Population Of New Westminster | New Westminster Population 2020

New Westminster Population 2020:- New Westminster is a city in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, Canada. New Westminster is a member municipality of Metro Vancouver. New Westminster was founded by Major-General Richard Moody as the capital of the new-born Colony of British Columbia in 1858. New Westminster is located on the banks of the Fraser River.

 

New Westminster Population

To know the actual Population of New Westminster 2020, We have to look at the residents of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 54,656
  • 2006 – 58,549
  • 2011 – 65,976
  • 2016 – 70,996
  • New Westminster Population 2020:- 75,965 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of New Westminster 2020 according to the estimates is 75,965.

 

Demographics

According to the Canada 2016 Census, New Westminster has a population of 70,996, New Westminster Population percentage change from 2011 to 2016 is 7.6%.

New Westminster has a land area of 15.63 km2 (6.03 sq mi). New Westminster has a population density of 4,543.4/km2 (11,767/sq mi).

12.4% of New Westminster people are under the age of 14, whereas 72.3% are between 15 and 64, while those over 65 account for 15.2%.

Religion in New Westminster (2011)

  • Christianity (48.7%)
  • Sikhism (4.5%)
  • Islam (3.7%)
  • Buddhism (1.8%)
  • Hinduism (1.5%)
  • Judaism (0.2%)
  • Other or not religious (39.6%)

 

Total Visible Minority

  • South Asian:- 8.3%
  • Chinese:- 10%
  • Black:- 2.5%
  • Filipino:- 8.2%
  • Latin American:- 1.8%
  • Arab:- 0.8%
  • Southeast Asian:- 1.1%
  • West Asian:- 1%
  • Korean:- 2.1%
  • Japanese:- 1.4%
  • Other visible minority:- 0.3%
  • Mixed visible minority:- 1.2%

 

Languages

According to the Canada 2016 Census, English was spoken as a mother language by 50.47% of the population. The next most common mother language was Tagalog, spoken by 4.5% of the population, followed by Mandarin at 4.4%, and Punjabi at 3.5%.

Rank Mother tongue Population Percentage
1 English 42,925 63.1%
2 Tagalog 3,075 4.5%
3 Mandarin 3,015 4.4%
4 Punjabi 2,410 3.5%
5 Cantonese 2,105 3.1%
6 Spanish 1,265 1.9%
7 Korean 1,245 1.8%
8 Russian 1,035 1.5%
9 French 790 1.2%
10 Romanian 740 1.1%

 

Economy

New Westminster is an important industry and transportation center. New Westminster’s economy has always had a mix of industrial sectors, but it has evolved over the years, moving from a reliance on the primary resources of lumber and fishing in the 19th century, to heavy industry and manufacturing in the first half of the 20th century, and finally to high-tech and fiber-optic industry in the early 21st century.

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