Saint-Laurent

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 98,830 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 20% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 16% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 10.8% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 28.1% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 71.3% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 25.7% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 53.6% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 12% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 53.4% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 16.5% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 21,240, or 21.8% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 2,035, or 24.2% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 3,185, or 21.9% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 51% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 38% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 42.6% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population