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Carte intéressante sur la répartition des types d'industries par arrondissement :

 

Via Montreal Gazette : http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/maps-whos-putting-montrealers-to-work

 

Maps show who's putting Montrealers to work

 

 

ROBERTO ROCHA, MONTREAL GAZETTE

 

 

Published on: October 23, 2014Last Updated: October 28, 2014 2:06 PM EDT

 

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If you want a job at a clothing store, you’ll have better chances finding work in St-Léonard. But if working at a private residence is your thing, Hampstead is a good place too look.

 

 

Data released by Montreal’s statistics bureau breaks down the number of jobs in each industry, for every borough and demerged suburb. The data confirms obvious truths — that the main industry in Dorval is transportation, and that manufacturing is heavy in St-Laurent and the east end — but it also offer some surprises.

 

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The data details the number of jobs in each type of industry and workplace. These are jobs that exist inside a borough’s or city’s borders, not the jobs of residents who live in those places.

 

 

There’s a large swath, stretching from Pierrefonds to Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, where the dominant industry is health care and social services. And though it’s no surprise that places like Ville-Marie and Westmount would be heavy in professional services, but Sud-Ouest is less obvious. We can assume the condo boom in Griffintown, as well as the gentrification of Pointe St-Charles created demand for skilled workers.

 

 

However, only 13 per cent of jobs in Sud-Ouest are in that field, which suggests the borough has a rich diversity of jobs.

 

 

However, this maps only gives us a big-picture view of general industries. The data also breaks down the number of jobs by more granular workplaces. Here’s another map, this time by type of employer.

 

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We see that the boroughs where health and social services are strong are split between hospitals and schools as main employers.

 

 

Banking, not surprisingly, is the main employer downtown, while the top job in the Plateau is in restaurants. Surprisingly, it’s the same in Dollard-des-Ormeaux.

 

 

And did you ever imagine so many people in Montreal-East worked in furniture stores? Or that the federal government employs lots of Westmounters?

 

 

A curious outlier is Hampstead, which has, as the dominant employer, private households. These refer to domestic labour, like cleaners, maids and cooks.

 

 

“Being a city with one of the highest incomes in the region, it’s plausible to find so many jobs in that sub-category,” said Yan Beaumont, researcher at Montréal en statistiques.

 

 

Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue also stands out, with colleges and CEGEPs being the main employer. The tiny, partly rural city is home to John Abbott College and Gérand Godin College.

 

 

Here is the summary of the data for the three levels of the Montreal area.

 

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[TR]

[TD][/TD]

[TD]Montreal metropolitan region[/TD]

[TD]Montreal agglomeration[/TD]

[TD]City of Montreal[/TD]

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[TR]

[TD]Largest industry[/TD]

[TD]Retail[/TD]

[TD]Health care and social services[/TD]

[TD]Health care and social services[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]Second-largest industry[/TD]

[TD]Health care and social services[/TD]

[TD]Manufacturing[/TD]

[TD]Professional, scientific, and technical services[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]Largest employer[/TD]

[TD]Hospitals[/TD]

[TD]Hospitals[/TD]

[TD]Hospitals[/TD]

[/TR]

[TR]

[TD]Second largest employer[/TD]

[TD]Primary and secondary schools[/TD]

[TD]Primary and secondary schools[/TD]

[TD]Primary and secondary schools[/TD]

[/TR]

[/TABLE]

 

 

Full data sheet at the end of the article

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