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Population in 2011: 551,902
Population in 2006: 525,376
Population in 2001: 509,955

2006 to 2011 population change
Here:

5.0%
Quebec:

4.7%
2001 to 2006 population change
This division:

3.0%
Province:

4.3%

Total private houses: 269,601
Private houses occupied by usual residents: 258,872
Land area (km2): 549.15

Population density per square kilometre
This division:

1,005.0
Nearby towns and cities:

5.8


Québec population and houses statistics

Age characteristics

Median age of the population
This division:

43.5
Quebec:

41.9
Percent of the population aged 15 and over
Here:

86.7%
Quebec:

84.1%

Age Characteristics

Age characteristics of this division

Marital Status

Married or living with a common-law partner
Total: 257,180
Here:

53.8%
Quebec:

56.4%
Male: 128,805
This division:

56.4%
Province:

58.0%
Female: 128,370
This division:

51.4%
Province:

54.8%
Not married and not living with a common-law partner
Total: 221,175
This division:

46.2%
Province:

43.6%
Male: 99,565
Here:

43.6%
Province:

42.0%
Female: 121,615
Here:

48.6%
Quebec:

45.2%

Québec - Married

This division - Not married

This division marital status details

Newspapers located in this division

  • Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (ISSN: 0226-9252)

Noteworthy people related to Québec

Noteworthy people born in Québec:
  • Stephane Dion (Politician)
  • Norm Macdonald (Comedian)
  • Nycole Turmel (Politician)
  • Mordecai Richler
  • Charles S. Drew
  • George Comer
  • Jan Wong
  • Daniel Lanois (Musical Artist)
  • Ralph M. Steinman (Scientist)
  • Gordon Korman (Writer)
  • Lorenzo Tartamella
  • Hugh Marsh (Musical Artist)
  • Seymour Schulich
  • Shawn Levy
  • Pascal Morency (Ice Hockey Player)
  • J.J.C. Bouchard
  • Francois Gendron (Politician)
  • Frederick Elliott Brown
  • Roger Doucet (Musical Artist)
  • Mylene Dinh-Robic
Death place of:
  • Guy Blaikie (Cricketer)
  • Philip Pearsall Carpenter
  • Francis Higginson Cabot
  • Bro. Marie-Victorin Kirouac, F.S.C.
  • Francine Lalonde (Politician)
  • William Wallace Cory
  • Honore Beaugrand (Politician)
  • Gerard Legare (Politician)
  • John Larkin Kerwin (Politician)
  • Lucien-Hubert Borne (Politician)
  • Maurice Allard (Politician)
  • Lucien Campeau
  • Aristide Rompre (Politician)
  • Jean-Paul St. Laurent (Politician)
  • Jean-Louis Frenette (Politician)
  • Joseph-Adeodat Blanchette (Politician)
  • Jean Baptiste Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes
  • Irving Banfield Corey
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier
Burial place of:
  • Father Nicolas Viel, O.M.R.

Albums recorded in Québec

  • Tonight
  • Izitso
  • Heaven's Venom
  • Retaliate

Citizenship and immigration

Total visible minority population
Total: 14,670
Here:

2.8%
Province:

8.8%
Male: 7,195
Here:

2.9%
Province:

8.8%
Female: 7,480
Here:

2.8%
Quebec:

8.8%
Aboriginal identity population
Total: 3,275
This division:

0.6%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 1,555
This division:

0.6%
Quebec:

1.5%
Female: 1,720
Here:

0.6%
Quebec:

1.4%

This division Minority Population Characteristics

Québec citizenship and immigration Details

Museums in this division

  • Royal 22 Regiment Regiment Museum

IUCN protected areas in Québec

  • Zec du Chapeau de Paille

Families and households characteristics

Families Types in this division

Households types in Québec

Average family income in Québec in 2005

Québec families and households characteristics

Language

Knowledge of official languages in this division

First official language spoken in Québec

Mother tongue

Language most often used at home

Other languages used at home

Language most often used at work

Language details for Québec

Universities located in this division

  • Cegep regional de Lanaudiere

Parks located in this division

  • Jarry Park

Mobility status in 2006

Québec - Place of residence in 2005

Québec - Place of residence in 2001

This division mobility details

Earning and income in 2005

Composition of total income in this division

Median earnings in 2005
Here:

27,394 CAD
Province:

25,464 CAD
Median income in 2005
This division:

26,621 CAD
Quebec:

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

18.3%
Province:

17.2%
Earnings and income details for Québec

Education

Education attainment in this division

Major field of study

Education in this division

Occupation and industry

Labour force activity in this division

Participation rate
This division:

65.8%
Quebec:

64.9%
Employment rate
Here:

62.6%
Province:

60.4%
Unemployment rate
Here:

4.9%
Quebec:

7.0%

Occupation

Industry

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Labour, occupation and industry details for Québec

Buildings located in Québec

  • Grande Allee Drill Hall, Voltigeurs de Quebec Armoury

Airlines located in Québec

  • Aeropro (ICAO: APO)

Stadiums in this division

  • PEPS

Companies in this division

  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • Cirque du Soleil Inc.
  • Cavalia Inc.
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • Warner Bros. Games Montreal

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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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