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DEMOGRAPHIC AND SOCIOCULTURAL DEMOGRAPHICS

Total population: 69,230 people

Youth (0 to 14 years): 14.1% (15.7% Island of Montreal)

Seniors (65 and over): 16.5% (16.7% Island of Montreal)

People living alone: 21.2% (18.1% Island of Montreal)

Seniors living alone: 41.6% (36.1% Island of Montreal)

Families with children: 54.7% (63% Island of Montreal)

Single-parent families: 34.7% (32.5% Island of Montreal)

Immigrants: 24.2% (34% Island of Montreal)

New immigrants: 7.3% (7.3% Island of Montreal)

Visible minorities: 20.8% (32.9% Island of Montreal)

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS AND LIVING CONDITIONS

People 15 and older without a diploma or degree (low education level): 13.8% (16.9% Island of Montreal)

Low-income individuals: 13,495, or 20% (21.3% Island of Montreal)

Children under 6 from a low-income family: 960, or 20.3% (22.8% Island of Montreal)

Low-income Seniors: 2,065, or 20.8% (21.2% Island of Montreal)

Renter households: 62.8% (60% Island of Montreal)

Renter households that dedicate 30% or more of income to housing: 34% (36.8% Island of Montreal)

People who have moved over the past 5 years: 49.5% (43.2% Island of Montreal)

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population