Table 1.1
Prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group, Canada, 2012

Table 1.1
Prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group, Canada, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group. The information is grouped by age groups (appearing as row headers), total population, persons with disabilities and prevalence of disability, calculated using number and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Age groupsNote 1 Total population Persons with disabilities Prevalence of disability
number %
Both sexes  
Total - aged 15 and over 27,516,200 3,775,910 13.7
15 to 64 23,187,350 2,338,240 10.1
15 to 24 4,462,850 195,720 4.4
25 to 44 9,159,860 598,680 6.5
45 to 64 9,564,640 1,543,840 16.1
65 and over 4,328,850 1,437,670 33.2
65 to 74 2,486,790 653,900 26.3
75 and over 1,842,070 783,770 42.5
Males  
Total - aged 15 and over 13,559,290 1,699,020 12.5
15 to 64 11,603,340 1,097,360 9.5
15 to 24 2,280,020 101,870 4.5
25 to 44 4,581,300 273,940 6.0
45 to 64 4,742,020 721,550 15.2
65 and over 1,955,950 601,670 30.8
65 to 74 1,190,730 297,460 25.0
75 and over 765,220 304,200 39.8
Females  
Total - aged 15 and over 13,956,910 2,076,890 14.9
15 to 64 11,584,010 1,240,880 10.7
15 to 24 2,182,830 93,850 4.3
25 to 44 4,578,560 324,740 7.1
45 to 64 4,822,620 822,290 17.1
65 and over 2,372,900 836,010 35.2
65 to 74 1,296,050 356,440 27.5
75 and over 1,076,850 479,570 44.5
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