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Contextual Module

Children and Youth in Canada - The Context of their Lives (module table of contents)

Section 1: The Children and Youth of Canada (section table of contents)


As the proportion children of various age groups, as a total of the Canadian population fluctuates, appropriate shifts in resources and services will have to be made.


Although the actual number of children and youth in Canada increased from 2000 to 2010, they accounted for slightly less as a proportion of the total population – 30% in 2010 compared to 33% in 2000.
In 2010, infants, toddlers and young children between the ages of birth and 14 years accounted for 16.5% of Canada’s overall population compared to 19.2% in 2000.

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