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Statistics Canada - Government of Canada
Summary table
  People of Filipino origin Total Canadian population
Men Women Total Men Women Total
Total population in thousands 140.4 187.1 327.6 14,564.3 15,074.8 29,639.0
Percentage change between 1996 and 2001
37.7 32.8 34.9 3.7 4.1 3.9
Percentage immigrant
65.4 73.2 69.9 18.0 18.7 18.4
Percentage with Canadian citizenship
81.1 79.0 79.9 94.9 94.5 94.7
Language
Percentage able to speak English/French
99.3 98.9 99.1 98.8 98.2 98.4
Percentage speaking only non-official language at home
29.5 30.3 30.0 9.6 9.9 9.7
Age distribution
Percentage aged less than 15
28.7 20.1 23.8 20.2 18.6 19.4
Percentage aged 25 to 44
31.1 37.3 34.6 30.4 30.6 30.5
Percentage aged 65 and over
4.7 6.4 5.7 10.9 13.4 12.2
Family status
Percentage lone parents1
1.9 8.8 6.0 2.1 8.7 5.5
Percentage living alone1
3.6 5.1 4.5 11.3 13.7 12.5
Percentage seniors living alone
3.8 8.2 6.6 16.8 38.3 28.9
Education, employment and income
Percentage with university degree1
27.1 32.8 30.5 16.0 14.9 15.4
Percentage employed1
73.4 70.3 71.5 67.2 56.1 61.5
Unemployment rate
5.8 5.6 5.7 7.6 7.2 7.4
Percentage with low income
14.2 18.0 16.3 14.7 17.7 16.2
1. Includes people aged 15 and over.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census of Canada.