Demographics of Chibougamau, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

7,233

-3.6%
Population, 2016: 7,504
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 694.87
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 10.4
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$54,900
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$45,520
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$97,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$81,100
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
66.7%
Unemployment rate
3.7%
Participation rate
69.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$214,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$1,059
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$630
Population
Population, 2021 7,233
Population, 2016 7,504
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -3.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 3,557
Total private dwellings, 2016 3,538
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.50%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 3,190
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 3,256
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 -2.00%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 695
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 10
National population rank, 2021 571
Province/territory population rank, 2021 142
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,150
Official languages 7,140
English 2,255
French 6,930
Non-official languages 435
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,675
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $54,900
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,675
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $45,520
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,255
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $49,040
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,525
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $51,400
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 4,535
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $11,870
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 665
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,280
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,570
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $6,890
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,330
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $70,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,810
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $25,200
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $34,600
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.80%
Employment income (%) 74.60%
Government transfers (%) 17.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.60%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.00%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,610
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $53,050
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,610
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $43,560
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,175
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $49,480
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 4,500
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $51,300
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 3,895
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,630
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 765
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $8,800
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,295
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $62,400
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $68,400
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,715
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $37,400
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 86.00%
Employment income (%) 77.60%
Government transfers (%) 13.90%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.30%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 3,190
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $97,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $81,100
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,010
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $48,500
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $41,100
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 2,180
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $120,500
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $99,500
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 2,125
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $121,000
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $99,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 975
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $102,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $85,600
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 785
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $160,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $129,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 320
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $85,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $72,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,150
Average total income in 2020 ($) $47,700
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $40,600
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 7,150
Canadian citizens 6,960
Canadian citizens aged under 18 1,615
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 5,345
Not Canadian citizens 190
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 3,190
Owner 2,235
Renter 955
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 3,190
Condominium 225
Not condominium 2,960
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 3,190
No bedrooms 0
1 bedroom 255
2 bedrooms 965
3 bedrooms 1,105
4 or more bedrooms 860
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 3,190
1 to 4 rooms 810
5 rooms 675
6 rooms 475
7 rooms 390
8 or more rooms 845
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 3,190
1960 or before 515
1961 to 1980 1,695
1981 to 1990 460
1991 to 2000 230
2001 to 2005 50
2006 to 2010 85
2011 to 2015 85
2016 to 2021 80
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 3,190
15 to 24 years 95
25 to 34 years 520
35 to 44 years 570
45 to 54 years 555
55 to 64 years 730
65 to 74 years 435
75 to 84 years 245
85 years and over 45
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 3,180
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 2,900
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 280
30% to less than 100% 260
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 2,240
% of owner households with a mortgage 63.60%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 7.40%
% in core housing need 1.10%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $970
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $1,059
Median value of dwellings ($) $200,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $214,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $604
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $630
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,555
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 4,245
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,925
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 695
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,225
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,805
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,350
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,045
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,410
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,685
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,395
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 1,060
Apprenticeship certificate 335
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,090
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 205
Bachelor’s degree or higher 725
Bachelor's degree 520
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 65
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 20
Master's degree 115
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 3,920
No certificate, diploma or degree 535
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 605
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,780
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 2,140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,165
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 905
Apprenticeship certificate 260
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 815
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 165
Bachelor’s degree or higher 645
Bachelor's degree 465
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 50
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 15
Master's degree 110
Earned doctorate 0
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 5,805
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,395
Education 235
13. Education 235
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 70
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 65
Humanities 75
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 60
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 200
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 30
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 80
22. Legal professions and studies 20
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 35
45. Social sciences 20
Business, management and public administration 615
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 55
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 560
Physical and life sciences and technologies 115
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 35
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 35
40. Physical sciences 35
41. Science technologies/technicians 10
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 70
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 55
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 1,000
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 320
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 190
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 270
48. Precision production 140
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 150
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 10
03. Natural resources and conservation 140
Health and related fields 525
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 30
51. Health professions and related programs 485
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 345
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 115
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 50
49. Transportation and materials moving 180
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 3,925
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,140
Education 185
13. Education 185
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 60
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 60
Humanities 30
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 0
23. English language and literature/letters 0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 20
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 0
39. Theology and religious vocations 0
54. History 0
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 160
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 65
22. Legal professions and studies 15
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 15
42. Psychology 30
45. Social sciences 20
Business, management and public administration 515
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 50
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 470
Physical and life sciences and technologies 70
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 30
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 10
40. Physical sciences 25
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 65
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 55
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 845
04. Architecture and related services 0
14. Engineering 75
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 275
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 150
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 220
48. Precision production 115
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 135
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 10
03. Natural resources and conservation 125
Health and related fields 445
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 20
51. Health professions and related programs 420
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 270
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 100
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 35
49. Transportation and materials moving 135
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 5,805
In the labour force 4,015
Employed 3,870
Unemployed 150
Not in the labour force 1,790
Participation rate 69.20%
Employment rate 66.70%
Unemployment rate 3.70%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 5,805
Did not work 1,580
Worked 4,225
Worked full year full time 2,355
Worked part year and/or part time 1,870
Average weeks worked in reference year 42
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 4,015
Class of worker - not applicable 45
All classes of workers 3,975
Employee 3,695
Permanent position 3,130
Temporary position 560
Fixed term (1 year or more) 200
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 365
Self-employed 280
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 4,015
Occupation - not applicable 45
All occupations 3,975
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 30
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 580
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 265
3 Health occupations 410
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 515
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 95
6 Sales and service occupations 875
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 825
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 145
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 250
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 4,015
Industry - not applicable 45
All industries 3,975
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 65
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 245
22 Utilities 100
23 Construction 185
31-33 Manufacturing 615
41 Wholesale trade 50
44-45 Retail trade 470
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 105
51 Information and cultural industries 30
52 Finance and insurance 80
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 30
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 145
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 100
61 Educational services 255
62 Health care and social assistance 755
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 80
72 Accommodation and food services 225
81 Other services (except public administration) 160
91 Public administration 275
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 3,870
Worked at home 260
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 305
Usual place of work 3,295
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 3,295
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 2,940
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 265
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 90
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 3,605
Car, truck or van 2,995
Car, truck or van - as a driver 2,845
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 150
Public transit 10
Walked 350
Bicycle 50
Other method 195
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 3,605
Less than 15 minutes 2,705
15 to 29 minutes 495
30 to 44 minutes 125
45 to 59 minutes 100
60 minutes and over 185
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 4,455
English 140
French 3,445
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 810
English and non-official language(s) 40
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 35
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 4,455
Official languages 4,310
English 260
French 4,050
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 6,720
Non-movers 4,600
Movers 2,125
Non-migrants 1,180
Migrants 940
Internal migrants 785
Intraprovincial migrants 745
Interprovincial migrants 40
External migrants 160
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