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This riding borders the St. Lawrence River and includes the heart of Quebec City. The riding contains the parish municipality of Notre-Dame-des-Anges and part of Quebec City. It spreads from the St. Lawrence River in the south to Highway 40 in the north, between the former limit of Quebec City and L'Ancienne-Lorette in the west and former limit of Charlesbourg, Highway 175 and the St-Charles River in the east. |
The main employer is the provincial government. Other services and the retail trade industry make up the economic base in this riding. The average family income is $52,443 and unemployment is 9.3 per cent. More than 18 per cent of the population has a university degree.
According to the 2001 census, the population of seniors in this riding is among the top 10 in Canada. More than 17 per cent are over 65 years of age. Almost 92 per cent of the population lists French as their mother tongue, while less than two per cent claim English. Renters outnumber homeowners in riding, 71 per cent to 29 per cent.
In the redistribution of 2004, the riding retained 63 per cent of Quebec riding and, in the north, 27 per cent of Quebec East. The riding was created as Langelier in the 1966 redistribution from the ridings of Quebec East, Quebec South and Quebec West. The name of the riding was changed from Langelier to Quebec in 1990. In the 1996 redistribution, 13 per cent of Quebec East was added.