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Population in 2011: 1,649,519
Population in 2006: 1,620,693
Population in 2001: 1,583,590

2006 to 2011 population change
This city:

1.8%
Quebec:

4.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This city:

2.3%
Quebec:

4.3%

Total private dwellings: 813,819
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 759,946
Land area (km2): 365.13

Population density per square kilometre
This city:

4,517.6
Nearby towns and cities:

738.0


This city population and dwellings statistics

Other nearby cities

Shoping malls located in Montréal

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

Magazines in this city

  • 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)

Institutes in this city

  • Montreal Economic Institute

Race courses located in this city

  • 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 Nationals (NFL)
  • Montreal Royals (NFL)
  • Montreal Hornets (NFL)
  • Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers (NFL)
  • Montreal Cubs (NFL)
  • Montreal Matrix
  • Orioles de Montreal (Baseball)
  • Montreal Roadrunners (Roller hockey)
  • Montreal Rocket (Hockey)
  • Montreal Royales (Baseball)

Zoos in this city

  • Montreal Biodome
  • Montreal Botanical Garden
  • Montréal Insectarium

Venues located in this city

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

Companies located in this city

  • Hydro-Quebec
  • Ad Opt
  • Molson-Coors Canada
  • Enerkem
  • Osisko Mining Corporation
  • SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
  • Cogeco Inc.
  • MTY Food Group Inc.
  • Ogilvy
  • Robotics Design Inc.
  • TransForce Inc.
  • Loto-Quebec
  • Four Green Steps
  • Toon Boom Animation Inc.
  • Metro Inc.
  • Orex Exploration Inc.
  • World Color Press Inc.
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Aldo Group

Hotels located in Montréal

  • Queen Elizabeth Hotel

Education

Education attainment in this city

Major field of study

Education in Montréal

Stadiums 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
  • Winter Stadium
  • Riverside Park, Montreal
  • Saputo Stadium

Record labels in this city

  • D-Noy Muzik
  • Cargo Records
  • Alien8 Recordings
  • Bully Records
  • Equator Records
  • Constellation Records
  • Aquarius Records
  • Promot'Elle
  • Oliver Sudden Productions
  • Psyche Industry Records
  • Og Music
  • Ora Recordings
  • New Romance for Kids
  • Walnut + locust
  • Arbutus Records
  • Union Label Group
  • High Life Music
  • Evoke Records
  • Secret City Records
  • Grenadine Records

Music festivals in this city

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

Albums recorded in this city

  • The Suburbs
  • Live 2012
  • He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms…
  • At Mount Zoomer
  • The North
  • Y'Anbessaw Tezeta
  • Emerson, Lake and Palmer in Concert
  • Virgins
  • F♯ A♯ ∞
  • Business Casual
  • You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
  • Promises
  • The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse
  • Triptych
  • Lullabies for the Dormant Mind
  • Obscura
  • Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
  • Transmission
  • Gig
  • Kollaps Tradixionales

Singles recorded in this city

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

Bridges located in this city

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

Dams located in this city

  • Rivière des Prairies generating station

Mountains located in this city

  • Mount Royal
  • Mont Saint-Bruno

Radio stations in Montréal

  • CKGM (690 kHz)
  • CKAC (730 kHz)
  • CINF (690 kHz)
  • CJRS (1650 kHz)
  • CINW (940 kHz)
  • CJWI (1410 kHz)
  • 850 AM Montreal (850 kHz)
  • CKOI-FM (96.9 MHz)
  • 940 AM Montreal (940 kHz)
  • 600 AM Montreal (600 kHz)
  • CISM-FM (89.3 MHz)
  • CBF-FM (95.1 MHz)
  • CINQ-FM (102.3 MHz)
  • CJAD (800 kHz)
  • CJLO
  • CKUT-FM (90.3 MHz)
  • CKIN-FM (106.3 MHz)
  • CHOM-FM (97.7 MHz)
  • CKMF-FM (94.3 MHz)
  • CITE-FM (107.3 MHz)

Airlines in Montréal

  • Air Canada (IATA: AC, ICAO: ACA)
  • Canada (IATA: 2T, ICAO: CMM)
  • 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)
  • Air Transat (IATA: TS, ICAO: TSC)

Theatres in Montréal

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

Lighthouses located in this city

  • Windmill Point Light

Military structures in Montréal

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

Amusement parks in Montréal

  • La Ronde

Parks located in Montréal

  • Dorchester Square
  • Rapides du Cheval Blanc
  • Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Parc Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier
  • Place Jean-Paul Riopelle
  • Bois-de-l'Ile-Bizard Nature Park
  • Pointe-aux-Prairies Nature Park
  • Vauquelin Square
  • Saint Louis Square
  • Cabot Square
  • Norman Bethune Square
  • Cap-Saint-Jacques
  • Sir George-Etienne Cartier Square
  • Promenade Bellerive
  • Maisonneuve Park
  • Chaboillez Square
  • Oxford Park
  • Place d'Armes
  • Des Rapides Park
  • La Fontaine Park
  • Rene Levesque Park

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This city:

38.6
Province:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
This city:

85.0%
Quebec:

84.1%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this city

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 414,830
Here:

26.0%
Quebec:

8.8%
Male: 203,530
Here:

26.4%
Quebec:

8.8%
Female: 211,290
Here:

25.6%
Province:

8.8%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 7,600
Here:

0.5%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 3,420
Here:

0.4%
Province:

1.5%
Female: 4,175
Here:

0.5%
Province:

1.4%

Montréal Minority Population Characteristics

Montréal citizenship and immigration Details

Buildings located in this city

  • Montreal City Hall
  • Bishop Court Apartments
  • La Tour CIBC
  • Armoury of the Black Watch of Canada
  • Aldred Building
  • McIntyre Medical Sciences Building
  • Palais de justice
  • Complexe Desjardins
  • Maison Radio-Canada
  • Bagg Street Shul
  • Church of the Madonna della Difesa
  • Dominion Square Building
  • Sun Life Building
  • Place Bonaventure
  • Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral
  • George Stephen House
  • Jean-Talon Station
  • Le V
  • Maison Cartier
  • Olympic Village

Newspapers in this city

  • The Gazette (ISSN: 0384-1294)
  • Phoenici (فينيسيا)
  • The Sunday Express
  • Hour
  • Les Presses Chinoises
  • 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

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 664,755
Here:

47.4%
Quebec:

56.4%
Male: 334,955
Here:

49.7%
Province:

58.0%
Female: 329,795
Here:

45.3%
Quebec:

54.8%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 736,790
This city:

52.6%
Province:

43.6%
Male: 338,900
Here:

50.3%
Province:

42.0%
Female: 397,890
Here:

54.7%
Province:

45.2%

This city - Married

Montréal - Not married

This city marital status details

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this city

Households types in this city

Average family income in this city in 2005

This city families and households characteristics

Museums located 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
  • Gallery X
  • Art Mur
  • The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site
  • Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
  • Griffintown Horse Palace
  • Montreal Science Centre
  • Just for Laughs Museum

Organizations located in this city

  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
  • Federation CJA
  • Canadian Council for Refugees
  • Katimavik
  • League for Social Reconstruction
  • Pointe-Claire Yacht Club
  • Bar of Quebec
  • Richard J. Schmeelk Canada Fellowship
  • International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
  • Girls Action Foundation
  • Royal Montreal Golf Club
  • Canadian Sleep Society
  • Centre for Research on Globalization / Centre de recherche sur la mondialisation
  • World Federation of Hemophilia
  • The SWAP Team
  • Les Intellectuels pour la souverainete
  • Alternatives
  • Students' Society of McGill University
  • DisAbled Women's Network Canada

TV stations located in this city

  • CFCF-DT (Digital: 12 VHF)
  • Teletoon
  • Ici Explora
  • Ici ARTV
  • Disney Junior
  • CFTM-DT (Digital: 10 VHF)
  • Series+
  • Télé-Québec
  • Super Ecran
  • WFFF-TV (Digital: 43 UHF)
  • CJNT-DT (Digital: 49 UHF)
  • Historia
  • TV5 Quebec Canada
  • addikTV
  • MusiMax
  • Canal D/Investigation
  • Concert TV
  • Yoopa
  • Casa
  • Reseau des sports

Language

Knowledge of official languages in Montréal

First official language spoken in this city

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Montréal

Notable people related to this city

Birthplace of:
  • Aleksandra Wozniak (Tennis)
  • mile Bouchard (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Edgar Bronfman
  • Norma Shearer
  • Naomi Klein (Writer)
  • Joannie Rochette (Figure Skater)
  • Steven Pinker (Scientist)
  • Roberto Luongo (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Jos LeDuc (Wrestler)
  • Eric Gagne (MLB Player)
  • Sebastien Lareau (Tennis)
  • Jacques Desrosiers
  • Jason Reitman
  • Luc Robitaille (Ice Hockey Player)
  • David Lee Emerson (Politician)
  • Rachelle Lefevre
  • Phil Fish
  • Greg Rusedski (Tennis)
  • Jill Greenberg (Artist)
  • Leonard Cohen (Musical Artist)
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:
  • Alexander Henry 'The Elder
  • Mary Rose-Anna Bolduc
  • Pierre Elliott Trudeau (Politician)
  • David Feuerwerker
  • Sir William Ralph Meredith (Politician)
  • Bl. Emilie Tavernier Gamelin (Saint)
  • Norman McLaren
  • Sir Vincent Meredith, 1st Bt. (Politician)
  • F.E. Meredith
  • Sprague Cleghorn (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Joe Malone (Ice Hockey Player)
  • Lhasa de Sela (Musical Artist)
  • Don Drysdale (MLB Player)
  • Louis Dudek (Writer)
  • Simon McTavish
  • Robert Bourassa (Politician)
  • Sir Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine (Politician)
  • Charles Avery Dunning (Politician)
  • Margaret Rose Robertson Watt
  • A. M. Klein (Writer)
Resting 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

Airports in this city

  • 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

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this city

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

23,682 CAD
Province:

25,464 CAD
Median income in 2005
Here:

21,459 CAD
Quebec:

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

31.2%
Quebec:

17.2%
Earnings and income details for Montréal

Ports in Montréal

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

Publishers located in Montréal

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

Schools located in this city

  • 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

Prisons in this city

  • Pied-du-Courant Prison
  • Bordeaux Prison

Mobility status in 2006

This city - Place of residence in 2005

Montréal - Place of residence in 2001

Montréal mobility details

Universities located in Montréal

  • McGill University
  • Concordia University
  • Universite de Montreal
  • Ecole de technologie superieure
  • LaSalle College
  • HEC Montreal
  • College Sainte-Marie de Montreal
  • Ecole de musique Vincent-d'Indy
  • Sir George Williams University
  • McGill University Faculty of Law
  • Universite du Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue
  • Cegep Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • John Molson School of Business
  • Cegep de Saint-Laurent
  • Lower Canada College
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique - Universite du Quebec
  • Ecole nationale de theatre du Canada
  • College Bois-de-Boulogne
  • Cegep du Vieux Montreal
  • Universite du Quebec a Montreal

Ski areas located in Montréal

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

Federal Corporations In This City

  • STRATEM INC. (1155 RENE LEVESQUE OUEST, SUITE 2810, Directors: EDOUARD PREFONTAINE)
  • 7007787 CANADA INC. (5540, NOTRE-DAME-DE-GRACE AVE., Directors: CAROL ARONOFF)
  • TENUE DE LIVRES P.L.P.B. LTEE (8602 DE GROSBOIS, Directors: PIERRE LACHAINE)
  • ROTHENBERG & ROTHENBERG ANNUITIES LTD. (4420 ST-CATHERINE WEST, Directors: HELEN CORRIGAN, JACK ROTHENBERG)
  • DADDY MOJO STRING INSTRUMENTS INC. (6250 HUTCHINSON, #300, Directors: LENNY PIROTH-ROBERT)
  • ELANSTYL DIFFUSION LTEE (555 CHABANEL O. # 701, Directors: JUDA AZOULAY)
  • DANANSON INVESTMENTS INC. (1310 REDPATH CRESCENT, Directors: H. LINDY)
  • CONWORLD HOLDINGS INC (6800 des Grandes-Prairies Blvd., Directors: STANLEY CONS)
  • LE CRYSTAL DE LA MONTAGNE INC. (1233 RUE DE LA MONTAGNE, BUREAU 301, Directors: JAMES ESSARIS, PIERRE PARENT)
  • 7016654 CANADA INC. (5-7782 Champagneur, Directors: BALJIT SINGH)
  • C.NOUS! INC. (5519 CLANRANALD, Directors: FRANCK NAWAWI)
  • 4329422 CANADA INC. (9265 LOUIS DESSAULES, Directors: ANTOINE MAALOUF)
  • BIJOUTERIE ADNAN A.D.I. INC. (4960 DE SOREL, Directors: ADNAN IGDEBELI)
  • l' Association canadienne de cytométrie (4200 BOURRET, APP 403, Directors: DANIÈLE GAGNÉ, LAURENCE LEJEUNE, MARCEL DESROSIERS, MARIE-HÉLÈNE LACOMBE, RIC MASSICOTE, SYLVAIN GIMMING)
  • TRANSCAD DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INC. (2100 ALICE NOLIN, SUITE 401, Directors: AKRAM-ANTONIO SALEH)

Casinos in this city

  • Casino de Montreal

Cemeteries in Montréal

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

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in Montréal

Participation rate
This city:

63.5%
Province:

64.9%
Employment rate
This city:

57.7%
Quebec:

60.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

9.2%
Province:

7.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Montréal

Churches in this city

  • 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

Colleges located in Montréal

  • College Andre-Grasset

Government agencies located in this city

  • Office québécois de la langue française

IUCN protected areas in Montréal

  • Mont-Saint-Bruno National Park

Lakes located in Montréal

  • Lake of Two Mountains

Libraries in Montréal

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

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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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