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Figure 3 Median age in Canada, 1956 to 2006

Figure 3  Median age in Canada, 1956 to 2006


This figure represents the median age in Canada from 1956 to 2006. The median age goes down from 1956 to 1966, from 27.2 years in 1956 to 26.3 years in 1961 and to 25.4 years in 1966. Then, it keeps constantly rising until 2006, going from 26.2 years in 1971 to 27.8 years in 1976, to 29.6 years in 1981, to 31.6 years in 1986, to 33.5 years in 1991, to 35.3 years in 1996, to 37.6 years in 2001 and then finally to 39.5 years in 2006.