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Seniors are the fastest growing  group in Canada.

 

Are you preparing a community presentation?  Here are 2002 figures on the number of seniors in your province, provided by Statistics Canada.
   

Total Number of Seniors in Canada

(by province)

 

  2002
  Canada Quebec Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan
  number
65 and over 3,989,196

 (12.7%)

978,549

 (13.1%)

1,521,033

(12.6%)

155,449

(13.5%)

147,478

(14.5%)

Male 1,711,185 404,725 654,903 65,813 64,343
Female 2,278,011 573,824 866,130 89,636 83,745

 

  2002
  Canada Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut
  number
65 and over 3,989,196

 (12.7%)

318,695 

(10.2%)

551,820 

(13.3%)

1,880

(6%)

1,855 

(4%)

699 (2%)
Male 1,711,185 141,602 245,371 936 924 408
Female 2,278,011 177,093 306,449 944 921 291

 

2002

  Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick
  number
65 and over 3,989,196

 (12.7%)

 
64,387 

(12.1%)

19,006

 (13.5%)

128,333

(13.6%)

100,012

(13.2%)

Male 1,711,185 28,700 8,000 54,060 42,010
Female 2,278,011 35,687 11,006 74,273 58,002

 

 

 

Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM II, table 051-0001.


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