Centre-Sud

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 31,000 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 8.7% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 11.1% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 32.0% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 56.7% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 46.7% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 49.2% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 21.1% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 7.2% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 21.3% (30.3% on the Island of Montreal)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 17.9% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 10,210, or 33.9% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 510, or 42.5% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,070, or 36.5% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 79.9% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 42.2% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 58.2% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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