Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Conception Bay South, a town in Canada with a land area of 59.72 km2 and has a population density of 454.90 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 Conception Bay South is around 27,168 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Conception Bay South in 2021 census have increased 3.70% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
26,19927,168 +3.70%

Population By Genders

Of the 27,168 total population in Conception Bay South, the largest gender is female with around 13,875 women within the population.

13,29513,875 +4.18%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 26,199 population in Conception Bay South, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 7.80% of them are male and 7.80% female. While the median age of the whole population is 43.20.

0 to 4 years640 4.80%625 4.50% 2.34%1,265 4.70%
5 to 9 years790 5.90%715 5.20% 9.49%1,505 5.50%
10 to 14 years825 6.20%855 6.20% 3.51%1,685 6.20%
15 to 19 years765 5.80%770 5.50% 0.65%1,540 5.70%
20 to 24 years700 5.30%655 4.70% 6.43%1,350 5.00%
25 to 29 years695 5.20%765 5.50% 9.15%1,460 5.40%
30 to 34 years895 6.70%870 6.30% 2.79%1,770 6.50%
35 to 39 years880 6.60%960 6.90% 8.33%1,840 6.80%
40 to 44 years875 6.60%1,010 7.30% 13.37%1,885 6.90%
45 to 49 years1,020 7.70%1,055 7.60% 3.32%2,075 7.60%
50 to 54 years1,020 7.70%1,065 7.70% 4.23%2,080 7.70%
55 to 59 years1,035 7.80%1,080 7.80% 4.17%2,110 7.80%
60 to 64 years920 6.90%925 6.70% 0.54%1,845 6.80%
65 to 69 years780 5.90%850 6.10% 8.24%1,630 6.00%
70 to 74 years655 4.90%755 5.40% 13.25%1,415 5.20%
75 to 79 years455 3.40%460 3.30% 1.09%910 3.30%
80 to 84 years210 1.60%260 1.90% 19.23%470 1.70%
85 years and over130 1.00%200 1.40% 35.00%335 1.20%
85 to 89 years100 0.80%120 0.90% 16.67%220 0.80%
90 to 94 years30 0.20%60 0.40% 50.00%95 0.30%
95 to 99 years5 0.00%15 0.10% 66.67%20 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 Conception Bay South are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years17.00%15.90%16.40%
15 to 64 years66.20%65.90%66.10%
65 years and over16.80%18.20%17.50%
Average age of the population41.30%42.30%41.80%
Median age of the population42.40%43.60%43.20%

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Population of Conception Bay South by Ethnicity and Origin

In Conception Bay South, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Conception Bay South embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Conception Bay South'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 Conception Bay South.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.34%5.89%6.11%
British Isles3.74%3.26%3.50%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Conception Bay South, which totals 26,199, the majority, consisting of 8,190 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 person2,26010.55%
2 persons4,01518.75%
3 persons2,0509.55%
4 persons1,8058.45%
5 or more persons5802.70%

Income in Conception Bay South

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Conception Bay South is $44,400 (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 Conception Bay South is $94,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Conception Bay South 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 Conception Bay South.

Education Levels in Conception Bay South

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 Conception Bay South.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher2,5454,3906,93519.00%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate4,6054,4809,09023.95%
No certificate, diploma or degree2,3902,0904,47511.30%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree11,06012,60523,66564.70%

Employment in Conception Bay South

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Conception Bay South's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 7.13% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate57.89%
Unemployment rate7.13%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Conception Bay South working as an employee. Most of them (70.80%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Conception Bay South 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 Conception Bay South. 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 (15%) in Conception Bay South are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting105601%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction3851103%
Wholesale trade3051003%
Retail trade80591012%
Transportation and warehousing6051655%
Information and cultural industries100801%
Finance and insurance902552%
Real estate and rental and leasing90751%
Professional, scientific and technical services4654156%
Management of companies and enterprises0100%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services2652003%
Educational services2606606%
Health care and social assistance2751,82015%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1051352%
Accommodation and food services2404655%
Other services (except public administration)3603405%
Public administration73585511%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Conception Bay South. 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 home8051,2902,09516.20%
Worked outside Canada350400.30%
No fixed workplace address1,5354852,02015.70%
Usual place of work4,0554,7008,75567.80%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Conception Bay South 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 minutes29.70%
15 to 29 minutes49.80%
30 to 44 minutes16.10%
45 to 59 minutes1.30%
60 minutes and over2.90%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Conception Bay South 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 Conception Bay South 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 Conception Bay South, the most used official language is English. Around 26,930 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French10


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 Conception Bay South is Christian. Around 21,890 people in Conception Bay South are Christian (10,525 males and 10,525 females).