Gambo, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Gambo. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 93.03 km2. The town has a population density of 19.50 people per km2.

We highlight the Gambo 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, Gambo has a population of around 1,816 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -8.19%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,9781,816 --8.19%

Population By Genders

The male population of Gambo is around 910 while the female population is around 905.

Of the 1,816 total population in Gambo, the largest gender is male with around 910 women within the population.

910905 -0.55%

Population by Age Characteristics

Gambo has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 65 to 69 years old, accounting for 9.90% of the total population. The town median age is 52.40.

65 to 69 years90 9.90%90 9.90% 0.00%180 9.90%
70 to 74 years90 9.90%90 9.90% 0.00%180 9.90%
60 to 64 years75 8.20%85 9.40% 11.76%160 8.80%
50 to 54 years70 7.70%70 7.70% 0.00%135 7.40%
55 to 59 years60 6.60%75 8.30% 20.00%135 7.40%
45 to 49 years60 6.60%55 6.10% 8.33%110 6.10%
40 to 44 years55 6.00%55 6.10% 0.00%105 5.80%
75 to 79 years50 5.50%50 5.50% 0.00%100 5.50%
35 to 39 years50 5.50%50 5.50% 0.00%95 5.20%
5 to 9 years50 5.50%35 3.90% 30.00%90 5.00%
0 to 4 years50 5.50%35 3.90% 30.00%85 4.70%
25 to 29 years40 4.40%45 5.00% 11.11%85 4.70%
15 to 19 years45 4.90%35 3.90% 22.22%75 4.10%
30 to 34 years45 4.90%35 3.90% 22.22%75 4.10%
10 to 14 years35 3.80%35 3.90% 0.00%70 3.90%
20 to 24 years25 2.70%40 4.40% 37.50%60 3.30%
Median age of the population52 51.60%52 52.40% 1.91%52 52.40%
80 to 84 years30 3.30%20 2.20% 33.33%50 2.80%
Average age of the population47 46.80%48 48.30% 4.14%48 47.50%
85 years and over10 1.10%15 1.70% 33.33%20 1.10%

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 57.30% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 29.20% and 13.50%, respectively.

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

0 to 14 years15.40%12.20%13.50%

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Population of Gambo by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Gambo is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Gambo 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 English, which accounts for 34.99% of the total population, followed by Canadian (30.30%), Irish (19.83%), Newfoundlander (9.92%), and Caucasian (White) (6.34%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include British Isles, French, Mi'kmaq, Scottish, and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.28%5.78%6.34%
British Isles6.28%5.20%5.79%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 745 of Gambo's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 23.75% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 12.35% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.50%, 4.65%, and 2.45%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons38523.75%
1 person20012.35%
3 persons1056.50%
4 persons754.65%
5 or more persons402.45%

Income in Gambo

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Gambo is $30,200.

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 Gambo population or around 1,555 people falls in the $10,000 to $29,999 group. The next largest groups are the $30,000 to $49,999, and $50,000 to $79,999 with around 1,105 and 525 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Gambo's median household income is $58,800, 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 Gambo

This data sheds light on the distribution of Gambo 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.

51.85% or most of the Gambo population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 31.45% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 16.75% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 5.85% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree7105651,27551.85%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate28051079031.45%
No certificate, diploma or degree27516544016.75%
Bachelor's degree or higher65951505.85%

Employment in Gambo

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Gambo. 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 12.62% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate35.96%
Unemployment rate12.62%

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 Gambo's population (around 61.00%) are working permanent position as an employee.


In the town, there are 15 men and 10 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 25.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Gambo has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (20%) works in the health care and social assistance sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 16%, followed by Construction at 14%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Health care and social assistance2014020%
Retail trade556016%
Accommodation and food services20257%
Public administration35106%
Other services (except public administration)20155%
Wholesale trade15154%
Professional, scientific and technical services10204%
Transportation and warehousing15153%
Educational services1503%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1503%
Finance and insurance0103%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1002%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1001%
Information and cultural industries000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%

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 work19524043075.40%
No fixed workplace address703010017.50%
Worked at home2015356.10%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Gambo 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 Gambo residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Gambo 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 minutes46.70%
30 to 44 minutes29.90%
15 to 29 minutes12.10%
60 minutes and over6.50%
45 to 59 minutes4.70%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Gamboshed 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 Gambo'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 Gambo. About 1,810 people living in the province speak English, 5 people speak French, 0 people speak English and French language, and 0 people speak Neither English nor French language.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


Gambo is predominantly Christian. About 1,600 of its population is Christian (820 males and 820 females).

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