Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Province of Quebec

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Quebec, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Quebec Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 3,672,440 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 2,739,405 74.6 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 133,760 3.6 868,920 5.5
Public transit 503,285 13.7 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 205,355 5.6 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 54,620 1.5 222,130 1.4
Other method 36,010 1.0 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Quebec, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Quebec Canada
Average in minutes 25.8 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Quebec, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Quebec Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 3,672,440 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 256,150 7.0 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 675,585 18.4 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 1,133,505 30.9 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 714,930 19.5 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 349,840 9.5 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 542,425 14.8 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Quebec, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Quebec Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 3,949,330 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 266,285 6.7 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 10,600 0.3 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 351,595 8.9 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 3,320,845 84.1 13,891,680 80.6

Symbols:

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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