17 - Centre-du-Québec

Land area (2016) 6,921 km²
Population density 35.2 inhab./km²
Total population (2016) 243,798 inhab.
   0-14 years 38,273 inhab.
   15-24 years 26,497 inhab.
   25-44 years 58,461 inhab.
   45-64 years 70,407 inhab.
   65 years and over 50,160 inhab.
Interregional net migration (2015-2016) 913 inhab.
Population projections
(population changes 2036/2011)
12.6%
Employment (November 2017)¹ 120.3k
Participation rate (November 2017)¹ 63.4%
Employment rate (November 2017)¹ 59.5%
Unemployment rate (November 2017)¹ 6.1%
Low-income rate among families (2014) 6.6 %
Per capita disposable income (2015) $24,888
Per capita GDP at basic prices (2015) $35,380
Capital expenditure (2017) $895M
Manufacturing sector (revenue from goods
manufactured changes 2012/2011)
-1.3 %
1. This data is seasonally adjusted using three-month moving averages.