Saint-Basile-le-Grand

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 17,060 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 21.4% (17.4% in South Shore)

Seniors (65 and over): 11.8% (17.1%in South Shore)

People living alone: 7.7% (11.8% in South Shore)

Seniors living alone: 22.8% (26.7% in South Shore)

Families with children: 64.9% (60.2%in South Shore)

Single-parent families: 22.5% (28% in South Shore)

Immigrants: 6,9% (13.2% in South Shore)

New immigrants: 0.92% (2.2% in South Shore)

Visible minorities: 3.4% (13.2% in South Shore)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 12.5% (18% in South Shore)

Low-income individuals: 805, or 4,7% (10,3% in South Shore)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 20, or 1.7% (10.2% in South Shore)

Low-income Seniors: 165, or 8.8 % (14% in South Shore)

Renter households: 12.4% (30.4% in South Shore)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 24.1% (32.7% in South Shore)

People who have moved over the past 5 years:  27.9% (34.4% in South Shore)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population