Table 2.1
Adults and children with and without disabilities by sex and age groups, Canada1, 2001

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Age groups Total population
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages 28,991,770 14,234,850 14,756,920
Total - aged less than 15 years 5,546,020 2,839,160 2,706,850
0 to 4 1,641,680 841,640 800,040
5 to 14 3,904,330 1,997,520 1,906,810
Total - aged 15 years and over 23,445,760 11,395,690 12,050,070
15 to 64 19,858,350 9,821,720 10,036,630
15 to 24 3,883,690 1,980,020 1,903,680
25 to 44 8,849,090 4,340,320 4,508,770
45 to 64 7,125,570 3,501,380 3,624,190
65 and over 3,587,410 1,573,970 2,013,430
65 to 74 2,082,750 980,210 1,102,540
75 and over 1,504,660 593,770 910,890
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Age groups Persons with disabilities
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages 3,601,270 1,640,120 1,961,150
Total - aged less than 15 years 180,930 113,220 67,710
0 to 4 26,210 16,030 10,180
5 to 14 154,720 97,180 57,530
Total - aged 15 years and over 3,420,340 1,526,900 1,893,440
15 to 64 1,968,490 921,020 1,047,470
15 to 24 151,030 74,500 76,530
25 to 44 626,610 288,590 338,030
45 to 64 1,190,850 557,940 632,910
65 and over 1,451,840 605,880 845,970
65 to 74 649,180 296,310 352,860
75 and over 802,670 309,570 493,100
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Age groups Persons without disabilities
Total2 Males Females
Total - all ages 25,390,510 12,594,740 12,795,770
Total - aged less than 15 years 5,365,090 2,725,950 2,639,140
0 to 4 1,615,480 825,610 789,860
5 to 14 3,749,610 1,900,340 1,849,280
Total - aged 15 years and over 20,025,420 9,868,790 10,156,630
15 to 64 17,889,850 8,900,690 8,989,160
15 to 24 3,732,670 1,905,520 1,827,140
25 to 44 8,222,480 4,051,730 4,170,740
45 to 64 5,934,710 2,943,430 2,991,280
65 and over 2,135,560 968,100 1,167,470
65 to 74 1,433,570 683,890 749,680
75 and over 701,990 284,200 417,790
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1. The Canada total excludes the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
2. The sum of the values for each category may differ from the total due to rounding.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activitiy Limitation Survey, 2001.