La Tuque (census division)

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La Tuque
Census division
Location of La Tuque
Coordinates: 47°26′N 72°47′W / 47.433°N 72.783°W / 47.433; -72.783Coordinates: 47°26′N 72°47′W / 47.433°N 72.783°W / 47.433; -72.783[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Mauricie
Established March 26, 2003
Area[2]
 • Land 26,356.98 km2 (10,176.49 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 15,130
 • Density 0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.1%
 • Dwellings 9,040
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
For homonymy, see La Tuque (disambiguation).

La Tuque is a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) and census division (CD) of Quebec. Its geographical code is 90.

Subdivisions[edit]

The TE of La Tuque consists of:

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

The population of the TE according to the Canada 2011 Census is 15,130.[2]

Historical Census Data - La Tuque TE, Quebec[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
2003E 15,862 —    
Year Pop.   ±%  
2006 15,448 −2.6%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 15,130 −2.1%
(E) established on March 26, 2003.

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - La Tuque TE, Quebec[4]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
14,910
11,205 Decrease 6.2% 75.15% 190 Decrease 9.5% 1.27% 55 Increase 120.0% 0.37% 3,460 Increase 12.7% 23.21%
2006
15,245
11,940 n/a 78.32% 210 n/a 1.38% 25 n/a 0.16% 3,070 n/a 20.14%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 380544 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b c d "(Code 2490) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census