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Economic indicators

General data

Category

Total
Population in 2015
134 971

Population change between 2011 and 2015 (%)

3,5%
Population density per km2
467,0
Land area (km2)
289,2
Population forecast
Increase of 9,1% by 2036
Population

Total
Males
Females
Total
134 971
65 906
69 065
Median age         
46,5 44,3
48,5
% of the population 15 and older 
87,1
86,3 
88,0

Sources: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Direction des statistiques sociodémographiques; Statistics Canada, Demography Division

Housing market

161 000 $
Average resale
price of a house

Source : Prévisions SCHL (2016-2018) Région métropolitaine de recensement de Trois-Rivières (RMR)

Labour force

Source : Statistics Canada 2012. 
Labour market

For the Trois-Rivières CMR (2016)

Labour force (thousands) 80,2
Jobs (thousands)
74,6
Unemployed (thousands)
5,6
Unemployed rate (%)
7,0
Labour force participation rate (%)
60,2
Employment rate (%) 
56,0

Source : Statistics Canada 

Leading Employers
Leading Employers
Industry
Private or institutional
Number of employees
Commission scolaire du Chemin-du- Roy
Education
Institutional
1500
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
University
Institutional 
1200
Ville de Trois-Rivières
Municipal
Institutional 
1200
Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières (CHRTR)
Health Care
Institutional 
1000
Marmen inc. Manufacturing Private 900
Barrette Structural inc.
Manufacturing 
Private
800
Kruger inc.
Pulp & Paper
Private
600
Cogeco Câble
Internet and Cable TV
Private
550
Groupe Arno
Manufacturing 
Private
350
Groupe Maskimo
Road Construction
Private
325          
Premier Aviation 
Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (Aviation) 
Private 324
Transport Bellemare Transportation Private 210
GDG Environnement ltée
Life sciences
Private
200
Groupe Madysta Telecommunications
Private 200
La Fernandière Food Processing Private 170
FAB 3R
Manufacturing 
Private
170