95 5.60%95 5.10% 0.00%185 5.20%
20 to 24 years50 3.00%60 3.20% 16.67%105 3.00%
25 to 29 years70 4.10%55 3.00% 21.43%120 3.40%
30 to 34 years65 3.80%75 4.00% 13.33%140 3.90%
35 to 39 years70 4.10%90 4.90% 22.22%165 4.70%
40 to 44 years65 3.80%100 5.40% 35.00%165 4.70%
45 to 49 years115 6.80%115 6.20% 0.00%230 6.50%
50 to 54 years130 7.70%135 7.30% 3.70%265 7.50%
55 to 59 years155 9.20%165 8.90% 6.06%320 9.00%
60 to 64 years165 9.80%170 9.20% 2.94%340 9.60%
65 to 69 years180 10.70%185 10.00% 2.70%365 10.30%
70 to 74 years125 7.40%130 7.00% 3.85%255 7.20%
75 to 79 years90 5.30%130 7.00% 30.77%220 6.20%
80 to 84 years60 3.60%70 3.80% 14.29%130 3.70%
85 years and over25 1.50%65 3.50% 61.54%90 2.50%
85 to 89 years15 0.90%45 2.40% 66.67%55 1.60%
90 to 94 years5 0.30%15 0.80% 66.67%20 0.60%
95 to 99 years5 0.30%5 0.30% 0.00%5 0.10%
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 Channel-Port aux Basques are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years13.00%11.90%12.30%
15 to 64 years58.30%57.10%57.50%
65 years and over28.40%31.50%30.00%
Average age of the population48.20%50.00%49.20%
Median age of the population54.00%54.80%54.00%

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Population of Channel-Port aux Basques by Ethnicity and Origin

In Channel-Port aux Basques, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Channel-Port aux Basques embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Channel-Port aux Basques'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 Channel-Port aux Basques.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)5.83%7.43%6.55%
British Isles3.07%2.12%2.71%
First Nations (North American Indian)3.37%1.59%2.28%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Channel-Port aux Basques, which totals 4,067, the majority, consisting of 1,415 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 person50015.15%
2 persons70021.20%
3 persons2507.60%
4 persons1755.30%
5 or more persons300.90%

Income in Channel-Port aux Basques

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Channel-Port aux Basques, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Channel-Port aux Basques is $35,200 (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 Channel-Port aux Basques is $62,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Channel-Port aux Basques 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 Channel-Port aux Basques.

Education Levels in Channel-Port aux Basques

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 Channel-Port aux Basques.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher19029048010.20%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate7458651,60533.30%
No certificate, diploma or degree5006501,15021.70%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,0451,0602,11044.95%

Employment in Channel-Port aux Basques

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Channel-Port aux Basques's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 8.25% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate40.13%
Unemployment rate8.25%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Channel-Port aux Basques working as an employee. Most of them (63.80%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Channel-Port aux Basques 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 Channel-Port aux Basques. 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 (22%) in Channel-Port aux Basques are working in the transportation and warehousing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting40154%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction2502%
Wholesale trade2502%
Retail trade9510013%
Transportation and warehousing21011522%
Information and cultural industries0101%
Finance and insurance0151%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services30153%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services25253%
Educational services30606%
Health care and social assistance2524018%
Arts, entertainment and recreation0101%
Accommodation and food services35506%
Other services (except public administration)30103%
Public administration70256%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Channel-Port aux Basques. 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 home2055806.50%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1406520516.50%
Usual place of work45050595577.00%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Channel-Port aux Basques 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 minutes79.30%
15 to 29 minutes13.80%
30 to 44 minutes4.30%
45 to 59 minutes1.30%
60 minutes and over1.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Channel-Port aux Basques 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 Channel-Port aux Basques 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 Channel-Port aux Basques, the most used official language is English. Around 3,510 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 Channel-Port aux Basques is Christian. Around 3,195 people in Channel-Port aux Basques are Christian (1,470 males and 1,470 females).