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Canada PEOPLE 2014
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Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Nationality:
noun: Canadian(s)
adjective: Canadian

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

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

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)

Population:
34,568,211 (July 2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 38
[see also: Population country ranks ]

Age structure:
0-14 years: 15.5% (male 2,753,263/female 2,617,600)
[see also: Age structure 0-14 years country ranks ]
15-24 years: 12.9% (male 2,285,268/female 2,160,005)
25-54 years: 41.4% (male 7,253,587/female 7,067,997)
55-64 years: 13.3% (male 2,285,072/female 2,329,760)
65 years and over: 16.8% (male 2,574,216/female 3,241,443) (2013 est.)

Dependency ratios:
total dependency ratio: 46.3 %
youth dependency ratio: 24 %
elderly dependency ratio: 22.2 %
potential support ratio: 4.5 (2013)

Median age:
total: 41.5 years
[see also: Median age - total country ranks ]
male: 40.2 years
female: 42.7 years (2013 est.)

Population growth rate:
0.77% (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 137
[see also: Population growth rate country ranks ]

Birth rate:
10.28 births/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 188
[see also: Birth rate country ranks ]

Death rate:
8.2 deaths/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 93
[see also: Death rate country ranks ]

Net migration rate:
5.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 22
[see also: Net migration rate country ranks ]

Urbanization:
urban population: 81% of total population (2010)
[see also: Urbanization - urban population country ranks ]
rate of urbanization: 1.1% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Major urban areas - population:
Toronto 5.377 million; Montreal 3.75 million; Vancouver 2.197 million; OTTAWA (capital) 1.208 million; Calgary 1.16 million (2011)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
[see also: Sex ratio - at birth country ranks ]
0-14 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 0.98 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.79 male(s)/female
total population: 0.99 male(s)/female (2013 est.)

Mother's mean age at first birth:
27.6 (2007 est.)

Maternal mortality rate:
12 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
country comparison to the world: 148
[see also: Maternal mortality rate country ranks ]

Infant mortality rate:
total: 4.78 deaths/1,000 live births
country comparison to the world: 182
male: 5.11 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 4.43 deaths/1,000 live births (2013 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 81.57 years
country comparison to the world: 13
male: 78.98 years
female: 84.31 years (2013 est.)

Total fertility rate:
1.59 children born/woman (2013 est.)
country comparison to the world: 180
[see also: Total fertility rate country ranks ]

Contraceptive prevalence rate:
74%
note: percent of women aged 18-44 (2002)

Health expenditures:
11.2% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 13
[see also: Health expenditures country ranks ]

Physicians density:
2.07 physicians/1,000 population (2010)
[see also: Physicians density country ranks ]

Hospital bed density:
3.2 beds/1,000 population (2010)
[see also: Hospital bed density country ranks ]

Drinking water source:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.2% of population (2011 est.)

Sanitation facility access:
improved:

urban: 100% of population
rural: 99% of population
total: 99.8% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 1% of population
total: 0.2% of population (2010 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.3% (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 80
[see also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
68,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 49
[see also: HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS country ranks ]

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
country comparison to the world: 80
[see also: HIV/AIDS - deaths country ranks ]

Obesity - adult prevalence rate:
26.2% (2008)
country comparison to the world: 48
[see also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate country ranks ]

Education expenditures:
5% of GDP (2009)
country comparison to the world: 78
[see also: Education expenditures - percent of GDP country ranks ]

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 99%
male: 99%
female: 99% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 17 years
male: 17 years
female: 17 years (2004)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total: 14.3%
country comparison to the world: 88
male: 15.9%
female: 12.6% (2012)


NOTE: The information regarding Canada on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Canada PEOPLE 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Canada PEOPLE 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.



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