Saint-Amable

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 10,870 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 22.4% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 6.3% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 6.5% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 17.4% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 64.8% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 20.2% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 3.5% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.7% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 2.3% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 30.1% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,020, or 9.4% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 120, or 9.2% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 285, or 41.5% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 18.1% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 26.2% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 45.1% (36.1% on the South Shore)


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

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