St. John's Metropolitan Area

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Not to be confused with St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
St. John's Metropolitan Area
Metropolitan Area
Downtown St. John's
Downtown St. John's
St. John's Metropolitan Area is located in Newfoundland
St. John's Metropolitan Area
Location of St John's in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°34′3″N 52°42′26″W / 47.56750°N 52.70722°W / 47.56750; -52.70722Coordinates: 47°34′3″N 52°42′26″W / 47.56750°N 52.70722°W / 47.56750; -52.70722
Country  Canada
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
Government
 • MPs
 • MHAs
Area
 • Metro 804.65 km2 (310.68 sq mi)
Population (2011[1])
 • Metro 196,966
 • Metro density 244.8/km2 (634/sq mi)
  20th Largest metropolitan area in Canada
Time zone NST (UTC-3:30)
 • Summer (DST) NDT (UTC-2:30)
Area code(s) 709

The St. John's Metropolitan Area is the most populous census metropolitan area (CMA) in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. With a population of 196,966 in the 2011 Canadian Census, the CMA is the second largest in Atlantic Canada and the 20th largest CMA in Canada.[2]

The St. John’s CMA had a population of 196,966 as of 2011.[1][3] The CMA comprises the City of St. John's and twelve other communities, the largest of which are the town of Conception Bay South and the city of Mount Pearl.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The following information is from: Statistics Canada[4]

Population change[edit]

St. John's Metropolitan Area

Year Population
 % change
1986 164,593 N/A
1991 175,391 6.6
1996 174,051 -0.07
2001 172,918 -0.7
2006 181,113 4.7
2011 196,966 8.8

Municipalities[edit]

Municipality 2001 2006 2011
St. John's 99,182 100,646 106,172
Conception Bay South 19,772 21,966 24,848
Mount Pearl 24,964 24,671 24,284
Paradise 9,598 12,584 17,695
Torbay 5,474 6,281 7,397
Portugal Cove – St. Philip's 5,866 6,575 7,366
Logy Bay – Middle Cove – Outer Cove 1,872 1,978 2,098
Pouch Cove 1,669 1,756 1,866
Flatrock 1,138 1,214 1,457
Bay Bulls 1,014 1,078 1,283
Witless Bay 1,056 1,070 1,179
Petty Harbour – Maddox Cove 949 915 924
Bauline 364 379 397

Population density[edit]

Rank Municipality Population Land Area Population Density
km2 mi2 /km2 /mi2
- St. John's Metropolitan Area 196,966 804.65 310.68 244.8 634
1 St. John's 106,172 446.04 172.22 238.0 616
2 Conception Bay South 24,848 59.27 22.88 419.2 1,086
3 Mount Pearl 24,284 15.75 6.08 1,542.1 3,994
4 Paradise 17,695 29.24 11.29 605.2 1,567
5 Torbay 7,397 34.88 13.47 212.1 549
6 Portugal Cove – St. Philip's 7,366 57.35 22.14 128.4 333
7 Logy Bay – Middle Cove – Outer Cove 2,098 16.98 6.56 123.6 320
8 Pouch Cove 1,866 58.34 22.53 32.0 83
9 Flatrock 1,457 18.12 7.00 80.4 208
10 Bay Bulls 1,283 30.74 11.87 41.7 108
11 Witless Bay 1,179 18.49 7.14 67.4 175
12 Petty Harbour – Maddox Cove 924 4.51 1.74 205.1 531
13 Bauline 397 15.95 6.16 24.9 64

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census Profile - St. John's". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  2. ^ The City of St. John's — City Information
  3. ^ "Population of census metropolitan areas (2006 Census boundaries)". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-02-04. 
  4. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. Retrieved 9 February 2012.