Table 3.1
Adults with disabilities by type, sex and age group, Canada, 2012

Table 3.1
Adults with disabilities by type, sex and age group, Canada, 2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of adults with disabilities by type. The information is grouped by age groups (appearing as row headers), both sexes, males and females , calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Age groupsNote 1 Both sexes Males Females
number
Seeing  
Total - aged 15 and over 756,320 326,510 429,810
15 to 64 472,220 214,090 258,130
15 to 24 26,450 12,640 13,800
25 to 44 75,260 26,160 49,100
45 to 64 370,510 175,280 195,230
65 and over 284,100 112,420 171,680
65 to 74 109,820 43,410 66,400
75 and over 174,290 69,010 105,280
Hearing  
Total - aged 15 and over 874,590 459,570 415,020
15 to 64 424,840 224,460 200,380
15 to 24 19,990 9,730Note E: Use with caution 10,270
25 to 44 83,940 40,620 43,320
45 to 64 320,910 174,110 146,800
65 and over 449,740 235,100 214,640
65 to 74 181,850 105,740 76,110
75 and over 267,890 129,360 138,540
Mobility  
Total - aged 15 and over 1,971,750 833,980 1,137,770
15 to 64 1,083,500 476,080 607,420
15 to 24 44,350 16,950 27,390
25 to 44 215,630 85,000 130,620
45 to 64 823,520 374,120 449,400
65 and over 888,250 357,900 530,350
65 to 74 388,920 163,160 225,750
75 and over 499,340 194,740 304,600
Flexibility  
Total - aged 15 and over 2,077,980 898,420 1,179,560
15 to 64 1,244,570 555,410 689,150
15 to 24 46,090 20,380Note E: Use with caution 25,710
25 to 44 259,220 106,320 152,890
45 to 64 939,270 428,710 510,550
65 and over 833,420 343,010 490,410
65 to 74 371,340 162,940 208,400
75 and over 462,080 180,070 282,010
Dexterity  
Total - aged 15 and over 953,090 400,160 552,920
15 to 64 575,520 267,520 308,000
15 to 24 26,620 15,200 11,430Note E: Use with caution
25 to 44 111,820 45,420 66,400
45 to 64 437,080 206,910 230,170
65 and over 377,560 132,640 244,930
65 to 74 153,680 58,980 94,690
75 and over 223,880 73,650 150,230
Pain  
Total - aged 15 and over 2,664,240 1,106,140 1,558,100
15 to 64 1,706,080 735,710 970,380
15 to 24 83,420 32,100 51,310
25 to 44 410,670 163,760 246,910
45 to 64 1,212,000 539,850 672,150
65 and over 958,160 370,440 587,720
65 to 74 452,660 190,700 261,960
75 and over 505,500 179,740 325,760
Learning  
Total - aged 15 and over 622,260 303,420 318,840
15 to 64 490,230 239,820 250,420
15 to 24 90,350 53,380Note E: Use with caution 36,970
25 to 44 139,040 63,830 75,210
45 to 64 260,850 122,610 138,230
65 and over 132,020 63,600 68,420
65 to 74 53,220 24,230 28,990Note E: Use with caution
75 and over 78,800 39,370 39,430
Memory  
Total - aged 15 and over 628,180 273,350 354,830
15 to 64 410,160 173,870 236,290
15 to 24 40,820 22,180 18,640
25 to 44 107,190 43,560 63,630
45 to 64 262,160 108,130 154,030
65 and over 218,020 99,480 118,540
65 to 74 78,650 39,920 38,730
75 and over 139,370 59,560 79,800
Developmental  
Total - aged 15 and over 160,530 96,120 64,410
15 to 64 141,500 87,230 54,270
15 to 24 53,300 35,920 17,380
25 to 44 36,530 19,680 16,850
45 to 64 51,670Note E: Use with caution 31,630Note E: Use with caution 20,040Note E: Use with caution
65 and over 19,030Note E: Use with caution 8,890Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
65 to 74 Note F: too unreliable to be published 2,500Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
75 and over 9,950Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Mental/psychological  
Total - aged 15 and over 1,059,600 464,540 595,060
15 to 64 852,910 379,110 473,800
15 to 24 96,110 50,980Note E: Use with caution 45,140
25 to 44 253,120 106,550 146,560
45 to 64 503,680 221,580 282,100
65 and over 206,680 85,430 121,250
65 to 74 107,420 46,210 61,210
75 and over 99,260 39,220 60,040
Unknown  
Total - aged 15 and over 79,540 40,330 39,210
15 to 64 45,590 25,890 19,690
15 to 24 7,330Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 3,250Note E: Use with caution
25 to 44 13,770 6,190Note E: Use with caution 7,570Note E: Use with caution
45 to 64 24,490 15,620Note E: Use with caution 8,870Note E: Use with caution
65 and over 33,950Note E: Use with caution 14,440Note E: Use with caution 19,520Note E: Use with caution
65 to 74 13,800Note E: Use with caution 9,160Note E: Use with caution 4,650Note E: Use with caution
75 and over 20,150Note E: Use with caution 5,280Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
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