Westport, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Westport, a town in Canada with a land area of 5.23 km2 and has a population density of 35.40 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 Westport is around 185 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Westport in 2021 census have decreased -5.13% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
195185 --5.13%

Population By Genders

Of the 185 total population in Westport, the largest gender is female with around 105 women within the population.

80105 -23.81%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 195 population in Westport, majority of them are in the age of 60 to 64 years years old, with 12.50% of them are male and 9.50% female. While the median age of the whole population is 54.80.

0 to 4 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
5 to 9 years5 6.30%5 4.80% 0.00%5 2.70%
10 to 14 years0 0.00%5 4.80% 100.00%10 5.40%
15 to 19 years0 0.00%10 9.50% 100.00%10 5.40%
20 to 24 years5 6.30%5 4.80% 0.00%10 5.40%
25 to 29 years5 6.30%0 0.00% 100.00%5 2.70%
30 to 34 years0 0.00%5 4.80% 100.00%5 2.70%
35 to 39 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 2.70%
40 to 44 years5 6.30%5 4.80% 0.00%15 8.10%
45 to 49 years10 12.50%10 9.50% 0.00%15 8.10%
50 to 54 years10 12.50%10 9.50% 0.00%20 10.80%
55 to 59 years10 12.50%5 4.80% 50.00%15 8.10%
60 to 64 years10 12.50%10 9.50% 0.00%25 13.50%
65 to 69 years5 6.30%10 9.50% 50.00%20 10.80%
70 to 74 years5 6.30%10 9.50% 50.00%15 8.10%
75 to 79 years5 6.30%5 4.80% 0.00%10 5.40%
80 to 84 years0 0.00%5 4.80% 100.00%5 2.70%
85 years and over0 0.00%5 4.80% 100.00%5 2.70%
85 to 89 years0 0.00%5 4.80% 100.00%5 2.70%
90 to 94 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%
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 Westport are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years12.50%9.50%8.10%
15 to 64 years62.50%61.90%64.90%
65 years and over31.30%28.60%27.00%
Average age of the population51.60%51.60%51.40%
Median age of the population56.00%54.80%54.80%

Population of Westport by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Westport, which totals 195, the majority, consisting of 80 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 person2514.70%
2 persons3017.65%
3 persons158.80%
4 persons105.90%
5 or more persons52.95%

Income in Westport

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Westport is $0 (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 Westport is $0 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Westport 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 Westport.

Education Levels in Westport

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 Westport.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher0000.00%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate457011046.15%
No certificate, diploma or degree25103511.30%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree40459039.70%

Employment in Westport

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 9.68% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate35.48%
Unemployment rate9.68%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Westport working as an employee. Most of them (53.80%) are working temporary position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Westport 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 Westport. 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 (39%) in Westport are working in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting151039%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail 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 assistance01523%
Arts, entertainment and recreation000%
Accommodation and food services000%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Public administration000%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Westport. 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 home0000.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address15102040.00%
Usual place of work0102040.00%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Westport 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 minutes25.00%
15 to 29 minutes0.00%
30 to 44 minutes25.00%
45 to 59 minutes0.00%
60 minutes and over25.00%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Westport 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 Westport 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 Westport, the most used official language is English. Around 185 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 Westport is Christian. Around 155 people in Westport are Christian (70 males and 70 females).