Table 1 
Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, gender, age group and province, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first quarter 2018 and first quarter 2019 

Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, gender, age group and province, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first quarter 2018 and first quarter 2019
Thousands – People % – People Lower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval7 Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval7
First quarter 2019        
Canada 5,306.0 17.52 16.1 19.0
Gender        
Female1 1,937.7 12.7 11.0 14.5
Male 3,321.0 22.32 3 20.0 24.8
Age group        
15 to 241 1,072.0 29.5 23.5 36.2
25 to 44 2,592.1 24.2 21.5 27.1
45 to 64 1,370.1 14.02 4 11.9 16.3
65 or older 271.8 4.44 3.3 6.0
25 or older 4,234.0 15.92 4 14.5 17.4
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador 81.0 18.5 14.6 23.2
Prince Edward Island 19.5 15.4 11.7 19.9
Nova Scotia 144.3 18.2 13.9 23.4
New Brunswick 113.9 18.2 14.2 23.1
Quebec 770.5 11.05 8.8 13.8
Ontario 2,388.9 20.02 6 17.2 23.2
Manitoba 132.6 13.05 9.7 17.2
Saskatchewan 138.2 15.7 12.5 19.4
Alberta 749.8 21.56 17.6 26.0
British Columbia 767.4 19.1 15.6 23.1
First quarter 2018        
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 15.83 13.9 17.9
Age group        
15 to 241 815.7 23.2 17.0 30.8
25 to 44 2,252.1 21.4 19.0 24.1
45 to 64 871.0 8.84 7.4 10.6
65 or older 240.0 4.04 2.9 5.5
25 or older 3,363.2 12.84 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 20.06 15.5 25.5
New Brunswick 88.9 14.3 10.3 19.5
Quebec 712.0 10.45 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 13.2 20.6
British Columbia 675.0 17.1 13.9 20.9
Source(s):
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
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