17 - Centre-du-Québec

Land area (2016) 6,921 km²
Population density 35.5 inhab./km²
Total population (2017) 245,610 inhab.
   0-14 years 38,722 inhab.
   15-24 years 25,862 inhab.
   25-44 years 59,185 inhab.
   45-64 years 69,753 inhab.
   65 years and over 52,088 inhab.
Interregional net migration (2016-2017) 1,247 inhab.
Population projections
(population changes 2036/2011)
12.6%
Employment (August 2018)¹ 115.0k
Participation rate (August 2018)¹ 60.6%
Employment rate (August 2018)¹ 56.6%
Unemployment rate (August 2018)¹ 6.6%
Low-income rate among families (2015) 6.2 %
Per capita disposable income (2016) $25,475
Per capita GDP at basic prices (2016) $37,335
Capital expenditure (Change 2018/2017) 5.9%
Manufacturing sector (revenue from goods
manufactured changes 2012/2011)
-1.3 %
1. This data is seasonally adjusted using three-month moving averages.