Table A4.4
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.4 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2036 - Projected according to the high-immigration scenario

Table A4.4
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 high-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 43.3 43.0 16.0 11.2 49.5 23.2
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 48.4 48.7 4.7 7.7 63.3 24.2
Americas 49.8 49.5 5.0 7.4 61.5 26.1
Europe 58.9 57.2 3.3 4.6 50.2 41.8
Africa 44.1 44.1 5.9 9.0 70.7 14.5
Asia 46.9 47.2 4.8 8.4 65.7 21.1
Oceania and others 50.6 50.6 4.5Table A4.4 Note 3 5.1 63.4 26.9
Second generation 26.4 31.9 32.8 15.4 37.6 14.2
Third generation or more 45.1 44.2 16.3 11.4 45.5 26.8
Non-permanent residents 28.8 30.2 10.5 23.4 63.4 2.6
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 37.5 37.7 18.7 12.8 54.8 13.8
South Asian 37.3 37.7 18.5 12.3 55.4 13.8
Chinese 41.8 41.9 15.3 11.8 52.0 20.9
Black 34.4 34.9 22.0 14.2 53.2 10.7
FilipinoTable A4.4 Note 4 38.5 37.7 17.1 12.5 59.0 11.3
Latin American 40.4 39.8 14.2 11.4 61.2 13.2
Arab 33.4 33.9 23.2 14.3 53.4 9.2
Southeast Asian 41.5 41.3 15.2 10.7 55.5 18.5
West Asian 39.7 39.4 15.2 11.7 58.8 14.3
Korean 38.1 38.5 16.2 15.5 53.6 14.7
Japanese 38.4 39.3 18.7 11.4 52.6 17.2
Other visible minorities 28.8 31.9 29.3 15.4 44.2 11.0
Rest of the population 47.2 45.9 14.5 10.4 46.6 28.5
Religion  
Christian religions 47.7 46.6 14.1 9.9 46.4 29.6
Catholic 48.5 47.1 13.7 9.7 46.4 30.2
Protestant 54.9 51.4 12.3 8.4 40.2 39.0
Christian Orthodox 44.3 43.6 15.3 10.0 51.4 23.3
Other Christian 38.8 38.7 17.7 12.5 54.6 15.2
Religions other than Christian 37.0 37.5 19.8 12.5 53.4 14.4
Buddhist 47.4 46.9 9.6 8.7 55.8 25.8
Hindu 38.3 38.4 17.6 11.6 56.9 13.9
Jewish 42.0 42.4 19.3 12.3 43.4 25.0
Muslim 32.4 33.5 24.4 14.4 51.4 9.8
Sikh 38.1 38.8 17.4 11.2 56.4 15.0
Other religionsTable A4.4 Note 2 46.8 45.3 12.5 9.7 53.8 24.0
No religious affiliation 40.0 39.8 17.3 12.8 52.6 17.3
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