Triton, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Triton. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 7.54 km2. The town has a population density of 118.90 people per km2.

We highlight the Triton 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, Triton has a population of around 896 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -8.85%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
983896 --8.85%

Population By Genders

The male population of Triton is around 460 while the female population is around 435.

Of the 896 total population in Triton, the largest gender is male with around 460 women within the population.

460435 -5.43%

Population by Age Characteristics

Triton has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 65 to 69 years old, accounting for 11.20% of the total population. The town median age is 52.00.

65 to 69 years45 9.80%50 11.50% 10.00%100 11.20%
60 to 64 years35 7.60%55 12.60% 36.36%90 10.10%
50 to 54 years50 10.90%40 9.20% 20.00%85 9.50%
55 to 59 years40 8.70%35 8.00% 12.50%80 8.90%
45 to 49 years40 8.70%35 8.00% 12.50%75 8.40%
70 to 74 years35 7.60%35 8.00% 0.00%70 7.80%
10 to 14 years30 6.50%20 4.60% 33.33%55 6.10%
Median age of the population51 51.20%53 52.80% 1.89%52 52.00%
15 to 19 years35 7.60%15 3.40% 57.14%50 5.60%
40 to 44 years20 4.30%35 8.00% 42.86%50 5.60%
Average age of the population47 46.50%49 48.60% 4.12%48 47.50%
75 to 79 years20 4.30%20 4.60% 0.00%40 4.50%
20 to 24 years30 6.50%15 3.40% 50.00%40 4.50%
5 to 9 years15 3.30%15 3.40% 0.00%35 3.90%
25 to 29 years15 3.30%15 3.40% 0.00%30 3.40%
30 to 34 years15 3.30%15 3.40% 0.00%30 3.40%
35 to 39 years10 2.20%20 4.60% 50.00%30 3.40%
0 to 4 years10 2.20%15 3.40% 33.33%20 2.20%
80 to 84 years5 1.10%5 1.10% 0.00%15 1.70%

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 62.60% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 25.70% and 11.70%, respectively.

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


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Population of Triton by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Triton is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Triton 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 40.78% of the total population, followed by Canadian (34.08%), Irish (8.94%), Newfoundlander (7.82%), and Caucasian (White) (7.26%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include Scottish, First Nations (North American Indian), Swedish, British Isles, and French.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)6.52%7.95%7.26%
First Nations (North American Indian)3.26%2.27%2.79%
British Isles3.26%2.27%2.23%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 375 of Triton's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 23.70% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 10.25% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 7.05%, 5.15%, and 2.55%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons18523.70%
1 person8010.25%
3 persons557.05%
4 persons405.15%
5 or more persons202.55%

Income in Triton

Analyzing income distribution in Triton can help us better understand its socioeconomic dynamics.

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Triton is $31,800.

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 Triton population or around 785 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 535 and 255 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Triton's median household income is $70,500, 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 Triton

This data sheds light on the distribution of Triton 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.

41.95% or most of the Triton population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 28.90% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 28.85% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 5.40% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree29021551041.95%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate19017036028.90%
No certificate, diploma or degree15523539528.85%
Bachelor's degree or higher2540655.40%

Employment in Triton

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Triton. 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 13.13% which is very high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate43.75%
Unemployment rate13.13%

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 Triton's population (around 50.00%) are working temporary position as an employee.


In the town, there are 10 men and 10 women working as self-employed individuals, bringing the total number to 20.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Triton has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (18%) works in the manufacturing sector. The Construction sector comes second at 12%, followed by Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting at 11%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting351011%
Retail trade152510%
Health care and social assistance04010%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction4009%
Transportation and warehousing15107%
Educational services20157%
Public administration0206%
Other services (except public administration)10104%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services002%
Accommodation and food services0102%
Wholesale trade000%
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 work13513026576.80%
No fixed workplace address60157521.70%
Worked at home00102.90%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


The data sheds light on how Triton 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 Triton residents and sustainable urban planning.

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Triton 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 minutes77.90%
15 to 29 minutes10.30%
60 minutes and over7.40%
30 to 44 minutes2.90%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Tritonshed 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 Triton'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 Triton. About 900 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


Triton is predominantly Christian. About 825 of its population is Christian (420 males and 420 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.