2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations
Topic-based tabulation: Age Groups (13) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 1921 to 2011 Censuses
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|Catalogue number :||98-311-XCB2011017|
|Release date :||May 29, 2012|
|Topic :||Age and sex|
|Data dimensions :||
Note: Population universe
The population universe (target population) of the 2011 Census includes the following groups: Canadian citizens (by birth or by naturalization) and landed immigrants (permanent residents) who: 1) have a usual place of residence in Canada; 2) are abroad either on a military base or attached to a diplomatic mission; or 3) are at sea or in port aboard merchant vessels under Canadian registry or Canadian government vessels. Since 1991, the target population also includes persons with a usual place of residence in Canada who are claiming refugee status, who hold study permits, or who hold work permits, plus family members living with them; for census purposes, this group is referred to as non-permanent residents. The population universe does not include foreign residents.
|Age groups (13)||Sex (3)|
|Total - Sex||Male||Female|
|Total - Age groups||33,476,690||16,414,225||17,062,460|
|0 to 4 years||1,877,095||961,150||915,945|
|5 to 9 years||1,809,895||925,965||883,935|
|10 to 14 years||1,920,355||983,990||936,360|
|15 to 24 years||4,365,585||2,224,625||2,140,965|
|25 to 34 years||4,332,490||2,136,090||2,196,400|
|35 to 44 years||4,498,805||2,205,915||2,292,890|
|45 to 54 years||5,334,100||2,627,740||2,706,355|
|55 to 64 years||4,393,300||2,149,990||2,243,315|
|65 to 74 years||2,674,775||1,281,445||1,393,330|
|75 to 84 years||1,624,770||709,025||915,740|
|85 years and over||645,510||208,300||437,210|
|Median ageFootnote 2||40.6||39.6||41.5|
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
- Footnote 2
The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-311-XCB2011017.
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