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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V - Quebec 1

Map of Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V (shaded in green), Quebec

Map of Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
173
Nat. rank
697

In 2011, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac (Ville) had a population of 5,096, representing a percentage change of -3.1% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 218.32 square kilometres with a population density of 23.3 persons per square kilometre. This compares to the provincial land area of 1,356,547.02 square kilometres with a population density of 5.8 persons per square kilometre.

In 2011, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac (Ville) had 2,269 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was -0.4%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Population and dwelling counts

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Saint-Cyprien, Que. 1,163 1,262 -7.8
Dégelis, Que. V 3,051 3,209 -4.9
Packington, Que. PE 595 657 -9.4
Saint-Eusèbe, Que. PE 614 620 -1.0
Saint-Juste-du-Lac, Que. 585 653 -10.4
Saint-Michel-du-Squatec, Que. PE 1,171 1,263 -7.3
Saint-Pierre-de-Lamy, Que. 112 123 -8.9
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Que. PE 1,318 1,348 -2.2

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth

Table 2 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval 5,696 3,790 50.3
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac V 15,689 11,311 38.7
Marieville V 10,094 7,527 A 34.1
Shannon 5,086 3,825 33.0
Saint-Amable 10,870 8,398 29.4

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth

Table 3 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
La Tuque V 11,227 11,821 -5.0
Shawinigan V 50,060 51,904 -3.6
Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac V 5,096 5,259 A -3.1
Roberval V 10,227 10,544 -3.0
Westmount V 19,931 20,494 -2.7

Age and sex

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Age distribution

Table 4 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 14.7% 16.3% 13.3%
15 to 64 65.7% 66.6% 64.8%
65 and over 19.6% 17.1% 22.0%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V was 19.6%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 65.7% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 14.7%. In comparison, the national percentages were 68.5% for the population aged 15 to 64 and 16.7% for the population aged 0 to 14.

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Population by broad age groups, sex and population change between 2006 and 2011, 2006 to 2011 censuses
Broad age groups by sex Population
2011 2006 change % change
Both sexes
Total 5,095 5,260 -165 -3.1
0 to 14 750 815 -65 -8.0
15 to 64 3,345 3,540 -195 -5.5
65 and over 1,000 905 95 10.5
Males
Total 2,455 2,575 -120 -4.7
0 to 14 400 420 -20 -4.8
15 to 64 1,635 1,740 -105 -6.0
65 and over 420 410 10 2.4
Females
Total 2,640 2,685 -45 -1.7
0 to 14 350 395 -45 -11.4
15 to 64 1,710 1,795 -85 -4.7
65 and over 580 490 90 18.4

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 5,095 2,455 2,640
0 to 4 years 230 125 110
5 to 9 years 250 130 120
10 to 14 years 265 150 120
15 to 19 years 280 140 140
20 to 24 years 220 100 115
25 to 29 years 235 115 120
30 to 34 years 260 125 135
35 to 39 years 250 135 115
40 to 44 years 270 115 150
45 to 49 years 420 195 225
50 to 54 years 500 260 245
55 to 59 years 480 235 245
60 to 64 years 430 215 220
65 to 69 years 300 140 160
70 to 74 years 235 105 130
75 to 79 years 205 90 110
80 to 84 years 150 55 100
85 years and over 115 40 80
Median age 48.5 47.5 49.4

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Median age2 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V was 48.5 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V 45.2 48.5

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families3 in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac was 1,465, which represents a change of -4.6% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, 50.2% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 37.2% were common-law-couples and 12.6% were lone-parent families.

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V and neighbouring census subdivisions – Distribution of census families by family structure, 2011 Census
Geographic name Total families Married-couple families Common-law-couple families Lone-parent families % change, census families, 2006 to 2011
number % number % number %
Canada  9,389,695 6,293,950 67.0 1,567,905 16.7 1,527,840 16.3 5.5
Quebec  2,203,625 1,143,370 51.9 694,750 31.5 365,515 16.6 3.9
Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V 1,465 735 50.2 545 37.2 185 12.6 -4.6
Saint-Cyprien, MÉ 295 160 54.2 105 35.6 35 11.9 -13.2
Dégelis, V 910 520 57.1 275 30.2 115 12.6 -5.2
Packington, PE 180 115 63.9 55 30.6 10 5.6 -12.2
Saint-Eusèbe, PE 185 100 54.1 65 35.1 20 10.8 2.8
Saint-Juste-du-Lac, MÉ 180 80 44.4 70 38.9 25 13.9 -10.0
Saint-Michel-du-Squatec, PE 355 235 66.2 95 26.8 25 7.0 -2.7
Saint-Pierre-de-Lamy, MÉ 35 25 71.4 10 28.6 0 0.0 -12.5
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, PE 385 220 57.1 140 36.4 30 7.8 -7.2

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, 39.1% were couples with children aged 24 and under at home. In comparison, as a whole, 46.9% of couples in Canada had children aged 24 and under at home.

Presence of children within couple families
* Children aged 24 and under at home
Married couples with children * 205
Married couples without children * 535
Common-law-couples with children * 295
Common-law-couples without children * 245

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac – Marital status

In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, 60.4% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (35.2%) or living with a common-law partner (25.2%).

The remaining 39.7% were not married and not living with a common-law partner, including those who were single (never-married), separated, divorced or widowed.

Note: Percentages may not total 100 percent due to random rounding.

Table 9 Canada, Quebec, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 4,345 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 2,625 60.4 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 1,530 35.2 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 1,095 25.2 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 1,725 39.7 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 1,015 23.4 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 55 1.3 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 280 6.4 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 370 8.5 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac – Types of private households

There were 2,270 private households4 in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac in 2011, a change of -0.4% from 2006. Of these, 22.0% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -15.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type5 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 2,270 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home6
500 22.0 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home7
780 34.4 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households8 180 7.9 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 760 33.5 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households9 5 0.2 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households10 45 2.0 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac – Structural type of dwelling

In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, 64.3% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.0% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Quebec, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 2,270 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 1,460 64.3 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 120 5.3 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 35 1.5 86,040 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 0 0.0 171,110 5.0 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 460 20.3 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 110 4.8 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house11 15 0.7 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling12 65 2.9 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Mother tongue

Chart J: Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Note: Counts for mother tongue as well as those for language spoken most often at home include single responses only.

In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, 0.4% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 99.0% reported French only, and 0.4% reported a non-official language only, in 2011. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 7.7% for English only, 78.1% for French only and 12.3% for only non-official languages.

In 2011, 0.1% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 99.3% spoke only French and 0.2% spoke only a non-official language. In comparison, the provincial / territorial percentages were 9.8% for only English, 80.0% for only French and 7.1% for only a non-official language.

Table 12 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 5,045 100.0 5,045 100.0
English 20 0.4 5 0.1
French 4,995 99.0 5,010 99.3
Non-official language 20 0.4 10 0.2
Multiple responses 10 0.2 15 0.3
Table 13 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention13
(in percentage)
Total retention; language spoken at home at least on a regular basis Complete retention; language spoken most often at home Partial retention; language spoken at home on a regular basis
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
English 50.0 16.7 33.3
French 99.9 99.8 0.1
Non-official language 80.0 40.0 40.0

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Non-official languages

In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.2%), (0.0%) and (0.0%), in 2011. In comparison, the most common mother tongues at the provincial / territorial level were Arabic (2.1%), Spanish (1.8%) and Italian (1.6%).

Table 14 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – The most common non-official-language mother tongues, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Number Percentage of non-official language mother-tongue population Percentage of total population
Note: Counts for mother tongue and home language include single response of a language as well as multiple responses of a language with English and/or French.
Spanish 10 33.3 0.2

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Bilingualism

Table 15 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Rate of English-French bilingualism by mother tongue and age groups, 2011 Census
Age groups Mother tongue
Total English French Non-official language
Note: Counts for mother tongue include single responses only. Consequently, the total excludes multiple responses.
Total 16.0 50.0 15.6 60.0
0 to 19 7.8 0.0 7.8 0.0
20 to 44 27.2 100.0 27.0 50.0
45 to 64 16.3 0.0 15.9 100.0
65 and over 9.2 0.0 8.8 100.0
Table 16 Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, V – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 5,045 100.0
English only 0 0.0
French only 4,230 83.8
English and French 810 16.1
Neither English nor French 0 0.0

Symbols:

···
not applicable
excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements. For further information, refer to Notes.
incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement. For further information, refer to Notes.
A
adjusted figure due to boundary change. For further information, refer to Content considerations.
E
use with caution. For further information, refer to Cautionary note.


Source:

Statistics Canada. 2012. Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-310-XWE2011004. Ottawa, Ontario. Analytical products, 2011 Census. Last updated October 24, 2012.
 

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