Town of Baie Verte
PO Box 218 | 32 Highway 410
Baie Verte, Newfoundland & Labrador
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Demographics


Population

The 2006 Census population for Baie Verte was 1,275. This represents a decline of 14% since 2001. Over the same period, the entire province experienced a population decline of 1.5% ( 505,469 in 2006, down from 512,930).

In 2006, 22% of the population of Baie Verte was less than 20 years of age and 17% was 65 years old or older. In the province, 23% of the population was less than 20 and 14% of the population was 65 years old or older.


Income

The 2006 income for every man, woman, and child (personal income per capita) in Baie Verte was $18,310. For the province, personal income per capita was $19,573. After tax personal income per capita, adjusted for inflation, was $16,511 for Baie Verte in 2006. For the province it was $18,149.

Half of the couple families in Baie Verte had incomes of more than $52,151 in 2006. Half of the couple families in the province had incomes of more than $66,267.

Half of the lone-parent families in Baie Verte had incomes of less than $20,951 in 2006. Half of the lone-parent families in the province had incomes of less than $26,237.

The 2006 self-reliance ratio for Baie Verte was 60.2%. This is a measure of the community's dependency on government transfers such as: Canada Pension, Old Age Security, Employment Insurance, social assistance, etc. The higher the percentage of income that comes from transfers the lower the self-reliance ratio. The provincial self-reliance ratio for 2006 was 69.1%.


Labour Market

The employment rate for May 2006 for people aged 18 to 64 was 53%. The provincial employment rate was 54%. The employment rate for the entire year 2006 for those aged 18 to 64 was 84%. The provincial employment rate for the same period was 84%.


Education

Census 2001 reported 28% of people 20 years of age and older in Baie Verte do not have a high school diploma compared to 42% of people in the entire province.

In Baie Verte about 10% of people aged 25 to 54 had a Bachelor's Degree or higher in 2006 compared to 14% in the province as a whole.

In 2006, in Baie Verte, 50% of people 25 to 29 years of age had at least a high school diploma. This compares to 45% in the entire province.




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