Perth South, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Perth South, a town in Canada with a land area of 391.88 km2 and has a population density of 9.60 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 Perth South is around 3,776 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Perth South in 2021 census have decreased -0.76% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,8053,776 --0.76%

Population By Genders

Of the 3,776 total population in Perth South, the largest gender is male with around 1,945 women within the population.

1,9451,830 -5.91%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 3,805 population in Perth South, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 8.70% of them are male and 9.80% female. While the median age of the whole population is 44.80.

0 to 4 years105 5.40%105 5.70% 0.00%210 5.60%
5 to 9 years110 5.70%110 6.00% 0.00%215 5.70%
10 to 14 years110 5.70%100 5.50% 9.09%210 5.60%
15 to 19 years135 6.90%110 6.00% 18.52%250 6.60%
20 to 24 years115 5.90%115 6.30% 0.00%230 6.10%
25 to 29 years105 5.40%85 4.60% 19.05%180 4.80%
30 to 34 years100 5.10%110 6.00% 9.09%215 5.70%
35 to 39 years105 5.40%110 6.00% 4.55%210 5.60%
40 to 44 years100 5.10%80 4.40% 20.00%180 4.80%
45 to 49 years110 5.70%115 6.30% 4.35%230 6.10%
50 to 54 years130 6.70%145 7.90% 10.34%275 7.30%
55 to 59 years170 8.70%180 9.80% 5.56%350 9.30%
60 to 64 years160 8.20%140 7.70% 12.50%300 7.90%
65 to 69 years130 6.70%125 6.80% 3.85%255 6.80%
70 to 74 years110 5.70%105 5.70% 4.55%215 5.70%
75 to 79 years60 3.10%50 2.70% 16.67%110 2.90%
80 to 84 years45 2.30%40 2.20% 11.11%90 2.40%
85 years and over35 1.80%25 1.40% 28.57%55 1.50%
85 to 89 years20 1.00%15 0.80% 25.00%35 0.90%
90 to 94 years10 0.50%5 0.30% 50.00%15 0.40%
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 Perth South are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years16.50%16.90%16.70%
15 to 64 years63.50%64.50%64.10%
65 years and over19.80%18.60%19.30%
Average age of the population42.60%42.10%42.30%
Median age of the population44.40%45.20%44.80%

Population of Perth South by Ethnicity and Origin

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

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

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
British Isles4.19%3.26%3.87%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Perth South, which totals 3,805, the majority, consisting of 1,350 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 person2358.40%
2 persons58520.90%
3 persons2057.30%
4 persons2157.70%
5 or more persons1605.70%

Income in Perth South

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

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Perth South is $45,600 (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 Perth South is $101,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Perth South 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 Perth South.

Education Levels in Perth South

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 Perth South.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher29052081016.35%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8507651,61531.95%
No certificate, diploma or degree34026060010.95%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,3901,4302,82557.10%

Employment in Perth South

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

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 5.33% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate67.69%
Unemployment rate5.33%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Perth South working as an employee. Most of them (59.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Perth South 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 Perth South. 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 (18%) in Perth South are working in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting27014518%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade60505%
Retail trade751108%
Transportation and warehousing85205%
Information and cultural industries0100%
Finance and insurance30403%
Real estate and rental and leasing1001%
Professional, scientific and technical services45554%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services40353%
Educational services20654%
Health care and social assistance2019510%
Arts, entertainment and recreation20202%
Accommodation and food services20604%
Other services (except public administration)45354%
Public administration45354%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Perth South. 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 home28029056527.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address2153525011.90%
Usual place of work6706101,28061.10%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Perth South 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 minutes47.40%
15 to 29 minutes27.80%
30 to 44 minutes15.00%
45 to 59 minutes5.90%
60 minutes and over3.90%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Perth South 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 Perth South 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 Perth South, the most used official language is English. Around 3,745 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French5


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 Perth South is Christian. Around 2,490 people in Perth South are Christian (1,280 males and 1,280 females).