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Table 4:
Proportion of the oldest-old and centenarians (estimated), by sex, in Canada and other industrialised countries
 
  Canada Other countries (1)
Age Sex 1952 1991 1950 1990
  Number % 80+ Number % 80+ Number % 80+ Number % 80+
 
                   
80-89 Men 68,321 92.6% 195,747 89.4% 1,164,309 95.9% 3,633,110 91.7%
  Women 80,436 90.6% 351,981 83.6% 1,850,361 94.2% 7,654,426 88.4%
  Total 148,757 91.5% 547,728 85.6% 3,014,670 94.8% 11,317,736 89.7%
 
90-99 Men 5,394 7.3% 22,647 10.3% 49,577 4.1% 297,407 7.5%
  Women 8,211 9.3% 66,815 15.9% 113,855 5.8% 988,886 11.4%
  Total 13,605 8.4% 89,462 14.0% 163,432 5.1% 1,286,293 10.2%
 
100+ Men 63 0.1% 567 0.3% 173 0.0% 2,945 0.1%
  Women 112 0.1% 2,317 0.6% 636 0.0% 14,890 0.2%
  Total 175 0.1% 2,884 0.5% 809 0.0% 17,835 0.1%
 
80+ Men 73,778 100% 218,961 100% 1,214,059 100% 3,963,662 100%
  Women 88,759 100% 421,113 100% 1,964,852 100% 8,658,202 100%
  Total 162,537 100% 640,074 100% 3,178,911 100% 12,621,864 100%

 
                   
  Canada Other countries (2 and 3)
Age Sex 1961 1991 1960 1990
  Number Proportion Number Proportion Number Proportion Number Proportion
 
 
80+ Men 106,980 1.2% 218,961 1.6  
(% Tot. Pop.) Women 132,493 1.5% 421,113 3.0  
  Total 239,473 1.3% 640,074 2.3 6,139,172 1.4 15,783,777 3.0
  (0.92-2.00)   (2,17-4,19)
100+ Men 106 11.5 567 42.1  
(per million Women 150 16.6 2,317 167.4  
inhabitants) Total 256 14.0 2,884 105.7 1,753 5.3 18,394 45.1
  Max (60-70)
Total Pop. Men 9,218,893 100.0% 13,454,580 100.0%  
  Women 9,019,354 100.0% 13,842,280 100.0%  
  Total 18,238,247 100.0% 27,296,860 100.0% 431,828,0002 100.0% 518,649,0002 100.0%
  330,754,7173 100.0% 407,849,2243 100.0%
 
 
Population on January 1st
(1) Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England and Wales, Finland, France, Germany (West), Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
 
(2) 80+ and Total Population: Austria, Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark, England and Wales, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Chili, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Luxemburg, Portugal, Scotland, Spain.
 
(3) 100+ and Total Population: Austria, Iceland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark, England and Wales, Finland, France, Germany (West), Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.
 
SOURCES:   Industrialised countries: Kannisto,1994.
 

Canada :

Estimated Population on July 1st
Total Population: Canadian censuses, 1961 and 1991.

 

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Mortality Statistics for the Oldest-Old: An Evaluation of Canadian Data
Robert Bourbeau and André Lebel
© 2000 Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ISSN 1435-9871
http://www.demographic-research.org/Volumes/Vol2/2