2002-2012ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTSQUEBEC CITY METROPOLITAN AREAHighlights
Québec International is celebrating10 years of contributions to the economicdevelopment of the greater Quebec Cityregion. ...
QUEBEC CITYMETROPOLITAN AREAÎLE D’ORLÉANSQUÉBECBOISCHATELL’ANGE-GARDIENLAC-BEAUPORTSAINTE-BRIGITTE-DE-LAVALCHÂTEAU-RICHERS...
DEMOGRAPHICPROFILEPopulationgrowth1992-2002 : 5%Distributionby age groupThe regionattractedinternational immigrantsbetween...
Real GDP$32.5 billionRetail sales($26.3 billion in 2002)($37,245 in 2002)GDP per capita$42,276$INCREASE+24% No.1IN QUEBEC+...
JOBCREATION*1stIN QUEBECin terms of strength of the labour marketAVERAGE SALARYUNEMPLOYMENTRATE*(32,000 between 1992 and 2...
THE BUILDINGSTOCK ISEXPANDINGINDUSTRIAL RESIDENTIAL15 projects$1.4 billion in investmentsINSTITUTIONALAND COMMERCIAL67 pro...
ECONOMICDIVERSITY45,300Direct and indirect jobs$5.5 billionValue added to GDPINSURANCE ANDFINANCIAL SERVICESKEY INDUSTRIES...
MAJORECONOMICIMPACTSTHE REGION IS HOMETO 152 FOREIGNCOMPANY SUBSIDIARIES.Their direct investments are animportant lever fo...
BUSINESSENVIRONMENT$500 million invested over 10 years96 companies and research centres in 20125,200 employees3,000 jobs a...
$166 million invested between 2002 and 2012$225 million in expansion projects overthe next few years1,342,840 passengers i...
QUEBECINTERNATIONAL.CADE SUCCÈSSUCCESS AT HOMEAND ABROAD
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Infographics 10 years-of-success-highlights-2002-2012

  1. 1. 2002-2012ECONOMIC ACHIEVEMENTSQUEBEC CITY METROPOLITAN AREAHighlights
  2. 2. Québec International is celebrating10 years of contributions to the economicdevelopment of the greater Quebec Cityregion. It is thus a timely occasion to takestock of our progress over the past decade.Our economic achievements have beenremarkable, and we can all be proud of them.They are a reflection of the combined effortsof all the socio-economic players who haverallied around a shared vision and who haveworked together to ensure the success ofour region.This publication is a tribute to the buildersof our economic success, to their dynamicbusiness community, and to all those whosupport them.COMPLETE ANALYSIS AVAILABLE ATWWW.QUEBECINTERNATIONAL.CA/10YEARS
  3. 3. QUEBEC CITYMETROPOLITAN AREAÎLE D’ORLÉANSQUÉBECBOISCHATELL’ANGE-GARDIENLAC-BEAUPORTSAINTE-BRIGITTE-DE-LAVALCHÂTEAU-RICHERSAINT-AUGUSTIN-DE- DESMAURES LANCIENNE-LORETTESTE-CATHERINE-DE-LA-JACQUES-CARTIERNEUVILLESAINT-GABRIEL-DE-VALCARTIERSTONEHAM-ET-TEWKESBURYLAC-ST-JOSEPHLÉVISSAINT-LAMBERT-DE-LAUZONBEAUMONTSAINT-HENRIAREA3,349km2769,639INHABITANTS(2012) 2nd8thlargest cityin Quebeclargestin Canada2 1 3OFTHE QUEBECPOPULATION9.6%
  4. 4. DEMOGRAPHICPROFILEPopulationgrowth1992-2002 : 5%Distributionby age groupThe regionattractedinternational immigrantsbetween 2002 and 2012Immigrants who madethe region their homeAverage age ofthe population(39 in 2002)0-14 : 14%15-24 : 12%25-34 : 15%35-44 : 13%45-64 : 29%65 and over : 17%2002-2012+9%42 yearsBirths(6,200 in 2002)8,440+36%+76%24,5302012:2,980(1,690 in 2002)INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRATION
  5. 5. Real GDP$32.5 billionRetail sales($26.3 billion in 2002)($37,245 in 2002)GDP per capita$42,276$INCREASE+24% No.1IN QUEBEC+14%GROWTH IN 10 YEARSConstruction ServicesICT andelectronicsLifesciences$12.7 billion in 2012$620 millioninvested in 10 years2 sectors have benefitedthe most from these investments:*Among the top eight CMAs11% of the total capitalinvested in QuebecGDP growthby sector(2002-2012)+53% +28%44% 25%$+49%in 10 years2ndIN CANADA*ECONOMICGROWTHVENTURE CAPITAL
  6. 6. JOBCREATION*1stIN QUEBECin terms of strength of the labour marketAVERAGE SALARYUNEMPLOYMENTRATE*(32,000 between 1992 and 2002)created 1 in 2 jobsin the region between2002 and 2012.THEKNOWLEDGEECONOMYIn 2012, the region boasted one of thehighest average salaries in Quebec($31,832 in 2002)*Numbers based on three-year moving averagesQuebec City CMA+28%Quebec+20%as a whole Canada +17%+21%Jobs createdbetween 2002 and 2012Job growth related tothe knowledge economy73 300$40,2159.6%7.4%20025.1%20121992+26%LABOURMARKET
  7. 7. THE BUILDINGSTOCK ISEXPANDINGINDUSTRIAL RESIDENTIAL15 projects$1.4 billion in investmentsINSTITUTIONALAND COMMERCIAL67 projects$1.7 billion in investmentsPUBLICINFRASTRUCTURE98 projects$3.6 billion in investments70 projects$2.8 billion in investmentsIn 10 years, the region’s buildingstock expanded significantly.THE VALUE OFBUILDING PERMITSshowed strong growth between2002 and 2012, posting one of thebest performances in Canada,up 109% compared to 10% inthe preceding decade.+3 millionsquare feetof office space62,000newbuildingsPROJECTS UNDERWAYAND ANNOUNCEDInstitutional+44%Commercial+115%Industrial+21 %Residential+126%REAL ESTATE ANDINFRASTRUCTURE
  8. 8. ECONOMICDIVERSITY45,300Direct and indirect jobs$5.5 billionValue added to GDPINSURANCE ANDFINANCIAL SERVICESKEY INDUSTRIESDRIVE THEREGIONALECONOMY7According to 2thinknow, Quebec City isRANKED NO. 10 in North Americafor its INDUSTRIAL DIVERSITY INDEX.32,500Direct and indirect jobs$3.1 billionValue added to GDPINFORMATIONTECHNOLOGIES ANDELECTRONICS19,850Direct and indirect jobs$1.7 billionValue added to GDPVALUE-ADDED ANDTRANSPORTATIONMATERIALS10th11,260Direct and indirect jobs$1 billionValue added to GDPLIFESCIENCES
  9. 9. MAJORECONOMICIMPACTSTHE REGION IS HOMETO 152 FOREIGNCOMPANY SUBSIDIARIES.Their direct investments are animportant lever for the economicdiversification of our region.7,910Direct and indirect jobs$990 millionValue added to GDPENVIRONMENTAND ENERGY10,940Direct and indirect jobs$836 millionValue added to GDPAGRI-FOODPROCESSING23,570Direct and indirect jobs$1 billionValue added to GDPTOURISM(equivalent to 43% of the CMA’s GDP in 2012)151,330 direct andindirect jobs$14.1 billion in valueaddedICT andelectronicsValue-added andtransportationmaterials33%Life sciences11%Agri-food5%Environmentand energy5%Other sectors28%18%Distributionof subsidiaries
  10. 10. BUSINESSENVIRONMENT$500 million invested over 10 years96 companies and research centres in 20125,200 employees3,000 jobs added since 2002QUEBEC METROHIGH TECH PARK30 industrial zones and parks300 million square feet3,600 companies64,000 employeesINDUSTRIALZONES AND PARKS$310 million invested in fixed assetsbetween 2002 and 2012The region is home to quality educational infrastructuresthat have benefited from major investments.UNIVERSITIESCritical infrastructures have benefited frommajor investments that have created abusiness-friendly environment.
  11. 11. $166 million invested between 2002 and 2012$225 million in expansion projects overthe next few years1,342,840 passengers in 2012,a 121% increase over 10 yearsJEAN-LESAGE QUEBEC CITYINTERNATIONAL AIRPORT2nd Rank in the world among cities with 500,000to 2 million inhabitants5.8% Operating costs are 5.8% lower in Quebec Citythan the average for American cities.COMPETITIVE COSTS$350 million invested over 10 years33 million tonnes of cargo handled in 2012An 80% increase in 10 years162,000 passengers in 2012Up 66% in 10 yearsPORTOF QUEBEC
  12. 12. QUEBECINTERNATIONAL.CADE SUCCÈSSUCCESS AT HOMEAND ABROAD

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