Demographics of Thurso, Quebec

Overview
Population, 2021

3,084

9.4%
Population, 2016: 2,818
Land area in square kilometres, 2021: 6.65
Population density per square kilometre, 2021: 463.8
Knowledge of official languages
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$42,280
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($)
$36,360
Average total income of household in 2020 ($)
$72,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($)
$62,350
Labour (25% Sample Data)
Employment rate
54.7%
Unemployment rate
10.4%
Participation rate
61.2%
Labour force population aged 15 years and over by NOC 2021 (25% Sample Data)
Journey to Work (25% Sample Data)
Housing (25% Sample Data)
Average value of dwellings ($)
$219,200
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)
$940
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)
$728
Population
Population, 2021 3,084
Population, 2016 2,818
Population percentage change, 2016 to 2021 9.40%
Total private dwellings, 2021 1,510
Total private dwellings, 2016 1,308
Total private dwellings percentage change, 2016 to 2021 15.40%
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2021 1,421
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents, 2016 1,228
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents percentage change, 2016 to 2021 15.70%
Land area in square kilometres, 2021 7
Population density per square kilometre, 2021 464
National population rank, 2021 1,025
Province/territory population rank, 2021 268
Knowledge of official languages
Total - Knowledge of languages for the population in private households - 25% sample data 3,050
Official languages 3,050
English 1,370
French 3,030
Non-official languages 60
Income
Total - Income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,440
Average total income in 2020 among recipients ($) $42,280
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,440
Average after-tax income in 2020 among recipients ($) $36,360
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,080
Average market income in 2020 among recipients ($) $35,640
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 1,640
Average employment income in 2020 among recipients ($) $39,120
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 2,095
Average government transfers in 2020 among recipients ($) $13,760
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 405
Average employment insurance benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,040
Number of COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2020 - 25% sample data 735
Average COVID-19 emergency and recovery benefits in 2020 among recipients ($) $7,940
Total - Employment income statistics in 2020 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 845
Median employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $44,000
Average employment income in 2020 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $51,500
Number of employment income recipients in 2020 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 625
Median employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $20,400
Average employment income in 2020 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $28,100
Composition of total income in 2020 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 72.00%
Employment income (%) 62.30%
Government transfers (%) 28.00%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.80%
COVID-19 - Government income support and benefits (%) 6.60%
COVID-19 - Emergency and recovery benefits (%) 5.70%
Total - Income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,385
Average total income in 2019 among recipients ($) $40,600
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,390
Average after-tax income in 2019 among recipients ($) $34,640
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 2,040
Average market income in 2019 among recipients ($) $37,600
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,675
Average employment income in 2019 among recipients ($) $39,560
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 1,975
Average government transfers in 2019 among recipients ($) $10,230
Number of employment insurance benefits recipients aged 15 years and over in private households in 2019 - 25% sample data 400
Average employment insurance benefits in 2019 among recipients ($) $6,240
Total - Employment income statistics in 2019 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked full-year full-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 825
Median employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $43,200
Average employment income in 2019 for full-year full-time workers in 2020 ($) $49,200
Number of employment income recipients in 2019 who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 - 25% sample data 575
Median employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $29,200
Average employment income in 2019 of those who worked part-year or part-time in 2020 ($) $35,000
Composition of total income in 2019 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 25% sample data 100.00%
Market income (%) 79.20%
Employment income (%) 68.60%
Government transfers (%) 20.80%
Employment insurance benefits (%) 2.60%
Total - Income statistics for private households - 25% sample data 1,420
Average total income of household in 2020 ($) $72,500
Average after-tax income of household in 2020 ($) $62,350
Total - Income statistics for one-person private households - 25% sample data 520
Average total income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $43,600
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2020 ($) $36,800
Total - Income statistics for two-or-more-persons private households - 25% sample data 900
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $89,200
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2020 ($) $77,000
Total - Income statistics for economic families in private households - 25% sample data 875
Average total income of economic family in 2020 ($) $89,600
Average after-tax income of economic family in 2020 ($) $77,400
Total - Income statistics for couple-only economic families in private households - 25% sample data 405
Average total income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $79,600
Average after-tax income of couple-only economic families in 2020 ($) $68,800
Total - Income statistics for couple-with-children economic families in private households - 25% sample data 310
Average total income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $118,000
Average after-tax income of couple-with-children economic families in 2020 ($) $100,000
Total - Income statistics for one-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 130
Average total income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $57,000
Average after-tax income of one-parent economic families in 2020 ($) $51,000
Total - Income statistics for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample data 575
Average total income in 2020 ($) $42,600
Average after-tax income in 2020 ($) $36,000
Immigration and citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data 3,050
Canadian citizens 3,030
Canadian citizens aged under 18 640
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 2,395
Not Canadian citizens 15
Housing
Total - Private households by tenure - 25% sample data 1,420
Owner 915
Renter 505
Dwelling provided by the local government, First Nation or Indian band 0
Total - Occupied private dwellings by condominium status - 25% sample data 1,420
Condominium 130
Not condominium 1,290
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of bedrooms - 25% sample data 1,420
No bedrooms 10
1 bedroom 210
2 bedrooms 460
3 bedrooms 505
4 or more bedrooms 235
Total - Occupied private dwellings by number of rooms - 25% sample data 1,420
1 to 4 rooms 430
5 rooms 290
6 rooms 195
7 rooms 195
8 or more rooms 315
Average number of rooms per dwelling 6
Total - Occupied private dwellings by period of construction - 25% sample data 1,420
1960 or before 510
1961 to 1980 265
1981 to 1990 135
1991 to 2000 75
2001 to 2005 30
2006 to 2010 45
2011 to 2015 190
2016 to 2021 170
Total - Private households by age of primary household maintainers - 25% sample data 1,420
15 to 24 years 40
25 to 34 years 275
35 to 44 years 220
45 to 54 years 195
55 to 64 years 275
65 to 74 years 270
75 to 84 years 115
85 years and over 25
Total - Owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio - 25% sample data 1,420
Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs 1,225
Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs 200
30% to less than 100% 170
Total - Owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings - 25% sample data 915
% of owner households with a mortgage 72.70%
% of owner households spending 30% or more of its income on shelter costs 8.20%
% in core housing need 1.70%
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $930
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($) $940
Median value of dwellings ($) $200,000
Average value of dwellings ($) $219,200
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $730
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($) $728
Education
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 930
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,585
Total - Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 1,625
No high school diploma or equivalency certificate 465
With high school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,150
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 2,515
No certificate, diploma or degree 835
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 700
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 980
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 850
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 495
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 345
Apprenticeship certificate 150
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 295
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 60
Bachelor’s degree or higher 130
Bachelor's degree 100
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 10
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 15
Earned doctorate 0
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample data 1,620
No certificate, diploma or degree 400
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate 415
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 805
Postsecondary certificate or diploma below bachelor level 705
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 425
Non-apprenticeship trades certificate or diploma 305
Apprenticeship certificate 125
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 240
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 40
Bachelor’s degree or higher 100
Bachelor's degree 80
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 0
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 0
Master's degree 0
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 2,520
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,540
Education 80
13. Education 80
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 20
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 0
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 15
Social and behavioural sciences and law 70
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 35
22. Legal professions and studies 10
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 15
Business, management and public administration 210
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 10
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 195
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 35
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 25
25. Library science 10
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 230
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 50
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 100
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 50
48. Precision production 20
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 35
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 20
03. Natural resources and conservation 20
Health and related fields 150
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 145
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 120
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 45
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 45
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 1,620
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 815
Education 60
13. Education 60
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 0
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 0
50. Visual and performing arts 0
Humanities 15
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 0
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 50
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 25
22. Legal professions and studies 10
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciences 0
42. Psychology 0
45. Social sciences 0
Business, management and public administration 170
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0
44. Public administration and social service professions 0
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 170
Physical and life sciences and technologies 20
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 0
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciences 0
40. Physical sciences 0
41. Science technologies/technicians 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 20
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 20
25. Library science 0
27. Mathematics and statistics 0
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciences 0
Architecture, engineering, and related trades 190
04. Architecture and related services 10
14. Engineering 10
15. Engineering/engineering-related technologies/technicians 35
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0
46. Construction trades 75
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 50
48. Precision production 15
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 30
01. Agricultural and veterinary sciences/services/operations and related fields 15
03. Natural resources and conservation 15
Health and related fields 140
30.37 Design for human health 0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure, fitness, and kinesiology 0
51. Health professions and related programs 130
60. Health professions residency/fellowship programs 0
61. Medical residency/fellowship programs 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 105
12. Culinary, entertainment, and personal services 45
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0
43. Security and protective services 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 35
Other 0
Labour
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by labour force status - 25% sample data 2,515
In the labour force 1,540
Employed 1,375
Unemployed 160
Not in the labour force 975
Participation rate 61.20%
Employment rate 54.70%
Unemployment rate 10.40%
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample data 2,520
Did not work 985
Worked 1,530
Worked full year full time 865
Worked part year and/or part time 665
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 1,540
Class of worker - not applicable 45
All classes of workers 1,495
Employee 1,355
Permanent position 1,165
Temporary position 195
Fixed term (1 year or more) 60
Casual, seasonal or short-term position (less than 1 year) 135
Self-employed 145
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 - 25% sample data 1,540
Occupation - not applicable 45
All occupations 1,495
0 Legislative and senior management occupations 15
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 190
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 110
3 Health occupations 125
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 155
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0
6 Sales and service occupations 390
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 370
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 35
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 100
Total - Labour force aged 15 years and over by industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017 - 25% sample data 1,540
Industry - not applicable 45
All industries 1,495
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 45
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
22 Utilities 0
23 Construction 165
31-33 Manufacturing 165
41 Wholesale trade 15
44-45 Retail trade 210
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 50
51 Information and cultural industries 15
52 Finance and insurance 25
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 10
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 70
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 95
61 Educational services 110
62 Health care and social assistance 215
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 30
72 Accommodation and food services 90
81 Other services (except public administration) 65
91 Public administration 125
Journey to Work
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over - 25% sample data 1,375
Worked at home 145
Worked outside Canada 0
No fixed workplace address 240
Usual place of work 990
Total - Commuting destination for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work - 25% sample data 990
Commute within census subdivision (CSD) of residence 195
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) within census division (CD) of residence 130
Commute to a different census subdivision (CSD) and census division (CD) within province or territory of residence 595
Commute to a different province or territory 70
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 1,225
Car, truck or van 1,115
Car, truck or van - as a driver 1,075
Car, truck or van - as a passenger 45
Public transit 20
Walked 50
Bicycle 15
Other method 30
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 1,225
Less than 15 minutes 215
15 to 29 minutes 450
30 to 44 minutes 295
45 to 59 minutes 130
60 minutes and over 140
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 1,635
English 65
French 1,135
Non-official language 0
Indigenous 0
Non-Indigenous 0
English and French 435
English and non-official language(s) 0
French and non-official language(s) 0
English, French and non-official language(s) 0
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 1,635
Official languages 1,575
English 110
French 1,465
Non-official languages 0
Mobility
Total - Mobility status 5 years ago - 25% sample data 2,885
Non-movers 1,570
Movers 1,310
Non-migrants 360
Migrants 955
Internal migrants 940
Intraprovincial migrants 915
Interprovincial migrants 25
External migrants 15
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