Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Low, Canton (municipalité de) (CSD) - Quebec

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Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Population, 2016 and 2011 censuses

Provincial population rank
657 of 1195
National population rank
2116 of 4870
  • In 2016, the enumerated population of Low (Canton (municipalité de)) was 982, which represents a change of 6.7% from 2011. This compares to the provincial average of 3.3% and the national average of 5.0%.
  • The land area of Low (Canton (municipalité de)) is 261.17 square kilometres and the population density was 3.8 people per square kilometre.
  • In 2016, there were 462 private dwellings occupied in Low (Canton (municipalité de)), which represent a change of 13.2% from 2011.

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Population Change (in percentage) for Low and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population Change (in percentage) for Low and higher level geographies, 2011 to 2016

Population and dwelling counts

Low (Canton (municipalité de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 1 Low (Canton (municipalité de)) – Neighbouring census subdivisions, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
La Pêche Census subdivision - La Pêche, Municipalité 7,863 7,619 3.2
Denholm Census subdivision - Denholm, Municipalité 505 572 -11.7
Kazabazua Census subdivision - Kazabazua, Municipalité 945 847 11.6
Lac-Sainte-Marie Census subdivision - Lac-Sainte-Marie, Municipalité 566 611 -7.4
Alleyn-et-Cawood Census subdivision - Alleyn-et-Cawood, Municipalité 172 193 revised r -10.9

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 2 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the highest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval Census subdivision - Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, Ville V 7,348 5,696 29.0
Contrecoeur Census subdivision - Contrecoeur, Ville V 7,887 6,252 26.2
Saint-Colomban Census subdivision - Saint-Colomban, Ville V 16,019 13,080 22.5
Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier Census subdivision - Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, Ville V 7,706 6,319 21.9
Mirabel Census subdivision - Mirabel, Ville V 50,513 41,957 20.4

Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population change, 2011 to 2016

Table 3 Quebec – Census subdivisions with 5,000-plus population with the lowest population growth, population change, 2011 to 2016
Census subdivision (CSD) name CSD type Population
2016 2011 % change
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts Census subdivision - Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Ville V 6,437 6,933 -7.2
La Malbaie Census subdivision - La Malbaie, Ville V 8,271 8,862 -6.7
Coaticook Census subdivision - Coaticook, Ville V 8,698 9,255 -6.0
Mont-Joli Census subdivision - Mont-Joli, Ville V 6,281 6,665 -5.8
La Sarre Census subdivision - La Sarre, Ville V 7,282 7,719 -5.7

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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