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Focus on Geography Series, 2011 Census

Census subdivision of Val-des-Monts, - Quebec

Map of Val-des-Monts, MÉ (shaded in green), Quebec

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Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A: Val-des-Monts, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Chart A description: Val-des-Monts, MÉ - Population, 2011 and 2006 censuses

Prov. rank
95
Nat. rank
382

In 2011, Val-des-Monts (Municipalité) had a population of 10,420, representing a percentage change of 9.2% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Land area is 439.12 square kilometres with a population density of 23.7 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, Val-des-Monts (Municipalité) had 4,082 private dwellings occupied by usual residents. The change in private dwellings occupied by usual residents from 2006 was 11.1%. For Canada as a whole, the number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents increased 7.1%.

Val-des-Monts (Municipalité) is part of the census metropolitan area of Ottawa - Gatineau.

Population and dwelling counts

Val-des-Monts (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions

Table 1 Val-des-Monts (Municipalité) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2006 to 2011
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2011 2006 % change
Val-des-Bois, Que. 938 873 7.4
Bowman, Que. 677 676 0.1
Gatineau, Que. V 265,349 242,124 9.6
L'Ange-Gardien, Que. 5,051 4,348 16.2
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, Que. 757 774 -2.2
Cantley, Que. 9,888 7,926 24.8
La Pêche, Que. 7,619 7,477 1.9
Denholm, Que. 572 604 -5.3

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

Val-des-Monts, – Age distribution

Table 4 Val-des-Monts, – Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 18.1% 18.0% 18.1%
15 to 64 73.6% 73.4% 73.9%
65 and over 8.3% 8.6% 8.1%

In 2011, the percentage of the population aged 65 and over in Val-des-Monts, was 8.3%, compared with a national percentage of 14.8%. The percentage of the working age population (15 to 64) was 73.6% and the percentage of children aged 0 to 14 was 18.1%. 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.

Val-des-Monts, – Population by broad age groups and sex

Table 5 Val-des-Monts, – 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 10,420 9,540 880 9.2
0 to 14 1,885 1,885 0 0.0
15 to 64 7,665 6,995 670 9.6
65 and over 870 655 215 32.8
Males
Total 5,445 4,985 460 9.2
0 to 14 980 1,000 -20 -2.0
15 to 64 3,995 3,635 360 9.9
65 and over 470 350 120 34.3
Females
Total 4,975 4,555 420 9.2
0 to 14 900 880 20 2.3
15 to 64 3,675 3,360 315 9.4
65 and over 405 305 100 32.8

Val-des-Monts, – Population by five-year age groups and sex

Table 6 Val-des-Monts, – Population by five-year age groups and sex, 2011 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
Total - Age groups 10,420 5,445 4,975
0 to 4 years 670 350 320
5 to 9 years 595 300 295
10 to 14 years 615 330 285
15 to 19 years 690 370 315
20 to 24 years 545 290 255
25 to 29 years 610 290 315
30 to 34 years 710 365 350
35 to 39 years 775 380 395
40 to 44 years 925 485 440
45 to 49 years 1,055 555 505
50 to 54 years 930 480 450
55 to 59 years 805 425 380
60 to 64 years 615 350 265
65 to 69 years 395 215 180
70 to 74 years 220 120 95
75 to 79 years 145 85 60
80 to 84 years 80 30 50
85 years and over 40 15 25
Median age 40.0 40.4 39.5

Val-des-Monts, – Median age1 of the population

In 2011, the median age in Val-des-Monts,  was 40 years. In comparison, the median age of Quebec was 41.9 years.

Table 7 Canada, Quebec and Val-des-Monts, – Median age, 2006 and 2011 censuses
  Median age
2006 2011
Canada 39.5 40.6
Quebec 41.0 41.9
Val-des-Monts, 38.3 40.0

Families and households

In 2011, the number of census families2 in Val-des-Monts was 3,195, which represents a change of 8.9% from 2006. This compares to a growth rate for Canada of 5.5% over the same period.


In Val-des-Monts, 51.8% of census families were married couples in 2011, while 37.1% were common-law-couples and 11.3% were lone-parent families.

Val-des-Monts – Family structure

Table 8 Canada, Quebec, CSD of Val-des-Monts, 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
Val-des-Monts, MÉ 3,195 1,655 51.8 1,185 37.1 360 11.3 8.9
Val-des-Bois, MÉ 320 200 62.5 100 31.3 25 7.8 -1.5
Bowman, MÉ 230 130 56.5 80 34.8 20 8.7 2.2
Gatineau, V 74,600 38,540 51.7 21,290 28.5 14,770 19.8 7.6
L'Ange-Gardien, MÉ 1,545 920 59.5 485 31.4 140 9.1 18.4
Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette, MÉ 240 125 52.1 80 33.3 40 16.7 9.1
Cantley, MÉ 2,965 1,610 54.3 1,045 35.2 305 10.3 23.5
La Pêche, MÉ 2,290 1,325 57.9 670 29.3 300 13.1 0.2
Denholm, MÉ 170 105 61.8 50 29.4 15 8.8 -12.8

Val-des-Monts – Presence of children within couple families

Among couples (married and common-law) in the census subdivision of Val-des-Monts, 48.9% 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 * 750
Married couples without children * 905
Common-law-couples with children * 635
Common-law-couples without children * 550

Val-des-Monts – Marital status

In Val-des-Monts, 67.0% of the total population aged 15 and over were either married (39.3%) or living with a common-law partner (27.8%).

The remaining 33.0% 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, Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Population 15 years and older by marital status, 2011 Census
Marital status Val-des-Monts, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Population 15 years and over 8,540 100.0 6,644,380 100.0 27,869,345 100.0
Married or living with a common-law partner 5,720 67.0 3,745,315 56.4 16,084,490 57.7
Married (and not separated) 3,355 39.3 2,353,775 35.4 12,941,965 46.4
Living common-law 2,370 27.8 1,391,545 20.9 3,142,525 11.3
Not married and not living with a common-law partner 2,820 33.0 2,899,060 43.6 11,784,855 42.3
Single (never legally married) 2,010 23.5 1,942,090 29.2 7,816,045 28.0
Separated 130 1.5 105,190 1.6 698,245 2.5
Divorced 430 5.0 463,830 7.0 1,686,035 6.0
Widowed 245 2.9 387,950 5.8 1,584,525 5.7

Val-des-Monts – Types of private households

There were 4,080 private households3 in Val-des-Monts in 2011, a change of 11.2% from 2006. Of these, 33.1% of households were comprised of couples with children aged 24 and under at home, a change of 10.2% compared with five years earlier.

Table 10 Canada, Quebec, Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Distribution of households by household type, 2011 Census
Household type4 Val-des-Monts, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total private households 4,080 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Couple-family households with children
aged 24 and under at home5
1,350 33.1 811,120 23.9 3,524,915 26.5
Couple-family households without children
aged 24 and under at home6
1,395 34.2 988,410 29.1 3,935,540 29.5
Lone-parent family households7 330 8.1 346,305 10.2 1,375,450 10.3
One-person households 840 20.6 1,094,410 32.2 3,673,310 27.6
Multiple family households8 60 1.5 28,420 0.8 268,060 2.0
Other households9 100 2.5 126,680 3.7 543,340 4.1

Val-des-Monts – Structural type of dwelling

In Val-des-Monts, 87.0% of private households lived in single-detached houses and 0.1% lived in apartments in buildings that have five or more storeys. The rest lived in other types of dwelling structures.

Table 11 Canada, Quebec, Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Distribution of private households by structural type of dwelling, 2011 Census
Structural type of dwelling Val-des-Monts, MÉ Quebec Canada
number % number % number %
Total - Structural type of dwelling 4,080 100.0 3,395,345 100.0 13,320,615 100.0
Single-detached house 3,550 87.0 1,560,405 46.0 7,329,150 55.0
Semi-detached house 110 2.7 171,435 5.0 646,240 4.9
Row house 40 1.0 86,040 2.5 791,600 5.9
Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5 0.1 171,110 5.0 1,234,770 9.3
Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 145 3.6 1,103,845 32.5 2,397,555 18.0
Apartment, duplex 215 5.3 263,860 7.8 704,485 5.3
Other single-attached house10 15 0.4 15,650 0.5 33,310 0.3
Movable dwelling11 5 0.1 23,000 0.7 183,510 1.4

Language

Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Mother tongue

Chart J: Val-des-Monts, MÉ - Mother tongue and language spoken most often at home

Chart J description: Val-des-Monts, 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 Val-des-Monts, 11.7% of the population reported English only as mother tongue, 85.7% 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, 12.5% of the population spoke only English most often at home, 85.9% 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 Val-des-Monts, 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 10,420 100.0 10,420 100.0
English 1,215 11.7 1,305 12.5
French 8,935 85.7 8,955 85.9
Non-official language 115 1.1 25 0.2
Multiple responses 160 1.5 130 1.2
Table 13 Val-des-Monts, 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 91.5 81.3 10.3
French 98.9 97.3 1.6
Non-official language 50.0 25.0 25.0

Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Non-official languages

In Val-des-Monts, the three most common mother tongues were Portuguese (0.2%), German (0.2%) and Italian (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 Val-des-Monts, 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.
Portuguese 25 17.9 0.2
German 25 17.9 0.2
Italian 10 7.1 0.1
Spanish 10 7.1 0.1
Russian 10 7.1 0.1
Arabic 10 7.1 0.1

Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Bilingualism

Table 15 Val-des-Monts, 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 57.9 57.0 58.0 56.5
0 to 19 25.7 54.2 22.7 100.0
20 to 44 71.3 69.0 71.4 62.5
45 to 64 69.3 55.2 71.9 55.6
65 and over 54.7 39.3 57.6 50.0
Table 16 Val-des-Monts, MÉ – Knowledge of official languages, 2011 Census
Knowledge of official languages Number Percentage
Total 10,420 100.0
English only 555 5.3
French only 3,775 36.2
English and French 6,085 58.4
Neither English nor French 5 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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