Gillams, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Gillams, a town in Canada with a land area of 6.72 km2 and has a population density of 75.30 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 Gillams is around 506 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Gillams in 2021 census have increased 23.41% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
410506 +23.41%

Population By Genders

Of the 506 total population in Gillams, the largest gender is male with around 255 women within the population.

255250 +1.96%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 410 population in Gillams, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 11.80% of them are male and 6.00% female. While the median age of the whole population is 50.00.

0 to 4 years10 3.90%5 2.00% 50.00%20 4.00%
5 to 9 years20 7.80%5 2.00% 75.00%25 5.00%
10 to 14 years25 9.80%15 6.00% 40.00%40 7.90%
15 to 19 years15 5.90%10 4.00% 33.33%25 5.00%
20 to 24 years10 3.90%5 2.00% 50.00%10 2.00%
25 to 29 years5 2.00%15 6.00% 66.67%20 4.00%
30 to 34 years10 3.90%10 4.00% 0.00%25 5.00%
35 to 39 years10 3.90%20 8.00% 50.00%30 5.90%
40 to 44 years15 5.90%20 8.00% 25.00%35 6.90%
45 to 49 years20 7.80%10 4.00% 50.00%30 5.90%
50 to 54 years15 5.90%20 8.00% 25.00%35 6.90%
55 to 59 years20 7.80%25 10.00% 20.00%40 7.90%
60 to 64 years20 7.80%25 10.00% 20.00%40 7.90%
65 to 69 years30 11.80%15 6.00% 50.00%45 8.90%
70 to 74 years20 7.80%20 8.00% 0.00%45 8.90%
75 to 79 years10 3.90%20 8.00% 50.00%25 5.00%
80 to 84 years5 2.00%0 0.00% 100.00%10 2.00%
85 years and over0 0.00%5 2.00% 100.00%10 2.00%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%10 2.00%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
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 Gillams are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years19.60%12.00%15.80%
15 to 64 years52.90%64.00%58.40%
65 years and over25.50%26.00%25.70%
Average age of the population44.00%47.60%45.70%
Median age of the population48.40%50.80%50.00%

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Population of Gillams by Ethnicity and Origin

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

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Gillams'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 Gillams.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Qalipu Mi'kmaq14.29%10.87%12.75%
First Nations (North American Indian)12.50%8.70%10.78%
British Isles0.00%0.00%2.94%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Gillams, which totals 410, the majority, consisting of 205 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 person5512.80%
2 persons8519.75%
3 persons409.30%
4 persons255.80%
5 or more persons102.35%

Income in Gillams

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Gillams is $35,600 (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 Gillams is $68,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Gillams 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 Gillams.

Education Levels in Gillams

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 Gillams.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher2525507.05%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate959018024.45%
No certificate, diploma or degree1105015520.80%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree18021039554.75%

Employment in Gillams

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 6.98% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate55.81%
Unemployment rate6.98%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Gillams working as an employee. Most of them (73.60%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Gillams 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 Gillams. 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 (17%) in Gillams are working in the retail trade sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting000%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade301517%
Transportation and warehousing1004%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services0104%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Educational services10209%
Health care and social assistance103017%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services0104%
Other services (except public administration)15109%
Public administration1006%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Gillams. 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 home1010104.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address4005021.30%
Usual place of work809518076.60%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Gillams 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 minutes6.70%
15 to 29 minutes8.90%
30 to 44 minutes71.10%
45 to 59 minutes11.10%
60 minutes and over4.40%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Gillams 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 Gillams 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 Gillams, the most used official language is English. Around 500 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 Gillams is Christian. Around 450 people in Gillams are Christian (255 males and 255 females).