Montreal Island

DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 1,942,045 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 15.7% 

Seniors (65 and over): 16.7% 

People living alone: 18.1% 

Seniors living alone: 36.1% 

Families with children: 63% 

Single-parent families: 32.5% 

Immigrants: 34% 

New immigrants: 7.3% 

Visible minorities: 32.9%


SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 16.9% 

Low-income individuals: 403,860, or 21.3% 

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 29,785, or 22.8% 

Low-income Seniors: 61,190, or 21.2% 

Renter households: 60% 

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 36.8%

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 43.2%

 

*Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population