Saguenay

Saguenay, QC
Saguenay, Quebec on a map

Population: 160,000 (2015)
Unemployment Rate: 7.1% (July 2016)
Minimum Wage: $10.75/hr (as of May 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 4 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 58 (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) $598/mo (2015)
Rental Vacancy Rate:
7.1% (2015)
No. of emergency shelter beds:
58 (2012)
No. of Transitional housing beds:
1,390 (2012) *

*These statistics are for the whole Province of Quebec