Census 2011: Canada’s age pyramid shows what our country may look like

Tori Floyd
Daily Brew
May 29, 2012

The latest census data shows that Canada's population is showing its age, but how will that change what our country looks like in the future?

Using projections by demographers, this age pyramid shows what our country's age makeup may look like in fifty years. By using the slider, you can compare the age breakdown of today to past and future years, from 1971 to 2061: