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ure:

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0-14 years: 16.3% (male 2,780,491/female 2,644,276)

15-64 years: 68.8% (male 11,547,354/female 11,300,639)

65 years and over: 14.9% (male 2,150,991/female 2,788,945) (2008 est.)

Median age:

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total: 40.1 years

male: 39 years

female: 41.2 years (2008 est.)

Population growth rate:

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0.83% (2008 est.)

Birth rate:

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10.29 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Death rate:

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7.61 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Net migration rate:

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5.62 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)

Sex ratio:

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at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female

under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female

15-64 years: 1.02 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 0.77 male(s)/female

total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (2008 est.)

Infant mortality rate:

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total: 5.08 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 5.4 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 4.75 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:

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total population: 81.16 years

male: 78.65 years

female: 83.81 years (2008 est.)

Total fertility rate:

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1.57 children born/woman (2008 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:

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0.3% (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:

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56,000 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:

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1,500 (2003 est.)

Nationality:

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noun: Canadian(s)

adjective: Canadian

Ethnic groups:

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British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26%

Religions:

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Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census)

Languages:

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English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5%

Literacy:

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definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 99%

male: 99%

female: 99% (2003 est.)

Government Canada Top of Page

Country name:

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conventional long form: none

conventional short form: Canada

Government type:

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constitutional monarchy that is also a parliamentary democracy and a federation

Capital:

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name: Ottawa

geographic coordinates: 45 25 N, 75 42 W

time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time)

daylight saving time: +1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November

note: Canada is divided into six time zones

Administrative divisions:

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10 provinces and 3 territories*; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories*, Nova Scotia, Nunavut*, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory*

Independence:

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1 July 1867 (union of British North American colonies); 11 December 1931 (recognized by UK)

National holiday:

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Canada Day, 1 July (1867)

Constitution:

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made up of unwritten and written acts, customs, judicial decisions, and traditions; the written part of the constitution consists of

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