Economic indicators

Population

173,207

inhabitants

Area

366.16 km2

Labour market

Sherbrooke CMA (July 2021)

• Labour force: 119,000
• Jobs: 113,400
• Unemployed: 5,600
• Unemployed rate (%): 4.7
• Labour force participation rate (%): 63.3
• Employment rate (%): 60.3

Housing market

• Average price of a single-family residence in Sherbrooke: $313,319 (2nd quarter 2021)
• Average price of a two-bedroom apartment (Sherbrooke CMA): $671 (October 2020)

Job distribution in Sherbrooke

per activity sectors (%, 2020)

  • Health care and social assistance services: 19.6
  • Industrial: 15
  • Trade: 13.9
  • Educational services: 10.4
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services: 6.6
  • Construction : 6.5
  • Lodging and food: 5.8
  • Other: 22.2

Quick portrait of the industrial

and high-value–added services sectors (2020)

  • 676 businesses
  • 19,374 jobs
  • $670,9M investment

Some subsidiaries of foreign companies in Sherbrooke