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  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111475
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Female Population chapter of Women in Canada presents the socio-demographic and ethno-cultural characteristics of women and girls living in this country. Understanding the current trends related to an aging, and an increasingly diverse female population, can help inform policy and planning. Topics examined in this chapter include the distribution of the female population across the provinces and territories and across age, and the share with an Aboriginal identity. In addition, aspects of diversity within the female population, including immigrant status and visible minority status, will be presented as well as residential mobility, language-related characteristics, and religious affiliation and religiosity. Where appropriate, trends over time will be analyzed and comparisons will be drawn with the male population in order to highlight existing similarities and differences.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X201100111511
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This article examines the age and sex structure within Canada's provinces and territories as of July 1st, 2010. As population aging is observed, a few themes are discussed: the senior population continues to grow, the population of older working-age increases and the share of children decreases. The author also examines the provincial and territorial variations of aging within Canada.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X201100111512
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article on the age and sex structure of the different regions of Canada, (subprovincial level) examines the indicators of median age- the age at which half the population is older and half is younger- as well as the distribution of the population at particular age groups, especially seniors aged 65 years and over and children aged 14 years and under. It also includes a section on aging in census metropolitan areas, which occurs more slowly than the rest of Canada.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100211473
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging Cognition Module, this study examines correlates of low performance on four cognitive tasks among Canadians aged 65 or older who were living in private dwellings and who did not have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

    Release date: 2011-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100211417
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous studies of older Canadians well-being have focused on changes in income as individuals age and leave the workforce. However, little has been published on the extent to which consumption levels change in this transitional period. This study uses data from the Survey of Family Expenditures and the Survey of Household Spending to develop a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by those born in the late 1930s changed from middle age (in the early 1980s) to retirement (in the late 2000s).

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2011067
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Studies of pre- and post-retirement annual income have focused on the extent to which income falls at this crucial stage in life. Although these studies vary in scope and intent, the overall consensus is that the Canadian retirement income system provides income replacement rates that are in the excess of 60% to 70% for a plurality of Canadians, especially for those who had low incomes during their prime working years. However, little has been published on the extent to which retirees maintain their same levels of consumption. Using data from the Survey of Family Expenditures (FAMEX) and from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), this study develops a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by individuals in their late 40s (in the early 1980s) differ from those of a group of households headed by individuals in their early 70s (in the late 2000s). It finds that, even though the nature of consumption changes over time, the overall levels of consumption "per adult" do not decline by substantial amounts among Canadians as they age.

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100111402
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines four distinct states of retirement among older Canadians: fully retired; partially retired; previously retired but returned to work; and never retired. Using the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) Healthy Aging, it presents the socio-economic characteristics of each group, and discusses their differing work patterns and health.

    Release date: 2011-01-31
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  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111475
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Female Population chapter of Women in Canada presents the socio-demographic and ethno-cultural characteristics of women and girls living in this country. Understanding the current trends related to an aging, and an increasingly diverse female population, can help inform policy and planning. Topics examined in this chapter include the distribution of the female population across the provinces and territories and across age, and the share with an Aboriginal identity. In addition, aspects of diversity within the female population, including immigrant status and visible minority status, will be presented as well as residential mobility, language-related characteristics, and religious affiliation and religiosity. Where appropriate, trends over time will be analyzed and comparisons will be drawn with the male population in order to highlight existing similarities and differences.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X201100111511
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This article examines the age and sex structure within Canada's provinces and territories as of July 1st, 2010. As population aging is observed, a few themes are discussed: the senior population continues to grow, the population of older working-age increases and the share of children decreases. The author also examines the provincial and territorial variations of aging within Canada.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X201100111512
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article on the age and sex structure of the different regions of Canada, (subprovincial level) examines the indicators of median age- the age at which half the population is older and half is younger- as well as the distribution of the population at particular age groups, especially seniors aged 65 years and over and children aged 14 years and under. It also includes a section on aging in census metropolitan areas, which occurs more slowly than the rest of Canada.

    Release date: 2011-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100211473
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging Cognition Module, this study examines correlates of low performance on four cognitive tasks among Canadians aged 65 or older who were living in private dwellings and who did not have Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

    Release date: 2011-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100211417
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous studies of older Canadians well-being have focused on changes in income as individuals age and leave the workforce. However, little has been published on the extent to which consumption levels change in this transitional period. This study uses data from the Survey of Family Expenditures and the Survey of Household Spending to develop a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by those born in the late 1930s changed from middle age (in the early 1980s) to retirement (in the late 2000s).

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2011067
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Studies of pre- and post-retirement annual income have focused on the extent to which income falls at this crucial stage in life. Although these studies vary in scope and intent, the overall consensus is that the Canadian retirement income system provides income replacement rates that are in the excess of 60% to 70% for a plurality of Canadians, especially for those who had low incomes during their prime working years. However, little has been published on the extent to which retirees maintain their same levels of consumption. Using data from the Survey of Family Expenditures (FAMEX) and from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), this study develops a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by individuals in their late 40s (in the early 1980s) differ from those of a group of households headed by individuals in their early 70s (in the late 2000s). It finds that, even though the nature of consumption changes over time, the overall levels of consumption "per adult" do not decline by substantial amounts among Canadians as they age.

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100111402
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines four distinct states of retirement among older Canadians: fully retired; partially retired; previously retired but returned to work; and never retired. Using the 2009 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) Healthy Aging, it presents the socio-economic characteristics of each group, and discusses their differing work patterns and health.

    Release date: 2011-01-31
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