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Canada People

    Population: 31,006,347 (July 1999 est.)

    Age structure:
    0-14 years: 20% (male 3,105,944; female 2,960,171)
    15-64 years: 68% (male 10,587,553; female 10,461,455)
    65 years and over: 12% (male 1,652,044; female 2,239,180) (1999 est.)

    Population growth rate: 1.06% (1999 est.)

    Birth rate: 11.86 births/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Death rate: 7.26 deaths/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Net migration rate: 5.96 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1999 est.)

    Sex ratio:
    at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
    under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
    15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
    65 years and over: 0.74 male(s)/female
    total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1999 est.)

    Infant mortality rate: 5.47 deaths/1,000 live births (1999 est.)

    Life expectancy at birth:
    total population: 79.37 years
    male: 76.12 years
    female: 82.79 years (1999 est.)

    Total fertility rate: 1.65 children born/woman (1999 est.)

    Nationality:
    noun: Canadian(s)
    adjective: Canadian

    Ethnic groups: British Isles origin 40%, French origin 27%, other European 20%, Amerindian 1.5%, other, mostly Asian 11.5%

    Religions: Roman Catholic 45%, United Church 12%, Anglican 8%, other 35% (1991)

    Languages: English (official), French (official)

    Literacy:
    definition: age 15 and over can read and write
    total population: 97% (1986 est.)
    male: NA%
    female: NA%

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