Demographics of Rimouski, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

48,935

0.6%
Population, 2016: 48,664
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 339.13
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 144.3
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$48,120
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$40,200
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$81,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$68,200
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
54.5%
Unemployment rate
7.6%
Participation rate
59%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$243,600
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$954
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$707
Population
Population, 2021 48,935
Population, 2016 48,664
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 0.60%
Total private dwellings, 2021 24,849
Total private dwellings, 2016 24,262
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 2.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 23,470
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 22,601
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 3.80%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 339
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 144
National population rank, 2021 107
Province/territory population rank, 2021 23
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 47,470
Official languages 47,430
English 13,555
French 47,375
Non-official languages 2,200
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,460
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 39,830
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $48,120
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 39,835
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $40,200
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 36,060
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $41,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 27,195
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,800
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 33,575
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $12,390
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 5,030
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,480
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 9,315
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,280
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,455
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,265
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $58,400
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $65,000
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,985
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $19,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $27,800
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 78.20%
Employment income (%) 60.70%
Government transfers (%) 21.70%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.00%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 4.30%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 3.50%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,460
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 39,350
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $46,080
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 39,380
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $38,280
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 35,530
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,240
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 27,605
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $42,440
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 31,030
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,070
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 5,055
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,940
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,455
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 12,220
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $54,800
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $61,250
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 11,410
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $22,400
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $31,240
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 82.80%
Employment income (%) 64.60%
Government transfers (%) 17.20%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 1.90%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 23,470
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $81,700
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $68,200
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 9,295
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $43,400
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $36,960
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 14,175
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $106,800
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $88,700
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 13,610
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $107,900
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $89,500
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 7,065
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $90,400
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $76,100
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 4,395
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $149,600
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $120,600
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 1,865
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $78,900
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $68,400
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 10,730
Average total income in 2020 ($) $41,800
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $35,760
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 47,465
Canadian citizens 46,505
Canadian citizens aged under 18 8,190
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 38,315
Not Canadian citizens 965
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 23,470
Owner 14,465
Renter 9,005
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 23,470
Condominium 2,295
Not condominium 21,175
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 23,470
No bedrooms 265
1 bedroom 3,395
2 bedrooms 6,685
3 bedrooms 7,545
4 or more bedrooms 5,580
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 23,470
1 to 4 rooms 7,815
5 rooms 3,135
6 rooms 2,530
7 rooms 2,680
8 or more rooms 7,305
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 23,470
1960 or before 4,630
1961 to 1980 8,075
1981 to 1990 3,570
1991 to 2000 2,535
2001 to 2005 785
2006 to 2010 1,225
2011 to 2015 1,695
2016 to 2021 960
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 23,470
15 to 24 years 1,040
25 to 34 years 3,095
35 to 44 years 3,575
45 to 54 years 3,245
55 to 64 years 4,700
65 to 74 years 4,935
75 to 84 years 2,365
85 years and over 515
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 23,375
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 20,445
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 2,925
30% to less than 100% 2,770
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 14,425
% of owner households with a mortgage 58.00%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 6.30%
% in core housing need 0.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $890
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $954
Median value of dwellings ($) $224,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $243,600
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $685
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $707
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,455
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 6,470
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 33,990
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 24,055
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 2,580
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 21,475
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 40,460
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,675
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,475
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 26,310
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 16,775
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 6,590
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 4,955
Apprenticeship certificate 1,635
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 8,490
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1,700
Bachelor’s degree or higher 9,535
Bachelor's degree 6,200
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 630
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 360
Master's degree 1,790
Earned doctorate 555
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 24,050
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,075
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 3,460
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 18,515
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 11,300
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4,655
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 3,500
Apprenticeship certificate 1,155
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,685
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 965
Bachelor’s degree or higher 7,215
Bachelor's degree 4,555
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 510
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 300
Master's degree 1,420
Earned doctorate 430
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 40,460
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 14,150
Education 2,585
13. Education 2,585
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 635
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 70
50. Visual and performing arts 565
Humanities 1,320
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 75
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 695
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 10
38. Philosophy and religious studies 90
39. Theology and religious vocations 60
54. History 155
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 230
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,885
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 20
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 275
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 325
22. Legal professions and studies 230
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 45
42. Psychology 420
45. Social sciences 570
Business, management and public administration 6,060
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 695
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 5,365
Physical and life sciences and technologies 1,295
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 580
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 75
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 205
40. Physical sciences 395
41. Science technologies/technicians 40
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 700
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 560
25. Library science 70
27. Mathematics and statistics 60
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 10
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 4,965
04. Architecture and related services 330
14. Engineering 605
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 1,175
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 1,255
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 1,070
48. Precision production 540
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 925
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 420
03. Natural resources and conservation 510
Health and related fields 4,005
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 240
51. Health professions and related programs 3,585
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 180
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,900
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 1,065
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 380
49. Transportation and materials moving 440
Other 20
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 24,055
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 5,540
Education 1,550
13. Education 1,550
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 460
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 50
50. Visual and performing arts 410
Humanities 785
16. Indigenous and foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics 65
23. English language and literature/letters 10
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 390
30A Interdisciplinary humanities 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 35
39. Theology and religious vocations 25
54. History 105
55. French language and literature/lettersCAN 155
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,480
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 20
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 265
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 285
22. Legal professions and studies 180
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 25
42. Psychology 295
45. Social sciences 415
Business, management and public administration 4,400
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 535
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 3,855
Physical and life sciences and technologies 890
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 440
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 45
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 60
40. Physical sciences 315
41. Science technologies/technicians 30
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 530
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 455
25. Library science 40
27. Mathematics and statistics 30
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 3,405
04. Architecture and related services 250
14. Engineering 440
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 840
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 805
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 720
48. Precision production 355
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 735
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 330
03. Natural resources and conservation 405
Health and related fields 2,890
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 150
51. Health professions and related programs 2,590
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 150
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,370
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 790
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10
43. Security and protective services 265
49. Transportation and materials moving 305
Other 20
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 40,460
In the labour force 23,865
Employed 22,050
Unemployed 1,820
Not in the labour force 16,590
Participation rate 59.00%
Employment rate 54.50%
Unemployment rate 7.60%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 40,460
Did not work 15,710
Worked 24,750
Worked full year full time 12,400
Worked part year and/or part time 12,350
Average weeks worked in reference year 41
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker including job permanency - 25% sample data 23,870
Class of worker - not applicable 455
All classes of workers 23,410
Employee 21,260
Permanent position 17,010
Temporary position 4,250
Fixed term (1 year or more) 1,230
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 3,015
Self-employed 2,150
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 23,870
Occupation - not applicable 455
All occupations 23,410
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 355
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 3,965
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,840
3 Health occupations 2,800
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 3,755
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 595
6 Sales and service occupations 6,230
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 3,055
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 390
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 425
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 23,870
Industry - not applicable 455
All industries 23,410
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 455
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 110
22 Utilities 250
23 Construction 1,100
31-33 Manufacturing 985
41 Wholesale trade 440
44-45 Retail trade 3,215
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 800
51 Information and cultural industries 1,130
52 Finance and insurance 565
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 225
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,245
55 Management of companies and enterprises 10
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 750
61 Educational services 2,460
62 Health care and social assistance 4,975
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 430
72 Accommodation and food services 1,270
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,165
91 Public administration 1,815
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 22,050
Worked at home 3,880
Worked outside Canada 10
No fixed workplace address 1,940
Usual place of work 16,220
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 16,220
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 13,815
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 390
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 1,960
Commute to a different province or territory 55
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 18,155
Car, truck or van 15,935
Car, truck or van - as a driver 15,085
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 850
Public transit 155
Walked 1,510
Bicycle 195
Other method 360
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 18,155
Less than 15 minutes 11,285
15 to 29 minutes 5,055
30 to 44 minutes 1,180
45 to 59 minutes 210
60 minutes and over 420
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 25,975
English 165
French 23,295
Non-official language 10
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 10
English and French 2,455
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 20
English, French and non-official language(s) 30
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 25,975
Official languages 25,730
English 455
French 25,270
Non-official languages 10
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 45,375
Non-movers 28,910
Movers 16,465
Non-migrants 8,740
Migrants 7,720
Internal migrants 7,030
Intraprovincial migrants 6,790
Interprovincial migrants 235
External migrants 690
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