Matawinie Regional County Municipality

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Matawinie
Location of Matawinie
Coordinates: 46°16′N 73°47′W / 46.267°N 73.783°W / 46.267; -73.783Coordinates: 46°16′N 73°47′W / 46.267°N 73.783°W / 46.267; -73.783[1]
Country Canada
Province Quebec
RegionLanaudière
EffectiveJanuary 1, 1982
County seatRawdon
Government
 • TypePrefecture
 • PrefectGaétan Morin
Area
 • Total10,430.00 km2 (4,027.05 sq mi)
 • Land9,528.17 km2 (3,678.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total50,435
 • Density5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Increase 1.9%
 • Dwellings
35,858
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)450 and 579
Websitewww.matawinie.org

Matawinie is a regional county municipality in the region of Lanaudière in southwestern Quebec, Canada. Its seat is Rawdon. The population according to the 2016 Canadian Census was 50,435.[3]

Subdivisions[edit]

There are 27 subdivisions within the RCM:[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Matawinie Regional County Municipality community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 50,235 (+1.9% from 2011) 49,516 (-0.4% from 2006) 49,717 (+15.4% from 2001)
Land area: 9,528.19 km2 (3,678.85 sq mi) 9,527.58 km2 (3,678.62 sq mi) 9,520.43 km2 (3,675.86 sq mi)
Population density: 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi) 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi) 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
Median age: 52.6 (M: 52.5, F: 52.8) 49.4 (M: 49.3, F: 49.4) 46.8 (M: 46.7, F: 46.8)
Total private dwellings: 35,858 34,229 33,240
Median household income: $32,697 $43,708 $39,569
References: 2016[4] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Quebec
YearPop.±%
1991 36,095—    
1996 41,322+14.5%
1996A41,314−0.0%
2001 43,177+4.5%
YearPop.±%
2001A43,093−0.2%
2006 49,717+15.4%
2011 49,516−0.4%
2016 50,435+1.9%
[8][3]

Language[edit]

French and Atikamekw are the main languages.

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Quebec[8][3]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
49,955
44,835 Increase 1.9% 89.8% 1,855 Decrease 6.1% 4.03% 375 Increase 19.0% 0.64% 2,890 Increase 4.1% 5.8%
2011
49,055
43,990 Decrease 1.1% 89.67% 1,975 Increase 24.2% 4.03% 315 Increase 23.5% 0.64% 2,775 Decrease 4.8% 5.66%
2006
49,250
44,490 Increase 16.3% 90.33% 1,590 Decrease 11.7% 3.23% 255 Decrease 5.6% 0.52% 2,915 Increase 28.7% 5.92%
2001
42,605
38,270 Increase 4.9% 89.83% 1,800 Decrease 11.1% 4.22% 270 Decrease 6.9% 0.63% 2,265 Increase 19.2% 5.32%
1996
40,710
36,495 n/a 89.65% 2,025 n/a 4.97% 290 n/a 0.71% 1,900 n/a 4.67%

Transportation[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the municipality, including external routes that start or finish at the county border:[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 141056 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
  2. ^ a b c Geographic code 620 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (in French)
  3. ^ a b c d e "Census Profile, 2016 Census Matawinie, Municipalité régionale de comté [Census division], Quebec". Statistics Canada. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-11-27.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map

External links[edit]