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2006 Community Profiles

Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 7,546,131   31,612,897
Population in 2001 1 7,237,479   30,007,094
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 4.3   5.4
Total private dwellings 2 3,452,300   13,576,855
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 3,188,713   12,435,520
Population density per square kilometre 5.6   3.5
Land area (square km) 1,356,366.78   9,017,698.92
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440   31,612,895 15,475,970 16,136,930
0 to 4 years 375,270 191,565 183,710   1,690,540 864,600 825,940
5 to 9 years 398,980 203,985 195,000   1,809,370 926,860 882,515
10 to 14 years 478,255 243,595 234,655   2,079,925 1,065,865 1,014,065
15 to 19 years 475,005 242,185 232,820   2,140,490 1,095,285 1,045,210
20 to 24 years 472,170 238,440 233,730   2,080,385 1,047,950 1,032,435
25 to 29 years 492,870 245,335 247,540   1,985,580 975,945 1,009,640
30 to 34 years 467,325 232,800 234,525   2,020,230 987,715 1,032,515
35 to 39 years 502,300 250,340 251,960   2,208,270 1,083,500 1,124,775
40 to 44 years 619,120 308,570 310,550   2,610,455 1,285,530 1,324,925
45 to 49 years 644,040 318,145 325,895   2,620,595 1,290,130 1,330,470
50 to 54 years 588,085 289,780 298,300   2,357,305 1,158,970 1,198,335
55 to 59 years 524,350 257,790 266,560   2,084,620 1,026,390 1,058,225
60 to 64 years 428,070 208,805 219,270   1,589,865 780,135 809,730
65 to 69 years 315,560 150,165 165,395   1,234,575 593,805 640,770
70 to 74 years 268,145 121,940 146,205   1,053,785 493,465 560,325
75 to 79 years 220,530 92,485 128,045   879,580 386,485 493,095
80 to 84 years 156,775 58,075 98,695   646,705 251,420 395,285
85 years and over 119,285 33,695 85,585   520,605 161,920 358,680
Median age of the population 5 41.0 39.9 41.9   39.5 38.6 40.4
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.4 82.7 84.1   82.3 81.5 83.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Not in a common-law relationship 5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370   23,301,420 11,248,590 12,052,835
In a common-law relationship 1,221,855 613,155 608,700   2,731,635 1,370,060 1,361,575
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070   26,033,060 12,618,645 13,414,410
Never legally married (single) 8 2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245   9,087,030 4,822,330 4,264,700
Legally married (and not separated) 9 2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515   12,470,400 6,235,735 6,234,665
Separated, but still legally married 10 132,285 60,240 72,045   775,425 343,600 431,825
Divorced 11 667,400 300,510 366,895   2,087,385 905,790 1,181,595
Widowed 12 410,750 81,375 329,375   1,612,820 311,190 1,301,630
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 3,189,345   12,437,470
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 45.7   55.3
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 4.9   4.8
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.4   5.6
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 8.0   5.3
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 32.8   18.4
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.1   8.9
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.2   1.6
Number of owned dwellings 16 1,917,735   8,509,780
Number of rented dwellings 17 1,267,945   3,878,500
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 2,340,830   8,610,600
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 848,515   3,826,870
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   7.5
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.8   6.4
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.0   1.5
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 182,399   263,369
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 2,121,610   8,896,840
Number of married-couple families 22 1,156,930   6,105,910
Number of common-law-couple families 23 611,850   1,376,870
Number of lone-parent families 352,825   1,414,065
Number of female lone-parent families 274,885   1,132,290
Number of male lone-parent families 77,935   281,775
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.0   3.1
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.8
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 58,678   63,866
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,327   71,665
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 65,132   63,811
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 37,195   36,465
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,689   34,350
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 47,362   47,153
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 50,719   55,111
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,307   61,221
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 55,734   54,815
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,120   34,205
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,254   32,609
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 41,758   41,661
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 3,189,345   12,437,470
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 818,445   3,543,605
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 916,525   3,601,315
One-person households 980,340   3,327,050
Other household types 28 474,030   1,965,495
Average household size 2.3   2.5
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 46,419   53,634
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 76,339   82,156
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 55,438   62,503
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 23,598   26,720
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 41,760   46,347
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 40,447   46,584
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 65,160   69,711
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 47,684   53,667
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 21,413   23,888
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,510   42,053
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 566   671
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 717   839
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 575,555 282,845 292,710   17,882,780 8,833,105 9,049,665
French only 5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990   6,817,650 3,325,530 3,492,125
English and French 43,335 21,135 22,200   98,630 46,765 51,860
Other language(s) 33 939,350 466,330 473,020   6,441,975 3,120,865 3,321,105
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English only 336,785 164,435 172,350   21,129,945 10,507,185 10,622,755
French only 4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340   4,141,850 1,915,265 2,226,585
English and French 3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645   5,448,850 2,698,870 2,749,980
Neither English nor French 70,375 27,785 42,590   520,385 204,945 315,435
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
English 744,430 365,970 378,465   20,584,775 10,133,105 10,451,665
French 6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785   6,608,120 3,233,760 3,374,360
Non-official language 518,320 252,850 265,470   3,472,130 1,677,395 1,794,735
English and French 52,325 25,465 26,865   94,060 44,390 49,670
English and non-official language 26,560 12,825 13,740   406,455 200,500 205,960
French and non-official language 54,490 26,740 27,750   58,885 28,905 29,985
English, French and non-official language 12,035 6,185 5,855   16,600 8,215 8,380
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Non-immigrants 37 6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785   24,788,725 12,228,975 12,559,745
Immigrants 38 851,555 417,920 433,635   6,186,950 2,964,160 3,222,790
Before 1991 438,940 217,040 221,900   3,408,420 1,642,190 1,766,225
1991 to 2000 218,715 105,540 113,175   1,668,550 791,775 876,775
2001 to 2006 39 193,905 95,340 98,560   1,109,980 530,195 579,790
Non-permanent residents 40 48,915 25,410 23,500   265,355 133,135 132,225
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Canadian citizens 7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480   29,480,165 14,492,990 14,987,175
Canadian citizens under age 18 1,499,220 766,560 732,655   6,604,285 3,388,910 3,215,375
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820   22,875,880 11,104,080 11,771,800
Not Canadian citizens 42 280,390 136,945 143,445   1,760,865 833,280 927,585
Table: Generation status
Generation status Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
1st generation 44 840,970 415,500 425,465   6,124,560 2,933,875 3,190,690
2nd generation 45 403,405 198,475 204,930   4,006,420 1,948,820 2,057,600
3rd generation or more 46 4,940,110 2,393,855 2,546,260   15,533,240 7,588,095 7,945,145
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760   30,897,210 15,151,040 15,746,170
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 6,450,410 3,161,110 3,289,295   26,534,115 13,005,260 13,528,855
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   2,554,260 1,256,090 1,298,165
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   1,221,560 598,130 623,430
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 23,080 11,665 11,415   289,745 147,230 142,510
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 48,360 23,840 24,525   297,530 144,325 153,205
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450   29,544,485 14,458,615 15,085,865
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 4,368,530 2,138,945 2,229,585   17,457,170 8,550,360 8,906,805
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   6,507,905 3,181,160 3,326,740
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   3,566,790 1,737,165 1,829,630
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 73,555 36,785 36,770   852,580 425,650 426,930
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 196,260 98,630 97,630   1,160,040 564,280 595,755
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,765
Aboriginal identity population 50 108,425 53,525 54,905   1,172,785 572,095 600,695
Non-Aboriginal identity population 7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020   30,068,240 14,754,175 15,314,065
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,547,875 750,215 797,660   6,098,325 3,004,625 3,093,705
High school certificate or equivalent 52 1,377,585 625,295 752,290   6,553,425 3,032,870 3,520,555
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 945,965 571,855 374,115   2,785,420 1,778,080 1,007,335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 992,365 437,890 554,475   4,435,135 1,906,335 2,528,800
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 301,140 123,700 177,440   1,136,145 479,095 657,055
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,019,550 498,880 520,680   4,655,770 2,269,785 2,385,980
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 944,770 480,525 464,245   4,207,810 2,145,570 2,062,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 347,860 193,810 154,050   1,679,015 909,280 769,735
High school certificate or equivalent 55 271,780 137,325 134,455   1,528,010 781,710 746,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 84,495 51,075 33,415   185,170 113,110 72,060
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 168,685 71,235 97,455   458,380 201,135 257,240
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 19,290 7,825 11,465   87,420 38,935 48,490
University certificate, diploma or degree 52,660 19,255 33,400   269,810 101,395 168,415
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 955,545 475,005 480,540   3,987,075 1,947,470 2,039,605
No certificate, diploma or degree 113,280 67,330 45,945   433,940 247,210 186,730
High school certificate or equivalent 58 151,140 81,910 69,225   897,830 486,240 411,595
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 179,115 104,245 74,865   416,045 253,705 162,340
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 205,210 93,560 111,645   906,155 398,245 507,915
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 44,125 18,715 25,410   181,350 79,935 101,415
University certificate, diploma or degree 262,685 109,235 153,445   1,151,750 482,140 669,610
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000   13,395,040 6,564,035 6,831,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 611,840 305,290 306,550   2,249,565 1,146,125 1,103,445
High school certificate or equivalent 61 743,790 329,075 414,720   3,258,905 1,454,880 1,804,025
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 586,215 349,950 236,265   1,739,965 1,106,090 633,875
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 537,325 239,090 298,235   2,627,220 1,127,815 1,499,405
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 186,105 77,785 108,325   685,385 290,210 395,180
University certificate, diploma or degree 617,990 317,085 300,905   2,833,995 1,438,915 1,395,080
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Education 253,465 60,615 192,850   994,665 249,000 745,660
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 135,195 61,265 73,930   481,190 222,755 258,435
Humanities 195,940 78,420 117,520   717,125 283,590 433,535
Social and behavioural sciences and law 296,070 104,205 191,865   1,275,100 449,800 825,300
Business, management and public administration 744,150 266,295 477,860   2,801,725 1,016,410 1,785,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 111,905 61,635 50,265   451,960 245,200 206,765
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 142,565 94,065 48,500   568,755 345,700 223,050
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 721,800 669,985 51,815   2,922,080 2,701,170 220,910
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 73,760 52,590 21,170   291,510 203,550 87,960
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 364,510 76,110 288,405   1,728,890 324,415 1,404,470
Personal, protective and transportation services 218,580 106,760 111,820   777,370 391,005 386,365
Other 64 1,080 375 700   2,100 700 1,405
Table: Location of study
Location of study Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950   12,651,750 6,037,490 6,614,260
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705   13,012,475 6,433,300 6,579,175
Inside Canada 2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370   10,948,685 5,363,415 5,585,270
Outside Canada 282,540 152,195 130,340   2,063,785 1,069,880 993,905
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660   25,664,220 12,470,785 13,193,440
In the labour force 67 4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160   17,146,135 9,020,595 8,125,540
Employed 68 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Unemployed 69 279,695 156,855 122,840   1,124,955 589,065 535,890
Not in the labour force 70 2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500   8,518,085 3,450,190 5,067,900
Participation rate 71 64.9 70.6 59.5   66.8 72.3 61.6
Employment rate 72 60.4 65.4 55.7   62.4 67.6 57.5
Unemployment rate 73 7.0 7.4 6.5   6.6 6.5 6.6
Table: Occupation
Occupation Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
A Management occupations 75 353,065 229,145 123,915   1,631,730 1,032,940 598,790
B Business, finance and administration occupations 715,465 211,345 504,125   3,025,425 863,420 2,162,005
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 255,930 198,940 56,990   1,108,045 865,820 242,225
D Health occupations 236,205 49,660 186,550   950,360 188,845 761,515
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 357,915 109,150 248,770   1,414,320 451,150 963,175
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 126,355 57,915 68,440   502,195 225,340 276,855
G Sales and service occupations 940,290 424,805 515,485   4,037,720 1,716,470 2,321,260
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 581,045 540,255 40,795   2,550,295 2,374,605 175,695
I Occupations unique to primary industry 101,365 81,280 20,090   648,310 503,785 144,525
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 262,030 177,795 84,240   992,765 662,430 330,335
Table: Industry
Industry Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395   16,861,180 8,884,805 7,976,370
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 145,985 108,940 37,045   895,415 663,985 231,425
Construction 205,665 182,110 23,550   1,069,095 938,975 130,120
Manufacturing 573,550 404,135 169,410   2,005,980 1,421,545 584,440
Wholesale trade 173,190 115,020 58,175   739,305 494,575 244,730
Retail trade 472,030 218,795 253,240   1,917,170 859,720 1,057,450
Finance and real estate 211,230 85,495 125,730   992,720 419,290 573,435
Health care and social services 441,705 90,755 350,950   1,716,255 308,060 1,408,200
Educational services 270,895 91,725 179,170   1,150,535 379,910 770,625
Business services 673,565 419,925 253,640   3,103,195 1,873,385 1,229,805
Other services 761,855 363,375 398,475   3,271,505 1,525,360 1,746,145
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Quebec   Canada
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   23,496,920 11,164,005 12,332,920
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480   23,178,395 10,964,370 12,214,025
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415   9,625,655 4,251,985 5,373,675
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 1,151,790 474,105 677,685   4,724,325 1,962,040 2,762,285
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Quebec   Canada
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   18,418,100 9,599,250 8,818,855
English 531,935 285,910 246,030   14,064,105 7,347,505 6,716,595
French 3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285   3,724,975 1,930,405 1,794,565
Non-official language 32,725 16,555 16,170   273,830 139,825 134,005
English and French 185,660 99,010 86,650   252,295 128,825 123,475
English and non-official language 4,935 2,715 2,220   86,820 44,210 42,610
French and non-official language 4,555 2,290 2,265   5,055 2,545 2,510
English, French and non-official language 8,860 4,885 3,980   11,025 5,930 5,090
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320   16,021,180 8,431,530 7,589,645
Worked at home 249,750 127,835 121,910   1,230,355 623,290 607,060
Worked outside Canada 11,500 8,270 3,230   76,570 52,480 24,095
No fixed workplace address 300,445 230,700 69,745   1,644,360 1,260,935 383,425
Worked at usual place 3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430   13,069,895 6,494,825 6,575,070
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 1,717,370 820,230 897,135   7,814,510 3,674,205 4,140,305
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 469,675 237,180 232,495   2,687,845 1,365,350 1,322,490
Worked in a different census division (county) 920,255 508,140 412,115   2,420,290 1,371,555 1,048,735
Worked in a different province 66,510 34,830 31,680   147,250 83,720 63,530
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Quebec   Canada
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   14,714,260 7,755,765 6,958,490
Car, truck, van, as driver 2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595   10,644,330 5,961,465 4,682,860
Car, truck, van, as passenger 192,310 74,565 117,750   1,133,145 468,575 664,575
Public transit 445,250 183,780 261,475   1,622,725 670,350 952,375
Walked or bicycled 278,975 136,360 142,610   1,134,805 552,405 582,395
All other modes 32,275 18,525 13,750   179,250 102,965 76,285
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925   31,241,030 15,326,265 15,914,760
Total visible minority population 85 654,355 320,875 333,475   5,068,095 2,464,025 2,604,065
Chinese 79,825 36,385 43,440   1,216,565 584,260 632,305
South Asian 86 72,850 37,910 34,935   1,262,865 637,190 625,675
Black 188,070 89,385 98,685   783,795 375,685 408,110
Filipino 24,200 9,170 15,030   410,695 175,640 235,055
Latin American 89,510 44,000 45,510   304,245 147,900 156,345
Southeast Asian 87 50,460 24,595 25,865   239,935 116,425 123,510
Arab 109,020 59,410 49,605   265,550 142,580 122,970
West Asian 88 16,120 8,645 7,470   156,700 80,695 76,000
Korean 5,310 2,540 2,770   141,890 68,595 73,300
Japanese 3,535 1,355 2,180   81,300 36,160 45,145
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 4,155 1,920 2,235   71,420 33,845 37,580
Multiple visible minority 90 11,310 5,565 5,745   133,120 65,055 68,065
Not a visible minority 91 6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450   26,172,935 12,862,245 13,310,695
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885   18,201,265 9,480,550 8,720,710
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 25,464 30,197 20,925   26,850 32,874 21,543
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160   9,275,770 5,332,040 3,943,725
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 37,722 42,021 32,849   41,401 46,778 35,830
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Quebec   Canada
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265   24,423,165 11,952,155 12,471,005
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,430 30,074 19,828   25,615 32,224 20,460
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,471 26,302 18,951   23,307 28,291 19,287
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 73.2 76.7 68.1   76.2 79.7 71.0
Government transfers - As a % of total income 13.9 9.9 19.7   11.1 7.9 15.9
Other money - As a % of total income 12.9 13.4 12.2   12.7 12.5 13.1
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790   30,628,935 15,017,885 15,611,050
% in low income before tax - All persons 17.2 15.6 18.7   15.3 14.1 16.5
% in low income after tax - All persons 12.5 11.7 13.3   11.4 10.7 12.0
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 17.6 17.5 17.6   17.7 17.7 17.8
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 12.5 12.4 12.6   13.1 13.1 13.2

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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 June 24, 2017).

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