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DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 43,410 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 13.8% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 21.5% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 21% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 39.5% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 59.1% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 34.8% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 27.9% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 6.5% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 26.9% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 19.7% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 7,680, or 18.4% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 585, or 21.5% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,570, or 19.9% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 65.1% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 30.4% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 41.3% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population