Profile ─ Laval 2014
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Laval

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 401,555 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.3% 

Seniors (65 and over): 15.6% 

People living alone: 10.2% 

Seniors living alone: 25.2% 

Families with children: 64.6% 

Single-parent families: 25.9% 

Immigrants: 24.6% 

New immigrants: 3.4% 

Visible minorities: 20.7%


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 20.5% 

Low-income individuals: 50,450, or 12.8% 

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 4,245, or 15.3% 

Low-income Seniors: 8,575, or 15.4% 

Renter households: 30.7% 

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 36.6%

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 35.0%

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

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