Table A4.9
Age structure indicators by generation statusTable A4.9 Note 1 and continent of birth of immigrants, visible minority group and religion, Canada, 2011 and 2036

2036 - Projected according to the high-growth scenario

Table A4.9
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-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 42.6 42.5 17.2 11.5 48.2 23.2
Generation status and continent of birth of immigrants  
Immigrants 48.5 48.9 4.7 7.6 63.0 24.7
Americas 50.0 49.7 5.0 7.3 61.1 26.6
Europe 59.5 57.6 3.2 4.6 49.6 42.6
Africa 44.1 44.2 5.9 8.9 70.5 14.8
Asia 47.0 47.3 4.7 8.3 65.6 21.4
Oceania and others 50.8 50.8 4.5Table A4.9 Note 3 5.1 63.1 27.3
Second generation 24.5 31.0 35.2 15.5 35.5 13.8
Third generation or more 44.5 43.8 17.6 11.7 43.9 26.9
Non-permanent residents 28.8 30.2 10.5 23.4 63.6 2.6
Visible minority groups  
Visible minorities 36.7 37.1 20.0 13.0 53.5 13.6
South Asian 36.6 37.2 19.7 12.4 54.2 13.7
Chinese 41.0 41.2 16.4 12.2 50.9 20.5
Black 33.4 34.2 23.6 14.3 51.6 10.5
FilipinoTable A4.9 Note 4 37.7 37.1 18.5 12.5 57.9 11.1
Latin American 39.7 39.2 15.4 11.6 60.0 13.0
Arab 32.4 33.2 24.6 14.5 51.9 9.0
Southeast Asian 40.8 40.7 16.5 11.0 54.2 18.3
West Asian 39.1 38.9 16.3 11.8 57.7 14.2
Korean 36.7 37.6 17.6 15.8 52.5 14.1
Japanese 37.2 38.3 20.2 11.7 51.5 16.5
Other visible minorities 27.3 31.1 31.4 15.5 42.4 10.7
Rest of the population 46.7 45.5 15.7 10.6 45.2 28.6
Religion  
Christian religions 47.2 46.2 15.2 10.0 45.1 29.7
Catholic 48.1 46.7 14.8 9.9 45.1 30.3
Protestant 54.6 51.1 13.2 8.6 39.0 39.1
Christian Orthodox 43.8 43.3 16.3 10.2 50.2 23.3
Other Christian 38.0 38.1 19.2 12.7 53.1 15.0
Religions other than Christian 36.2 37.0 21.1 12.7 52.0 14.2
Buddhist 47.0 46.5 10.5 9.0 54.9 25.6
Hindu 37.7 37.9 18.7 11.8 55.7 13.8
Jewish 41.0 41.8 20.8 12.5 41.9 24.8
Muslim 31.4 32.8 25.9 14.6 49.9 9.6
Sikh 37.6 38.4 18.5 11.4 55.2 14.9
Other religionsTable A4.9 Note 2 46.3 44.8 13.7 9.9 52.4 24.0
No religious affiliation 39.1 39.1 18.7 13.1 51.1 17.1
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