Table 2 
Number and percentage of cannabis users reporting that they began using cannabis in the past three months by gender and age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first quarter 2018 and first quarter 2019 

Number and percentage of cannabis users reporting that they began using cannabis in the past three months by gender and age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada, first quarter 2018 and first quarter 2019
Thousands – People % – People Lower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4 Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4
First quarter 2019        
Canada 645.6 12.2 9.5 15.5
Gender        
Female1 283.6 14.7E 2 10.1 20.9
Male 362.0 10.9E 7.8 15.0
Age group        
15 to 24 F F ... ...
25 to 44 240.9 9.3E 3 6.3 13.5
45 or older1 331.7 20.32 14.5 27.7
First quarter 2018        
Canada 327.0 7.8E 5.1 11.9
Gender        
Female1 138.6 7.5E 4.2 13.1
Male 188.4 8.1E 4.3 14.7
Age group        
15 to 24 F F ... ...
25 to 44 121.2 5.4E 2.9 9.9
45 or older1 104.8 9.4E 5.8 14.9
...
not applicable
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
Source(s):
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
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