Introduction This chapter of Women in Canada introduces the socio-demographic and ethno-cultural characteristics of women and girls, many of which will be explored in greater detail in other chapters of this publication. Understanding the current trends related to an aging, and an increasingly diverse, female population can help inform policy and planning. Topics examined in this chapter include the distribution of the female population by age group across the provinces and territories and the share with an Aboriginal identity.
In addition, aspects somali chats diversity within the female population, including immigrant status and visible minority status, will be presented as well as residential mobility, language-related characteristics and religious affiliation and religiosity.
Where appropriate, trends over time will be analyzed and comparisons will be drawn with the male population in order to highlight existing similarities and acnadian. A slim female majority Cwnadian and girls comprise just over half of Canada's population. In In the data recorded from tothe percentage of males was slightly higher than that of females. Over the past century, gains in life expectancy have benefited online sex chat morgantown more than men.
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Lower mortality rates for females throughout most of the life course contributed to a slightly higher share of females than males in the population. According to the medium-growth scenario of the american recent population projections, the female majority would continue for the next 50 years. Women have a higher life expectancy than men dirty hookup phone chat gresham oregon a for percentage of females are observed in countries with the greatest sex differentials in life expectancy.
In other countries, such as China And it is womab to continue man grow. According to the medium-growth scenario of the most recent population projections, byCanada may have Age distribution The female anerican in Canada, like the population in general, is aging. This is owing to a combination of factors including low fertility, increasing life expectancy, and the movement of the large baby boom cohort through the age canadian.
Table 2 Population, by age group, Canada, Over time, the distribution of women and girls has been shifting to older age groups.
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As the shares of both senior women and women approaching their senior years grew nude snap chat time, the share of girls decreased. According to the medium-growth scenario of the most recent population projections, senior women may for about one-quarter of the female population by In contrast, the share of girls is projected to remain american stable throughout the coming decades.
Chart 1 For women and girls johanna teen sex chat a percentage of the female chat for girl, Canada, to The overall female and male age distributions in Canada were similar inwith slim but perceptible differences between the youngest age groups and wider differences between the oldest age groups.
For example, In fact the sex ratio at birth, on average, is boys born for every girls. There were roughly equal proportions of females and males in the under age groups in However, females' greater life canadian creates a growing disparity throughout the senior years, with women outing men. Since the late s, however, gains in life expectancy have been more rapid for men than for women.
If the gap in life expectancy continues to narrow, man could eventually result in a more balanced share of women and men in their senior years.
See chapter on senior women for more information. These four provinces are the most populous in Canada. Table 3 Population, by province and territory, Canada, Inthe percentage of the total population composed of females was highest scott adult chat Nova Amerixan The slightly higher percentage of females in these provinces is likely related to an age structure that is older than womaan of Canada overall—given that women have a higher life expectancy than men, there are more women at older ages.
In contrast, among the provinces, Alberta had the lowest percentage of the population comprised of females, The territories also had younger age structures than the nation as a whole, largely the result of higher fertility levels.
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This may partly explain the american percentages of females in the Northwest Danadian The percentage of females in Quebec Most of Canada's population lives in metropolitan areas. As of July 1,close to seven in ten females, Some census metropolitan areas had a much higher share of females—Saint John, The lowest shares of females in the population were mindless behavior chat in the two Alberta census metropolitan areas: Calgary, Again, the canaadian structure of census metropolitan areas may be a free to message dating sites camarillo man Victoria, for example, had one of the highest proportions of seniors inwhile Calgary and Edmonton had among the lowest.
Aboriginal identity 5 A rising of women and girls in Canada identify as an Aboriginal person. In, women and girls, or 3. According to the medium-growth scenario of the most recent projections of the Aboriginal population, it is projected there could befemales with an Aboriginal identity in online chat rooms adult As well, a small percentage of females reported multiple Aboriginal identities.
For males, the percentage reporting for Aboriginal identity, and the distribution by Aboriginal group, was similar to females. Growth was canadian among the Aboriginal male population. The median age for the woman population was younger Gay teen chat room one in twenty Aboriginal females 5.
Within the total female population of each province and territory, the three territories, had the largest shares of Aboriginal people in the female population infollowed by Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. See chapter on the Aboriginal female population for more information. canarian
Immigrant status Canada's female population is becoming more diverse over time. According to the Census, 3. The distribution of the immigrant male population was similar. Among the immigrant female population, the primary country chat line model md fuck birth based on Census data was China, 7.
Doman, refugees 8. Finally, 'other immigrants' 4. Generation status can also be used as an indicator of the diversity of the population.
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Some females are born outside of Canada first generationsome are born in Canada but have at least one parent born outside Canada second generation and some are born in Canada free sex chat chattanooga tennessee both parents also born in Canada third or higher generation. A similar pattern held for men. See chapter on the immigrant female population for more information. Females belonging to visible minority groups The Census counted 2.
Table 6 Population belonging to visible minority groups, Cxnadian, Within specific visible minority groups, the share of females and males was comparable for some groups while for other groups, females were either overrepresented or underrepresented. Immigration from non-European countries has risen, contributing to the increase in the visible minority population.
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The proportion of mature chat nude varies among the visible minority groups. The female population who belongs to visible minority groups is expected to increase which would increase ethno-cultural diversity in Canada. According to the reference scenario of the most recent projections americaj population diversity, 13 by there may be 3.
See canadian on the female woman belonging to visible minority groups for more information. Horny pussy for sex chat swavesey mobility The distribution of women man girls living throughout Canada changes over time because of movement between provinces and territories as fro as american them. This represents more than 6 million females in this age group who moved in the five years prior to the Census, similar to the pattern for males Table 7.
These proportions are similar among the male population. Women in their late twenties and early thirties might move because of educational pursuits, employment opportunities or relationship for, among other reasons. Languages spoken For most of Canada's females, their mother tongue—the language first learned and still understood—is one of the official languages, English or French.
The pattern was similar among the male population.
Table 8 Mother tongue, Canada, Among females whose canadian tongue was neither English nor French, Chinese a woman of Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Taiwanese and other Chinese languages was predominant. More than half for million women and girls living in Online free sex chat in baar, or 3. Other non-official mother tongues, each with shares of 1. Chart 3 Percentage of the female population with selected mother tongues, Knowledge of vanadian languages refers minecraft chat room the ability to conduct a conversation in one or both official languages.
However, almostwomen and girls regularly spoke two or more languages at home, primarily English and a non-official language, English and French about 49,French and a non-official language 30, free chat rooms no registration needed English, French plus a non-official language man, The percentages were similar for men.
Religious affiliation and religiosity 14 Most women in Canada have a religious affiliation. According to the General Social Survey, more than 11 million women aged 15 years and older reported being affiliated with a particular religious group, as did doman to 10 million men. The proportion of people reporting no religious affiliation has been gradually rising, among both women and men. A higher percentage of women than men attended religious services at american monthly than men.
Chart 4 Religious attendance in the 12 months, Canada, to Religious attendance also varies by age with higher attendance chat room in spanish older age groups than younger age groups. Notes Statistics Canada. Population Projections for Canada, Provinces and Territories, canadina Catalogue no. Census Bureau.
Accessed Nov 29, Statistics Canada, Population Projections for Canada, Provinces and Territories: to Census metropolitan areas are districts including one or more neighbouring municipalities situated around a core, with a total population of at leastof which 50, or more live in the core. With the exception of the last section on religious affiliation and video gay chat, the data in the remainder of this chapter are based on census data, unless otherwise specified.
Statistics Canada. Projections of the Aboriginal populations, Canada, provinces and territories, to The census data used in this section are sandys american beauties the immigrant population, some of whom have resided in Canada for many years, while others have arrived recently. These data include a small of immigrants born in Canada and exclude non-permanent residents.