Rivière-des-Prairies

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 57,370 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.0% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 15.2% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 8.8% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 27.8% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 70.1% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 29.9% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 33.6% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 2.9% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

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


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 27.2% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 8,940, or 15.9% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 640, or 17.4% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,640, or 19.7% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 32.0% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 43.1% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 32.0% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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