Table A4.1
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.1 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2011 – Base population (estimated)

Table A4.1
Age structure indicators by generation status and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036
2011 – Base population (estimated)
Table summary
This table displays the results of Age structure indicators by generation status and continent of birth of immigrants. The information is grouped by Component (appearing as row headers), Median age, Average age, Age group distribution, 0 to 14 years, 15 to 24 years, 25 to 64 years and 65 years and over, calculated using years and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Component Median age Average age Age group distribution
0 to 14 years 15 to 24 years 25 to 64 years 65 years and over
years percent
Total - Canada 39.9 39.3 16.4 13.4 55.8 14.4
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 47.3 47.2 5.3 8.5 65.5 20.6
Americas 45.4 44.6 7.3 8.6 68.7 15.4
Europe 59.7 56.8 2.4 4.4 55.0 38.2
Africa 39.8 39.7 8.7 11.2 71.1 9.0
Asia 42.7 42.5 6.2 11.0 70.8 11.9
Oceania and others 46.7 46.7 4.7Table A4.1 Note 3 5.7Table A4.1 Note 3 71.3 18.3
Second generation 32.1 35.0 25.3 15.3 44.9 14.5
Third generation or more 38.7 38.1 17.7 14.3 55.6 12.4
Non-permanent residents 29.0 30.3 10.5 23.0 64.0 2.5
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 33.3 33.8 20.8 15.4 55.9 7.9
South Asian 32.7 33.4 22.4 14.3 54.9 8.4
Chinese 38.3 37.8 15.3 15.7 58.1 11.0
Black 29.7 31.0 26.1 16.7 50.1 7.1
FilipinoTable A4.1 Note 4 34.6 33.9 20.0 13.5 60.4 6.1
Latin American 33.4 33.4 17.2 15.7 62.1 4.9
Arab 30.3 30.3 25.1 15.3 54.8 4.9
Southeast Asian 34.0 34.3 18.6 15.9 59.0 6.6
West Asian 32.7 33.5 18.0 16.4 59.8 5.7
Korean 33.5 34.2 16.8 19.5 56.6 7.2
Japanese 36.9 37.8 19.3 12.4 53.6 14.7
Other visible minorities 27.9 30.1 28.3 17.3 48.0 6.4
Rest of the population 41.9 40.6 15.4 12.9 55.8 15.9
Religion  
Christian religions 44.1 42.0 14.7 12.3 55.4 17.7
Catholic 42.8 41.0 15.0 12.8 56.3 16.0
Protestant 49.1 45.8 12.6 10.7 53.5 23.2
Christian Orthodox 41.0 40.4 15.8 10.8 57.6 15.9
Other Christian 32.1 33.2 21.4 15.7 55.9 7.0
Religions other than Christian 33.7 34.3 21.2 14.4 55.4 8.9
Buddhist 42.1 40.7 11.7 12.9 63.5 12.0
Hindu 34.0 34.1 20.5 13.9 57.8 7.9
Jewish 42.8 42.0 16.5 13.1 50.9 19.5
Muslim 29.1 29.6 26.9 15.9 52.8 4.4
Sikh 32.7 34.1 22.0 13.8 54.0 10.2
Other religionsTable A4.1 Note 2 36.0 36.4 17.1 14.5 59.1 9.2
No religious affiliation 32.5 33.7 19.5 16.1 57.4 7.0
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