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Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Age distribution, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Long description for Figure 1.1 Population by single year of age and sex, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2016

Newfoundland and Labrador - Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, 2016

Age distributions by broad age groups and sex, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2016 Census
Age groups Both sexes Males Females
0 to 14 14.3% 15.0% 13.6%
15 to 64 66.2% 66.4% 66.1%
65 and over 19.4% 18.6% 20.3%
  • In 2016, 74,440 children aged 0 to 14 and 101,025 persons aged 65 and over were enumerated in Newfoundland and Labrador, representing respectively 14.3% and 19.4% of the total population.
  • The working age population (15 to 64) represented 66.2% of the total population. In comparison, for Canada the proportions of children, of seniors and in age of working were 16.6%, 16.9% and 66.5% in 2016.

Figure 1.2 Percentage of population by broad age groups, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Percentage of population by broad age groups, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1996 to 2016

Figure 1.3 Population change by broad age groups, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1996 to 2016

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Figure 1.4 Proportion (in percentage) of the population aged 65 and over, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2016

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Figure 1.6 description #linktitletext# 1.6 Average age, Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador, 1951 to 2016

Average age, Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador, 1951 to 2016

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Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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