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Population by age groups, sex and Aboriginal identity groups, 2006 counts for both sexes, for Canada, provinces and territories - 20% sample data

How much younger is the Aboriginal population? Aboriginal peoples comprise a very young population. The tables present data by age groups and sex, along with median age.

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Geographic name Total Age groups Median age
0 to 14 15 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 Total -
25 to 54
55 to 64 65 and over
Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest Sort highest to lowest Sort lowest to highest
Canada ! 31,241,030 5,576,805 4,207,810 3,987,075 4,794,100 4,951,410 13,732,585 3,649,525 4,074,295 39.2
Newfoundland and Labrador 500,610 78,220 65,360 58,265 78,045 85,395 221,705 69,130 66,190 41.5
Prince Edward Island 134,205 24,000 18,545 15,175 19,370 20,930 55,480 17,330 18,845 40.4
Nova Scotia ! 903,090 146,490 117,775 104,750 136,040 147,885 388,670 119,075 131,075 41.6
New Brunswick 719,650 118,225 91,990 86,860 108,585 119,055 314,505 93,710 101,220 41.2
Quebec ! 7,435,905 1,251,415 944,765 955,545 1,115,280 1,224,410 3,295,235 943,585 1,000,895 40.6
Ontario ! 12,028,895 2,209,475 1,624,835 1,529,595 1,907,560 1,852,290 5,289,445 1,348,885 1,556,260 38.7
Manitoba ! 1,133,515 225,065 160,705 139,770 160,820 170,660 471,245 124,695 151,810 37.8
Saskatchewan ! 953,850 187,615 141,690 112,075 127,120 145,090 384,285 101,270 138,985 38.2
Alberta ! 3,256,355 631,210 487,705 472,610 502,900 509,520 1,485,025 320,610 331,795 35.8
British Columbia ! 4,074,385 679,475 538,010 497,715 622,615 661,490 1,781,820 502,645 572,435 40.5
Yukon Territory ! 30,190 5,705 4,140 3,790 4,900 5,825 14,520 3,625 2,200 38.4
Northwest Territories 41,060 9,920 6,690 6,370 6,820 6,115 19,305 3,330 1,800 31.0
Nunavut ! 29,325 9,985 5,590 4,550 4,035 2,750 11,335 1,620 795 23.0
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Note:

1. The total Aboriginal identity population includes the Aboriginal groups (North American Indian, Métis and Inuit), multiple Aboriginal responses and Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere.

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