Population Of Welland | Welland Population 2021

Welland Population 2021:- Welland is a city in Niagara in Southern Ontario, Canada. According to the Canada 2016 Census, Welland had a population of 52,293.

Welland is in the center of Niagara and located within a half-hour driving distance to Niagara Falls. Welland has been traditionally known as the place where rails and water meet. Welland city has developed on both sides of the Welland River and Welland Canal, which connect Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.


Welland Population

To know the actual Population of Welland 2021, We have to look at the residents of the past 20 years. They are as follows:

  • 2001 – 48,402
  • 2006 – 50,331
  • 2011 – 50,631
  • 2016 – 52,293
  • Welland Population 2021:- 53,338 (Estimated)

By looking at the Population from 2001-2016. The Population of Welland 2021 according to the estimates is 53,338.



According to the Canada 2016 Census, Welland has a population of 52,293, making Welland the 97th largest city in Canada. Welland residents rose from 50,631 in the 2011 Census.

According to the 2016 census, 91.2% of the Welland residents are Caucasian, 3.9% Aboriginal, 1.6% Black, 0.8% Latin Americans, and 2.5% of Asian descent. 14.8% of Welland people are under the age of 14, whereas 64% are between 15 and 64, while those over 65 account for 21.3%.

The Top 5 largest ethnic groups in Welland are: English: 24.9%, French: 23.3%, Scottish: 14.4%, Italian: 13.3%, and Irish: 13.1%. There are also many people of eastern European origin from Croatia, Hungary, and Poland, as well as a growing Hispanic community.

Welland has a land area of 81.04 km2 (31.29 sq mi). Welland has a population density of 645.3/km2 (1,671/sq mi). Population change from 2011 to 2016 is 3.3%. Total private dwellings in Welland are 23,323.


Mother Langauge in Welland

  • English:- 79.4%
  • French:- 9.2%
  • Non-official language:- 9.8%


Total Visible Minority

  • South Asian:- 0.6%
  • Chinese:- 0.7%
  • Black:- 1.6%
  • Filipino:- 0.2%
  • Latin American:- 0.8%
  • Arab:- 0.4%
  • Southeast Asian:- 0.2%
  • Korean:- 0.3%
  • Japanese:- 0.1%
  • North Bay Population



Welland was known for its steel, automotive, and textile industries. Initially, manufacturing firms were the biggest employers in Welland. The plants of companies had a big influence on shaping early Welland. While recent years saw the end of Welland operations for several companies. Welland’s electricity comes from the Sir Adam Beck hydroelectric generation plants at Niagara Falls.

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