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DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 66,155 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 13.5% (15.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 15.2% (15.7% on the Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 21.1% (18.0% on the Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 40.6% (35.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 55.1% (62.8% on the Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 38.5% (32.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 22.5% (33.2% on the Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 8.0% (8.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 19.3% (30.3% on the Island of Montreal)


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 17.9% (18.9% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 15,970, or 24.7% (24.6% on the Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 1,230, or 29.8% (29.3% on the Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 1,930, or 21.7% (21.2% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 63.6% (60.7% on the Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 36.0% (40.5% on the Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 49.8% (44.1% on the Island of Montreal)

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

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