2008 provincial budget based on 63 billion in revenue (quebec. Primary sector: agriculture (4th largest), mining, forestry, and. Montr al but the legislature is in quebec city. 5. 8 million have french as their mother tongue. French only, 3 mill speak both. economy compares to the scope of portugal) hydroelectric power. ,400 educations aging population and a troublesome low birth rate. Need to secure high tech jobs and move jobs from primary sectors to future sectors. Until 30 years ago there was a high birth rate and low levels of. Because of the church, emphasis on non-material values and goals. The average family income ,700 is below the national standard organized labour historically weak in quebec but now about 41% of paid workers are unionized. Transfer of powers from civil society to the state. Confrontation between the state and traditional elites who dominated quebec. Pre-quiet revolution: moral, conservative, rural, relatively uneducated, inward looking, change averse, deferential to authority. , prone to patronage.