Table A4.3
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.3 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2036 - Projected according to the low-immigration scenario

Table A4.3
Age structure indicators by generation status and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036
2036 - Projected according to the low-immigration scenario
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 44.9 44.1 15.2 11.2 48.5 25.1
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 53.5 52.8 3.0 5.6 60.7 30.8
Americas 54.8 53.5 3.1 5.3 59.1 32.5
Europe 64.5 61.3 1.9 3.1 45.7 49.3
Africa 48.4 47.8 3.9 7.0 69.8 19.3
Asia 51.6 51.0 3.1 6.2 63.8 26.9
Oceania and others 56.3 55.0 2.7Table A4.3 Note 3 3.9Table A4.3 Note 3 59.3 34.2
Second generation 30.1 34.5 26.7 16.4 41.3 15.6
Third generation or more 44.9 44.0 16.7 11.4 45.2 26.6
Non-permanent residents 28.8 30.2 10.5 23.4 63.4 2.6
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 39.2 39.3 17.5 12.9 53.5 16.2
South Asian 39.1 39.4 17.1 12.4 54.5 16.0
Chinese 44.0 43.6 14.1 12.1 50.0 23.8
Black 35.4 36.2 20.8 14.3 52.3 12.6
FilipinoTable A4.3 Note 4 39.8 39.4 16.1 12.0 57.6 14.3
Latin American 42.7 41.6 13.1 11.1 60.0 15.8
Arab 34.4 35.4 21.3 15.0 52.6 11.1
Southeast Asian 43.8 43.1 14.0 10.5 54.5 21.1
West Asian 42.1 41.3 13.8 11.6 57.7 16.9
Korean 39.3 39.8 15.8 14.6 52.2 17.5
Japanese 39.3 40.5 17.3 12.6 50.8 19.3
Other visible minorities 28.8 32.5 28.9 15.9 43.0 12.2
Rest of the population 47.8 46.3 14.2 10.4 46.2 29.1
Religion  
Christian religions 49.7 47.8 13.4 9.6 45.1 31.9
Catholic 50.5 48.2 13.1 9.4 45.2 32.3
Protestant 57.4 52.7 11.6 8.1 38.8 41.5
Christian Orthodox 47.7 45.7 13.8 10.1 49.4 26.7
Other Christian 39.7 39.5 17.2 12.4 53.8 16.6
Religions other than Christian 39.0 39.3 18.2 12.8 52.2 16.9
Buddhist 50.4 49.1 8.5 8.2 53.6 29.7
Hindu 40.4 40.2 16.1 11.9 55.4 16.6
Jewish 43.6 43.6 18.2 12.2 42.9 26.6
Muslim 33.4 35.0 22.6 15.1 50.4 11.9
Sikh 40.2 40.3 16.2 11.4 55.7 16.7
Other religionsTable A4.3 Note 2 48.0 46.0 12.3 9.7 52.6 25.4
No religious affiliation 40.6 40.2 16.9 13.0 52.2 18.0
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