Montreal workforce grows 177 per cent in two years

Games development population set to pass the 5,000 mark.

The latest figures from regional Canada agency Invest Quebec have revealed that the population of the local games development workforce is close to 5,000.

Invest Quebec's recent annual survey counts the number of workers in the region's industry at 4,953.

The survey looked at 56 companies in the Quebec region and calculated that the area has seen 177 per cent growth from 2005 to 2007 - no surprise to spectators elsewhere, who know all too well that the the region's tax credits have tempted publishers to ramp up their activity in the region.

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Daver4870d ago

Woot!!! Go Quebec!! :)