Pilley’s Island, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Pilley’s Island. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 34.65 km2. The town has a population density of 8.30 people per km2.

We highlight the Pilley’s Island 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, Pilley’s Island has a population of around 286 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -2.72%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
294286 --2.72%

Population By Genders

The male population of Pilley’s Island is around 150 while the female population is around 135.

Of the 286 total population in Pilley’s Island, the largest gender is male with around 150 women within the population.

150135 -10.00%

Population by Age Characteristics

Pilley’s Island has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 55 to 59 years old, accounting for 10.50% of the total population. The town median age is 55.60.

Median age of the population56 55.60%56 55.60% 0.00%56 55.60%
Average age of the population50 50.00%53 53.20% 5.64%52 51.60%
55 to 59 years15 10.00%15 11.10% 0.00%30 10.50%
60 to 64 years15 10.00%15 11.10% 0.00%30 10.50%
45 to 49 years15 10.00%15 11.10% 0.00%25 8.80%
50 to 54 years10 6.70%15 11.10% 33.33%25 8.80%
65 to 69 years10 6.70%15 11.10% 33.33%25 8.80%
40 to 44 years10 6.70%10 7.40% 0.00%20 7.00%
70 to 74 years15 10.00%10 7.40% 33.33%20 7.00%
75 to 79 years10 6.70%10 7.40% 0.00%20 7.00%
20 to 24 years5 3.30%10 7.40% 50.00%15 5.30%
5 to 9 years5 3.30%5 3.70% 0.00%10 3.50%
15 to 19 years5 3.30%5 3.70% 0.00%10 3.50%
35 to 39 years0 0.00%5 3.70% 100.00%10 3.50%
0 to 4 years5 3.30%0 0.00% 100.00%5 1.80%
10 to 14 years5 3.30%0 0.00% 100.00%5 1.80%
25 to 29 years5 3.30%0 0.00% 100.00%5 1.80%
30 to 34 years5 3.30%5 3.70% 0.00%5 1.80%
80 to 84 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 1.80%

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 63.20% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 15 to 64 years, account for 28.10% and 63.20%, respectively.

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


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Population of Pilley’s Island by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Pilley’s Island is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Pilley’s Island 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 37.31% of the total population, followed by Canadian (35.82%), Irish (19.40%), Newfoundlander (8.96%), and Caucasian (White) (4.48%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, French, German, Chinese, and Italian.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)0.00%0.00%4.48%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 135 of Pilley’s Island's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.20% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 14.80% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 11.10%, 3.70%, and 1.85%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons6022.20%
1 person4014.80%
3 persons3011.10%
4 persons103.70%
5 or more persons51.85%

Income in Pilley’s Island

Analyzing income distribution in Pilley’s Island can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Pilley’s Island is $27,000.

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 Pilley’s Island population or around 310 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 130 and 75 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Pilley’s Island's median household income is $59,600, 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 Pilley’s Island

This data sheds light on the distribution of Pilley’s Island 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.

37.85% or most of the Pilley’s Island population has a No certificate, diploma or degree. 33.85% of the population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree, 26.75% has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, and 0.00% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
No certificate, diploma or degree7012019037.85%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1154016033.85%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate507512026.75%
Bachelor's degree or higher0000.00%

Employment in Pilley’s Island

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Pilley’s Island. 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 19.05% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate23.81%
Unemployment rate19.05%

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 Pilley’s Island's population (around 55.60%) are working temporary position as an employee.


In the town, there are 0 men and 0 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 0.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Pilley’s Island has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (11%) works in the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector. The Manufacturing sector comes second at 11%, followed by Accommodation and food services at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction15011%
Accommodation and food services10011%
Public administration01011%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1007%
Retail trade0107%
Other services (except public administration)007%
Wholesale trade000%
Transportation and warehousing000%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance000%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services000%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services000%
Educational services000%
Health care and social assistance000%
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 work20255071.40%
Worked at home0101014.30%
No fixed workplace address1001014.30%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Pilley’s Island 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 Pilley’s Island residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Pilley’s Island 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 minutes38.50%
15 to 29 minutes30.80%
60 minutes and over23.10%
30 to 44 minutes0.00%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Pilley’s Islandshed 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 Pilley’s Island'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 Pilley’s Island. About 285 people living in the province speak English, 0 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


Pilley’s Island is predominantly Christian. About 270 of its population is Christian (140 males and 140 females).

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