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    L’économie sociale au Québec – Portrait statistique

    The publication L’économie sociale au Québec – Portrait statistique 2016 presents the results of a survey of thousands of social economy enterprises: cooperatives, mutual societies and non-profit organizations with market activities. The statistics from this survey offer a new, coherent take on the social economy’s contribution to Québec society. This publication provides economic indicators as well as data on the social purpose of these enterprises.

    Aspects covered:

    • Number of social economy enterprises in Québec;
    • Revenue and employment;
    • Québec regions;
    • Industry sectors: retail trade, agriculture and forestry, finance, etc.;
    • Membership aspect of these enterprises;
    • Social objectives pursued in relation to housing, health, employability, sustainable development, culture, etc.


    This publication was made possible thanks to the financial support of the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation and the invaluable cooperation of Québec social economy associations.