People and Society in Canada

Nationality
noun:
Canadian(s)
adjective:
Canadian
Ethnic groups
British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26%
Languages
English (official) 58.8%, French (official) 21.6%, other 19.6% (2006 Census)
Religions
Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census)
Population
34,300,083 (July 2012 est.)
rank:
35
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Age structure
0-14 years:
15.7% (male 2,736,737/female 2,602,342)
15-64 years:
68.5% (male 11,776,611/female 11,517,972)
65 years and over:
15.9% (male 2,372,356/female 3,024,571) (2011 est.)
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Median age
total:
41.2 years
male:
40 years
female:
42.4 years (2012 est.)
Population growth rate
0.784% (2012 est.)
rank:
136
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Birth rate
10.28 births/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
186
Death rate
8.09 deaths/1,000 population (July 2012 est.)
rank:
96
Net migration rate
5.65 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2012 est.)
rank:
18
Urbanization
urban population:
81% of total population (2010)
rate of urbanization:
1.1% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major cities - population
Toronto 5.377 million; Montreal 3.75 million; Vancouver 2.197 million; OTTAWA (capital) 1.17 million; Calgary 1.16 million (2009)
Sex ratio
at birth:
1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years:
1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years:
1.02 male(s)/female
65 years and over:
0.79 male(s)/female
total population:
0.98 male(s)/female (2011 est.)
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Maternal mortality rate
12 deaths/100,000 live births (2010)
rank:
150
Infant mortality rate
total:
4.85 deaths/1,000 live births
rank:
182
male:
5.19 deaths/1,000 live births
female:
4.5 deaths/1,000 live births (2012 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
total population:
81.48 years
rank:
12
male:
78.89 years
female:
84.21 years (2012 est.)
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Total fertility rate
1.59 children born/woman (2012 est.)
rank:
178
Health expenditures
10.9% of GDP (2009)
rank:
22
Physicians density
1.913 physicians/1,000 population (2006)
Hospital bed density
3.4 beds/1,000 population (2008)
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HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
0.3% (2009 est.)
rank:
87
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
68,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
49
HIV/AIDS - deaths
fewer than 1,000 (2009 est.)
rank:
72
Obesity - adult prevalence rate
23.1% (2004)
rank:
14
Education expenditures
4.9% of GDP (2007)
rank:
65
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Literacy
definition:
age 15 and over can read and write
total population:
99%
male:
99%
female:
99% (2003 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
total:
17 years
male:
17 years
female:
17 years (2004)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
total:
15.3%
rank:
74
male:
18.1%
female:
12.4% (2009)
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