Focus on Geography Series, 2021 Census of Population

Portage la Prairie, Rural municipality

Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality) – Age distribution, 2016 to 2021

Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality) – Age distribution by broad age groups and gender, 2021 Census

Age groups Total - GenderFootnote 1 Men+Footnote 2 Women+Footnote 3
0 to 14 22.1% 22.1% 21.8%
15 to 64 62.0% 61.9% 62.1%
65 and over 15.9% 15.7% 16.1%

22.1%

In 2021, 1,520 children aged 0 to 14 were enumerated in Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality), representing respectively 22.1% of the total population. In comparison, for Canada, the proportion of children was 16.3% in 2021.

62.0%

The working age population (15 to 64) represented 62.0% of the total population. In comparison, for Canada, the proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 was 64.8% in 2021.

15.9%

In 2021, 1,095 persons aged 65 and over were enumerated in Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality), representing respectively 15.9% of the total population. In comparison, for Canada, the proportion of seniors was 19.0% in 2021.

Population change by broad age groups, Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality), 2016 to 2021

Percentage of population by broad age groups, Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality), 2016 to 2021

Population by five-year age groups and gender, Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality), 2021

Average age for Portage la Prairie (Rural municipality) and higher level geographies, 2021

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