Table A4.8
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.8 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2036 - Projected according to the low-growth scenario

Table A4.8
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-growth 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 45.3 44.5 14.4 11.0 49.4 25.2
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 53.4 52.7 3.0 5.6 60.8 30.6
Americas 54.7 53.4 3.1 5.3 59.3 32.3
Europe 64.3 61.1 1.9 3.2 46.1 48.9
Africa 48.4 47.8 3.9 7.0 70.0 19.1
Asia 51.6 51.0 3.1 6.2 63.9 26.8
Oceania and others 56.2 54.8 2.7Table A4.8 Note 3 3.9Table A4.8 Note 3 59.5 33.9
Second generation 31.1 35.1 25.3 16.3 42.7 15.8
Third generation or more 45.3 44.4 15.8 11.2 46.3 26.7
Non-permanent residents 28.8 30.2 10.5 23.5 63.4 2.6
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 39.7 39.7 16.5 12.7 54.3 16.4
South Asian 39.6 39.8 16.2 12.3 55.4 16.1
Chinese 44.5 44.0 13.4 11.9 50.6 24.1
Black 36.1 36.7 19.7 14.2 53.4 12.8
FilipinoTable A4.8 Note 4 40.2 39.8 15.2 12.0 58.4 14.4
Latin American 43.1 41.9 12.5 11.0 60.7 15.9
Arab 35.1 35.9 20.2 14.9 53.6 11.3
Southeast Asian 44.3 43.5 13.1 10.3 55.3 21.3
West Asian 42.4 41.6 13.0 11.6 58.4 17.0
Korean 39.8 40.2 15.1 14.5 52.6 17.8
Japanese 39.8 40.9 16.5 12.4 51.5 19.6
Other visible minorities 29.8 33.1 27.5 15.8 44.3 12.4
Rest of the population 48.1 46.6 13.4 10.2 47.2 29.2
Religion  
Christian religions 50.1 48.1 12.7 9.4 46.0 31.9
Catholic 50.7 48.5 12.4 9.3 46.1 32.3
Protestant 57.6 52.9 10.9 8.0 39.6 41.5
Christian Orthodox 48.0 46.0 13.1 9.9 50.2 26.8
Other Christian 40.2 40.0 16.2 12.2 54.8 16.7
Religions other than Christian 39.6 39.8 17.2 12.6 53.1 17.1
Buddhist 50.7 49.3 8.1 8.0 54.1 29.8
Hindu 40.8 40.6 15.4 11.7 56.2 16.7
Jewish 44.3 44.0 17.2 12.1 43.9 26.8
Muslim 34.1 35.5 21.5 15.0 51.4 12.0
Sikh 40.6 40.7 15.5 11.3 56.5 16.8
Other religionsTable A4.8 Note 2 48.3 46.4 11.4 9.5 53.6 25.4
No religious affiliation 41.2 40.7 15.9 12.7 53.2 18.1
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