GDP Estimates for Regions Within the Province of Quebec: The Changing Geography of Economic Activity

  • André Lemelin
  • Pierre Mainguy
  • Daniel Bilodeau
  • Réjean Aubé
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


The purpose of this chapter is twofold. First, we report on a method developed at the Institut de la Statistique du Québec (ISQ) to estimate the GDP of regions within the Province of Quebec. And, second, we analyse the estimates to examine the recent evolution of the geographical pattern of economic activity in Quebec.


Personal Income Population Share Census Metropolitan Area Gross State Product North American Industrial Classification System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Lemelin
    • 1
  • Pierre Mainguy
    • 2
  • Daniel Bilodeau
    • 3
  • Réjean Aubé
    • 3
  1. 1.INRS-UCSUniversite du QuébecMontréalCanada
  2. 2.ConsultantQuébecCanada
  3. 3.Direction des statistiqueseconomiqueset du développement durableInstitut de la statistique du QuébecQuébecCanada

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