Spanish, Ontario Population Data & Demographics

This article shows the demographic data and statistics of Spanish. It is a town in Canada that encompasses a land area of 106.90 km2. The town has a population density of 6.30 people per km2.

We highlight the Spanish 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, Spanish has a population of around 670 people. The town's population is in decreased . Between 2016 and 2021, the population of Newfoundland and Labrador has decreased by -5.90%.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
712670 --5.90%

Population By Genders

The male population of Spanish is around 345 while the female population is around 325.

Of the 670 total population in Spanish, the largest gender is male with around 345 women within the population.

345325 -5.80%

Population by Age Characteristics

Spanish has an aging population. The majority of the population is people aged 60 to 64 years old, accounting for 12.70% of the total population. The town median age is 56.80.

60 to 64 years50 14.50%40 12.30% 20.00%85 12.70%
55 to 59 years45 13.00%40 12.30% 11.11%80 11.90%
65 to 69 years35 10.10%35 10.80% 0.00%70 10.40%
70 to 74 years30 8.70%30 9.20% 0.00%60 9.00%
Median age of the population57 57.20%56 56.00% 1.75%57 56.80%
Average age of the population50 49.90%49 48.80% 2.00%49 49.40%
40 to 44 years15 4.30%25 7.70% 40.00%40 6.00%
5 to 9 years20 5.80%10 3.10% 50.00%35 5.20%
50 to 54 years15 4.30%25 7.70% 40.00%35 5.20%
15 to 19 years10 2.90%15 4.60% 33.33%30 4.50%
20 to 24 years20 5.80%15 4.60% 25.00%30 4.50%
35 to 39 years20 5.80%15 4.60% 25.00%30 4.50%
0 to 4 years10 2.90%10 3.10% 0.00%25 3.70%
10 to 14 years15 4.30%10 3.10% 33.33%25 3.70%
25 to 29 years10 2.90%10 3.10% 0.00%25 3.70%
75 to 79 years20 5.80%5 1.50% 75.00%25 3.70%
80 to 84 years15 4.30%10 3.10% 33.33%25 3.70%
30 to 34 years15 4.30%10 3.10% 33.33%20 3.00%
45 to 49 years10 2.90%10 3.10% 0.00%20 3.00%

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 59.00% of the population. The other age groups, 65 years and over and 0 to 14 years, account for 28.40% and 11.90%, respectively.

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


Population of Spanish by Ethnicity and Origin

The population of Spanish is quite diverse, which contributes to the town's vibrant cultural landscape. Spanish 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 French, which accounts for 30.19% of the total population, followed by English (17.92%), Scottish (17.92%), Canadian (16.98%), and Irish (16.04%).

Other ethnicities and origins in Newfoundland and Labrador include German, French Canadian, First Nations (North American Indian), North American Indigenous, and Cree.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
French Canadian5.00%8.70%7.55%
First Nations (North American Indian)5.00%8.70%6.60%
North American Indigenous8.33%4.35%6.60%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

About 290 of Spanish's population live in a single-detached house. In addition, most of them are living in 2 persons household.

Household Size

About 22.65% of the population lives in 2 persons households. 1 person households ranked second, accounting for 17.20% of the population. 3 persons, 4 persons, and 5 or more persons households account for 4.70%, 4.70%, and 2.35%, respectively.

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
2 persons14522.65%
1 person11017.20%
3 persons304.70%
4 persons304.70%
5 or more persons152.35%

Income in Spanish

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

Per Capita Income

According to 2020 data, the median personal income within Spanish is $29,200.

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 Spanish population or around 535 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 310 and 220 people, respectively.

Household Income

The Spanish's median household income is $51,600, 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 Spanish

This data sheds light on the distribution of Spanish 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.

36.60% or most of the Spanish population has a Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree. 33.35% of the population has a High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate, 29.50% has a No certificate, diploma or degree, and 2.15% has Bachelor's degree or higher.

Only using 25% sample data.
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1709526536.60%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate8514523033.35%
No certificate, diploma or degree1358522029.50%
Bachelor's degree or higher1010202.15%

Employment in Spanish

This dataset provides a snapshot of employment trends in Spanish. 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 7.45% which is quite high.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate34.04%
Unemployment rate7.45%

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 Spanish's population (around 53.80%) 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 10.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

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

Spanish has a wide range of industries. Most of its population (13%) works in the mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction sector. The Construction sector comes second at 13%, followed by Educational services at 10%.

Only using 25% sample data.
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction25013%
Educational services01510%
Accommodation and food services101010%
Health care and social assistance0108%
Public administration0108%
Retail trade1508%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1005%
Transportation and warehousing0105%
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%
Other services (except public administration)000%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting000%
Wholesale trade000%

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 work657013587.10%
Worked at home010159.70%
No fixed workplace address100106.50%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%


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

Commuting Duration

This data reveals the average time that the residents of Spanish 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.
15 to 29 minutes34.50%
30 to 44 minutes27.60%
Less than 15 minutes20.70%
60 minutes and over13.80%
45 to 59 minutes6.90%

Marital Status

The statistics on marital status in Spanishshed 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 Spanish'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 Spanish. About 560 people living in the province speak English, 105 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


Spanish is predominantly Christian. About 330 of its population is Christian (185 males and 185 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.