ADM1301_KBE II -- Canadian demographics

ADM1301_KBE II -- Canadian demographics - The Canadian...

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The Canadian Knowledge Based Economy Landscape – Equipped to Cope?
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Profile of the Canadian Population (Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census population data) As of May 15 th , 2001, the median age of Canada’s population reached an all-time high of 37.6 years – an increase of 2.3 years from 35.3 in 1996. This was the biggest census-to- census increase in a century! The decline in the number of births that occurred since 1991 is a major factor behind both the record-low growth in population between 1996 and 2001, and the record increase in median age
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Profile of the Canadian Population (Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census population data) Between 1991 and 2001, the population aged 80 and over increased by 41%. It is projected to increase an additional 43% from 2001 to 2011 surpassing an estimated 1.3 million people In 2001, the census showed that seniors aged 65 or older accounted for 13% of the nation’s population, up almost 12% from 1991.
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(Source: Statistics Canada 2001 Census population data) The population aged 45 – 64 increased 36% between 1991 and 2001 due to the entry of the baby boomers into this group. The result is a Canadian
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2010 for the course MANAGEMENT ADM 1301 taught by Professor Audi during the Fall '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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