Demographics of Gaspé, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

15,063

3.4%
Population, 2016: 14,568
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 1118.77
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 13.5
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$47,040
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$39,240
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$85,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$71,400
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
52.7%
Unemployment rate
9.2%
Participation rate
58.1%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$224,400
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$888
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$646
Population
Population, 2021 15,063
Population, 2016 14,568
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.40%
Total private dwellings, 2021 7,352
Total private dwellings, 2016 7,074
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.90%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 6,780
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 6,412
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 5.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 1,119
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 14
National population rank, 2021 289
Province/territory population rank, 2021 74
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 14,650
Official languages 14,650
English 5,765
French 14,125
Non-official languages 465
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,335
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $47,040
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,335
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,240
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,745
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 8,460
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,600
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 10,560
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,680
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,670
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $10,490
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,725
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,840
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,825
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $60,600
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,905
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,800
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,880
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 75.20%
Employment income (%) 60.60%
Government transfers (%) 24.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 4.80%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.20%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,260
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $44,800
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 12,265
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,280
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,650
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,680
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 8,675
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,440
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 10,055
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $11,570
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,845
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,330
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,790
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $51,200
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $56,700
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 3,805
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,000
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $31,400
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 78.80%
Employment income (%) 63.90%
Government transfers (%) 21.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 5.40%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 6,780
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $85,600
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $71,400
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 2,225
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $42,800
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $36,040
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 4,555
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $106,600
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $88,600
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,420
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $106,400
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $88,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,105
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $88,300
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $74,700
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,535
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $146,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $118,300
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 605
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $71,200
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $62,200
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,620
Average total income in 2020 ($) $42,040
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $35,560
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 14,650
Canadian citizens 14,455
Canadian citizens aged under 18 2,545
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 11,910
Not Canadian citizens 195
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 6,780
Owner 4,865
Renter 1,920
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 6,780
Condominium 340
Not condominium 6,445
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 6,780
No bedrooms 20
1 bedroom 650
2 bedrooms 1,800
3 bedrooms 2,580
4 or more bedrooms 1,730
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 6,780
1 to 4 rooms 1,695
5 rooms 1,235
6 rooms 1,080
7 rooms 800
8 or more rooms 1,965
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 6,780
1960 or before 1,985
1961 to 1980 2,235
1981 to 1990 875
1991 to 2000 505
2001 to 2005 195
2006 to 2010 380
2011 to 2015 335
2016 to 2021 265
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 6,780
15 to 24 years 135
25 to 34 years 705
35 to 44 years 985
45 to 54 years 1,040
55 to 64 years 1,660
65 to 74 years 1,380
75 to 84 years 680
85 years and over 195
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 6,765
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 6,160
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 610
30% to less than 100% 545
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 4,865
% of owner households with a mortgage 53.20%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 6.60%
% in core housing need 1.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $715
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $888
Median value of dwellings ($) $200,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $224,400
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $640
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $646
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,120
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 9,410
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,765
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,410
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,355
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,865
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,695
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,960
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4,945
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,140
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,605
Apprenticeship certificate 535
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,400
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 410
Bachelor’s degree or higher 2,015
Bachelor's degree 1,315
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 155
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 100
Master's degree 375
Earned doctorate 75
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,770
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,230
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,375
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,160
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3,615
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,560
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,160
Apprenticeship certificate 395
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,810
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 245
Bachelor’s degree or higher 1,550
Bachelor's degree 975
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 115
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 85
Master's degree 305
Earned doctorate 60
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 12,525
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,560
Education 685
13. Education 685
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 130
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15
50. Visual and performing arts 115
Humanities 250
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 135
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 45
Social and behavioural sciences and law 400
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 40
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 90
22. Legal professions and studies 40
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 95
45. Social sciences 125
Business, management and public administration 1,630
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 315
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,315
Physical and life sciences and technologies 235
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 125
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 45
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 105
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 85
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 10
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,500
04. Architecture and related services 40
14. Engineering 155
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 260
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 400
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 440
48. Precision production 210
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 365
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 50
03. Natural resources and conservation 315
Health and related fields 1,100
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 75
51. Health professions and related programs 960
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 65
Personal, protective and transportation services 565
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 270
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 70
49. Transportation and materials moving 225
Other 0
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 7,770
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,605
Education 390
13. Education 390
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 95
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 95
Humanities 160
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 10
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 85
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 15
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 30
Social and behavioural sciences and law 325
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 35
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 75
22. Legal professions and studies 35
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 75
45. Social sciences 95
Business, management and public administration 1,255
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 260
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 990
Physical and life sciences and technologies 165
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 120
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 35
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 75
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 70
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,160
04. Architecture and related services 40
14. Engineering 135
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 210
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 290
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 320
48. Precision production 165
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 260
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 35
03. Natural resources and conservation 230
Health and related fields 825
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 55
51. Health professions and related programs 710
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 55
Personal, protective and transportation services 440
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 220
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 65
49. Transportation and materials moving 160
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 12,525
In the labour force 7,275
Employed 6,605
Unemployed 670
Not in the labour force 5,250
Participation rate 58.10%
Employment rate 52.70%
Unemployment rate 9.20%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 12,525
Did not work 4,645
Worked 7,885
Worked full year full time 3,865
Worked part year and/or part time 4,015
Average weeks worked in reference year 39
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 7,275
Class of worker - not applicable 150
All classes of workers 7,120
Employee 6,475
Permanent position 4,830
Temporary position 1,650
Fixed term (1 year or more) 365
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 1,285
Self-employed 645
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 7,275
Occupation - not applicable 150
All occupations 7,120
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 70
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 975
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 430
3 Health occupations 735
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 1,155
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 200
6 Sales and service occupations 1,795
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,120
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 320
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 315
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 7,275
Industry - not applicable 150
All industries 7,120
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 350
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 50
22 Utilities 95
23 Construction 385
31-33 Manufacturing 640
41 Wholesale trade 50
44-45 Retail trade 870
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 265
51 Information and cultural industries 65
52 Finance and insurance 200
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 80
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 310
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 180
61 Educational services 695
62 Health care and social assistance 1,425
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 220
72 Accommodation and food services 370
81 Other services (except public administration) 335
91 Public administration 535
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 6,605
Worked at home 1,015
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 775
Usual place of work 4,810
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 4,810
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 4,585
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 65
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 160
Commute to a different province or territory 0
Total - Main mode of commuting for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 5,585
Car, truck or van 5,240
Car, truck or van - as a driver 4,975
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 265
Public transit 30
Walked 205
Bicycle 10
Other method 105
Total - Commuting duration for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address - 25% sample data 5,585
Less than 15 minutes 3,250
15 to 29 minutes 1,375
30 to 44 minutes 665
45 to 59 minutes 100
60 minutes and over 195
Language of Work
Total - All languages used at work for the population in private households aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020 - 25% sample data 8,175
English 315
French 6,245
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 1,610
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 15
Multiple non-official languages 0
Total - Language used most often at work for the population aged 15 years and over who worked since January 1, 2020, in private households, 2021 Census - 25% sample data 8,175
Official languages 7,980
English 420
French 7,560
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 13,955
Non-movers 10,345
Movers 3,610
Non-migrants 2,115
Migrants 1,495
Internal migrants 1,440
Intraprovincial migrants 1,365
Interprovincial migrants 70
External migrants 55
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