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Employed labour force(1) 15 years and over having a usual place of work in occupied private dwellings by commuting distance(2), period of construction and structural type of dwelling, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations - 20% sample data

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Geographic name Commuting distance
Total Less than 5 km 5 to 9.9 km 10 to 14.9 km 15 to 24.9 km 25 km or more Median commuting distance
Notes:
  1. Persons who, during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006):
    (a) did any work at all for pay or in self-employment or without pay in a family farm, business or professional practice
    (b) were absent from their job or business, with or without pay, for the entire week because of a vacation, an illness, a labour dispute at their place of work, or any other reasons.
  2. Refers to the distance, in kilometres, between the respondent's residence and his or her usual workplace location. The variable relates to non-institutional residents 15 years of age and over who worked at some time since January 1, 2005. The variable usually relates to the individual's job held in the week prior to enumeration. However, if the person did not work during that week but had worked at some time since January 1, 2005, the information relates to the job held longest during that period.
  3. Data for 2006 is for the first five months of 2006.
  4. The 2001 percent distribution includes the first five months of 2001.
  5. Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.
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Canada ! 13,041,190 4,728,025 2,958,550 1,736,605 1,785,970 1,832,035 7.6
Quebec ! 3,168,385 1,121,710 742,785 460,715 460,195 382,990 7.8
Lachute, CA ! 4,565 2,500 410 95 470 1,085 3.7
Hawkesbury, CA ! 4,735 3,190 180 375 330 655 2.0
Hawkesbury (Ontario part) ! 4,125 2,885 160 340 200 530 1.8
Hawkesbury (Quebec part) 615 305 15 35 130 125 5.1
Dolbeau-Mistassini, CA ! 5,115 3,840 390 50 150 685 2.2
La Tuque, CA ! 5,220 3,820 325 125 455 490 2.1
Cowansville, CA ! 5,275 3,345 410 315 920 290 2.4
Matane, CA ! 6,360 4,120 855 560 350 475 2.8
Campbellton, CA ! 6,455 3,705 1,345 595 455 350 3.7
Campbellton (New-Brunswick part) ! 5,685 3,145 1,240 585 400 320 4.1
Campbellton (Quebec part) 770 560 105 15 55 35 1.6
Amos, CA ! 7,155 3,835 1,275 665 470 910 4.0
Thetford Mines, CA ! 10,715 6,360 2,210 445 575 1,120 3.4
Rivière-du-Loup, CA ! 10,930 7,255 1,820 865 265 725 2.8
Sept-Îles, CA ! 11,780 7,405 1,530 1,495 500 850 2.5
Alma, CA ! 13,145 8,295 1,840 685 520 1,810 3.2
Val-d'Or, CA ! 13,470 8,845 1,350 830 1,095 1,350 2.8
Baie-Comeau, CA ! 13,990 6,540 3,575 1,920 1,125 825 5.5
Saint-Georges, CA ! 14,935 9,360 2,080 1,185 950 1,360 3.4
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, CA ! 16,145 9,415 2,115 580 1,565 2,470 3.6
Rouyn-Noranda, CA ! 16,710 9,220 2,935 980 1,155 2,425 4.1
Joliette, CA ! 17,600 10,875 1,950 870 1,260 2,640 3.7
Sorel-Tracy, CA ! 19,260 10,105 2,730 495 1,515 4,410 4.5
Rimouski, CA ! 19,905 11,915 4,360 1,070 825 1,730 3.8
Shawinigan, CA ! 20,275 8,970 4,175 1,905 1,720 3,505 6.1
Victoriaville, CA ! 20,750 13,420 2,110 1,680 1,435 2,105 3.3
Saint-Hyacinthe, CA ! 24,570 15,310 3,015 1,305 1,410 3,530 3.5
Granby, CA ! 31,000 17,125 4,135 3,410 2,695 3,635 4.1
Drummondville, CA ! 33,215 18,155 8,130 2,235 1,215 3,480 4.3
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, CA ! 39,100 18,505 5,345 1,785 3,925 9,530 5.4
Trois-Rivières, CMA ! 57,055 27,845 14,245 4,450 5,035 5,485 5.1
Saguenay, CMA ! 61,265 29,365 12,685 8,645 6,260 4,310 5.3
Sherbrooke, CMA ! 79,055 38,970 17,955 7,180 7,415 7,525 5.0
Québec, CMA ! 332,695 122,850 101,755 58,695 30,800 18,585 6.9
Ottawa - Gatineau, CMA ! 511,090 165,305 134,820 84,235 82,455 44,275 8.1
Ottawa - Gatineau (Ontario part) 380,105 125,570 95,105 59,175 66,920 33,335 8.1
Ottawa - Gatineau (Quebec part) ! 130,985 39,740 39,715 25,060 15,530 10,940 8.2
Montréal, CMA ! 1,567,590 527,090 386,890 252,495 264,890 136,225 8.1
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