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Population in 2006: 14,466
Population in 2001: 14,535

2001 to 2006 population change
Here -0.5%
Quebec 4.3%

Total private houses: 6,925
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 6,406
Land area (km2): 785.95

Population density per square kilometre
This division:

18.4
Nearby towns and cities:

5.6


This division population and houses statistics

Families and households characteristics

Families Types

Households Type in this division

Average family income in this division in 2005

This division families and households characteristics

Radio stations in Asbestos

  • CJAN-FM (99.3 MHz)

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

19,153 CAD
Province:

25,464 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

20,324 CAD
Province:

24,430 CAD
Percent of persons in low income before tax
This division:

13.2%
Quebec:

17.2%
Earnings and income details for this division

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

47.1
Quebec:

41.0
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

84.7%
Quebec:

83.4%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this division

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 50
This division:

0.4%
Quebec:

8.8%
Male: 20
Here:

0.3%
Quebec:

8.8%
Female: 30
This division:

0.4%
Province:

8.8%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 145
Here:

1.0%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 80
This division:

1.1%
Quebec:

1.5%
Female: 60
This division:

0.8%
Quebec:

1.4%

This division Minority Population Characteristics

Asbestos citizenship and immigration Details

Sports teams located in Asbestos

  • Asbestos Azteques (Hockey)

Famous people related to this division

Famous people born here:
  • John Harry Williams
  • Raynald Frechette (Politician)
  • Julie Lemieux
  • Yvon Brochu (Politician)
  • Denis Patry (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Gilles Hamel (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Alain Tardif (Politician)
  • Jean Rousseau (Politician)
  • Sean McKenna (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Yvon Cote (Politician)
  • Michel Goulet (Artist)

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Asbestos

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Asbestos

Marital Status

Not in a common-law relationship
Total: 9,945
This division:

81.2%
Quebec:

80.6%
Male: 4,865
This division:

80.7%
Province:

79.9%
Female: 5,080
Here:

81.5%
Quebec:

81.2%
In a common-law relationship
Total: 2,310
Here:

18.8%
Quebec:

19.4%
Male: 1,160
Here:

19.3%
Province:

20.1%
Female: 1,155
This division:

18.5%
Quebec:

18.8%

This division Martial Status

Asbestos marital status details

Mobility status in 2006

This division - Place of residence in 2005

This division - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Asbestos

Participation rate
This division:

58.4%
Quebec:

64.9%
Employment rate
This division:

54.2%
Quebec:

60.4%
Unemployment rate
This division:

7.3%
Quebec:

7.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Asbestos

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Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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