List of population centres in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Population centre, in Canadian census data, is a populated place, or a cluster of interrelated populated places, which meets the demographic characteristics of an urban area, having a population of at least 1,000 people and a population density of no fewer than 400 persons per square km2.[1]

The term was first introduced in the Canada 2011 Census; prior to that, Statistics Canada used the term urban area.[1]

In the 2016 census, Statistics Canada listed 28 population centres in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.[2]

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Rank Population centre Size group Population in 2016  Population in 2011 
1 St. John's Large urban 178,427 172,312
2 Corner Brook Small 19,547 19,631
3 Grand Falls-Windsor Small 12,046 12,209
4 Gander Small 10,220 10,229
5 Labrador City Small 8,622 8,800
6 Stephenville Small 7,114 7,149
7 Bay Roberts Small 7,100 6,812
8 Carbonear Small 6,520 6,309
9 Happy Valley-Goose Bay Small 6,408 6,518
10 Clarenville-Shoal Harbour Small 5,809 5,472
11 Deer Lake Small 4,602 4,552
12 Channel-Port aux Basques Small 3,665 3,818
13 Bonavista Small 3,140 3,304
14 Pasadena Small 2,800 2,846
15 Botwood Small 2,763 2,657
16 Marystown Small 2,697 2,868
17 Bishop's Falls Small 2,581 2,658
18 Grand Bank Small 2,230 2,360
19 Lewisporte Small 2,174 2,126
20 Springdale Small 2,080 2,043
21 St. Anthony Small 2,049 2,147
22 Massey Drive Small 1,632 1,412
23 Placentia Small 1,553 1,598
24 Wabana Small 1,325 1,417
25 Burgeo Small 1,307 1,464
26 Humber Arm South Small 1,168 1,442
27 Upper Island Cove Small 1,142 1,188
28 Fortune Small 1,007 1,050

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