EVOLUTION OF THE POPULATION
Montérégie region has one of the highest demographic growth in Quebec . This comes from the arrival of inhabitants from Montreal and people from other regions looking for employment. But in the years to come, that growth is going to slow down.
MIGRATIONS OF THE POPULATION
The regions of the Roussillon, the Richelieu valley and the Lajemmerais receive a big amount of people, while the Bas-Richelieu can see its population decrease.
OCCUPATION OF THE TERRITORY
The inhabitants of the region mostly live in towns. Longueil is the most populated town in the basin, and the MRC of Champlain is the most crowded one.
Occupation of the territory and population, Montérégie 2001: