Montreal Island

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 1,886,485 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.2% 

Seniors (65 and over): 15.7% 

People living alone: 18.0% 

Seniors living alone: 35.8% 

Families with children: 62.8% 

Single-parent families: 32.9% 

Immigrants: 33.2% 

New immigrants: 8.3% 

Visible minorities: 30.3%


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 18.9% 

Low-income individuals: 453,845, or 24.6% 

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 36,915, or 29.3% 

Low-income Seniors: 36,135, or 21.2% 

Renter households: 60.7% 

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 40.5%

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 44.1%

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

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