01 - Bas-Saint-Laurent

Land area (2016) 22,185 km²
Population density 9.0 inhab./km²
Total population (2017) 199,534 inhab.
   0-14 years 27,500 inhab.
   15-24 years 18,820 inhab.
   25-44 years 43,043 inhab.
   45-64 years 61,160 inhab.
   65 years and over 49,011 inhab.
Interregional net migration (2016-2017) - 168 inhab.
Population projections
(population changes 2036/2011)
- 1.8%
Employment (August 2018)¹ 92.5k
Participation rate (August 2018)¹ 58.4%
Employment rate (August 2018)¹ 55.0%
Unemployment rate (August 2018)¹ 5.7%
Low-income rate among families (2015) 5.0 %
Per capita disposable income (2016) $25,203
Per capita GDP at basic prices (2016) $35,167
Capital expenditure (Change 2018/2017) - 25.8%
Manufacturing sector (revenue from goods
manufactured changes 2012/2011)
11.6 %
1. This data is seasonally adjusted using three-month moving averages.