South Shore

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 822,285 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.1% 

Seniors (65 and over): 14.4% 

People living alone: 11.2% 

Seniors living alone: 26.7% 

Families with children: 60.8% 

Single-parent families: 23.0% 

Immigrants: 11.3% 

New immigrants: 2.1% 

Visible minorities: 10.3%

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 19.6% 

Low-income individuals: 98,140, or 12.1% 

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 6,525, or 11.4% 

Low-income Seniors: 16,145, or 14.9% 

Renter households: 29.9% 

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 35.7%

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 36.1%

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

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