Harbour Breton, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Harbour Breton, a town in Canada with a land area of 13.82 km2 and has a population density of 106.90 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 Harbour Breton is around 1,477 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Harbour Breton in 2021 census have decreased -9.61% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
1,6341,477 --9.61%

Population By Genders

Of the 1,477 total population in Harbour Breton, the largest gender is female with around 760 women within the population.

715760 -5.92%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 1,634 population in Harbour Breton, majority of them are in the age of 50 to 54 years years old, with 9.80% of them are male and 9.90% female. While the median age of the whole population is 52.00.

0 to 4 years30 4.20%20 2.60% 33.33%50 3.40%
5 to 9 years20 2.80%35 4.60% 42.86%55 3.70%
10 to 14 years35 4.90%40 5.30% 12.50%75 5.10%
15 to 19 years40 5.60%30 3.90% 25.00%70 4.70%
20 to 24 years30 4.20%30 3.90% 0.00%60 4.10%
25 to 29 years40 5.60%30 3.90% 25.00%70 4.70%
30 to 34 years20 2.80%30 3.90% 33.33%55 3.70%
35 to 39 years30 4.20%30 3.90% 0.00%60 4.10%
40 to 44 years35 4.90%45 5.90% 22.22%85 5.80%
45 to 49 years55 7.70%60 7.90% 8.33%110 7.50%
50 to 54 years70 9.80%75 9.90% 6.67%150 10.20%
55 to 59 years70 9.80%75 9.90% 6.67%145 9.80%
60 to 64 years65 9.10%60 7.90% 7.69%130 8.80%
65 to 69 years60 8.40%65 8.60% 7.69%125 8.50%
70 to 74 years65 9.10%60 7.90% 7.69%125 8.50%
75 to 79 years35 4.90%30 3.90% 14.29%70 4.70%
80 to 84 years10 1.40%20 2.60% 50.00%30 2.00%
85 years and over0 0.00%20 2.60% 100.00%20 1.40%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%10 1.30% 100.00%10 0.70%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%5 0.70% 100.00%5 0.30%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%5 0.70% 100.00%5 0.30%
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 Harbour Breton are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years11.90%12.50%11.90%
15 to 64 years64.30%61.80%63.10%
65 years and over24.50%25.70%25.10%
Average age of the population47.00%48.00%47.50%
Median age of the population52.00%52.00%52.00%

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Population of Harbour Breton by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)7.86%8.55%8.22%
British Isles7.14%3.29%5.14%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Harbour Breton, which totals 1,634, the majority, consisting of 595 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 person14011.00%
2 persons28022.05%
3 persons1259.85%
4 persons604.70%
5 or more persons302.35%

Income in Harbour Breton

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Harbour Breton is $33,600 (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 Harbour Breton is $72,500 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Harbour Breton 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 Harbour Breton.

Education Levels in Harbour Breton

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 Harbour Breton.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher75951708.20%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate29037066031.20%
No certificate, diploma or degree31039070532.05%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree40036577036.95%

Employment in Harbour Breton

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 8.95% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate49.03%
Unemployment rate8.95%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Harbour Breton working as an employee. Most of them (60.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Harbour Breton 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 Harbour Breton. 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 (20%) in Harbour Breton are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting953017%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1001%
Wholesale trade10103%
Retail trade25308%
Transportation and warehousing35106%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance0101%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services1001%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services0103%
Educational services20206%
Health care and social assistance1513520%
Arts, entertainment and recreation001%
Accommodation and food services0153%
Other services (except public administration)10203%
Public administration30155%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Harbour Breton. 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 home3025507.90%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address904513521.40%
Usual place of work16028044069.80%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Harbour Breton 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 minutes78.30%
15 to 29 minutes8.70%
30 to 44 minutes6.10%
45 to 59 minutes1.70%
60 minutes and over4.30%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Harbour Breton 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 Harbour Breton 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 Harbour Breton, the most used official language is English. Around 1,455 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 Harbour Breton is Christian. Around 1,395 people in Harbour Breton are Christian (675 males and 675 females).