Table 1
Generations in Canada, 2011

Table 1
Generations in Canada, 2011
Description This table displays the results of generations in canada. The information is grouped by generation (appearing as row headers), age and population, calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Generation Age Population
number percentage
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2011.
1918 and before 93 years and over 91,195 0.3
Parents of baby boomers (1919 to 1940) 71 to 92 years 3,074,045 9.2
World War II generation (1941 to 1945) 66 to 70 years 1,444,035 4.3
Baby boomers (1946 to 1965) 46 to 65 years 9,564,210 28.6
Baby busters (1966 to 1971) 40 to 45 years 2,823,840 8.4
Children of baby boomers (1972 to 1992) 19 to 39 years 9,142,005 27.3
Generation Z (1993 to 2011) 18 years and less 7,337,350 21.9