Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Education
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Counts Rates
Total Men+ Women+ Total Men+ Women+
Age characteristics
Total - Age groups of the population - 100% data 569,350 279,640 289,715 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 91,240 46,945 44,295 16.0 16.8 15.3
0 to 4 years 29,100 14,920 14,180 5.1 5.3 4.9
5 to 9 years 30,695 15,840 14,855 5.4 5.7 5.1
10 to 14 years 31,450 16,190 15,260 5.5 5.8 5.3
15 to 64 years 373,820 185,960 187,860 65.7 66.5 64.8
15 to 19 years 31,795 16,530 15,265 5.6 5.9 5.3
20 to 24 years 36,405 18,895 17,510 6.4 6.8 6.0
25 to 29 years 40,525 20,485 20,040 7.1 7.3 6.9
30 to 34 years 41,330 20,550 20,780 7.3 7.3 7.2
35 to 39 years 38,940 19,225 19,720 6.8 6.9 6.8
40 to 44 years 35,025 17,125 17,900 6.2 6.1 6.2
45 to 49 years 34,155 16,560 17,595 6.0 5.9 6.1
50 to 54 years 36,665 17,900 18,770 6.4 6.4 6.5
55 to 59 years 40,930 20,155 20,775 7.2 7.2 7.2
60 to 64 years 38,045 18,540 19,505 6.7 6.6 6.7
65 years and over 104,290 46,735 57,555 18.3 16.7 19.9
65 to 69 years 31,630 14,935 16,700 5.6 5.3 5.8
70 to 74 years 26,700 12,390 14,305 4.7 4.4 4.9
75 to 79 years 18,290 8,390 9,895 3.2 3.0 3.4
80 to 84 years 12,990 5,705 7,280 2.3 2.0 2.5
85 years and over 14,685 5,310 9,370 2.6 1.9 3.2
85 to 89 years 8,750 3,420 5,330 1.5 1.2 1.8
90 to 94 years 4,435 1,490 2,945 0.8 0.5 1.0
95 to 99 years 1,340 380 960 0.2 0.1 0.3
100 years and over 155 25 135 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total - Distribution (%) of the population by broad age groups - 100% data 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
0 to 14 years 16.0 16.8 15.3 16.0 16.8 15.3
15 to 64 years 65.7 66.5 64.8 65.7 66.5 64.8
65 years and over 18.3 16.7 19.9 18.3 16.7 19.9
85 years and over 2.6 1.9 3.2 2.6 1.9 3.2
Average age of the population 41.5 40.4 42.6 41.5 40.4 42.6
Median age of the population 40.8 39.2 42.0 40.8 39.2 42.0
Citizenship
Total - Citizenship for the population in private households - 25% sample data76 560,920 275,900 285,020 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canadian citizens77 515,585 253,005 262,580 91.9 91.7 92.1
Canadian citizens aged under 18 103,540 53,195 50,340 18.5 19.3 17.7
Canadian citizens aged 18 and over 412,045 199,805 212,235 73.5 72.4 74.5
Not Canadian citizens78 45,335 22,895 22,440 8.1 8.3 7.9
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample data79 560,920 275,900 285,020 100.0 100.0 100.0
Non-immigrants80 402,725 199,210 203,520 71.8 72.2 71.4
Immigrants81 145,550 69,580 75,965 25.9 25.2 26.7
Before 1980 40,080 18,955 21,130 7.1 6.9 7.4
1980 to 1990 17,010 8,365 8,645 3.0 3.0 3.0
1991 to 2000 25,760 12,200 13,560 4.6 4.4 4.8
2001 to 2010 28,030 13,215 14,815 5.0 4.8 5.2
2011 to 202182 34,665 16,845 17,820 6.2 6.1 6.3
2011 to 2015 14,520 6,970 7,555 2.6 2.5 2.7
2016 to 2021 20,145 9,880 10,265 3.6 3.6 3.6
Non-permanent residents83 12,640 7,110 5,535 2.3 2.6 1.9
Age at immigration
Total - Age at immigration for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample data84 145,545 69,580 75,970 100.0 100.0 100.0
Under 5 years 15,455 7,855 7,605 10.6 11.3 10.0
5 to 14 years 29,435 14,690 14,750 20.2 21.1 19.4
15 to 24 years 31,895 14,565 17,325 21.9 20.9 22.8
25 to 44 years 57,530 27,310 30,220 39.5 39.2 39.8
45 years and over 11,230 5,160 6,070 7.7 7.4 8.0
Selected places of birth for the immigrant population
Total - Place of birth for the immigrant population in private households - 25% sample data85 145,545 69,580 75,970 100.0 100.0 100.0
Americas 19,750 9,215 10,540 13.6 13.2 13.9
Brazil 480 220 255 0.3 0.3 0.3
Colombia 1,935 900 1,030 1.3 1.3 1.4
El Salvador 1,810 910 895 1.2 1.3 1.2
Guyana 1,425 635 790 1.0 0.9 1.0
Haiti 285 150 135 0.2 0.2 0.2
Jamaica 3,355 1,640 1,715 2.3 2.4 2.3
Mexico 760 355 410 0.5 0.5 0.5
Peru 250 105 140 0.2 0.2 0.2
Trinidad and Tobago 1,345 590 755 0.9 0.8 1.0
United States of America 4,040 1,720 2,320 2.8 2.5 3.1
Other places of birth in Americas 4,075 1,975 2,100 2.8 2.8 2.8
Europe 56,750 27,035 29,715 39.0 38.9 39.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,575 1,205 1,370 1.8 1.7 1.8
Croatia 4,040 2,025 2,015 2.8 2.9 2.7
France 415 205 215 0.3 0.3 0.3
Germany 2,630 1,305 1,325 1.8 1.9 1.7
Greece 1,105 535 575 0.8 0.8 0.8
Hungary 1,150 535 615 0.8 0.8 0.8
Italy 8,900 4,415 4,485 6.1 6.3 5.9
Netherlands 2,080 1,080 1,000 1.4 1.6 1.3
Poland 5,395 2,375 3,025 3.7 3.4 4.0
Portugal 5,480 2,625 2,855 3.8 3.8 3.8
Romania 1,830 855 980 1.3 1.2 1.3
Russian Federation 735 300 430 0.5 0.4 0.6
Serbia86 2,015 995 1,020 1.4 1.4 1.3
Ukraine 855 335 515 0.6 0.5 0.7
United Kingdom87 12,200 5,770 6,430 8.4 8.3 8.5
Other places of birth in Europe 5,335 2,480 2,860 3.7 3.6 3.8
Africa 11,325 5,520 5,805 7.8 7.9 7.6
Algeria 150 80 70 0.1 0.1 0.1
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 715 255 455 0.5 0.4 0.6
Egypt 1,155 660 490 0.8 0.9 0.6
Eritrea 200 115 80 0.1 0.2 0.1
Ethiopia 500 225 275 0.3 0.3 0.4
Morocco 210 110 100 0.1 0.2 0.1
Nigeria 1,755 840 920 1.2 1.2 1.2
Somalia 960 420 540 0.7 0.6 0.7
South Africa, Republic of 895 480 415 0.6 0.7 0.5
Other places of birth in Africa 4,790 2,335 2,455 3.3 3.4 3.2
Asia 57,220 27,575 29,645 39.3 39.6 39.0
Afghanistan 1,320 650 670 0.9 0.9 0.9
Iran88 1,445 745 705 1.0 1.1 0.9
Iraq 5,715 2,830 2,890 3.9 4.1 3.8
Lebanon 1,185 620 565 0.8 0.9 0.7
Syria89 3,565 1,810 1,755 2.4 2.6 2.3
Turkey 655 320 340 0.5 0.5 0.4
China90 4,100 1,895 2,200 2.8 2.7 2.9
Hong Kong91 750 370 385 0.5 0.5 0.5
Korea, South92 1,245 570 675 0.9 0.8 0.9
Taiwan 275 105 165 0.2 0.2 0.2
Philippines 8,255 3,480 4,770 5.7 5.0 6.3
Viet Nam 3,375 1,510 1,860 2.3 2.2 2.4
Bangladesh 1,185 645 540 0.8 0.9 0.7
India 10,930 5,575 5,360 7.5 8.0 7.1
Pakistan 5,295 2,680 2,620 3.6 3.9 3.4
Sri Lanka 755 360 400 0.5 0.5 0.5
Other places of birth in Asia 7,160 3,410 3,750 4.9 4.9 4.9
Oceania and other places of birth93 505 240 270 0.3 0.3 0.4
Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population
Total - Place of birth for the recent immigrant population in private households - 25% sample data94 20,145 9,880 10,270 100.0 100.0 100.0
Americas 2,560 1,260 1,300 12.7 12.8 12.7
Brazil 185 80 110 0.9 0.8 1.1
Colombia 325 145 180 1.6 1.5 1.8
Haiti 35 15 20 0.2 0.2 0.2
Jamaica 520 280 245 2.6 2.8 2.4
Mexico 120 80 45 0.6 0.8 0.4
United States of America 615 305 310 3.1 3.1 3.0
Venezuela95 90 35 55 0.4 0.4 0.5
Other places of birth in Americas 675 330 345 3.4 3.3 3.4
Europe 1,815 975 835 9.0 9.9 8.1
France 90 40 50 0.4 0.4 0.5
Germany 50 25 30 0.2 0.3 0.3
Ireland96 60 45 20 0.3 0.5 0.2
Italy 25 15 10 0.1 0.2 0.1
Russian Federation 75 35 45 0.4 0.4 0.4
Ukraine 110 50 60 0.5 0.5 0.6
United Kingdom87 340 220 125 1.7 2.2 1.2
Other places of birth in Europe 1,060 550 505 5.3 5.6 4.9
Africa 3,175 1,510 1,665 15.8 15.3 16.2
Algeria 70 35 35 0.3 0.4 0.3
Burundi 120 65 60 0.6 0.7 0.6
Cameroon 70 35 30 0.3 0.4 0.3
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 260 110 150 1.3 1.1 1.5
Côte d'Ivoire 30 15 20 0.1 0.2 0.2
Egypt 250 135 115 1.2 1.4 1.1
Eritrea 75 45 30 0.4 0.5 0.3
Ethiopia 100 50 55 0.5 0.5 0.5
Morocco 45 15 30 0.2 0.2 0.3
Nigeria 915 415 505 4.5 4.2 4.9
Somalia 230 95 135 1.1 1.0 1.3
South Africa, Republic of 145 100 50 0.7 1.0 0.5
Sudan97 285 110 175 1.4 1.1 1.7
Tunisia 30 15 10 0.1 0.2 0.1
Other places of birth in Africa 560 280 285 2.8 2.8 2.8
Asia 12,530 6,100 6,435 62.2 61.7 62.7
Afghanistan 220 105 115 1.1 1.1 1.1
Bangladesh 165 100 70 0.8 1.0 0.7
China90 580 270 310 2.9 2.7 3.0
Hong Kong91 25 10 15 0.1 0.1 0.1
India 3,205 1,650 1,555 15.9 16.7 15.1
Iran88 125 50 70 0.6 0.5 0.7
Iraq 905 400 510 4.5 4.0 5.0
Israel 25 0 20 0.1 0.0 0.2
Japan 15 0 15 0.1 0.0 0.1
Jordan 215 110 100 1.1 1.1 1.0
Korea, South92 145 75 75 0.7 0.8 0.7
Lebanon 175 90 85 0.9 0.9 0.8
Nepal 70 25 45 0.3 0.3 0.4
Pakistan 665 330 335 3.3 3.3 3.3
Philippines 1,790 815 975 8.9 8.2 9.5
Saudi Arabia 250 135 110 1.2 1.4 1.1
Sri Lanka 55 35 25 0.3 0.4 0.2
Syria89 2,645 1,390 1,250 13.1 14.1 12.2
Turkey 170 90 75 0.8 0.9 0.7
United Arab Emirates 225 110 115 1.1 1.1 1.1
Viet Nam 250 75 170 1.2 0.8 1.7
Other places of birth in Asia 615 240 380 3.1 2.4 3.7
Oceania and other93 60 30 35 0.3 0.3 0.3
Australia 35 20 20 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other places of birth98 30 15 15 0.1 0.2 0.1
Generation status
Total - Generation status for the population in private households - 25% sample data99 560,915 275,895 285,020 100.0 100.0 100.0
First generation100 162,645 78,780 83,870 29.0 28.6 29.4
Second generation101 139,670 69,440 70,230 24.9 25.2 24.6
Third generation or more102 258,600 127,675 130,925 46.1 46.3 45.9
Admission category and applicant type
Total - Admission category and applicant type for the immigrant population in private households who were admitted between 1980 and 2021 - 25% sample data103 105,470 50,625 54,845 100.0 100.0 100.0
Economic immigrants104 41,900 20,975 20,920 39.7 41.4 38.1
Principal applicants105 16,650 10,110 6,535 15.8 20.0 11.9
Secondary applicants106 25,250 10,860 14,385 23.9 21.5 26.2
Immigrants sponsored by family107 30,555 12,960 17,595 29.0 25.6 32.1
Refugees108 31,240 15,870 15,365 29.6 31.3 28.0
Other immigrants109 1,775 820 955 1.7 1.6 1.7
Pre-admission experience
Total - Pre-admission experience for the immigrant population in private households who were admitted between 1980 and 2021 - 25% sample data110 105,470 50,625 54,845 100.0 100.0 100.0
Asylum claim before admission111 9,635 4,780 4,855 9.1 9.4 8.9
Work permits only before admission112 8,575 3,975 4,600 8.1 7.9 8.4
Study permits only before admission113 2,420 1,175 1,245 2.3 2.3 2.3
Work and study permits before admission114 4,795 2,310 2,485 4.5 4.6 4.5
Other permits before admission115 755 345 415 0.7 0.7 0.8
No pre-admission experience116 79,290 38,040 41,245 75.2 75.1 75.2

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2023. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 15, 2023.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed February 26, 2024).

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