Demographics of Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador

Overview
Population, 2021

22,477

-2.8%
Population, 2016: 23,120
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 15.65
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 1436.2
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$50,560
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$41,840
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$97,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$80,300
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
54.6%
Unemployment rate
10%
Participation rate
60.6%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$296,800
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,300
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$949
Population
Population, 2021 22,477
Population, 2016 23,120
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -2.80%
Total private dwellings, 2021 10,685
Total private dwellings, 2016 10,381
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 9,931
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 9,673
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 16
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 1,436
National population rank, 2021 199
Province/territory population rank, 2021 4
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 22,355
Official languages 22,325
English 22,325
French 1,270
Non-official languages 595
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,590
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,050
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $50,560
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 19,055
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,840
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 16,880
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,840
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 13,595
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,840
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 15,215
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,470
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,790
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,860
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,775
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $8,910
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,595
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,980
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $67,900
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,880
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $17,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $26,120
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 80.40%
Employment income (%) 64.60%
Government transfers (%) 19.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.30%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 5.10%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 4.40%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,590
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 18,855
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,520
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 18,870
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 16,940
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $47,280
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 14,005
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,520
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 13,685
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $9,730
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,420
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,340
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,595
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 6,970
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,800
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,620
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,800
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $32,360
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 85.80%
Employment income (%) 69.80%
Government transfers (%) 14.30%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.20%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 9,935
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $97,000
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $80,300
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,715
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $47,480
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $40,200
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 7,215
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $115,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $95,400
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 6,970
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $115,500
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $95,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,050
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $104,100
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $85,000
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,540
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $148,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $121,300
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,160
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $74,400
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $64,800
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 3,410
Average total income in 2020 ($) $46,320
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $39,360
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 22,355
Canadian citizens 22,050
Canadian citizens aged under 18 3,315
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 18,735
Not Canadian citizens 310
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 9,930
Owner 7,050
Renter 2,880
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 9,930
Condominium 425
Not condominium 9,505
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 9,930
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 780
2 bedrooms 1,795
3 bedrooms 4,615
4 or more bedrooms 2,740
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 9,930
1 to 4 rooms 1,690
5 rooms 1,205
6 rooms 1,400
7 rooms 1,540
8 or more rooms 4,105
Average number of rooms per dwelling 7
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 9,930
1960 or before 675
1961 to 1980 3,790
1981 to 1990 2,205
1991 to 2000 1,765
2001 to 2005 420
2006 to 2010 325
2011 to 2015 435
2016 to 2021 315
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 9,930
15 to 24 years 215
25 to 34 years 1,245
35 to 44 years 1,570
45 to 54 years 1,690
55 to 64 years 2,230
65 to 74 years 1,855
75 to 84 years 910
85 years and over 215
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 9,920
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 8,060
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 1,860
30% to less than 100% 1,790
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 7,050
% of owner households with a mortgage 61.60%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 12.60%
% in core housing need 3.60%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,240
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,300
Median value of dwellings ($) $290,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $296,800
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $900
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $949
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,595
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,435
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 17,160
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 12,480
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 950
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 11,540
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,590
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,250
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 5,890
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 11,460
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 7,810
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,775
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 940
Apprenticeship certificate 835
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,535
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 505
Bachelor’s degree or higher 3,640
Bachelor's degree 2,645
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 145
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 40
Master's degree 745
Earned doctorate 70
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 12,485
No certificate, diploma or degree 830
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,030
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,625
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 5,710
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,295
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 690
Apprenticeship certificate 610
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,085
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 330
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,910
Bachelor's degree 2,085
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 120
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25
Master's degree 620
Earned doctorate 55
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 19,595
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,135
Education 790
13. Education 790
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 220
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 55
50. Visual and performing arts 165
Humanities 385
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 75
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 110
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 25
39. Theology and religious vocations 45
54. History 60
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 30
Social and behavioural sciences and law 890
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 65
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 205
22. Legal professions and studies 85
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 20
42. Psychology 145
45. Social sciences 355
Business, management and public administration 3,025
30.16 Accounting and computer science 15
44. Public administration and social service professions 195
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,820
Physical and life sciences and technologies 255
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 95
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 75
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 60
41. Science technologies/technicians 25
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 545
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 480
25. Library science 25
27. Mathematics and statistics 30
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 2,685
04. Architecture and related services 25
14. Engineering 350
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 780
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 825
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 515
48. Precision production 190
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 135
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 105
03. Natural resources and conservation 35
Health and related fields 1,705
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 90
51. Health professions and related programs 1,610
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 10
Personal, protective and transportation services 820
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 455
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 145
49. Transportation and materials moving 215
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 12,480
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,860
Education 520
13. Education 520
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 200
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 40
50. Visual and performing arts 160
Humanities 275
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 15
23. English language and literature/letters 60
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 80
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 15
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 30
54. History 45
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 740
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 50
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 195
22. Legal professions and studies 60
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 120
45. Social sciences 285
Business, management and public administration 2,265
30.16 Accounting and computer science 15
44. Public administration and social service professions 155
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 2,100
Physical and life sciences and technologies 165
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 60
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 55
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 40
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 495
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 440
25. Library science 15
27. Mathematics and statistics 25
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,970
04. Architecture and related services 20
14. Engineering 275
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 560
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 605
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 365
48. Precision production 150
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 125
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 95
03. Natural resources and conservation 30
Health and related fields 1,190
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 85
51. Health professions and related programs 1,105
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 680
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 385
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 115
49. Transportation and materials moving 180
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 19,590
In the labour force 11,880
Employed 10,695
Unemployed 1,185
Not in the labour force 7,720
Participation rate 60.60%
Employment rate 54.60%
Unemployment rate 10.00%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 19,595
Did not work 7,440
Worked 12,155
Worked full year full time 7,085
Worked part year and/or part time 5,065
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 11,875
Class of worker - not applicable 265
All classes of workers 11,615
Employee 10,735
Permanent position 8,505
Temporary position 2,230
Fixed term (1 year or more) 685
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,540
Self-employed 880
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 11,875
Occupation - not applicable 265
All occupations 11,615
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 105
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,355
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 850
3 Health occupations 960
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,490
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 220
6 Sales and service occupations 3,285
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,890
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 205
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 255
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 11,875
Industry - not applicable 265
All industries 11,615
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 120
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 245
22 Utilities 110
23 Construction 790
31-33 Manufacturing 470
41 Wholesale trade 440
44-45 Retail trade 1,720
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 545
51 Information and cultural industries 165
52 Finance and insurance 315
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 105
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 695
55 Management of companies and enterprises 25
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 485
61 Educational services 835
62 Health care and social assistance 1,890
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 160
72 Accommodation and food services 675
81 Other services (except public administration) 560
91 Public administration 1,245
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 10,695
Worked at home 1,710
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 1,155
Usual place of work 7,815
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 7,815
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,490
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 5,195
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 70
Commute to a different province or territory 55
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 8,975
Car, truck or van 8,320
Car, truck or van - as a driver 7,400
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 925
Public transit 125
Walked 250
Bicycle 15
Other method 260
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 8,975
Less than 15 minutes 4,085
15 to 29 minutes 4,210
30 to 44 minutes 330
45 to 59 minutes 95
60 minutes and over 250
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 12,810
English 12,575
French 15
Non-official language 30
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 30
English and French 140
English and non-official language(s) 40
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 12,810
Official languages 12,760
English 12,725
French 35
Non-official languages 35
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 21,545
Non-movers 15,320
Movers 6,225
Non-migrants 1,860
Migrants 4,365
Internal migrants 4,200
Intraprovincial migrants 3,740
Interprovincial migrants 460
External migrants 165
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