Population Of St John’s | St John’s Population 2019

Population Of St John’s | St John’s Population 2019:- St. John’s is the capital and largest city of Newfoundland and Labrador. St John’s has an area of 446.04 square kilometres (172.22 sq mi) and is North America’s easternmost city.

St John’s is one of the oldest cities in North America. St John’s was officially incorporated as a city in 1888. The St. John’s Metropolitan Area is Canada’s 20th largest metropolitan area and the 2nd largest Census Metropolitan Area in Atlantic Canada, after Halifax.

St John’s has a rich history, having played a role in the French and Indian War, the American Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812. St John’s history and culture have made it into an important tourist destination. Moose Jaw Population


Population Of St John’s

Talking about the population of St John’s, in order to check out the population of St John’s 2019, we need to have a look at the people of the past 4/5 years.

  • 2011:- 106,172
  • 2016:- 108,860
  • St John’s Population 2019:- 110,472 (Estimated)


Population Of St John's | St John's Population 2019



As of the 2016 census, there are 108,860 peoples in St. John’s. Therefore, St. John’s is the Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest city and Canada’s 20th largest Census Metropolitan Area.

St. John’s has an unemployment rate of 8.9%, much lower than the provincial rate of 15.6% but somewhat higher than the national rate of 7.7%. St John’s has a population density of 244.1/km2 (632.1/sq mi).



Mother tongue language, 2016
Language Population Percentage
English 100,010 92.9
Chinese 1,235 1.1
Arabic 1,215 0.8
French 650 0.6
Spanish 210 0.4



Ethnic Origin, 2016
Ethnic Origin Percentage
Canadian 42.3
English 40.4
Irish 32.7
Scottish 9.3
French 5.4
Aboriginal 4.9
German 2.9

As of 2016, approximately 88.1% of the St. John’s people as white, 7% were visible minorities and 4.9% were aboriginal. The largest visible minority group were Chinese Canadian (1.6%) followed by South Asian (1.5%), Black (1.4%) and Arab (1.0%).



Catholicism is the largest religion in St. John’s. In recent years, this sectarianism has declined significantly. All major Christian sects showed a decline with a large increase in those with no religion from 3.9% to 11.1%.

Religion 2001 (%) 2011 (%) 2011 (Total)
Roman Catholic 48.9% 48.4% 50,370
Anglican 22.8% 16.1% 16,745
United Church 15.0% 12.8% 13,345
Pentecostal 2.3% 2.3% 2,390
No religion 3.9% 11.1% 11,505



St. John’s economy is connected to the provincial capital of Newfoundland and Labrador and to the ocean. The civil service has been the key to the expansion of the St. John’s labour force and to the stability of its economy, which supports a sizable retail, service and business sector. With the collapse of the fishing industry in Newfoundland and Labrador in the 1990s, the role of the ocean is now tied with oil and gas. St. John’s is the centre of the oil and gas industry in Eastern Canada and is one of 19 World Energy Cities. ExxonMobil Canada is headquartered in St. John’s and companies such as Chevron, Husky Energy, Suncor Energy and Statoil have major regional operations in St. John’s. 3 major offshore oil developments, Hibernia, Terra Nova and White Rose, are in production off the coast of St. John’s and a fourth development, Hebron, is expected to be producing oil by 2017.

St. John’s economy has grown quickly in recent years. At $52,000 The St. John’s per capita GDP is the second highest out of all major Canadian cities. Economic forecasts suggest that St. John’s will continue its strong economic growth in the coming years not only in the “oceanic” industries but also in tourism and new home construction as the population continues to grow. In May 2011, St. John’s unemployment rate fell to 5.6 per cent, the 2nd-lowest unemployment rate for a major city in Canada.



St. John’s covers 446.04 square kilometres (172.22 sq mi) and is North America’s most easterly city, excluding Greenland. St. John’s is the largest in the province and the 2nd largest in the Atlantic Provinces after Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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