New-Wes-Valley, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of New-Wes-Valley. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 132.70 km2. The town has a population density of 15.40 people per km2.

We highlight the New-Wes-Valley 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, New-Wes-Valley has a population of around 2,044 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -5.89%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,1722,044 --5.89%

Population By Genders

The male population of New-Wes-Valley is around 1,005 while the female population is around 1,045.

Of the 2,044 total population in New-Wes-Valley, the largest gender is female with around 1,045 women within the population.

1,0051,045 -3.83%

Population by Age Characteristics

New-Wes-Valley has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 65 to 69 years old, accounting for 12.70% of the total population. The town median age is 56.80.

65 to 69 years110 10.90%150 14.40% 26.67%260 12.70%
60 to 64 years110 10.90%100 9.60% 9.09%215 10.50%
70 to 74 years120 11.90%95 9.10% 20.83%210 10.30%
55 to 59 years110 10.90%95 9.10% 13.64%205 10.00%
50 to 54 years85 8.50%90 8.60% 5.56%170 8.30%
45 to 49 years55 5.50%60 5.70% 8.33%110 5.40%
15 to 19 years60 6.00%50 4.80% 16.67%105 5.10%
40 to 44 years50 5.00%60 5.70% 16.67%105 5.10%
75 to 79 years45 4.50%45 4.30% 0.00%90 4.40%
0 to 4 years40 4.00%35 3.30% 12.50%75 3.70%
10 to 14 years40 4.00%30 2.90% 25.00%75 3.70%
25 to 29 years35 3.50%35 3.30% 0.00%70 3.40%
85 years and over20 2.00%55 5.30% 63.64%70 3.40%
30 to 34 years35 3.50%25 2.40% 28.57%60 2.90%
35 to 39 years25 2.50%35 3.30% 28.57%60 2.90%
Median age of the population56 56.40%58 57.60% 1.74%57 56.80%
20 to 24 years25 2.50%30 2.90% 16.67%55 2.70%
80 to 84 years20 2.00%35 3.30% 42.86%55 2.70%
Average age of the population50 50.30%53 52.90% 3.78%52 51.60%
5 to 9 years30 3.00%25 2.40% 16.67%50 2.40%
85 to 89 years15 1.50%35 3.30% 57.14%45 2.20%

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 56.50% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 33.70% and 9.50%, respectively.

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

65 years and over30.80%36.40%33.70%
0 to 14 years10.40%8.60%9.50%

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Population of New-Wes-Valley by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of New-Wes-Valley is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. New-Wes-Valley 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 37.37% of the total population, followed by Canadian (35.35%), Newfoundlander (10.61%), Irish (7.58%), and British Isles (4.29%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, Caucasian (White), French, European, and German.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles4.00%4.62%4.29%
Caucasian (White)3.50%3.08%3.03%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 840 of New-Wes-Valley's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 26.25% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 11.35% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 6.65%, 4.15%, and 1.95%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons47526.25%
1 person20511.35%
3 persons1206.65%
4 persons754.15%
5 or more persons351.95%

Income in New-Wes-Valley

Analyzing income distribution in New-Wes-Valley can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within New-Wes-Valley is $36,000.

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 New-Wes-Valley population or around 1,625 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 1,375 and 730 people, respectively.

Household Income

The New-Wes-Valley's median household income is $69,000, 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 New-Wes-Valley

This data sheds light on the distribution of New-Wes-Valley 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.

44.80% or most of the New-Wes-Valley population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 33.70% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 21.70% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 9.85% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree6006301,23044.80%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate45549595033.70%
No certificate, diploma or degree37028066021.70%
Bachelor's degree or higher701852659.85%

Employment in New-Wes-Valley

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in New-Wes-Valley. 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 7.50% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate47.50%
Unemployment rate7.50%

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 New-Wes-Valley's population (around 48.20%) are working temporary position as an employee.


In the town, there are 45 men and 15 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 65.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

New-Wes-Valley has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (26%) works in the manufacturing sector. The Retail trade sector comes second at 12%, followed by Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Retail trade259512%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1001011%
Health care and social assistance209011%
Educational services10658%
Public administration45207%
Transportation and warehousing45156%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction3004%
Accommodation and food services15154%
Other services (except public administration)10153%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1502%
Wholesale trade1001%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
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 work24536561571.90%
No fixed workplace address1754021525.10%
Worked at home1515252.90%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how New-Wes-Valley 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 New-Wes-Valley residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of New-Wes-Valley 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 minutes66.90%
15 to 29 minutes18.70%
60 minutes and over10.20%
45 to 59 minutes2.40%
30 to 44 minutes1.80%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in New-Wes-Valleyshed 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 New-Wes-Valley'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 New-Wes-Valley. About 1,995 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


New-Wes-Valley is predominantly Christian. About 1,690 of its population is Christian (845 males and 845 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.