Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke, QC
Sherbrooke, Quebec on a map

Population: 181,300 (2016)
Unemployment Rate: 5.9% (2016)
Minimum Wage: $10.75/hr (as of May 1, 2016)
Total Number of Shelters: 3 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 38 (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): $608/mo (2015)
Rental Vacancy Rate:
5.8% (2015)
No. of emergency shelter beds:
38 (2012)
No. of Transitional housing beds:
1,390 (2012)*

*These statistics are for the whole province of Quebec