Census Program key indicators by geography

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Census Program key indicators: Canada
Indicator 2016 value
Population, 2016 35,151,728
2011 to 2016 population change (%) 5.0
Population density per km2 3.9
Total private dwellings 15,412,443
Population share (%) 100.0
Proportion (%) 65 years and over 16.9
% change 65 years and over (2011 to 2016) 20.0
Proportion (%) less than 15 years 16.6
Proportion (%) 15 to 64 years 66.5
Male/female ratio (number of males per 100 females) 96.5
Average age 41.0
% of occupied private dwellings that are single-detached houses 53.6
Number of persons living in collective dwellings 685,480
% of people aged 85 and over living in collective dwellings 32.0
% of occupied private dwellings in buildings with five or more storeys 9.9
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