Brossard

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 79,270 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.4% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 15.9% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 10.0% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 21.5% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 61.7% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 24.2% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 36.6% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 5.4% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 38.3% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 15.2% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 9,995, or 12.7% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 775, or 15.7% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 1,410, or 11.5% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 22.5% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 41.1% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 39.4% (36.1% on the South Shore)

*Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census, National Household Survey

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