Consider the following statistics as you pray for the children of Quebec today
In 2013, there was 1,253,932 children in Quebec between the ages of 0 to 14.
17% of Quebec’s children live in step-families.
The number of children living with a single parent is up since 2006.Montreal has the highest number of single-parent families in the province.
There are more children living in foster families and same-sex parents in Quebec than in any of the other Canadian provinces.
In a classroom, 1 Canadian out of 10 has learning difficulties (ADD, dyslexia, etc.)
50% of Quebec’s children live in the Greater Montreal area.16% live in Quebec City and the surrounding area.
87% of children from immigrant families live in the Greater Montreal area.
In 2012-2013, Direction of Youth Protection (DPJ) took charge of 27,634 children, 57 % were between 0 and 12 years of age.
The reporting of children to Youth Protection is down