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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 7,546,131   7,546,131
Population in 2001 1 7,237,479   7,237,479
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 4.3   4.3
Total private dwellings 2 3,452,300   3,452,300
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 3,188,713   3,188,713
Population density per square kilometre 5.6   5.6
Land area (square km) 1,356,366.78   1,356,366.78
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440   7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440
0 to 4 years 375,270 191,565 183,710   375,270 191,565 183,710
5 to 9 years 398,980 203,985 195,000   398,980 203,985 195,000
10 to 14 years 478,255 243,595 234,655   478,255 243,595 234,655
15 to 19 years 475,005 242,185 232,820   475,005 242,185 232,820
20 to 24 years 472,170 238,440 233,730   472,170 238,440 233,730
25 to 29 years 492,870 245,335 247,540   492,870 245,335 247,540
30 to 34 years 467,325 232,800 234,525   467,325 232,800 234,525
35 to 39 years 502,300 250,340 251,960   502,300 250,340 251,960
40 to 44 years 619,120 308,570 310,550   619,120 308,570 310,550
45 to 49 years 644,040 318,145 325,895   644,040 318,145 325,895
50 to 54 years 588,085 289,780 298,300   588,085 289,780 298,300
55 to 59 years 524,350 257,790 266,560   524,350 257,790 266,560
60 to 64 years 428,070 208,805 219,270   428,070 208,805 219,270
65 to 69 years 315,560 150,165 165,395   315,560 150,165 165,395
70 to 74 years 268,145 121,940 146,205   268,145 121,940 146,205
75 to 79 years 220,530 92,485 128,045   220,530 92,485 128,045
80 to 84 years 156,775 58,075 98,695   156,775 58,075 98,695
85 years and over 119,285 33,695 85,585   119,285 33,695 85,585
Median age of the population 5 41.0 39.9 41.9   41.0 39.9 41.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.4 82.7 84.1   83.4 82.7 84.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Not in a common-law relationship 5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370   5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370
In a common-law relationship 1,221,855 613,155 608,700   1,221,855 613,155 608,700
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Never legally married (single) 8 2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245   2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515   2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515
Separated, but still legally married 10 132,285 60,240 72,045   132,285 60,240 72,045
Divorced 11 667,400 300,510 366,895   667,400 300,510 366,895
Widowed 12 410,750 81,375 329,375   410,750 81,375 329,375
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,189,345   3,189,345
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 45.7   45.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.9   4.9
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.4   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.0   8.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 32.8   32.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.1   5.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.2   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,917,735   1,917,735
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,267,945   1,267,945
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,340,830   2,340,830
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 848,515   848,515
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   7.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.8   5.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   1.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 182,399   182,399
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,121,610   2,121,610
Number of married-couple families 22 1,156,930   1,156,930
Number of common-law-couple families 23 611,850   611,850
Number of lone-parent families 352,825   352,825
Number of female lone-parent families 274,885   274,885
Number of male lone-parent families 77,935   77,935
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 58,678   58,678
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,327   63,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 65,132   65,132
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,195   37,195
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,689   34,689
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,362   47,362
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,719   50,719
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,307   54,307
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,734   55,734
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,120   35,120
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,254   33,254
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,758   41,758
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,189,345   3,189,345
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 818,445   818,445
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 916,525   916,525
One-person households 980,340   980,340
Other household types 28 474,030   474,030
Average household size 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,419   46,419
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 76,339   76,339
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,438   55,438
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,598   23,598
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,760   41,760
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,447   40,447
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 65,160   65,160
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 47,684   47,684
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,413   21,413
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,510   38,510
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 566   566
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 717   717
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 575,555 282,845 292,710   575,555 282,845 292,710
French only 5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990   5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990
English and French 43,335 21,135 22,200   43,335 21,135 22,200
Other language(s) 33 939,350 466,330 473,020   939,350 466,330 473,020
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 336,785 164,435 172,350   336,785 164,435 172,350
French only 4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340   4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340
English and French 3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645   3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645
Neither English nor French 70,375 27,785 42,590   70,375 27,785 42,590
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
English 744,430 365,970 378,465   744,430 365,970 378,465
French 6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785   6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785
Non-official language 518,320 252,850 265,470   518,320 252,850 265,470
English and French 52,325 25,465 26,865   52,325 25,465 26,865
English and non-official language 26,560 12,825 13,740   26,560 12,825 13,740
French and non-official language 54,490 26,740 27,750   54,490 26,740 27,750
English, French and non-official language 12,035 6,185 5,855   12,035 6,185 5,855
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925   7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925
Non-immigrants 37 6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785   6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785
Immigrants 38 851,555 417,920 433,635   851,555 417,920 433,635
Before 1991 438,940 217,040 221,900   438,940 217,040 221,900
1991 to 2000 218,715 105,540 113,175   218,715 105,540 113,175
2001 to 2006 39 193,905 95,340 98,560   193,905 95,340 98,560
Non-permanent residents 40 48,915 25,410 23,500   48,915 25,410 23,500
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
Canadian citizens 7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480   7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,499,220 766,560 732,655   1,499,220 766,560 732,655
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820   5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820
Not Canadian citizens 42 280,390 136,945 143,445   280,390 136,945 143,445
Table: Generation status
Generation status Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
1st generation 44 840,970 415,500 425,465   840,970 415,500 425,465
2nd generation 45 403,405 198,475 204,930   403,405 198,475 204,930
3rd generation or more 46 4,940,110 2,393,855 2,546,260   4,940,110 2,393,855 2,546,260
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760   7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 6,450,410 3,161,110 3,289,295   6,450,410 3,161,110 3,289,295
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 524,270 257,535 266,735   524,270 257,535 266,735
Lived within the same province or territory 1 year ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 312,140 152,355 159,785   312,140 152,355 159,785
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 23,080 11,665 11,415   23,080 11,665 11,415
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 48,360 23,840 24,525   48,360 23,840 24,525
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450   7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,368,530 2,138,945 2,229,585   4,368,530 2,138,945 2,229,585
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses within the same census subdivision (municipality) 1,452,230 707,125 745,105   1,452,230 707,125 745,105
Lived within the same province or territory 5 years ago, but changed addresses from another census subdivision (municipality) within the same province or territory 969,300 472,940 496,360   969,300 472,940 496,360
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 73,555 36,785 36,770   73,555 36,785 36,770
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 196,260 98,630 97,630   196,260 98,630 97,630
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Aboriginal identity population 50 108,425 53,525 54,905   108,425 53,525 54,905
Non-Aboriginal identity population 7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020   7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,547,875 750,215 797,660   1,547,875 750,215 797,660
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,377,585 625,295 752,290   1,377,585 625,295 752,290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 945,965 571,855 374,115   945,965 571,855 374,115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 992,365 437,890 554,475   992,365 437,890 554,475
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 301,140 123,700 177,440   301,140 123,700 177,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,019,550 498,880 520,680   1,019,550 498,880 520,680
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 944,770 480,525 464,245   944,770 480,525 464,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 347,860 193,810 154,050   347,860 193,810 154,050
High school certificate or equivalent 55 271,780 137,325 134,455   271,780 137,325 134,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 84,495 51,075 33,415   84,495 51,075 33,415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 168,685 71,235 97,455   168,685 71,235 97,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 19,290 7,825 11,465   19,290 7,825 11,465
University certificate, diploma or degree 52,660 19,255 33,400   52,660 19,255 33,400
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 955,545 475,005 480,540   955,545 475,005 480,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 113,280 67,330 45,945   113,280 67,330 45,945
High school certificate or equivalent 58 151,140 81,910 69,225   151,140 81,910 69,225
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 179,115 104,245 74,865   179,115 104,245 74,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 205,210 93,560 111,645   205,210 93,560 111,645
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 44,125 18,715 25,410   44,125 18,715 25,410
University certificate, diploma or degree 262,685 109,235 153,445   262,685 109,235 153,445
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000   3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 611,840 305,290 306,550   611,840 305,290 306,550
High school certificate or equivalent 61 743,790 329,075 414,720   743,790 329,075 414,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 586,215 349,950 236,265   586,215 349,950 236,265
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 537,325 239,090 298,235   537,325 239,090 298,235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 186,105 77,785 108,325   186,105 77,785 108,325
University certificate, diploma or degree 617,990 317,085 300,905   617,990 317,085 300,905
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Education 253,465 60,615 192,850   253,465 60,615 192,850
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 135,195 61,265 73,930   135,195 61,265 73,930
Humanities 195,940 78,420 117,520   195,940 78,420 117,520
Social and behavioural sciences and law 296,070 104,205 191,865   296,070 104,205 191,865
Business, management and public administration 744,150 266,295 477,860   744,150 266,295 477,860
Physical and life sciences and technologies 111,905 61,635 50,265   111,905 61,635 50,265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 142,565 94,065 48,500   142,565 94,065 48,500
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 721,800 669,985 51,815   721,800 669,985 51,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 73,760 52,590 21,170   73,760 52,590 21,170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 364,510 76,110 288,405   364,510 76,110 288,405
Personal, protective and transportation services 218,580 106,760 111,820   218,580 106,760 111,820
Other 64 1,080 375 700   1,080 375 700
Table: Location of study
Location of study Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705   3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705
Inside Canada 2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370   2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370
Outside Canada 282,540 152,195 130,340   282,540 152,195 130,340
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
In the labour force 67 4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160   4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160
Employed 68 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Unemployed 69 279,695 156,855 122,840   279,695 156,855 122,840
Not in the labour force 70 2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500   2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500
Participation rate 71 64.9 70.6 59.5   64.9 70.6 59.5
Employment rate 72 60.4 65.4 55.7   60.4 65.4 55.7
Unemployment rate 73 7.0 7.4 6.5   7.0 7.4 6.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400
A Management occupations 75 353,065 229,145 123,915   353,065 229,145 123,915
B Business, finance and administration occupations 715,465 211,345 504,125   715,465 211,345 504,125
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 255,930 198,940 56,990   255,930 198,940 56,990
D Health occupations 236,205 49,660 186,550   236,205 49,660 186,550
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 357,915 109,150 248,770   357,915 109,150 248,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 126,355 57,915 68,440   126,355 57,915 68,440
G Sales and service occupations 940,290 424,805 515,485   940,290 424,805 515,485
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 581,045 540,255 40,795   581,045 540,255 40,795
I Occupations unique to primary industry 101,365 81,280 20,090   101,365 81,280 20,090
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 262,030 177,795 84,240   262,030 177,795 84,240
Table: Industry
Industry Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 145,985 108,940 37,045   145,985 108,940 37,045
Construction 205,665 182,110 23,550   205,665 182,110 23,550
Manufacturing 573,550 404,135 169,410   573,550 404,135 169,410
Wholesale trade 173,190 115,020 58,175   173,190 115,020 58,175
Retail trade 472,030 218,795 253,240   472,030 218,795 253,240
Finance and real estate 211,230 85,495 125,730   211,230 85,495 125,730
Health care and social services 441,705 90,755 350,950   441,705 90,755 350,950
Educational services 270,895 91,725 179,170   270,895 91,725 179,170
Business services 673,565 419,925 253,640   673,565 419,925 253,640
Other services 761,855 363,375 398,475   761,855 363,375 398,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575   5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480   5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415   2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,151,790 474,105 677,685   1,151,790 474,105 677,685
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590   4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590
English 531,935 285,910 246,030   531,935 285,910 246,030
French 3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285   3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285
Non-official language 32,725 16,555 16,170   32,725 16,555 16,170
English and French 185,660 99,010 86,650   185,660 99,010 86,650
English and non-official language 4,935 2,715 2,220   4,935 2,715 2,220
French and non-official language 4,555 2,290 2,265   4,555 2,290 2,265
English, French and non-official language 8,860 4,885 3,980   8,860 4,885 3,980
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Worked at home 249,750 127,835 121,910   249,750 127,835 121,910
Worked outside Canada 11,500 8,270 3,230   11,500 8,270 3,230
No fixed workplace address 300,445 230,700 69,745   300,445 230,700 69,745
Worked at usual place 3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430   3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,717,370 820,230 897,135   1,717,370 820,230 897,135
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 469,675 237,180 232,495   469,675 237,180 232,495
Worked in a different census division (county) 920,255 508,140 412,115   920,255 508,140 412,115
Worked in a different province 66,510 34,830 31,680   66,510 34,830 31,680
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 83 3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175   3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175
Car, truck, van, as driver 2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595   2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595
Car, truck, van, as passenger 192,310 74,565 117,750   192,310 74,565 117,750
Public transit 445,250 183,780 261,475   445,250 183,780 261,475
Walked or bicycled 278,975 136,360 142,610   278,975 136,360 142,610
All other modes 32,275 18,525 13,750   32,275 18,525 13,750
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925   7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925
Total visible minority population 85 654,355 320,875 333,475   654,355 320,875 333,475
Chinese 79,825 36,385 43,440   79,825 36,385 43,440
South Asian 86 72,850 37,910 34,935   72,850 37,910 34,935
Black 188,070 89,385 98,685   188,070 89,385 98,685
Filipino 24,200 9,170 15,030   24,200 9,170 15,030
Latin American 89,510 44,000 45,510   89,510 44,000 45,510
Southeast Asian 87 50,460 24,595 25,865   50,460 24,595 25,865
Arab 109,020 59,410 49,605   109,020 59,410 49,605
West Asian 88 16,120 8,645 7,470   16,120 8,645 7,470
Korean 5,310 2,540 2,770   5,310 2,540 2,770
Japanese 3,535 1,355 2,180   3,535 1,355 2,180
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 4,155 1,920 2,235   4,155 1,920 2,235
Multiple visible minority 90 11,310 5,565 5,745   11,310 5,565 5,745
Not a visible minority 91 6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450   6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885   4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 25,464 30,197 20,925   25,464 30,197 20,925
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160   2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,722 42,021 32,849   37,722 42,021 32,849
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Quebec   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265   5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,430 30,074 19,828   24,430 30,074 19,828
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,471 26,302 18,951   22,471 26,302 18,951
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 73.2 76.7 68.1   73.2 76.7 68.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.9 9.9 19.7   13.9 9.9 19.7
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 13.4 12.2   12.9 13.4 12.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790   7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 17.2 15.6 18.7   17.2 15.6 18.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 12.5 11.7 13.3   12.5 11.7 13.3
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.6 17.5 17.6   17.6 17.5 17.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.5 12.4 12.6   12.5 12.4 12.6

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Quebec (Code24) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 18, 2018).

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