Canada - resident population, by gender and age group 2018

Resident population of Canada in 2018, by gender and age group (in millions)

by Erin Duffin, last edited May 22, 2019
Canada - resident population, by gender and age group 2018 In 2018, there were about 5.04 million males and 5.12 million females between the ages of 45 and 64 living in Canada, which was the most out of any age group. The next largest age group was between the ages of 25 and 44, with 5.04 million males and 4.98 million females.
Canadian demographics

The average age of the Canadian resident population was about 40.8 years in 2018, with Newfoundland and Labrador having the oldest average population, and Nunavut having the youngest average population. Additionally, the majority of Canadians, both males and females, are single. The next largest group of Canadians are married, but not separated.

Immigration to Canada

Much like the United States, Canada is an immigrant nation, and many of its residents have immigrant backgrounds. Additionally, immigration to Canada has been steadily increasing since 2000, making the country a diverse melting pot for people of all backgrounds.
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Resident population of Canada in 2018, by gender and age group (in millions)

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Age groupMaleFemale
0 to 17 years3.663.51
18 to 24 years1.741.6
25 to 44 years5.044.98
45 to 64 years5.045.12
65 years and over2.923.44
Age groupMaleFemale
0 to 17 years3.663.51
18 to 24 years1.741.6
25 to 44 years5.044.98
45 to 64 years5.045.12
65 years and over2.923.44
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by Erin Duffin, last edited May 22, 2019
In 2018, there were about 5.04 million males and 5.12 million females between the ages of 45 and 64 living in Canada, which was the most out of any age group. The next largest age group was between the ages of 25 and 44, with 5.04 million males and 4.98 million females.
Canadian demographics

The average age of the Canadian resident population was about 40.8 years in 2018, with Newfoundland and Labrador having the oldest average population, and Nunavut having the youngest average population. Additionally, the majority of Canadians, both males and females, are single. The next largest group of Canadians are married, but not separated.

Immigration to Canada

Much like the United States, Canada is an immigrant nation, and many of its residents have immigrant backgrounds. Additionally, immigration to Canada has been steadily increasing since 2000, making the country a diverse melting pot for people of all backgrounds.
Show more
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