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Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report

Creator: Statistics Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Women’s Health

Tags: aboriginal health, alcohol, arthritis, breast cancer, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, cause of death, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), demographics/population trends, determinants of health, diabetes, education, employment, ethnicity, fertility, hypertension, income, life expectancy, mental health, mood disorders, nutrition, obesity, physical activity, reproductive health, risk factors, seniors, sti/hiv/aids, stress, teen pregnancy, tobacco use, violence/abuse, women



This report provides a compilation of data related to women’s family status, education, employment, economic well-being, unpaid work, health, and more. It includes chapters on immigrant women, women in a visible minority, Aboriginal women, senior women, and women with participation and activity limitations. Information specific to Canadian Aboriginal women can be found using this link: First Nations, Métis and Inuit Women.