CANADA

Capital Ottawa
Area (km2) 9 970 610
Total population (thousands, 2019) 37 593
Population density (per km2) 4
National currency Canadian dollar (CAD)
National statistical office www.statcan.ca
Statistics Canada
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 47%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 22%
   hourly wage, 2019 12%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 26%
Female tertiary students, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 21%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 66%
Life expectancy at birth, 2019
   females, years 84.2
   males, years 80.0
Life expectancy at 65, 2019
   females, years 22.2
   males, years 19.5
Total fertility rate, 2019
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 6.2
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 29.4
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.5
0.6
0.8
0.7
1.9
1.3
Unemployment rate
 (%)
7.1
6.9
6.9
7.0
6.3
5.8
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
13.7
13.5
13.2
13.1
11.6
11.1
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 1 929 897
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 51 427
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 31.6
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 33.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 40 604
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   CAD per USD, US=1, 2019 1.194
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
38
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
1 320

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 61 859
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 1995 16 571
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 4 120
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 52
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 1 564
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 423 664
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2009 494 700
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 323 473