Saint-Basile-le-Grand

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 16,735 people 

Youth (0 to 14 years): 22.1% (17.1% on the South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 9.1% (14.4% on the South Shore)

People living alone: 6.8% (11.2% on the South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 22.6% (26.7% on the South Shore)

Families with children: 65.9% (60.8% on the South Shore)

Single-parent families: 21.0% (23.0% on the South Shore)

Immigrants: 4.7% (11.3% on the South Shore)

New immigrants: 1.0% (2.1% on the South Shore)

Visible minorities: 3.0% (10.3% on the South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 15.1% (19.6% on the South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 1,155, or 6.9% (12.1% on the South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 65, or 4.4% (11.4% on the South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 150, or 10.1% (14.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households: 11.4% (29.9% on the South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 17.0% (35.7% on the South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 29.8% (36.1% on the South Shore)


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

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