Map 6
Downtowns have a large working-age population (15 to 64 years)

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The title of the map is "Downtowns have a large working-age population (15 to 64 years)"

This is a map of Canada by province and territory showing the proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in downtown areas in 2021.

Halifax, Montréal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver had downtown areas with the highest proportions of population aged 15 to 64, compared with Canada. Drummondville, Saguenay, Lethbridge, Abbotsford–Mission and Chilliwack had the downtown areas with the lowest proportions of population aged 15 to 64, compared with Canada.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Canada in 2021 was 64.8%, with proportions of downtown areas of census metropolitan areas (CMAs) at 74.7%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2021 was 81.7%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Drummondville, Quebec in 2021 was 55.2%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Saguenay, Quebec in 2021 was 62.8%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Montréal, Quebec in 2021 was 78.9%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Toronto, Ontario in 2021 was 81.2%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Calgary, Alberta in 2021 was 82.2%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Lethbridge, Alberta in 2021 was 59.6%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Vancouver, British Columbia in 2021 was 78.9%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Chilliwack, British Columbia in 2021 was 60.7%.

The proportion of the population aged 15 to 64 in Abbotsford–Mission, British Columbia in 2021 was 57.6%.

Note(s): Census metropolitan areas (CMAs).

Source(s): Census of Population, 2021 (3901).

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