Table 5 
Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use by quarter and other selected characteristics, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada (provinces only), third quarter 2018 and third quarter 2019 

Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use by quarter and other selected characteristics, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada (provinces only), third quarter 2018 and third quarter 2019
Thousands – People% – PeopleLower limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4Upper limit (%) – 95% confidence interval4
Third quarter 2019        
Canada            5,197.6 17.1 15.7 18.6
Gender        
Female1            2,154.7 14.0 12.2 16.0
Male            3,023.7 20.32 18.1 22.6
Age group        
15 to 24            1,002.0 27.02 20.4 34.8
25 to 44            2,739.9 25.52,3 22.7 28.6
45 to 64                976.3 10.12 8.6 11.8
65 or older1                479.4 7.63 6.0 9.7
Average age ... 38.1 36.7 39.5
Province        
Newfoundland and Labrador                106.1 24.22,3 19.7 29.4
Prince Edward Island                  33.0 25.82,3 20.8 31.6
Nova Scotia                260.6 32.82,3 27.2 38.9
New Brunswick                148.5 23.72,3 19.1 29.0
Quebec                803.8 11.52 9.1 14.5
Ontario            2,022.9 16.9 14.4 19.8
Manitoba                178.0 17.3 13.3 22.2
Saskatchewan                152.1 17.2 13.5 21.7
Alberta                662.5 18.8 15.3 22.9
British Columbia                830.2 20.4 16.7 24.6
Third quarter 2018        
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 to 44            2,084.4 20.72 18.1 23.5
45 to 64            1,072.7 10.92 9.2 12.9
65 or older1                291.8 4.9 3.6 6.4
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 23.02 18.9 27.6
New Brunswick                  85.8 13.8 10.4 18.2
Quebec                703.0 10.12 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 15.7 11.6 20.9
Alberta                586.5 17.0 13.5 21.3
British Columbia                796.5 20.02 16.2 24.3
...
not applicable
Note(s):
Because the 2018 survey did not collect single year of age, average age could not be calculated.
Source(s):
National Cannabis Survey (5262).
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