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General data

Category

Total
Population in 2017
136,804 

Population change between 2011 and 2017 (%)

3.2
Population density per km2
470.1 
Land area (km2)
289.2
Population forecast
Increase of 9.1% by 2036
Population

Total
Males
Females
Total
136,804
66,792          
70,012
Median age         
46.8 44.4 
49.0          
% of the population 15 and older 
86.8 
86.0          
87.7 

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

Housing market

 
 $181,179 
Average resale
price of a house

Source : Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Habitation. Compilation: ISQ. November 2018.

Labour force

Source : Statistics Canada 2012. 
Labour market

For the Trois-Rivières CMR August 2019

Labour force (thousands) 79,3
Jobs (thousands)
74,9
Unemployed (thousands)
4.4
Unemployed rate (%)
5.5
Labour force participation rate (%)
58,7
Employment rate (%) 
55,4

Source : Statistics Canada 

Leading Employers
Leading Employers
Industry
Private or institutional
Number of employees
Commission scolaire du Chemin-du- Roy
Education
Institutional
1,500
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
University
Institutional 
1,200
Ville de Trois-Rivières
Municipal
Institutional 
1,200
Centre hospitalier régional de Trois-Rivières (CHRTR)
Health Care
Institutional 
1,000
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 Bellemare Transportation
Private 500
Groupe Arno
Manufacturing 
Private
350
AAR MRO Services

Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (Aviation) 

Private 324
Groupe Maskimo Road Construction 
Private 
250
Groupe Madysta Telecommunications
Private 200
La Fernandière Food Processing Private 200
FAB 3R
Manufacturing 
Private
170          


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