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Population in 2011: 1,886,481
Population in 2006: 1,854,442
Population in 2001: 1,812,723

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

1.7%
Quebec:

4.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
Here:

2.3%
Quebec:

4.3%

Total private dwellings: 907,393
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 849,443
Land area (km2): 499.19

Population density per square kilometre
Here:

3,779.1
Nearby towns and cities:

5.8


This division population and dwellings statistics

Newspapers located in Montréal

  • The Gazette (ISSN: 0384-1294)
  • Le Journal de Montreal (ISSN: 0839-5179)
  • The McGill Daily (ISSN: 1192-4608)
  • Le Devoir (ISSN: 0319-0722)
  • The Montreal Witness
  • The Montreal Star
  • La Presse (ISSN: 0317-9249)
  • Das Echo
  • La Minerve
  • The Prince Arthur Herald
  • Le Canadien (ISSN: 0705-7679)
  • Montreal Daily News
  • Montreal Mirror (ISSN: 0833-8086)
  • The Monitor
  • Canadian Illustrated News
  • McGill Tribune
  • Le Delit (ISSN: 1192-4609)
  • Montreal-Matin
  • The Beaverton
  • Sept Days (ISSN: 1929-6320)

Shoping malls in this division

  • Underground City, Montreal
  • Place Versailles
  • Place Vertu
  • Montreal Eaton Centre
  • Plaza Côte-des-Neiges

Colleges in this division

  • College Andre-Grasset

Airlines in Montréal

  • Air Canada (IATA: AC, ICAO: ACA)
  • Canada (IATA: 2T, ICAO: CMM)
  • Air Transat (IATA: TS, ICAO: TSC)
  • Jetsgo (IATA: SG, ICAO: JGO)
  • Nolinor Aviation (ICAO: NRL)
  • Air Canada Express
  • Starlink Aviation (IATA: Q4, ICAO: TLK)
  • Royal Aviation (IATA: QN, ICAO: ROY)
  • Air Canada Tango (IATA: AC, ICAO: ACA)

Ports in Montréal

  • Port of Montreal Port de Montreal
  • Old Port of Montreal Vieux-Port de Montreal

Mountains in this division

  • Mount Royal
  • Mont Saint-Bruno

Cemeteries located in Montréal

  • Mount Royal Cemetery
  • Cimetiere Notre-Dame-des-Neiges
  • Baron de Hirsch Cemetery

Record labels located in Montréal

  • D-Noy Muzik
  • Cargo Records
  • Alien8 Recordings
  • Bully Records
  • Constellation Records
  • Aquarius Records
  • Oliver Sudden Productions
  • Psyche Industry Records
  • Og Music
  • Walnut + locust
  • Arbutus Records
  • Union Label Group
  • High Life Music
  • Evoke Records
  • Secret City Records
  • Grenadine Records
  • Apegenine recordings
  • MP3 Disques
  • Bonsound
  • Bangor Records

Government agencies in this division

  • Office québécois de la langue française

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
This division:

24,162 CAD
Quebec:

25,464 CAD
Median income in 2005
This division:

22,212 CAD
Province:

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

29.0%
Province:

17.2%
Earnings and income details for Montréal

Ski areas in this division

  • Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort
  • Mont Saint-Sauveur
  • Bar Cafe d’Epoque

Dams in this division

  • Rivière des Prairies generating station

Stadiums located in Montréal

  • Olympic Stadium
  • Bell Centre
  • Montreal Forum
  • Jarry Park Stadium
  • Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
  • Jubilee Arena
  • CEPSUM
  • Mount Royal Arena
  • McConnell Arena
  • Centre Pierre Charbonneau
  • Verdun Auditorium
  • Uniprix Stadium
  • Maurice Richard Arena
  • Saputo Stadium
  • Winter Stadium
  • Riverside Park, Montreal

Theatres located in Montréal

  • Montreal Arts Interculturels
  • Theatre Espace Go
  • Outremont Theatre
  • Centaur Theatre
  • Theatre Maisonneuve

Mobility status in 2006

Montréal - Place of residence in 2005

Montréal - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Lakes in Montréal

  • Lake of Two Mountains

Museums in Montréal

  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Black Watch
  • The Princess of Wales' Own Regiment Military Museum
  • Maison Saint-Gabriel Museum
  • McCord Museum
  • Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History
  • Canadian Centre for Architecture
  • Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal Museum
  • Centre d'histoire de Montreal
  • Fort de l'Ile Sainte-Helene
  • Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal
  • Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum
  • Montreal Biosphere
  • Art Mur
  • The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
  • Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
  • Griffintown Horse Palace
  • Montreal Science Centre
  • Just for Laughs Museum
  • Redpath Museum

Music festivals in this division

  • Heavy MTL
  • Osheaga Festival
  • POP Montreal International Music Festival
  • Montreal International Jazz Festival

Hotels located in Montréal

  • Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Montréal

First official language spoken in Montréal

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Montréal

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

39.2
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

84.8%
Quebec:

84.1%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this division

Universities located in Montréal

  • McGill University
  • Concordia University
  • Universite de Montreal
  • HEC Montreal
  • McGill University Faculty of Law
  • John Molson School of Business
  • Canadian Securities Institute
  • Ecole nationale de theatre du Canada
  • Universite du Quebec a Montreal
  • Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
  • Cegep Vanier College
  • Rosemount Technology Centre
  • The Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University
  • The Presbyterian College, Montreal" affiliated with "McGill University
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
  • Macdonald Campus
  • College Jean-de-Brebeuf
  • National Circus School
  • College Ahuntsic
  • Loyola College

IUCN protected areas located in Montréal

  • Mont-Saint-Bruno National Park

Military structures in Montréal

  • Fort de la Montagne
  • Montreal's fortifications
  • The Citadel, Montreal

Parks located in Montréal

  • Dorchester Square
  • Rapides du Cheval Blanc
  • Place d'Armes
  • La Fontaine Park
  • Place du Canada
  • Place Emilie-Gamelin
  • Place des Arts
  • Parc Jean-Drapeau
  • Phillips Square
  • Viger Square
  • Ruisseau-De Montigny Nature Park
  • Place d'Youville
  • Victoria Square
  • Saint Henri Square
  • L'Ile-de-la-Visitation Nature Park
  • Jeanne Mance Park
  • L'Anse-a-l'Orme Nature Park
  • Ahuntsic Park
  • Saint-Michel Environnemental Complex
  • Place Jacques-Cartier

Churches located in this division

  • Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Saint Patrick's Basilica
  • St. George's Anglican Church
  • St. James the Apostle Anglican Church
  • Church of the Gesu
  • St. James United Church
  • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
  • St. Sophie Cathedral
  • Notre-Dame Church
  • St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church
  • Church of St. Michael and St. Anthony
  • Church of St. Peter the Apostle
  • St. Sauveur Cathedral
  • Saint-Esprit-de-Rosemont Church
  • Church of La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie
  • Saint-Jacques Cathedral
  • St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church
  • Loyola Chapel

Airports located in this division

  • Montreal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (IATA: YUL, ICAO: CYUL)
  • Victoria STOLport (IATA: YMY, ICAO: CYMY)
  • Montreal/Boucherville Water Aerodrome
  • Montreal/Boisvert & Fils Water Airport
  • Montreal/Ile Sainte-Helene Water Airport
  • Montreal/Marina Venise Water Airport
  • Montreal/Aeroparc Ile Perrot

Venues in Montréal

  • Les Foufounes Electriques
  • Metropolis
  • Time Supper Club
  • Casa del Popolo
  • The Spectrum
  • Stereo nightclub
  • Canadian Music Centre

Companies located in this division

  • Hydro-Quebec
  • Cirque du Soleil Inc.
  • Orex Exploration Inc.
  • BCE Inc.
  • Argex Mining
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Bixi
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Astral Media
  • Bell TV
  • Domtar Corporation
  • Gildan Activewear Inc.
  • Autodesk Media and Entertainment
  • Aeroplan Inc.
  • Aveos Fleet Performance
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • Dessau
  • BioAmber Inc.
  • Ubisoft Montreal
  • The CSL Group Inc.

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 455,975
This division:

25.0%
Quebec:

8.8%
Male: 223,570
This division:

25.4%
Province:

8.8%
Female: 232,400
Here:

24.6%
Province:

8.8%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 8,345
Here:

0.5%
Quebec:

1.5%
Male: 3,770
This division:

0.4%
Province:

1.5%
Female: 4,575
Here:

0.5%
Province:

1.4%

This division Minority Population Characteristics

Montréal citizenship and immigration Details

Amusement parks in this division

  • La Ronde

Libraries located in Montréal

  • CISTI
  • Artexte Information Centre
  • McGill University Library
  • Concordia University Libraries

Casinos located in this division

  • Casino de Montreal

Publishers located in this division

  • Snare Books
  • Drawn and Quarterly
  • Rhino Media Group
  • La Pastèque
  • Les 400 coups

Schools in Montréal

  • The Schulich School of Music
  • Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
  • School of Computer Science
  • L'Ecole Armenienne Sourp Hago (Սուրբ Յակոբ Ազգային Վարժարան)
  • Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
  • St. Gerard School
  • College de Montreal
  • Trebas Institute

Race courses located in this division

  • Blue Bonnets / Hippodrome de Montreal

Sports teams in Montréal

  • Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
  • Montreal Junior Canadiens (Hockey)
  • Montreal Stars (Hockey)
  • McGill Martlets ice hockey (Hockey)
  • Montreal Carabins women's ice hockey (Hockey)
  • Montreal Hockey Club (Hockey)
  • The Fabulous Rougeaus (Wrestling)
  • Concordia Stingers women's ice hockey (Hockey)
  • Montreal Football Club (NFL)
  • Montreal Wanderers RFC (Rugby)
  • Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers (NFL)
  • Montreal Matrix
  • Orioles de Montreal (Baseball)
  • Montreal Roadrunners (Roller hockey)
  • Montreal Rocket (Hockey)
  • Montreal Royales (Baseball)
  • Montreal Indians (NFL)
  • Montreal Bulldogs (NFL)
  • Montreal Westmounts (NFL)
  • Quebec Caribou (Rugby)

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this division

Participation rate
This division:

63.6%
Province:

64.9%
Employment rate
Here:

58.0%
Quebec:

60.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

8.8%
Quebec:

7.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Montréal

Institutes located in Montréal

  • Montreal Economic Institute

Magazines located in Montréal

  • Vice (ISSN: 1077-6788)
  • The Music Scene (ISSN: 1703-8189)
  • Weekend
  • L'actualit (ISSN: 0001-7698)
  • Les Affaires (ISSN: 0229-3404)
  • Safarir (ISSN: 0835-7919)
  • Châtelaine (ISSN: 0317-2635)
  • The Scene Magazine (ISSN: 1929-9958)

Bridges in Montréal

  • Champlain Bridge, Montreal
  • Jacques Cartier Bridge
  • Victoria Bridge
  • Honoré Mercier Bridge
  • Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge
  • Le Gardeur Bridge
  • Papineau-Leblanc Bridge
  • Bordeaux Railway Bridge
  • Pont Viau
  • Charles de Gaulle Bridge
  • Médéric Martin Bridge
  • Laurier Railway Bridge
  • Saint-Laurent Railway Bridge
  • Pont de la Concorde
  • Pie IX Bridge
  • Lachapelle Bridge
  • Louis Bisson Bridge

Prisons in Montréal

  • Pied-du-Courant Prison
  • Bordeaux Prison

Radio stations in this division

  • CKGM (690 kHz)
  • CKAC (730 kHz)
  • CINF (690 kHz)
  • CINW (940 kHz)
  • CKOI-FM (96.9 MHz)
  • CBF-FM (95.1 MHz)
  • CJAD (800 kHz)
  • CJLO
  • CKUT-FM (90.3 MHz)
  • CHOM-FM (97.7 MHz)
  • CKMF-FM (94.3 MHz)
  • CITE-FM (107.3 MHz)
  • CJFM-FM
  • CBFX-FM (100.7 MHz)
  • CBME-FM (88.5 MHz)
  • CFMB (1280 kHz)
  • CKDG-FM (105.1 MHz)
  • CHOU (1450 kHz)
  • CHRF (980 kHz)
  • CKLX-FM (91.9 MHz)

Organizations located in this division

  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Katimavik
  • League for Social Reconstruction
  • International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
  • Girls Action Foundation
  • Alternatives
  • Students' Society of McGill University
  • World Anti-Doping Agency
  • Action Against Hunger
  • Environmental Defence Canada
  • International Air Transport Association
  • Agence universitaire de la Francophonie
  • The Sisters of Charity of Montreal
  • End Poverty Now Society
  • Emergency Architects Foundation
  • Conservatoire de musique du Quebec a Montreal
  • Concordia Student Union
  • Apathy is Boring
  • Miss Earth Canada
  • Camp Massad

Buildings in this division

  • Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
  • Cranmer Court
  • Place Ville Marie
  • Ravenscrag
  • Dux de Lux
  • Windsor Station
  • Donegana's Hotel
  • Windsor Hotel
  • Montreal Masonic Memorial Temple
  • Saint Joseph's Oratory
  • New York Life Insurance Building
  • Lady Meredith House
  • The Empress Theatre
  • St Elmo Courts
  • 1250 Rene-Levesque
  • Maison Alcan
  • Tour de la Bourse
  • 1000 de la Gauchetiere
  • Peterborough Centre
  • Bonsecours Market

Noteworthy people related to Montréal

Birthplace of:
  • Roberto Luongo (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Leonard Cohen (Musical Artist)
  • Jack Layton (Politician)
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Politician)
  • Chris Benoit (Wrestler)
  • Mario Lemieux (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Martin Brodeur (Ice Hockey Player)
  • William Shatner
  • Chester Brown
  • Ian Stevenson
  • Eleanor Ruth Duckworth (Philosopher)
  • David Rakoff (Writer)
  • Maurice Richard (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Oscar Peterson (Musical Artist)
  • SeXXXy Eddy (Wrestler)
  • Mary Pierce (Tennis)
  • Dov Charney
  • Eugenie Bouchard (Tennis)
  • Georges-Phileas Vanier (Politician)
  • Maryse Ouellet (Wrestler)
Home town of:
  • Elladj Balde (Figure Skater)
  • Arash Usmanee (Boxer)
  • Katerine Savard (Swimmer)
  • Jeanne Le Ber
  • Louis Rubenstein (Figure Skater)
  • Jacques Le Ber
  • Manuel Batshaw
  • Hercules Kyvelos (Boxer)
  • Thomas S. Monahan
  • Arturo Miranda (Sportsman)
  • Ali Chebah (Boxer)
  • Nansy Damianova (Gymnast)
Death place of:
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Politician)
  • C. D. Howe (Politician)
  • Sir Arthur William Currie
  • the Lord Tweedsmuir (Politician)
  • Saint Catherine Tekakwitha (Saint)
  • The Venerable Servant of God Mother Rosalie Cadron-Jette (Saint)
  • Jeanne Mathilde Sauve (Politician)
  • Maurice Richard (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Ignace Bourget (Christian Leader)
  • Howie Morenz (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Newsy Lalonde (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Anna Leonowens
  • Jacques Desrosiers
  • Arthur Mignault
  • Charles Philippe Leblond (Scientist)
  • Tony Proudfoot (CFL Player)
  • Irving Layton (Writer)
  • Mordecai Richler
  • Doug Harvey (Ice Hockey Player)
  • William Dunlop (Politician)
Burial place of:
  • Sir Arthur William Currie
  • William Henry Drummond (Writer)
  • Jean-Jacques Lartigue (Christian Leader)
  • Prudent Beaudry
  • Abraham de Sola (Jewish Leader)
  • Jeanne Le Ber
  • Sheila Finestone (Politician)
  • John Francis Young
  • Cary Lawrence
  • Francis Alexander Caron Scrimger
  • Jacques Le Ber
  • William Hew Clark-Kennedy
  • Maurice Hartt (Politician)
  • Edward Stevenson Brown

TV stations located in Montréal

  • CFCF-DT (Digital: 12 VHF)
  • Teletoon
  • Télé-Québec
  • WFFF-TV (Digital: 43 UHF)
  • CJNT-DT (Digital: 49 UHF)
  • Reseau des sports
  • CKMI-DT (Digital: 15 UHF)
  • MeteoMedia
  • CBMT-DT (Digital: 21 UHF)
  • Ici RDI
  • CFHD-DT (Digital: 47 UHF)
  • WNMN (Digital: 40 UHF)
  • TVA Sports
  • MusiquePlus
  • Galaxie
  • Teletoon Retro
  • CFTU-DT (Digital: 29 UHF)
  • CBFT-DT (Digital: 19 UHF)
  • VRAK.TV
  • Avis de Recherche

Zoos in this division

  • Montreal Biodome
  • Montreal Botanical Garden
  • Montréal Insectarium

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 778,725
This division:

48.7%
Province:

56.4%
Male: 391,795
Here:

51.1%
Quebec:

58.0%
Female: 386,930
This division:

46.5%
Province:

54.8%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 820,115
Here:

51.3%
Province:

43.6%
Male: 374,945
Here:

48.9%
Quebec:

42.0%
Female: 445,170
Here:

53.5%
Province:

45.2%

This division - Married

Montréal - Not married

Montréal marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in Montréal

Households types in this division

Average family income in this division in 2005

This division families and households characteristics

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Albums recorded in Montréal

  • The Suburbs
  • Live 2012
  • F♯ A♯ ∞
  • Business Casual
  • Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
  • Simple Plan
  • Olympia
  • Out of Our Minds
  • Brilliant
  • Flourish // Perish
  • Captured
  • Native Speaker
  • De l'amour le mieux
  • Exit...Stage Left
  • Queen Rock Montreal
  • Geidi Primes
  • The Big Machine
  • Apologies to the Queen Mary
  • The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night
  • Double

Singles recorded in this division

  • Give Peace a Chance
  • Reflektor
  • Days of Wild
  • I Believe
  • Fast Train
  • Afterlife
  • Phoner to Arizona
  • Amour Programme
  • Heaven Coming Down
  • Walking Wounded
  • Temptation
  • Obsession
  • Gyroscope
  • Babylon

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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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