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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 186,952   7,546,131
Population in 2001 1 175,950A   7,237,479
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.3   4.3
Total private dwellings 2 89,717   3,452,300
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 82,747   3,188,713
Population density per square kilometre 151.8   5.6
Land area (square km) 1,231.86   1,356,366.78
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 186,950 90,060 96,890   7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440
0 to 4 years 9,410 4,855 4,545   375,270 191,565 183,710
5 to 9 years 10,190 5,270 4,920   398,980 203,985 195,000
10 to 14 years 11,705 5,885 5,820   478,255 243,595 234,655
15 to 19 years 12,300 6,135 6,160   475,005 242,185 232,820
20 to 24 years 14,140 7,040 7,105   472,170 238,440 233,730
25 to 29 years 12,945 6,535 6,415   492,870 245,335 247,540
30 to 34 years 10,820 5,325 5,495   467,325 232,800 234,525
35 to 39 years 11,510 5,730 5,780   502,300 250,340 251,960
40 to 44 years 14,090 6,885 7,205   619,120 308,570 310,550
45 to 49 years 14,865 7,210 7,655   644,040 318,145 325,895
50 to 54 years 14,190 6,875 7,315   588,085 289,780 298,300
55 to 59 years 12,990 6,220 6,770   524,350 257,790 266,560
60 to 64 years 10,695 5,130 5,560   428,070 208,805 219,270
65 to 69 years 7,585 3,595 3,990   315,560 150,165 165,395
70 to 74 years 6,470 2,835 3,635   268,145 121,940 146,205
75 to 79 years 5,340 2,155 3,185   220,530 92,485 128,045
80 to 84 years 4,225 1,465 2,760   156,775 58,075 98,695
85 years and over 3,475 915 2,560   119,285 33,695 85,585
Median age of the population 5 40.2 38.6 41.6   41.0 39.9 41.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.3 82.2 84.2   83.4 82.7 84.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 155,650 74,050 81,600   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Not in a common-law relationship 121,525 57,005 64,520   5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370
In a common-law relationship 34,120 17,040 17,085   1,221,855 613,155 608,700
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 155,645 74,045 81,605   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Never legally married (single) 8 70,490 35,715 34,765   2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245
Legally married (and not separated) 9 52,355 26,145 26,210   2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515
Separated, but still legally married 10 2,805 1,260 1,540   132,285 60,240 72,045
Divorced 11 19,830 8,875 10,955   667,400 300,510 366,895
Widowed 12 10,175 2,050 8,125   410,750 81,375 329,375
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 82,765   3,189,345
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 43.0   45.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.4   4.9
Row houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 1.9   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 6.6   8.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 41.3   32.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 2.8   5.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 1.0   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 44,265   1,917,735
Number of rented dwellings 17 38,495   1,267,945
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 56,455   2,340,830
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 26,310   848,515
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.6   7.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.6   5.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 0.7   1.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 166,686   182,399
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 51,405   2,121,610
Number of married-couple families 22 25,795   1,156,930
Number of common-law-couple families 23 17,015   611,850
Number of lone-parent families 8,600   352,825
Number of female lone-parent families 6,280   274,885
Number of male lone-parent families 2,325   77,935
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,403   58,678
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 62,269   63,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,094   65,132
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,304   37,195
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,389   34,689
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,969   47,362
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,178   50,719
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 53,585   54,307
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 52,586   55,734
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,669   35,120
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,288   33,254
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 39,627   41,758
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 82,760   3,189,345
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 19,010   818,445
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 23,410   916,525
One-person households 28,130   980,340
Other household types 28 12,205   474,030
Average household size 2.2   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 42,262   46,419
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 74,610   76,339
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,000   55,438
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,876   23,598
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 38,523   41,760
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 37,439   40,447
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 63,812   65,160
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,268   47,684
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,478   21,413
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 36,022   38,510
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 516   566
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 721   717
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 183,640 89,085 94,550   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 8,845 4,230 4,620   575,555 282,845 292,710
French only 165,110 79,885 85,230   5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990
English and French 830 400 430   43,335 21,135 22,200
Other language(s) 33 8,850 4,570 4,275   939,350 466,330 473,020
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 183,640 89,085 94,550   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 2,910 1,265 1,645   336,785 164,435 172,350
French only 107,250 48,120 59,130   4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340
English and French 72,895 39,440 33,455   3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645
Neither English nor French 585 260 325   70,375 27,785 42,590
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 183,640 89,085 94,555   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
English 8,240 3,970 4,275   744,430 365,970 378,465
French 168,720 81,775 86,945   6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785
Non-official language 4,715 2,320 2,395   518,320 252,850 265,470
English and French 950 480 470   52,325 25,465 26,865
English and non-official language 35 25 10   26,560 12,825 13,740
French and non-official language 930 490 435   54,490 26,740 27,750
English, French and non-official language 50 20 25   12,035 6,185 5,855
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 183,635 89,085 94,550   7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925
Non-immigrants 37 172,215 83,350 88,870   6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785
Immigrants 38 10,360 5,165 5,195   851,555 417,920 433,635
Before 1991 3,765 1,895 1,870   438,940 217,040 221,900
1991 to 2000 2,770 1,385 1,390   218,715 105,540 113,175
2001 to 2006 39 3,820 1,885 1,935   193,905 95,340 98,560
Non-permanent residents 40 1,060 575 490   48,915 25,410 23,500
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 183,640 89,085 94,555   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
Canadian citizens 178,220 86,365 91,860   7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480
Canadian citizens under age 18 37,365 19,110 18,250   1,499,220 766,560 732,655
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 140,855 67,250 73,605   5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820
Not Canadian citizens 42 5,415 2,725 2,695   280,390 136,945 143,445
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 152,220 73,055 79,170   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
1st generation 44 9,895 5,040 4,850   840,970 415,500 425,465
2nd generation 45 5,430 2,555 2,880   403,405 198,475 204,930
3rd generation or more 46 136,895 65,460 71,435   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 Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 181,585 88,055 93,525   7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 154,785 75,280 79,505   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) 17,620 8,490 9,135   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 7,980 3,770 4,210   312,140 152,355 159,785
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 405 185 225   23,080 11,665 11,415
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 790 330 455   48,360 23,840 24,525
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 174,180 84,240 89,940   7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 97,235 46,950 50,285   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) 45,460 21,970 23,490   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 25,880 12,615 13,265   969,300 472,940 496,360
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 1,315 605 710   73,555 36,785 36,770
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 4,290 2,105 2,185   196,260 98,630 97,630
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 183,635 89,085 94,550   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Aboriginal identity population 50 1,145 570 570   108,425 53,525 54,905
Non-Aboriginal identity population 182,495 88,510 93,980   7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 152,225 73,055 79,170   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No certificate, diploma or degree 34,980 16,840 18,140   1,547,875 750,215 797,660
High school certificate or equivalent 52 33,260 15,095 18,170   1,377,585 625,295 752,290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 24,810 14,540 10,275   945,965 571,855 374,115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 25,585 10,925 14,660   992,365 437,890 554,475
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 6,790 2,560 4,225   301,140 123,700 177,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 26,790 13,095 13,695   1,019,550 498,880 520,680
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 26,345 13,210 13,140   944,770 480,525 464,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 8,860 4,895 3,965   347,860 193,810 154,050
High school certificate or equivalent 55 7,440 3,835 3,605   271,780 137,325 134,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,535 1,450 1,080   84,495 51,075 33,415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 5,240 2,190 3,045   168,685 71,235 97,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 465 160 300   19,290 7,825 11,465
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,805 670 1,135   52,660 19,255 33,400
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 23,705 11,965 11,735   955,545 475,005 480,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,510 1,450 1,060   113,280 67,330 45,945
High school certificate or equivalent 58 3,800 2,065 1,735   151,140 81,910 69,225
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,145 3,100 2,050   179,115 104,245 74,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 4,740 2,250 2,490   205,210 93,560 111,645
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 835 290 545   44,125 18,715 25,410
University certificate, diploma or degree 6,670 2,815 3,850   262,685 109,235 153,445
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 77,740 37,620 40,120   3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 12,975 6,480 6,500   611,840 305,290 306,550
High school certificate or equivalent 61 16,770 7,405 9,370   743,790 329,075 414,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 14,790 8,425 6,365   586,215 349,950 236,265
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 13,535 5,780 7,755   537,325 239,090 298,235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 3,975 1,585 2,395   186,105 77,785 108,325
University certificate, diploma or degree 15,680 7,945 7,730   617,990 317,085 300,905
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 152,225 73,055 79,170   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 68,245 31,935 36,310   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Education 7,510 1,905 5,610   253,465 60,615 192,850
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 2,485 990 1,495   135,195 61,265 73,930
Humanities 5,730 2,285 3,440   195,940 78,420 117,520
Social and behavioural sciences and law 6,885 2,335 4,545   296,070 104,205 191,865
Business, management and public administration 17,845 6,220 11,620   744,150 266,295 477,860
Physical and life sciences and technologies 3,685 2,120 1,560   111,905 61,635 50,265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,930 1,960 965   142,565 94,065 48,500
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 18,150 17,165 985   721,800 669,985 51,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,735 1,190 545   73,760 52,590 21,170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 11,530 2,610 8,920   364,510 76,110 288,405
Personal, protective and transportation services 5,385 2,295 3,095   218,580 106,760 111,820
Other 64 115 45 65   1,080 375 700
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 152,225 73,055 79,165   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 68,245 31,935 36,310   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 83,980 41,120 42,860   3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705
Inside Canada 79,950 38,875 41,075   2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370
Outside Canada 4,030 2,240 1,785   282,540 152,195 130,340
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 152,225 73,055 79,165   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
In the labour force 67 98,465 51,080 47,385   4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160
Employed 68 91,670 47,420 44,245   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Unemployed 69 6,800 3,660 3,140   279,695 156,855 122,840
Not in the labour force 70 53,760 21,975 31,785   2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500
Participation rate 71 64.7 69.9 59.9   64.9 70.6 59.5
Employment rate 72 60.2 64.9 55.9   60.4 65.4 55.7
Unemployment rate 73 6.9 7.2 6.6   7.0 7.4 6.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 96,560 50,195 46,360   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400
A Management occupations 75 7,915 5,210 2,705   353,065 229,145 123,915
B Business, finance and administration occupations 15,955 4,620 11,340   715,465 211,345 504,125
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 5,420 4,450 965   255,930 198,940 56,990
D Health occupations 7,480 1,745 5,735   236,205 49,660 186,550
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 10,560 3,590 6,970   357,915 109,150 248,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,565 1,230 1,335   126,355 57,915 68,440
G Sales and service occupations 23,410 10,110 13,295   940,290 424,805 515,485
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 13,820 12,750 1,070   581,045 540,255 40,795
I Occupations unique to primary industry 1,815 1,435 380   101,365 81,280 20,090
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 7,615 5,060 2,555   262,030 177,795 84,240
Table: Industry
Industry Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 96,560 50,195 46,360   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 2,095 1,535 560   145,985 108,940 37,045
Construction 5,045 4,445 600   205,665 182,110 23,550
Manufacturing 16,400 11,695 4,700   573,550 404,135 169,410
Wholesale trade 2,960 2,070 890   173,190 115,020 58,175
Retail trade 11,515 5,325 6,190   472,030 218,795 253,240
Finance and real estate 4,410 1,780 2,630   211,230 85,495 125,730
Health care and social services 13,875 3,135 10,740   441,705 90,755 350,950
Educational services 9,620 3,915 5,705   270,895 91,725 179,170
Business services 12,620 7,965 4,655   673,565 419,925 253,640
Other services 18,015 8,335 9,685   761,855 363,375 398,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 140,020 65,830 74,190   5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 138,440 64,700 73,735   5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 56,595 25,290 31,310   2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 27,055 10,590 16,465   1,151,790 474,105 677,685
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 105,180 54,470 50,710   4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590
English 4,875 2,445 2,430   531,935 285,910 246,030
French 97,900 50,740 47,160   3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285
Non-official language 115 60 55   32,725 16,555 16,170
English and French 2,175 1,170 1,005   185,660 99,010 86,650
English and non-official language 35 10 30   4,935 2,715 2,220
French and non-official language 55 30 25   4,555 2,290 2,265
English, French and non-official language 20 15 10   8,860 4,885 3,980
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 91,665 47,420 44,250   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Worked at home 5,955 2,720 3,235   249,750 127,835 121,910
Worked outside Canada 145 115 30   11,500 8,270 3,230
No fixed workplace address 6,385 4,805 1,580   300,445 230,700 69,745
Worked at usual place 79,180 39,780 39,405   3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 59,335 28,030 31,300   1,717,370 820,230 897,135
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 1,615 845 770   469,675 237,180 232,495
Worked in a different census division (county) 18,065 10,780 7,280   920,255 508,140 412,115
Worked in a different province 170 125 45   66,510 34,830 31,680
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sherbrooke (CMA)   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 85,570 44,585 40,980   3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175
Car, truck, van, as driver 68,715 37,255 31,460   2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595
Car, truck, van, as passenger 4,995 2,000 2,995   192,310 74,565 117,750
Public transit 4,080 1,550 2,530   445,250 183,780 261,475
Walked or bicycled 7,125 3,475 3,645   278,975 136,360 142,610
All other modes 650 300 350   32,275 18,525 13,750
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 183,635 89,085 94,555   7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925
Total visible minority population 85 7,000 3,555 3,445   654,355 320,875 333,475
Chinese 590 220 370   79,825 36,385 43,440
South Asian 86 340 155 185   72,850 37,910 34,935
Black 1,830 915 915   188,070 89,385 98,685
Filipino 35 10 25   24,200 9,170 15,030
Latin American 2,060 1,015 1,045   89,510 44,000 45,510
Southeast Asian 87 415 230 180   50,460 24,595 25,865
Arab 935 555 380   109,020 59,410 49,605
West Asian 88 505 275 225   16,120 8,645 7,470
Korean 65 40 20   5,310 2,540 2,770
Japanese 35 20 15   3,535 1,355 2,180
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 20 20 0   4,155 1,920 2,235
Multiple visible minority 90 170 85 80   11,310 5,565 5,745
Not a visible minority 91 176,640 85,530 91,105   6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 104,425 53,985 50,440   4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,303 29,371 19,981   25,464 30,197 20,925
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 51,000 28,650 22,345   2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 35,348 40,009 31,168   37,722 42,021 32,849
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sherbrooke (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 145,355 70,250 75,105   5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 24,069 29,334 20,026   24,430 30,074 19,828
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 22,110 25,770 19,067   22,471 26,302 18,951
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 71.3 75.3 65.8   73.2 76.7 68.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.8 10.3 20.8   13.9 9.9 19.7
Other money - As a % of total income 14.0 14.4 13.4   12.9 13.4 12.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 182,675 88,650 94,030   7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 16.8 14.7 18.7   17.2 15.6 18.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 11.8 10.9 12.7   12.5 11.7 13.3
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 15.0 14.5 15.5   17.6 17.5 17.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 10.2 9.6 10.9   12.5 12.4 12.6

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Sherbrooke, Quebec (Code433) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed February 18, 2020).

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