January 14, 2021
Population growth slowed sharply in Montréal in 2019-2020, while it accelerated in several other Québec regions
Population growth has slowed in regions where large urban centres are located, particularly in the Montréal region. The Montréal region saw its population increase by just under 5,000 in 2019-2020, compared with nearly 37,000 in the previous year. Nevertheless, a majority of regions saw their population growth accelerate.