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The riding is located in the centre of the Island of Montreal and contains the former cities of Côte-St-Luc, Mount Royal, Hampstead and part of the city of Montreal. |
Manufacturing employs a large part of the workforce, followed by health and social services. The average family income is $83,855 with an unemployment rate of 9.1 per cent. Over 25 per cent of the population has a university degree and more than 18 per cent of the population is over 65 years of age.
The riding has a large anglophone population, with 34 per cent having English as a mother tongue, while only 21 per cent have French. The riding is 22 per cent Jewish, according to the 2001 census. The total immigrant population is almost 45 per cent, with representation from the East Indian, Chinese and Italian communities. Only 40 per cent own their homes. In the 1995 referendum, this riding voted 93 per cent against separation.
There was no change in the 2004 redistribution. The riding was established in 1924. The 1996 redistribution kept 99 per cent of the riding, with a small part moving into Outremont.