Québec City

Quebec City, QC
Quebec City, Quebec on a map

Population: 675,300 (July 2016)
Unemployment Rate: 4.3% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $10.75/hr (as of May 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 8 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 178 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS

Number of people estimated to be: *

  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (general): 433 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (men): 989 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (women): 283 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (youth): 352 (2012)
  •     Staying in Emergency shelters (family): 0 (2012)

HOUSING
Average Cost of Rent (2 bedroom): $766/mo (2014)
Rental Vacancy Rate:
3.2% (2015)
No. of emergency shelter beds:
225 (2012)
No. of Transitional housing beds:
1,390 (2012)*

*These statistics are for the whole province of Quebec