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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V - Quebec

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

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

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

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

Prov. rank
68
Nat. rank
257

In 2011, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac (Ville) had a population of 15,689, representing a percentage change of 38.7% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 9.31 square kilometres with a population density of 1,684.5 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, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac (Ville) had 6,039 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 41.2%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac (Ville) is part of the census metropolitan area of Montréal.

Population and dwelling counts

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac (Ville) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Montréal, Que. V 1,649,519 1,620,693 1.8
Saint-Eustache, Que. V 44,154 42,077 A 4.9
Deux-Montagnes, Que. V 17,552 17,402 0.9
Pointe-Calumet, Que. 6,396 6,574 -2.7
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Que. 6,195 4,958 24.9

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

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Age distribution

Table 4 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 20.4% 20.9% 20.0%
15 to 64 70.2% 70.6% 69.8%
65 and over 9.4% 8.5% 10.3%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V was 9.4%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 70.2% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 20.4%. 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.

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

Table 5 Sainte-Marthe-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 15,685 11,310 4,375 38.7
0 to 14 3,205 2,300 905 39.3
15 to 64 11,005 7,915 3,090 39.0
65 and over 1,480 1,095 385 35.2
Males
Total 7,695 5,625 2,070 36.8
0 to 14 1,610 1,145 465 40.6
15 to 64 5,430 3,970 1,460 36.8
65 and over 655 510 145 28.4
Females
Total 7,990 5,685 2,305 40.5
0 to 14 1,595 1,160 435 37.5
15 to 64 5,575 3,945 1,630 41.3
65 and over 825 590 235 39.8

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

Table 6 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 15,685 7,695 7,990
0 to 4 years 1,440 745 700
5 to 9 years 940 455 485
10 to 14 years 825 415 410
15 to 19 years 960 480 490
20 to 24 years 790 395 395
25 to 29 years 1,125 525 600
30 to 34 years 1,595 780 810
35 to 39 years 1,260 645 620
40 to 44 years 1,160 575 585
45 to 49 years 1,255 620 635
50 to 54 years 1,120 550 570
55 to 59 years 905 440 460
60 to 64 years 830 420 415
65 to 69 years 575 255 320
70 to 74 years 395 195 200
75 to 79 years 255 115 140
80 to 84 years 160 70 95
85 years and over 100 30 70
Median age 35.6 35.4 35.9

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V was 35.6 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V 36.7 35.6

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac was 4,755, which represents a change of 36.8% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, 42.5% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 43.2% were common-law-couples and 14.0% were lone-parent families.

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Sainte-Marthe-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
Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V 4,755 2,020 42.5 2,055 43.2 665 14.0 36.8
Montréal, V 410,035 225,035 54.9 96,385 23.5 88,615 21.6 -0.3
Saint-Eustache, V 12,845 6,495 50.6 4,080 31.8 2,270 17.7 2.5
Deux-Montagnes, V 5,090 2,470 48.5 1,650 32.4 970 19.1 0.0
Pointe-Calumet, MÉ 1,860 710 38.2 810 43.5 350 18.8 -5.8
Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, MÉ 1,865 900 48.3 740 39.7 230 12.3 24.7

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, 52.1% 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 * 945
Married couples without children * 1,080
Common-law-couples with children * 1,190
Common-law-couples without children * 870

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac – Marital status

In Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, 65.7% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (32.7%) or living with a common-law partner (33.0%).

The remaining 34.3% 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, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 12,485 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 8,200 65.7 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 4,080 32.7 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 4,115 33.0 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 4,285 34.3 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,975 23.8 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 155 1.2 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 700 5.6 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 455 3.6 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac – Types of private households

There were 6,035 private households3 in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac in 2011, a change of 41.2% from 2006. Of these, 34.7% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 36.5% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 6,035 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
2,095 34.7 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,885 31.2 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 630 10.4 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 1,205 20.0 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 70 1.2 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 155 2.6 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac – Structural type of dwelling

In Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, 75.4% 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, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 6,040 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 4,555 75.4 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 155 2.6 171,435 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 860 14.2 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 100 1.7 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 15 0.2 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 225 3.7 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Mother tongue

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

Chart J description: Sainte-Marthe-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 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, 5.1% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 90.1% reported French only, and 3.5% 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, 5.3% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 91.5% spoke only French and 1.5% 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 Sainte-Marthe-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 15,650 100.0 15,650 100.0
English 800 5.1 825 5.3
French 14,095 90.1 14,320 91.5
Non-official language 550 3.5 230 1.5
Multiple responses 200 1.3 270 1.7
Table 13 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – 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 90.0 75.3 14.7
French 99.6 98.8 0.8
Non-official language 74.2 48.4 25.8

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Non-official languages

In Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, the three most common mother tongues were Arabic (0.8%), Spanish (0.6%) and Romanian (0.6%), 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 Sainte-Marthe-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.
Arabic 125 20.2 0.8
Spanish 100 16.1 0.6
Romanian 90 14.5 0.6
Italian 55 8.9 0.4
Portuguese 30 4.8 0.2

Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Bilingualism

Table 15 Sainte-Marthe-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 47.4 81.9 44.7 67.3
0 to 19 19.2 63.4 16.6 33.3
20 to 44 65.2 93.4 62.8 77.4
45 to 64 52.1 88.9 49.2 76.2
65 and over 41.8 69.2 40.5 44.4
Table 16 Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, V – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 15,650 100.0
English only 175 1.1
French only 7,965 50.9
English and French 7,480 47.8
Neither English nor French 30 0.2

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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