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Age and Sex Highlight Tables, 2011 Census
Population by broad age groups and sex, counts, including median age, 1921 to 2011 for both sexes - Canada
This table shows the population by broad age groups and sex, from the 1921 Census to 2011 Census. The column headings are: census years, age groups: 0 to 14 years, 15 to 64 years, 65 years and over, total and median age. The rows are: census years. Data are available for both sexes, males, females and for percent distribution of 2011.
|Census years||Age groups||Total||Median ageFootnote 6|
|0 to 14 years||15 to 64 years||65 years and over|
Data quality note(s)
|1991 Footnote 1||5,692,555||18,434,335||3,169,970||27,296,855||33.5|
|1981 Footnote 1||5,481,100||16,501,100||2,360,975||24,343,180||29.6|
|1971 Footnote 1||6,380,900||13,443,005||1,744,405||21,568,310||26.2|
|1961 Footnote 2||6,191,922||10,655,171||1,391,154||18,238,247||26.3|
|1951 Footnote 3||4,250,717||8,672,439||1,086,273||14,009,429||27.7|
|1941 Footnote 4||3,198,551||7,540,289||767,815||11,506,655||27.0|
|1931 Footnote 4||3,281,776||6,518,934||576,076||10,376,786||24.7|
|1921 Footnote 5||3,023,351||5,344,354||420,244||8,787,949||23.9|