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St. John's Metropolitan Area
—  Metropolitan Area  —
downtown St. John's
St. John's Metropolitan Area is located in Newfoundland
Location of St John's in Newfoundland
Coordinates: 47°34′3″N 52°42′26″W / 47.5675°N 52.70722°W / 47.5675; -52.70722
Country Canada
Province Newfoundland and Labrador
Census division 1
Government
 - MPs
 - MHAs
Area
 - Metro 804.63 km2 (310.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 Metro 181,113
 - Metro Density 225.1/km2 (556.6/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 in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. With a population of 181,113 in the 2006 Canadian Census, the CMA is the second largest in Atlantic Canada and the 20th largest CMA in Canada.[1] In 2007, the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area recorded the largest population increase of all CMAs in Atlantic Canada driven by intraprovincial migration and by 2009 the population was estimated at 187,700.[2] The CMA comprises of the City of St. John's and 12 other communities, the largest of which are the city of Mount Pearl and the towns of Conception Bay South and Paradise.

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Demographics

The following information is from: Statistics Canada[3][4]

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Population Change

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
2009 estimate[5] 187,700 3.6

Municipalities

Municipality 2001 2006
St. John's 99,182 100,646
Mount Pearl 24,964 24,671
Conception Bay South 19,772 21,966
Paradise 9,598 12,584
Portugal Cove-St. Philip's 5,866 6,575
Torbay 5,474 6,281
Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove 1,872 1,978
Pouch Cove 1,669 1,756
Flatrock 1,138 1,214
Bay Bulls 1,014 1,078
Witless Bay 1,056 1,070
Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove 949 915
Bauline 379 364

Population Density

Rank Municipality Population Land Area Population Density
km2 mi2 /km2 /mi2
- St. John's Metropolitan Area 187,700 804.64 310.67 225.1 583
1 St. John's 100,646 446.04 172.22 225.6 584
2 Mount Pearl 24,671 15.75 6.08 1,566.9 4,058
3 Conception Bay South 21,966 59.27 22.88 370.6 960
4 Paradise 12,584 29.24 11.29 430.4 1,115
5 Portugal Cove-St. Philip's 6,575 57.35 22.14 114.6 297
6 Torbay 6,281 34.88 13.47 180.1 466
7 Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove 1,978 16.98 6.56 116.5 302
8 Pouch Cove 1,756 58.34 22.53 30.1 78
9 Flatrock 1,214 18.12 7.00 67.0 174
10 Bay Bulls 1,078 30.74 11.87 35.1 91
11 Witless Bay 1,070 18.49 7.14 61.2 159
12 Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove 915 4.51 1.74 203.1 526
13 Bauline 379 15.95 6.16 23.8 62

References

  1. ^ The City of St. John's — City Information
  2. ^ St. John's Economic Review 2009
  3. ^ StatCan 2001 Census - population
  4. ^ Population and dwelling counts (2006 Census). Statistics Canada.
  5. ^ http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?mn=2&id=3777&latest=1

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