Profile ─ Laval 2018-19
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Laval

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 422,990 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 17.4% 

Seniors (65 and over): 17.2% 

People living alone: 10.2% 

Seniors living alone: 24.3% 

Families with children: 65.7% 

Single-parent families: 26.2% 

Immigrants: 28.5% 

New immigrants: 3.7% 

Visible minorities: 26.1%


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 19% 

Low-income individuals: 46,460, or 11.3% 

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 3,435, or 12.5% 

Low-income Seniors: 9,105, or 14.6% 

Renter households: 30.6% 

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 35.6%

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 32.2%

 

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