Table 1.4
Prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group, Nova Scotia, 2012

Table 1.4
Prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group, Nova Scotia, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of prevalence of disability for adults by sex and age group. The information is grouped by age groups (appearing as row headers), total population, persons with disabilities and prevalence of disability, calculated using number and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Age groupsNote 1 Total population Persons with disabilities Prevalence of disability
number %
Both sexes  
Total - aged 15 and over 765,100 143,760 18.8
15 to 64 628,310 89,410 14.2
15 to 24 120,430 6,990 5.8
25 to 44 223,880 20,920 9.3
45 to 64 284,000 61,500 21.7
65 and over 136,790 54,350 39.7
65 to 74 80,360 27,310 34.0
75 and over 56,430 27,040 47.9
Males  
Total - aged 15 and over 366,010 67,180 18.4
15 to 64 304,260 41,160 13.5
15 to 24 60,350 3,670 6.1
25 to 44 105,840 8,300 7.8
45 to 64 138,080 29,190 21.1
65 and over 61,750 26,020 42.1
65 to 74 38,580 13,920 36.1
75 and over 23,160 12,100 52.2
Females  
Total - aged 15 and over 399,090 76,580 19.2
15 to 64 324,050 48,250 14.9
15 to 24 60,080 3,320 5.5
25 to 44 118,040 12,620 10.7
45 to 64 145,920 32,310 22.1
65 and over 75,040 28,330 37.8
65 to 74 41,780 13,380 32.0
75 and over 33,270 14,940 44.9
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