Table 1 
Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, gender, age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first, second and third quarters of 2018  

Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, gender, age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first, second and third quarters of 2018
Thousands – People% – PeopleLower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval6Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval6
Third quarter        
Canada 4,550.5 15.2 13.8 16.6
Gender        
Female1 1,898.8 12.5 10.7 14.4
Male 2,573.5 17.52 15.5 19.8
Age group        
15 to 24 1,101.6 27.02 20.7 34.4
25 or older1 3,448.9 13.3 12.0 14.7
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador 71.0 16.1 12.3 20.9
Prince Edward Island 18.9 15.0 11.0 20.1
Nova Scotia 181.4 23.03 18.9 27.6
New Brunswick 85.8 13.8 10.4 18.2
Quebec 703.0 10.14 7.7 13.3
Ontario 1,779.3 15.1 12.6 18.0
Manitoba 190.5 18.9 14.5 24.2
Saskatchewan 137.8 15.75 11.6 20.9
Alberta 586.5 17.0 13.5 21.3
British Columbia 796.5 20.03 16.2 24.3
Second quarter        
Canada 4,643.1 15.6 14.2 17.0
Gender        
Female1 1,832.1 12.2 10.4 14.2
Male 2,811.0 19.02 17.0 21.3
Age group        
15 to 24 1,169.7 32.72 25.8 40.5
25 or older1 3,473.4 13.2 11.9 14.6
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador 79.4 18.1 14.1 22.8
Prince Edward Island 23.7 19.2 14.7 24.8
Nova Scotia 165.6 21.03 17.0 25.6
New Brunswick 107.0 17.3 13.4 21.9
Quebec 727.6 10.64 8.3 13.3
Ontario 2,075.2 17.83 15.1 20.8
Manitoba 153.4 15.1 11.5 19.6
Saskatchewan 86.9 9.94 7.2 13.4
Alberta 533.4 15.6 12.3 19.4
British Columbia 690.9 17.3 13.7 21.6
First quarter        
Canada 4,178.8 14.0 12.7 15.4
Gender        
Female1 1,842.2 12.2 10.6 14.1
Male 2,319.8 15.82 13.9 17.9
Age group        
15 to 24 815.7 23.22 17.0 30.8
25 or older1 3,363.2 12.8 11.6 14.1
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador 72.3 16.4 12.6 21.1
Prince Edward Island 17.4 14.1 10.3 18.9
Nova Scotia 158.1 20.03 15.5 25.5
New Brunswick 88.9 14.3 10.3 19.5
Quebec 712.0 10.44 8.2 13.0
Ontario 1,583.3 13.5 11.2 16.3
Manitoba 168.5 16.6 13.0 21.0
Saskatchewan 132.4 15.1 11.8 19.2
Alberta 570.9 16.6 13.3 20.6
British Columbia 675.0 17.2 13.9 21.0
First, second and third quarters combined        
Canada 4,457.5 14.9 14.1 15.7
Gender        
Female1 1,857.7 12.3 11.3 13.4
Male 2,568.1 17.52 16.3 18.7
Age group        
15 to 24 1,029.0 27.62 23.8 31.9
25 or older1 3,428.5 13.1 12.4 13.9
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador 74.2 16.9 14.5 19.6
Prince Edward Island 20.0 16.1 13.7 18.8
Nova Scotia 168.4 21.33 18.9 24.0
New Brunswick 93.9 15.1 12.9 17.7
Quebec 714.2 10.44 8.9 12.0
Ontario 1,812.6 15.5 14.0 17.1
Manitoba 170.8 16.9 14.4 19.6
Saskatchewan 119.0 13.6 11.4 16.0
Alberta 563.6 16.4 14.3 18.7
British Columbia 720.8 18.23 16.1 20.4
Note(s):
For the combined analysis the original sampling weights of provincial respondents were adjusted by a factor of three (because there are three quarters). By combining quarters the analytical power of the survey is improved and the estimates reflect the average of the three quarters.
Source(s):
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
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