Table 5.2-1
Type of disability for adults and children with disabilities by sex, Canada1, 2006

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Age groups Mobility3
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages 2,946,160 1,181,730 1,764,420
Total - aged less than 15 years 23,160 11,210 11,940
0 to 4
5 to 9 9,770 5,630 4,140E
10 to 14 13,390 5,580 7,810
Total - aged 15 years and over 2,923,000 1,170,520 1,752,480
15 to 64 1,580,770 664,650 916,120
15 to 24 77,980 37,110 40,870
25 to 44 391,900 168,780 223,120
45 to 64 1,110,890 458,750 652,130
65 and over 1,342,230 505,870 836,360
65 to 74 532,890 216,030 316,860
75 and over 809,340 289,840 519,500
Age groups Agility3,4
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages 2,856,820 1,222,210 1,634,610
Total - aged less than 15 years 37,240 25,540 11,700
0 to 4
5 to 9 20,690 15,140 5,540
10 to 14 16,550 10,400 6,150
Total - aged 15 years and over 2,819,580 1,196,670 1,622,920
15 to 64 1,537,730 684,730 853,000
15 to 24 64,180 31,670 32,510
25 to 44 386,380 183,910 202,470
45 to 64 1,087,170 469,150 618,020
65 and over 1,281,850 511,940 769,910
65 to 74 521,940 227,740 294,200
75 and over 759,920 284,200 475,720
Age groups Pain5
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages
Total - aged less than 15 years
0 to 4
5 to 9
10 to 14
Total - aged 15 years and over 2,965,650 1,228,650 1,737,000
15 to 64 1,829,880 797,690 1,032,190
15 to 24 98,060 41,480 56,580
25 to 44 514,870 234,590 280,280
45 to 64 1,216,950 521,620 695,330
65 and over 1,135,770 430,970 704,810
65 to 74 510,970 219,270 291,690
75 and over 624,810 211,690 413,120
1. The Canada total includes the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
2. The sum of the values for each category may differ from the total due to rounding.
3. Not applicable to children 0 to 4 years of age.
4. Agility was referred to as dexterity for children in the 2001 Participation and Activitiy Limitation Survey.
5. Applicable to adults 15 years of age or older only.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activitiy Limitation Survey, 2006.