Table A4.7
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.7 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2036 - Projected according to the alternative composition of immigration by country of birth scenario (2005/2006 to 2009/2010)

Table A4.7
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 alternative composition of immigration by country of birth scenario (2005/2006 to 2009/2010)
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 43.8 43.3 15.8 11.2 49.1 23.9
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 49.9 49.9 4.3 7.2 62.3 26.2
Americas 50.8 50.2 4.9 7.2 60.5 27.4
Europe 57.4 56.2 3.7 5.4 51.0 39.9
Africa 46.0 45.7 5.2 8.1 70.0 16.7
Asia 48.6 48.6 4.1 7.5 64.9 23.4
Oceania and others 48.4 48.5 6.6 6.5 62.6 24.3
Second generation 27.6 32.7 30.9 15.8 38.8 14.6
Third generation or more 45.1 44.2 16.4 11.4 45.4 26.8
Non-permanent residents 28.8 30.2 10.5 23.4 63.4 2.6
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 38.0 38.3 18.2 12.8 54.1 14.8
South Asian 38.0 38.5 18.1 12.2 54.8 15.0
Chinese 41.9 41.9 15.1 12.0 51.9 20.9
Black 34.7 35.6 21.4 14.5 52.1 12.0
FilipinoTable A4.7 Note 3 39.2 38.8 16.5 12.3 57.7 13.5
Latin American 40.5 39.8 14.2 11.5 61.2 13.1
Arab 33.7 34.4 22.6 14.6 53.0 9.8
Southeast Asian 41.1 41.0 15.7 10.7 55.4 18.3
West Asian 40.7 40.3 14.6 11.6 58.0 15.8
Korean 37.8 38.2 16.1 15.9 54.2 13.8
Japanese 38.8 39.4 18.6 11.3 52.8 17.3
Other visible minorities 28.6 32.0 29.3 15.7 43.4 11.5
Rest of the population 47.2 45.9 14.5 10.4 46.6 28.5
Religion  
Christian religions 48.4 47.1 13.9 9.8 45.8 30.5
Catholic 49.4 47.6 13.5 9.6 45.8 31.2
Protestant 55.8 51.8 12.1 8.4 39.6 39.9
Christian Orthodox 44.1 43.5 15.3 10.2 51.5 23.1
Other Christian 39.0 38.9 17.6 12.7 54.1 15.6
Religions other than Christian 37.7 38.3 19.2 12.5 52.9 15.5
Buddhist 47.4 46.9 9.7 8.6 55.9 25.7
Hindu 39.0 39.2 17.1 11.6 55.9 15.3
Jewish 42.4 42.7 19.0 12.2 43.5 25.3
Muslim 32.7 34.0 23.9 14.6 50.9 10.6
Sikh 39.1 39.7 16.8 11.0 55.9 16.3
Other religionsTable A4.7 Note 2 47.3 45.6 12.4 9.6 53.4 24.6
No religious affiliation 40.1 39.8 17.2 12.9 52.6 17.3
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