Canada: Percent children

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 Canada

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 15.58
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 22.27
 Min - Max 15.58 - 33.92
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Canada during that period was 22.27 percent with a minimum of 15.58 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 33.92 percent in 1962. The latest value from 2022 is 15.58 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 26.50 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Canada - Percent children - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 38.93 2022 million
 Percent urban population 81.75 2022 percent
 Population density 4 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 19.03 2022 percent
 Percent children 15.58 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.30 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 18.25 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 52.93 2022 percent
 Refugee population 140,621 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 22 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.82 2022 percent
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