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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Saint-Charles-Borromée, - Quebec

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
77
Nat. rank
294

In 2011, Saint-Charles-Borromée (Municipalité) had a population of 13,321, representing a percentage change of 10.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 18.63 square kilometres with a population density of 715.0 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, Saint-Charles-Borromée (Municipalité) had 5,929 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 14.2%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Saint-Charles-Borromée (Municipalité) is part of the census agglomeration of Joliette.

Population and dwelling counts

Saint-Charles-Borromée (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Saint-Charles-Borromée (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Saint-Pierre, Que. VL 305 304 0.3
Joliette, Que. V 19,621 19,044 3.0
Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, Que. V 8,868 8,230 7.8
Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare, Que. PE 3,747 3,491 7.3
Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Que. 2,595 2,201 17.9
Saint-Liguori, Que. PE 1,976 1,887 4.7

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
Chandler V 7,703 7,914 -2.7

Age and sex

Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Age distribution

Table 4 Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 13.2% 14.5% 12.1%
15 to 64 61.0% 63.2% 59.1%
65 and over 25.8% 22.3% 28.8%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Saint-Charles-Borromée, was 25.8%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 61.0% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 13.2%. 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.

Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Saint-Charles-Borromée, – 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 13,320 12,030 1,290 10.7
0 to 14 1,755 1,760 -5 -0.3
15 to 64 8,125 7,905 220 2.8
65 and over 3,440 2,365 1,075 45.5
Males
Total 6,175 5,570 605 10.9
0 to 14 895 910 -15 -1.6
15 to 64 3,905 3,760 145 3.9
65 and over 1,380 895 485 54.2
Females
Total 7,145 6,460 685 10.6
0 to 14 865 850 15 1.8
15 to 64 4,220 4,145 75 1.8
65 and over 2,060 1,465 595 40.6

Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 13,320 6,175 7,145
0 to 4 years 580 295 285
5 to 9 years 540 280 260
10 to 14 years 635 315 320
15 to 19 years 765 410 355
20 to 24 years 675 355 325
25 to 29 years 600 295 310
30 to 34 years 650 305 345
35 to 39 years 685 345 340
40 to 44 years 715 340 375
45 to 49 years 900 425 475
50 to 54 years 1,020 470 545
55 to 59 years 1,060 485 575
60 to 64 years 1,055 485 570
65 to 69 years 915 420 500
70 to 74 years 640 305 335
75 to 79 years 585 240 350
80 to 84 years 630 235 400
85 years and over 665 180 490
Median age 49.5 46.9 51.8

Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Saint-Charles-Borromée,  was 49.5 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Saint-Charles-Borromée, – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Saint-Charles-Borromée, 45.5 49.5

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Saint-Charles-Borromée was 3,685, which represents a change of 6.2% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Saint-Charles-Borromée, 52.4% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 32.4% were common-law-couples and 15.1% were lone-parent families.

Saint-Charles-Borromée – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ 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
Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ 3,685 1,930 52.4 1,195 32.4 555 15.1 6.2
Saint-Pierre, VL 95 60 63.2 30 31.6 10 10.5 26.7
Joliette, V 4,960 2,100 42.3 1,680 33.9 1,180 23.8 2.6
Notre-Dame-des-Prairies, V 2,705 1,360 50.3 930 34.4 415 15.3 6.3
Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare, PE 1,140 570 50.0 435 38.2 135 11.8 6.5
Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, MÉ 790 340 43.0 330 41.8 115 14.6 17.9
Saint-Liguori, PE 560 280 50.0 225 40.2 60 10.7 0.9

Saint-Charles-Borromée – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Saint-Charles-Borromée, 37.9% 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 * 565
Married couples without children * 1,370
Common-law-couples with children * 620
Common-law-couples without children * 580

Saint-Charles-Borromée – Marital status

In Saint-Charles-Borromée, 55.9% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (35.2%) or living with a common-law partner (20.7%).

The remaining 44.1% 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, Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 11,565 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 6,470 55.9 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 4,070 35.2 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 2,395 20.7 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 5,095 44.1 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,820 24.4 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 150 1.3 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 890 7.7 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 1,230 10.6 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Saint-Charles-Borromée – Types of private households

There were 5,930 private households3 in Saint-Charles-Borromée in 2011, a change of 14.1% from 2006. Of these, 19.8% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of -3.3% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 5,930 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,175 19.8 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,925 32.5 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 535 9.0 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 2,120 35.8 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 30 0.5 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 155 2.6 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Saint-Charles-Borromée – Structural type of dwelling

In Saint-Charles-Borromée, 49.6% 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, Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 5,925 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 2,940 49.6 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 145 2.4 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 125 2.1 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 2,250 38.0 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 420 7.1 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 45 0.8 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.1 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Mother tongue

Chart J: Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ - 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 Saint-Charles-Borromée, 0.8% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 97.5% reported French only, and 1.1% 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, 0.4% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 98.7% spoke only French and 0.3% 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 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home, 2011 Census
Selected languages Mother tongue Language spoken most often at home
number % number %
Total 12,890 100.0 12,890 100.0
English 100 0.8 50 0.4
French 12,570 97.5 12,720 98.7
Non-official language 145 1.1 40 0.3
Multiple responses 70 0.5 80 0.6
Table 13 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Mother-tongue retention, 2011 Census
Mother tongue Mother-tongue retention12
(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 62.5 31.3 31.3
French 100.0 99.9 0.1
Non-official language 70.6 44.1 26.5

Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Non-official languages

In Saint-Charles-Borromée, the three most common mother tongues were Spanish (0.3%), Atikamekw (0.2%) and Arabic (0.1%), 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 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – 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 45 26.5 0.3
Atikamekw 20 11.8 0.2
Arabic 15 8.8 0.1
German 10 5.9 0.1
Lao 10 5.9 0.1
Rundi (Kirundi) 10 5.9 0.1

Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Bilingualism

Table 15 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – 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 27.1 85.0 26.6 37.9
0 to 19 17.6 100.0 17.2 50.0
20 to 44 42.6 85.7 42.1 42.9
45 to 64 26.4 66.7 25.9 37.5
65 and over 19.1 60.0 18.7 40.0
Table 16 Saint-Charles-Borromée, MÉ – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 12,890 100.0
English only 15 0.1
French only 9,340 72.5
English and French 3,530 27.4
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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