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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 3,635,571   7,546,131
Population in 2001 1 3,451,027†A   7,237,479
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 5.3   4.3
Total private dwellings 2 1,593,502   3,452,300
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 1,525,629   3,188,713
Population density per square kilometre 853.6   5.6
Land area (square km) 4,258.97   1,356,366.78
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 3,635,575 1,763,260 1,872,315   7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440
0 to 4 years 190,690 97,030 93,655   375,270 191,565 183,710
5 to 9 years 198,965 101,860 97,105   398,980 203,985 195,000
10 to 14 years 232,040 118,250 113,790   478,255 243,595 234,655
15 to 19 years 224,230 114,085 110,145   475,005 242,185 232,820
20 to 24 years 236,805 117,695 119,110   472,170 238,440 233,730
25 to 29 years 257,625 126,370 131,255   492,870 245,335 247,540
30 to 34 years 249,495 123,340 126,150   467,325 232,800 234,525
35 to 39 years 265,425 132,205 133,220   502,300 250,340 251,960
40 to 44 years 304,270 152,335 151,940   619,120 308,570 310,550
45 to 49 years 300,165 148,010 152,150   644,040 318,145 325,895
50 to 54 years 263,280 127,760 135,525   588,085 289,780 298,300
55 to 59 years 230,985 111,160 119,825   524,350 257,790 266,560
60 to 64 years 185,925 88,495 97,430   428,070 208,805 219,270
65 to 69 years 141,335 65,255 76,085   315,560 150,165 165,395
70 to 74 years 123,410 55,125 68,280   268,145 121,940 146,205
75 to 79 years 102,725 42,435 60,290   220,530 92,485 128,045
80 to 84 years 72,575 26,340 46,230   156,775 58,075 98,695
85 years and over 55,640 15,525 40,115   119,285 33,695 85,585
Median age of the population 5 39.3 38.2 40.4   41.0 39.9 41.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 82.9 82.0 83.7   83.4 82.7 84.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 3,013,880 1,446,125 1,567,755   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Not in a common-law relationship 2,509,820 1,192,105 1,317,715   5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370
In a common-law relationship 504,060 254,015 250,040   1,221,855 613,155 608,700
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 3,013,880 1,446,125 1,567,760   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Never legally married (single) 8 1,299,760 675,080 624,680   2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245
Legally married (and not separated) 9 1,150,500 575,565 574,935   2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515
Separated, but still legally married 10 69,115 29,895 39,220   132,285 60,240 72,045
Divorced 11 309,290 130,455 178,830   667,400 300,510 366,895
Widowed 12 185,215 35,125 150,090   410,750 81,375 329,375
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 1,525,740   3,189,345
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 32.2   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 3.0   2.4
Apartments, duplex - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 9.2   8.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 41.7   32.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 8.4   5.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.6   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 814,310   1,917,735
Number of rented dwellings 17 711,435   1,267,945
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 1,132,230   2,340,830
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 393,515   848,515
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 7.7   7.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.6   5.8
Dwellings with more than one person per room - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 19 1.6   1.0
Average value of owned dwelling ($) 20 244,417   182,399
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 994,965   2,121,610
Number of married-couple families 22 562,055   1,156,930
Number of common-law-couple families 23 252,685   611,850
Number of lone-parent families 180,220   352,825
Number of female lone-parent families 144,735   274,885
Number of male lone-parent families 35,490   77,935
Average number of persons in all census families 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 3.1   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 61,361   58,678
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 66,503   63,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 70,864   65,132
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 38,311   37,195
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 36,205   34,689
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 49,556   47,362
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 52,666   50,719
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 56,768   54,307
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 59,858   55,734
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 36,006   35,120
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 34,395   33,254
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 43,213   41,758
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 1,525,740   3,189,345
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 396,745   818,445
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 397,595   916,525
One-person households 481,425   980,340
Other household types 28 249,980   474,030
Average household size 2.3   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 47,979   46,419
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 79,611   76,339
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 60,198   55,438
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 25,483   23,598
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 43,324   41,760
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,463   40,447
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 67,416   65,160
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 51,289   47,684
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 22,735   21,413
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 39,619   38,510
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 614   566
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 901   717
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 3,588,520 1,744,525 1,843,990   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 425,635 208,600 217,035   575,555 282,845 292,710
French only 2,328,400 1,123,670 1,204,735   5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990
English and French 26,855 12,780 14,075   43,335 21,135 22,200
Other language(s) 33 807,630 399,480 408,145   939,350 466,330 473,020
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 3,588,520 1,744,530 1,843,990   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 262,810 127,660 135,150   336,785 164,435 172,350
French only 1,404,915 629,000 775,915   4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340
English and French 1,861,930 965,725 896,200   3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645
Neither English nor French 58,870 22,140 36,725   70,375 27,785 42,590
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 3,588,520 1,744,525 1,843,990   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
English 592,130 289,600 302,530   744,430 365,970 378,465
French 2,435,650 1,182,200 1,253,450   6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785
Non-official language 442,080 214,575 227,500   518,320 252,850 265,470
English and French 35,200 17,225 17,975   52,325 25,465 26,865
English and non-official language 25,000 12,060 12,945   26,560 12,825 13,740
French and non-official language 47,340 23,140 24,195   54,490 26,740 27,750
English, French and non-official language 11,110 5,730 5,385   12,035 6,185 5,855
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 3,588,520 1,744,525 1,843,990   7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925
Non-immigrants 37 2,806,230 1,360,440 1,445,795   6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785
Immigrants 38 740,355 362,415 377,940   851,555 417,920 433,635
Before 1991 384,440 188,300 196,140   438,940 217,040 221,900
1991 to 2000 190,570 92,350 98,225   218,715 105,540 113,175
2001 to 2006 39 165,345 81,765 83,580   193,905 95,340 98,560
Non-permanent residents 40 41,930 21,670 20,255   48,915 25,410 23,500
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 3,588,520 1,744,530 1,843,990   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
Canadian citizens 3,350,800 1,628,215 1,722,585   7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480
Canadian citizens under age 18 720,060 367,635 352,425   1,499,220 766,560 732,655
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 2,630,740 1,260,580 1,370,160   5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820
Not Canadian citizens 42 237,720 116,315 121,405   280,390 136,945 143,445
Table: Generation status
Generation status Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 2,967,715 1,427,745 1,539,965   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
1st generation 44 734,230 360,495 373,730   840,970 415,500 425,465
2nd generation 45 326,150 160,600 165,550   403,405 198,475 204,930
3rd generation or more 46 1,907,335 906,650 1,000,685   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 Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 3,548,840 1,724,475 1,824,365   7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 3,085,970 1,495,740 1,590,230   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) 267,270 132,490 134,780   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 143,745 70,580 73,165   312,140 152,355 159,785
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 11,965 5,980 5,985   23,080 11,665 11,415
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 39,890 19,685 20,200   48,360 23,840 24,525
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 3,397,665 1,647,235 1,750,430   7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 1,998,810 961,165 1,037,645   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) 737,230 360,850 376,380   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 459,435 223,810 235,625   969,300 472,940 496,360
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 37,765 18,660 19,110   73,555 36,785 36,770
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 164,420 82,745 81,670   196,260 98,630 97,630
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 3,588,520 1,744,525 1,843,990   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Aboriginal identity population 50 17,865 8,515 9,350   108,425 53,525 54,905
Non-Aboriginal identity population 3,570,655 1,736,015 1,834,640   7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 2,967,715 1,427,745 1,539,960   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No certificate, diploma or degree 653,320 305,970 347,350   1,547,875 750,215 797,660
High school certificate or equivalent 52 665,330 305,900 359,420   1,377,585 625,295 752,290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 378,130 220,045 158,080   945,965 571,855 374,115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 479,555 215,515 264,040   992,365 437,890 554,475
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 168,210 72,585 95,625   301,140 123,700 177,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 623,175 307,725 315,450   1,019,550 498,880 520,680
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 459,635 230,625 229,010   944,770 480,525 464,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 158,830 87,440 71,390   347,860 193,810 154,050
High school certificate or equivalent 55 138,195 70,020 68,175   271,780 137,325 134,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 33,140 19,115 14,020   84,495 51,075 33,415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 85,170 36,820 48,345   168,685 71,235 97,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 12,395 5,070 7,320   19,290 7,825 11,465
University certificate, diploma or degree 31,915 12,155 19,765   52,660 19,255 33,400
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 504,830 248,130 256,695   955,545 475,005 480,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 48,670 28,010 20,665   113,280 67,330 45,945
High school certificate or equivalent 58 78,980 43,335 35,645   151,140 81,910 69,225
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 72,930 40,805 32,125   179,115 104,245 74,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 103,565 48,815 54,745   205,210 93,560 111,645
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 29,785 13,335 16,455   44,125 18,715 25,410
University certificate, diploma or degree 170,895 73,830 97,065   262,685 109,235 153,445
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 1,539,365 753,335 786,030   3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 243,390 117,425 125,965   611,840 305,290 306,550
High school certificate or equivalent 61 344,990 155,415 189,575   743,790 329,075 414,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 228,720 131,285 97,435   586,215 349,950 236,265
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 250,880 113,375 137,500   537,325 239,090 298,235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 100,375 43,925 56,450   186,105 77,785 108,325
University certificate, diploma or degree 371,005 191,900 179,105   617,990 317,085 300,905
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 2,967,715 1,427,750 1,539,965   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,318,645 611,875 706,775   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Education 108,340 24,455 83,885   253,465 60,615 192,850
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 87,310 40,090 47,220   135,195 61,265 73,930
Humanities 112,535 43,285 69,250   195,940 78,420 117,520
Social and behavioural sciences and law 177,350 64,950 112,405   296,070 104,205 191,865
Business, management and public administration 394,315 154,675 239,645   744,150 266,295 477,860
Physical and life sciences and technologies 67,010 36,615 30,400   111,905 61,635 50,265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 88,620 58,685 29,930   142,565 94,065 48,500
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 330,110 299,390 30,720   721,800 669,985 51,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 16,280 9,690 6,590   73,760 52,590 21,170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 175,395 37,945 137,445   364,510 76,110 288,405
Personal, protective and transportation services 91,535 45,980 45,550   218,580 106,760 111,820
Other 64 265 105 155   1,080 375 700
Table: Location of study
Location of study Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 2,967,715 1,427,750 1,539,965   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,318,645 611,870 706,775   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,649,065 815,875 833,190   3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705
Inside Canada 1,409,875 688,300 721,570   2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370
Outside Canada 239,190 127,570 111,620   282,540 152,195 130,340
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 2,967,715 1,427,750 1,539,965   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
In the labour force 67 1,972,450 1,031,065 941,390   4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160
Employed 68 1,835,840 957,665 878,175   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Unemployed 69 136,610 73,395 63,210   279,695 156,855 122,840
Not in the labour force 70 995,260 396,685 598,580   2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500
Participation rate 71 66.5 72.2 61.1   64.9 70.6 59.5
Employment rate 72 61.9 67.1 57.0   60.4 65.4 55.7
Unemployment rate 73 6.9 7.1 6.7   7.0 7.4 6.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 1,923,970 1,006,055 917,920   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400
A Management occupations 75 198,525 129,170 69,355   353,065 229,145 123,915
B Business, finance and administration occupations 389,925 124,460 265,470   715,465 211,345 504,125
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 145,165 113,215 31,950   255,930 198,940 56,990
D Health occupations 111,565 24,780 86,780   236,205 49,660 186,550
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 179,410 55,325 124,090   357,915 109,150 248,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 78,860 36,835 42,025   126,355 57,915 68,440
G Sales and service occupations 459,220 221,540 237,680   940,290 424,805 515,485
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 239,925 221,325 18,600   581,045 540,255 40,795
I Occupations unique to primary industry 15,000 12,310 2,685   101,365 81,280 20,090
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 106,375 67,095 39,280   262,030 177,795 84,240
Table: Industry
Industry Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 1,923,970 1,006,055 917,920   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 27,370 18,275 9,100   145,985 108,940 37,045
Construction 88,790 77,200 11,590   205,665 182,110 23,550
Manufacturing 260,530 175,125 85,405   573,550 404,135 169,410
Wholesale trade 108,185 68,505 39,675   173,190 115,020 58,175
Retail trade 232,440 110,535 121,905   472,030 218,795 253,240
Finance and real estate 124,210 53,490 70,720   211,230 85,495 125,730
Health care and social services 206,855 44,475 162,385   441,705 90,755 350,950
Educational services 136,600 45,960 90,635   270,895 91,725 179,170
Business services 408,965 248,800 160,160   673,565 419,925 253,640
Other services 330,030 163,690 166,340   761,855 363,375 398,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 2,692,740 1,261,425 1,431,320   5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 2,647,445 1,232,330 1,415,115   5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 1,113,220 492,150 621,075   2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 525,685 215,645 310,040   1,151,790 474,105 677,685
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 2,080,005 1,077,960 1,002,045   4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590
English 406,935 216,300 190,635   531,935 285,910 246,030
French 1,499,240 769,690 729,545   3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285
Non-official language 19,460 9,800 9,665   32,725 16,555 16,170
English and French 138,805 73,705 65,095   185,660 99,010 86,650
English and non-official language 4,085 2,325 1,760   4,935 2,715 2,220
French and non-official language 3,440 1,750 1,685   4,555 2,290 2,265
English, French and non-official language 8,040 4,390 3,650   8,860 4,885 3,980
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 1,835,840 957,665 878,180   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Worked at home 112,495 57,545 54,945   249,750 127,835 121,910
Worked outside Canada 6,865 4,685 2,175   11,500 8,270 3,230
No fixed workplace address 147,025 109,635 37,390   300,445 230,700 69,745
Worked at usual place 1,569,470 785,800 783,670   3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 776,785 366,090 410,695   1,717,370 820,230 897,135
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 223,735 111,525 112,205   469,675 237,180 232,495
Worked in a different census division (county) 564,170 305,310 258,855   920,255 508,140 412,115
Worked in a different province 4,775 2,865 1,910   66,510 34,830 31,680
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Montréal (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 1,716,490 895,430 821,055   3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175
Car, truck, van, as driver 1,122,045 643,675 478,375   2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595
Car, truck, van, as passenger 86,170 29,855 56,315   192,310 74,565 117,750
Public transit 367,755 152,405 215,350   445,250 183,780 261,475
Walked or bicycled 125,960 61,355 64,605   278,975 136,360 142,610
All other modes 14,560 8,145 6,415   32,275 18,525 13,750
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 3,588,520 1,744,525 1,843,990   7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925
Total visible minority population 85 590,375 289,695 300,680   654,355 320,875 333,475
Chinese 72,015 33,850 38,165   79,825 36,385 43,440
South Asian 86 70,615 36,715 33,900   72,850 37,910 34,935
Black 169,065 79,660 89,400   188,070 89,385 98,685
Filipino 23,510 8,910 14,600   24,200 9,170 15,030
Latin American 75,400 37,220 38,180   89,510 44,000 45,510
Southeast Asian 87 44,965 21,815 23,145   50,460 24,595 25,865
Arab 98,885 53,805 45,080   109,020 59,410 49,605
West Asian 88 14,520 7,730 6,785   16,120 8,645 7,470
Korean 4,665 2,220 2,440   5,310 2,540 2,770
Japanese 2,985 1,150 1,840   3,535 1,355 2,180
Visible minority, n.i.e. 89 3,505 1,590 1,920   4,155 1,920 2,235
Multiple visible minority 90 10,250 5,035 5,215   11,310 5,565 5,745
Not a visible minority 91 2,998,145 1,454,830 1,543,310   6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 2,051,450 1,059,475 991,975   4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 26,731 31,065 22,701   25,464 30,197 20,925
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 1,054,760 589,155 465,605   2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 39,419 43,858 34,869   37,722 42,021 32,849
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Montréal (CMA)   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 2,817,840 1,363,475 1,454,360   5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 25,161 30,345 20,983   24,430 30,074 19,828
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,053 26,495 19,873   22,471 26,302 18,951
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 74.8 78.4 69.7   73.2 76.7 68.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 12.2 8.2 17.8   13.9 9.9 19.7
Other money - As a % of total income 13.0 13.4 12.5   12.9 13.4 12.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 3,574,560 1,737,790 1,836,765   7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 21.1 19.7 22.5   17.2 15.6 18.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 16.1 15.2 17.0   12.5 11.7 13.3
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 22.7 22.6 22.7   17.6 17.5 17.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.9 16.7 17.0   12.5 12.4 12.6

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Montréal, Quebec (Code462) (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 January 29, 2022).

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