Demographic Statistics

 

Almost the entire northern part of the North American continent is occupied by Canada and is rated as the world's second largest country. Canada has a population of over 30 million people and an approximate growth rate of 1.0% owing to its migration policies. Much of the population constitutes of people of diverse ethnicity who migrated from several European and Asian countries. By the year 2070, Canada's population is estimated to become 60 million. Diversity is an outstanding feature of the demographics of Canada.

Demographic Statistics

Population : 34,300,083 (July 2012 est.)

Population Growth Rate :0.784% (2012 est.)

Age Structure

0-14 years: 15.6% (male 2,740,240/female 2,605,345)

15-24 years: 13% (male 2,300,624/female 2,175,492)

25-54 years: 41.8% (male 7,267,352/female 7,087,217)

55-64 years: 13.2% (male 2,235,990/female 2,278,691)

65 years and over: 16.4% (male 2,474,842/female 3,134,290) (2012 est.)

Median Age

Total: 41.2 years

Male: 40 years

Female: 42.4 years (2012 est.)

Birth Rate : 10.28 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Death Rate : 8.09 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)

Net Migration Rate : 5.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)

Sex Ratio

At birth: 1.06 male(s)/female

Under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female

Total Population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2011 est.)

Infant Mortality Rate

Total: 4.85 deaths/1,000 live births

Male: 5.19 deaths/1,000 live births

Female: 4.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)

Life Expectancy at Birth

Total Population: 81.48 years

Male: 78.89 years

Female:84.21 years (2012 est.)

Total Fertility Rate :1.59 children born/woman (2012 est.)

Ethnic Groups

British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26%

Religions

Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census)

Languages

English (official) 58.8%, French (official) 21.6%, other 19.6% (2006 Census)

Literacy

Definition: age 15 and over can read and write

Total Population: 99%

Male: 99%

Female: 99% (2003 est.)

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