Seal Cove [Fortune Bay], Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 2.03 km2. The town has a population density of 49.30 people per km2.

We highlight the Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] 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, Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] has a population of around 100 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -58.68%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
242100 --58.68%

Population By Genders

The male population of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] is around 45 while the female population is around 55.

Of the 100 total population in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay], the largest gender is female with around 55 women within the population.

4555 -18.18%

Population by Age Characteristics

Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] has a young population. The majority of the population is people aged 45 to 49 years old, accounting for 15.00% of the total population. The town median age is 64.50.

Median age of the population61 61.20%67 67.00% 8.96%65 64.50%
Average age of the population60 60.00%61 61.00% 1.64%60 60.40%
45 to 49 years5 11.10%5 9.10% 0.00%15 15.00%
70 to 74 years5 11.10%10 18.20% 50.00%15 15.00%
80 to 84 years5 11.10%10 18.20% 50.00%15 15.00%
50 to 54 years5 11.10%10 18.20% 50.00%10 10.00%
75 to 79 years0 0.00%5 9.10% 100.00%10 10.00%
15 to 19 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 5.00%
55 to 59 years5 11.10%5 9.10% 0.00%5 5.00%
60 to 64 years5 11.10%5 9.10% 0.00%5 5.00%
65 to 69 years5 11.10%5 9.10% 0.00%5 5.00%
85 years and over0 0.00%5 9.10% 100.00%5 5.00%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%5 9.10% 100.00%5 5.00%
85 years and over0 0.00%9 9.10% 98.90%5 5.00%
0 to 4 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
5 to 9 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
10 to 14 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
20 to 24 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
25 to 29 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If the town's population is divided into broader age groups, most of the population falls into the 65 years and over age group. The group accounts for 50.00% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 15 to 64 years, account for 50.00% and 45.00%, respectively.

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] are within the 65 years and over age group.


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Population of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] 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 64.00% of the total population, followed by Newfoundlander (24.00%), Slovenian (0.00%), Western European (0.00%), and New Brunswicker (0.00%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Gujarati, Eritrean, African Canadian, Israeli, and Mohawk.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Western European0.00%0.00%0.00%
New Brunswicker0.00%0.00%0.00%
African Canadian0.00%0.00%0.00%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 50 of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]'s population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 25.00% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 15.00% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 5.00%, 5.00%, and 0.00%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons2525.00%
1 person1515.00%
3 persons55.00%
4 persons55.00%
5 or more persons00.00%

Income in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]

Analyzing income distribution in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] is $0.

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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] population or around 0 people falls in the Under $10,000 group. The next largest groups are the Under $10,000, and Under $10,000 with around 0 and 0 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]'s median household income is $0, 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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]

This data sheds light on the distribution of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] 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.

47.50% or most of the Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] population has a No certificate, diploma or degree. 30.10% of the population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree, 18.55% 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 degree45509047.50%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree30255030.10%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate15103518.55%
Bachelor's degree or higher0000.00%

Employment in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]. 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 8.70% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate52.17%
Unemployment rate8.70%

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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]'s population (around 78.60%) are working permanent 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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] industry employment sector census data offers insights into the region's economic landscape. The distribution of employment in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] is categorized and quantified, which reveals the region's economic composition.

Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (43%) works in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The Manufacturing sector comes second at 14%, followed by Transportation and warehousing at 14%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting30043%
Transportation and warehousing0014%
Health care and social assistance01014%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade000%
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%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Public administration000%

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
No fixed workplace address2002541.70%
Usual place of work10102541.70%
Worked at home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] 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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] 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 minutes55.60%
15 to 29 minutes33.30%
30 to 44 minutes0.00%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%
60 minutes and over0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]shed 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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]'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 Seal Cove [Fortune Bay]. About 100 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


Seal Cove [Fortune Bay] is predominantly Christian. About 115 of its population is Christian (60 males and 60 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.