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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwelling counts Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population in 2006 1 147,427   7,546,131
Population in 2001 1 138,785A   7,237,479
2001 to 2006 population change (%) 6.2   4.3
Total private dwellings 2 70,444   3,452,300
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3 65,991   3,188,713
Population density per square kilometre 417.1   5.6
Land area (square km) 353.46   1,356,366.78
Table: Age characteristics
Age characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 4 147,425 70,665 76,760   7,546,130 3,687,695 3,858,440
0 to 4 years 7,420 3,845 3,575   375,270 191,565 183,710
5 to 9 years 8,025 4,180 3,845   398,980 203,985 195,000
10 to 14 years 9,045 4,575 4,470   478,255 243,595 234,655
15 to 19 years 9,785 4,900 4,885   475,005 242,185 232,820
20 to 24 years 12,155 5,980 6,175   472,170 238,440 233,730
25 to 29 years 10,950 5,570 5,385   492,870 245,335 247,540
30 to 34 years 8,645 4,285 4,360   467,325 232,800 234,525
35 to 39 years 8,995 4,475 4,520   502,300 250,340 251,960
40 to 44 years 10,945 5,335 5,605   619,120 308,570 310,550
45 to 49 years 11,600 5,570 6,030   644,040 318,145 325,895
50 to 54 years 10,935 5,220 5,710   588,085 289,780 298,300
55 to 59 years 9,755 4,670 5,085   524,350 257,790 266,560
60 to 64 years 7,945 3,755 4,190   428,070 208,805 219,270
65 to 69 years 5,625 2,610 3,015   315,560 150,165 165,395
70 to 74 years 4,955 2,125 2,830   268,145 121,940 146,205
75 to 79 years 4,245 1,630 2,610   220,530 92,485 128,045
80 to 84 years 3,475 1,190 2,285   156,775 58,075 98,695
85 years and over 2,925 750 2,180   119,285 33,695 85,585
Median age of the population 5 39.3 37.3 41.2   41.0 39.9 41.9
% of the population aged 15 and over 83.4 82.2 84.5   83.4 82.7 84.1
Table: Common-law status characteristics
Common-law status characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 6 122,940 58,070 64,870   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Not in a common-law relationship 96,415 44,830 51,590   5,071,770 2,435,400 2,636,370
In a common-law relationship 26,525 13,240 13,285   1,221,855 613,155 608,700
Table: Legal marital status characteristics
Legal marital status characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 7 122,940 58,070 64,875   6,293,620 3,048,550 3,245,070
Never legally married (single) 8 57,465 28,955 28,510   2,721,330 1,425,090 1,296,245
Legally married (and not separated) 9 39,690 19,820 19,870   2,361,855 1,181,340 1,180,515
Separated, but still legally married 10 2,250 970 1,280   132,285 60,240 72,045
Divorced 11 15,375 6,715 8,660   667,400 300,510 366,895
Widowed 12 8,165 1,610 6,555   410,750 81,375 329,375
Table: Occupied private dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwelling characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private dwellings occupied by usual residents 13 65,995   3,189,345
Single-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 37.8   45.7
Semi-detached houses - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.8   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 6.2   8.0
Apartments in buildings with fewer than five storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 14 46.0   32.8
Apartments in buildings with five or more storeys - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 3.4   5.1
Other dwellings - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 15 0.9   1.2
Number of owned dwellings 16 32,625   1,917,735
Number of rented dwellings 17 33,365   1,267,945
Number of dwellings constructed before 1986 45,345   2,340,830
Number of dwellings constructed between 1986 and 2006 18 20,645   848,515
Dwellings requiring major repair - as a % of total occupied private dwellings 5.4   7.7
Average number of rooms per dwelling 19 5.5   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 ($) 20 160,019   182,399
Table: Selected family characteristics
Selected family characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total number of census families 21 39,715   2,121,610
Number of married-couple families 22 19,545   1,156,930
Number of common-law-couple families 23 13,240   611,850
Number of lone-parent families 6,930   352,825
Number of female lone-parent families 5,200   274,885
Number of male lone-parent families 1,725   77,935
Average number of persons in all census families 2.8   2.9
Average number of persons in married-couple families 22 2.9   3.0
Average number of persons in common-law-couple families 23 2.9   2.9
Average number of persons in lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in female lone-parent families 2.5   2.5
Average number of persons in male lone-parent families 2.4   2.4
Median income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 56,649   58,678
Median income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 63,342   63,327
Median income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 23 61,088   65,132
Median income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 35,766   37,195
Median income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 33,277   34,689
Median income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 44,430   47,362
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All census families ($) 24 49,368   50,719
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Married-couple families ($) 22 54,284   54,307
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Common-law-couple families ($) 52,796   55,734
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Lone-parent families ($) 34,229   35,120
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Female lone-parent families ($) 32,230   33,254
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Male lone-parent families ($) 39,735   41,758
Table: Selected household characteristics
Selected household characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total private households 25 65,990   3,189,345
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) with children 26 14,670   818,445
Households containing a couple (married or common-law) without children 27 17,805   916,525
One-person households 23,385   980,340
Other household types 28 10,130   474,030
Average household size 2.2   2.3
Median income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 41,229   46,419
Median income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 75,592   76,339
Median income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 53,814   55,438
Median income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 20,741   23,598
Median income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 37,520   41,760
Median after-tax income in 2005 - All private households ($) 29 36,623   40,447
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households with children ($) 26 64,683   65,160
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Couple households without children ($) 27 46,735   47,684
Median after-tax income in 2005 - One-person households ($) 19,352   21,413
Median after-tax income in 2005 - Other household types ($) 28 35,303   38,510
Median monthly payments for rented dwellings ($) 30 516   566
Median monthly payments for owner-occupied dwellings ($) 31 734   717
Table: Mother tongue
Mother tongue Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 32 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 5,740 2,755 2,985   575,555 282,845 292,710
French only 129,970 62,535 67,435   5,877,660 2,875,665 3,001,990
English and French 640 300 340   43,335 21,135 22,200
Other language(s) 33 8,245 4,275 3,970   939,350 466,330 473,020
Table: Knowledge of official languages
Knowledge of official languages Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 34 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
English only 1,970 840 1,130   336,785 164,435 172,350
French only 85,305 37,870 47,430   4,010,880 1,855,540 2,155,340
English and French 56,740 30,890 25,855   3,017,860 1,598,220 1,419,645
Neither English nor French 575 260 315   70,375 27,785 42,590
Table: Language spoken most often at home
Language spoken most often at home Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 35 144,595 69,860 74,730   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
English 5,350 2,555 2,800   744,430 365,970 378,465
French 133,175 64,300 68,875   6,027,735 2,955,945 3,071,785
Non-official language 4,480 2,200 2,280   518,320 252,850 265,470
English and French 690 345 345   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 815 415 400   54,490 26,740 27,750
English, French and non-official language 45 20 25   12,035 6,185 5,855
Table: Immigrant status and period of immigration
Immigrant status and period of immigration Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 36 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,900 3,645,975 3,789,925
Non-immigrants 37 134,430 64,700 69,730   6,535,430 3,202,640 3,332,785
Immigrants 38 9,155 4,610 4,545   851,555 417,920 433,635
Before 1991 2,985 1,540 1,445   438,940 217,040 221,900
1991 to 2000 2,555 1,290 1,265   218,715 105,540 113,175
2001 to 2006 39 3,615 1,780 1,830   193,905 95,340 98,560
Non-permanent residents 40 1,005 550 455   48,915 25,410 23,500
Table: Citizenship
Citizenship Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 41 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,905 3,645,980 3,789,925
Canadian citizens 139,525 67,280 72,245   7,155,510 3,509,030 3,646,480
Canadian citizens under age 18 28,920 14,990 13,925   1,499,220 766,560 732,655
Canadian citizens age 18 and over 110,605 52,290 58,315   5,656,290 2,742,475 2,913,820
Not Canadian citizens 42 5,070 2,575 2,490   280,390 136,945 143,445
Table: Generation status
Generation status Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 43 120,080 57,270 62,810   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
1st generation 44 8,720 4,490 4,230   840,970 415,500 425,465
2nd generation 45 4,305 1,995 2,305   403,405 198,475 204,930
3rd generation or more 46 107,060 50,780 56,275   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, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 1 year and over 47 142,940 69,045 73,895   7,358,260 3,606,500 3,751,760
Lived at the same address 1 year ago 120,850 58,530 62,320   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) 15,405 7,485 7,920   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 5,615 2,570 3,045   312,140 152,355 159,785
Lived in a different province or territory 1 year ago 340 160 185   23,080 11,665 11,415
Lived in a different country 1 year ago 725 300 430   48,360 23,840 24,525
Table: Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago
Mobility status - Place of residence 5 years ago Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 5 years and over 48 137,120 66,035 71,090   7,059,875 3,454,425 3,605,450
Lived at the same address 5 years ago 74,280 35,550 38,735   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) 39,490 19,115 20,370   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 18,435 8,940 9,495   969,300 472,940 496,360
Lived in a different province or territory 5 years ago 990 480 510   73,555 36,785 36,770
Lived in a different country 5 years ago 3,930 1,950 1,980   196,260 98,630 97,630
Table: Aboriginal population
Aboriginal population Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal identity population 49 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,905 3,645,975 3,789,925
Aboriginal identity population 50 865 415 450   108,425 53,525 54,905
Non-Aboriginal identity population 143,725 69,445 74,280   7,327,475 3,592,450 3,735,020
Table: Educational attainment
Educational attainment Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 51 120,080 57,270 62,810   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No certificate, diploma or degree 26,150 12,520 13,630   1,547,875 750,215 797,660
High school certificate or equivalent 52 26,505 12,085 14,420   1,377,585 625,295 752,290
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 18,545 10,750 7,790   945,965 571,855 374,115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53 21,205 9,010 12,190   992,365 437,890 554,475
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 5,410 1,990 3,415   301,140 123,700 177,440
University certificate, diploma or degree 22,265 10,905 11,360   1,019,550 498,880 520,680
Total population aged 15 to 24 54 21,900 11,020 10,885   944,770 480,525 464,245
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,940 3,955 2,990   347,860 193,810 154,050
High school certificate or equivalent 55 6,270 3,230 3,035   271,780 137,325 134,455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,025 1,185 840   84,495 51,075 33,415
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 56 4,665 1,925 2,740   168,685 71,235 97,455
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 390 125 265   19,290 7,825 11,465
University certificate, diploma or degree 1,605 590 1,015   52,660 19,255 33,400
Total population aged 25 to 34 57 19,525 10,000 9,520   955,545 475,005 480,540
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,895 1,130 770   113,280 67,330 45,945
High school certificate or equivalent 58 3,060 1,735 1,330   151,140 81,910 69,225
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,970 2,380 1,590   179,115 104,245 74,865
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 59 3,860 1,895 1,965   205,210 93,560 111,645
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 750 270 480   44,125 18,715 25,410
University certificate, diploma or degree 5,980 2,585 3,390   262,685 109,235 153,445
Total population aged 35 to 64 60 59,720 28,625 31,095   3,283,280 1,618,280 1,665,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 9,245 4,540 4,705   611,840 305,290 306,550
High school certificate or equivalent 61 12,955 5,705 7,250   743,790 329,075 414,720
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10,810 6,065 4,745   586,215 349,950 236,265
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 62 10,985 4,620 6,370   537,325 239,090 298,235
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level 3,080 1,225 1,855   186,105 77,785 108,325
University certificate, diploma or degree 12,640 6,470 6,175   617,990 317,085 300,905
Table: Major field of study
Major field of study Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 63 120,080 57,265 62,810   6,184,490 3,007,830 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,660 24,605 28,055   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Education 6,075 1,485 4,595   253,465 60,615 192,850
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 1,960 760 1,205   135,195 61,265 73,930
Humanities 4,890 1,895 2,995   195,940 78,420 117,520
Social and behavioural sciences and law 5,745 2,030 3,715   296,070 104,205 191,865
Business, management and public administration 14,180 5,005 9,180   744,150 266,295 477,860
Physical and life sciences and technologies 3,280 1,890 1,390   111,905 61,635 50,265
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2,505 1,705 800   142,565 94,065 48,500
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 13,830 13,050 780   721,800 669,985 51,815
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,225 855 370   73,760 52,590 21,170
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 9,475 2,150 7,325   364,510 76,110 288,405
Personal, protective and transportation services 4,135 1,795 2,340   218,580 106,760 111,820
Other 64 105 45 65   1,080 375 700
Table: Location of study
Location of study Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 65 120,080 57,265 62,810   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 52,660 24,605 28,055   2,925,465 1,375,505 1,549,950
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 67,420 32,665 34,760   3,259,025 1,632,320 1,626,705
Inside Canada 63,860 30,670 33,190   2,976,490 1,480,120 1,496,370
Outside Canada 3,560 1,995 1,565   282,540 152,195 130,340
Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 120,080 57,270 62,810   6,184,490 3,007,825 3,176,660
In the labour force 67 77,435 40,110 37,325   4,015,200 2,124,040 1,891,160
Employed 68 72,095 37,175 34,915   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Unemployed 69 5,340 2,930 2,405   279,695 156,855 122,840
Not in the labour force 70 42,645 17,155 25,485   2,169,290 883,785 1,285,500
Participation rate 71 64.5 70.0 59.4   64.9 70.6 59.5
Employment rate 72 60.0 64.9 55.6   60.4 65.4 55.7
Unemployment rate 73 6.9 7.3 6.4   7.0 7.4 6.5
Table: Occupation
Occupation Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 75,885 39,360 36,525   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,400
A Management occupations 75 6,110 4,095 2,020   353,065 229,145 123,915
B Business, finance and administration occupations 12,825 3,775 9,050   715,465 211,345 504,125
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 4,495 3,690 805   255,930 198,940 56,990
D Health occupations 6,210 1,475 4,735   236,205 49,660 186,550
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 8,930 3,135 5,795   357,915 109,150 248,770
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,150 1,045 1,105   126,355 57,915 68,440
G Sales and service occupations 18,660 8,345 10,310   940,290 424,805 515,485
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,095 9,295 800   581,045 540,255 40,795
I Occupations unique to primary industry 945 790 155   101,365 81,280 20,090
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 5,460 3,715 1,750   262,030 177,795 84,240
Table: Industry
Industry Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 75,885 39,360 36,525   3,929,675 2,080,280 1,849,395
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 1,135 835 300   145,985 108,940 37,045
Construction 3,750 3,310 445   205,665 182,110 23,550
Manufacturing 11,880 8,600 3,280   573,550 404,135 169,410
Wholesale trade 2,250 1,580 675   173,190 115,020 58,175
Retail trade 9,150 4,285 4,860   472,030 218,795 253,240
Finance and real estate 3,615 1,535 2,080   211,230 85,495 125,730
Health care and social services 11,645 2,735 8,905   441,705 90,755 350,950
Educational services 8,180 3,390 4,790   270,895 91,725 179,170
Business services 10,110 6,400 3,715   673,565 419,925 253,640
Other services 14,155 6,685 7,470   761,855 363,375 398,475
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 110,265 51,585 58,675   5,643,450 2,673,875 2,969,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 108,955 50,680 58,270   5,559,160 2,617,675 2,941,480
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 43,990 19,515 24,475   2,333,500 1,040,080 1,293,415
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 20,930 8,150 12,780   1,151,790 474,105 677,685
Table: Language used most often at work
Language used most often at work Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over who worked since 2005 81 82,810 42,680 40,125   4,266,965 2,241,370 2,025,590
English 3,575 1,790 1,785   531,935 285,910 246,030
French 77,440 39,910 37,525   3,498,285 1,830,000 1,668,285
Non-official language 95 50 35   32,725 16,555 16,170
English and French 1,600 870 725   185,660 99,010 86,650
English and non-official language 25 10 20   4,935 2,715 2,220
French and non-official language 60 30 25   4,555 2,290 2,265
English, French and non-official language 15 15 0   8,860 4,885 3,980
Table: Place of work status
Place of work status Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total employed labour force 15 years and over 82 72,095 37,180 34,915   3,735,505 1,967,185 1,768,320
Worked at home 4,050 1,850 2,200   249,750 127,835 121,910
Worked outside Canada 130 95 30   11,500 8,270 3,230
No fixed workplace address 4,825 3,580 1,240   300,445 230,700 69,745
Worked at usual place 63,090 31,645 31,445   3,173,810 1,600,380 1,573,430
Worked in census subdivision (municipality) of residence 52,300 24,830 27,465   1,717,370 820,230 897,135
Worked in a different census subdivision (municipality) within the census division (county) of residence 0 0 0   469,675 237,180 232,495
Worked in a different census division (county) 10,655 6,715 3,940   920,255 508,140 412,115
Worked in a different province 140 105 35   66,510 34,830 31,680
Table: Mode of transportation to work
Mode of transportation to work Sherbrooke, Ville   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 67,915 35,230 32,685   3,474,255 1,831,075 1,643,175
Car, truck, van, as driver 53,860 29,140 24,725   2,525,440 1,417,850 1,107,595
Car, truck, van, as passenger 4,010 1,600 2,410   192,310 74,565 117,750
Public transit 3,970 1,485 2,485   445,250 183,780 261,475
Walked or bicycled 5,570 2,770 2,805   278,975 136,360 142,610
All other modes 500 240 260   32,275 18,525 13,750
Table: Visible minority population characteristics
Visible minority population characteristics Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 84 144,595 69,860 74,735   7,435,900 3,645,980 3,789,925
Total visible minority population 85 6,690 3,430 3,260   654,355 320,875 333,475
Chinese 530 205 325   79,825 36,385 43,440
South Asian 86 310 145 170   72,850 37,910 34,935
Black 1,780 890 890   188,070 89,385 98,685
Filipino 0 0 10   24,200 9,170 15,030
Latin American 2,005 1,005 995   89,510 44,000 45,510
Southeast Asian 87 390 220 165   50,460 24,595 25,865
Arab 910 535 380   109,020 59,410 49,605
West Asian 88 500 275 225   16,120 8,645 7,470
Korean 55 40 15   5,310 2,540 2,770
Japanese 35 15 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 90 150 80 70   11,310 5,565 5,745
Not a visible minority 91 137,905 66,425 71,475   6,781,550 3,325,100 3,456,450
Table: Earnings in 2005
Earnings in 2005 Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with earnings (counts) 92 82,055 42,155 39,900   4,225,875 2,221,995 2,003,885
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over ($) 93 24,328 29,220 20,285   25,464 30,197 20,925
Persons 15 years and over with earnings who worked full year, full time (counts) 94 40,045 22,250 17,790   2,136,705 1,210,545 926,160
Median earnings - Persons 15 years and over who worked full year, full time ($) 93 35,793 40,252 31,562   37,722 42,021 32,849
Table: Income in 2005
Income in 2005 Sherbrooke, Ville   Quebec
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Persons 15 years and over with income (counts) 95 114,520 54,865 59,660   5,876,975 2,884,710 2,992,265
Median income - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 23,822 28,929 20,035   24,430 30,074 19,828
Median income after tax - Persons 15 years and over ($) 96 21,945 25,501 19,089   22,471 26,302 18,951
Composition of total income (100%) 97 100 100 100   100 100 100
Earnings - As a % of total income 71.8 76.1 66.2   73.2 76.7 68.1
Government transfers - As a % of total income 14.8 10.2 20.9   13.9 9.9 19.7
Other money - As a % of total income 13.4 13.7 13.0   12.9 13.4 12.2
Income status of all persons in private households (counts) 98 143,760 69,460 74,300   7,349,680 3,604,885 3,744,790
% in low income before tax - All persons 18.4 16.3 20.4   17.2 15.6 18.7
% in low income after tax - All persons 13.3 12.3 14.2   12.5 11.7 13.3
% in low income before tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 16.1 15.6 16.8   17.6 17.5 17.6
% in low income after tax - Persons less than 18 years of age 11.4 10.8 12.2   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 (Code2443027) (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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