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United States and Canada Social & Economic Comparisons

Research covering all the United states and Canada based on following points.

1. Population Structure
2. Population Pyramids
3. Language Families
4. Immigrant Families.

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The American and Canadian population structures when compared at the beginning of 2011 show that the United States has an estimated 313,232,000 people as compared to Canada's only having 33, 910,000 which means the United States is about 9.1 times larger than Canada in population (Newton, 2011). When comparing age groups broken down by 0-14 yrs of age, 15 to 64 yrs of age, and 65 and older, the age population ratio percentage between the two countries shows that America has a slightly younger age average with 88% of the population being below 65 as compared to 84% below the age of 65 in Canada. Also, the American growth rate is significantly larger at 0.96% compared to 0.76% for Canadian's (Newton, 2011). The ratio of men to women is close with Canada having a 1% greater male population than that of the United States (Newton, 2011).

The population pyramids between Canada and the United States demonstrates a similarity in age structure. In 2001, the largest age group on the pyramids of both countries was the 45-49 age groups which are considered to be the "baby boomer" generation (people born between the years 1946 and 1964). This generation was called boomers based on a 1.7 percent average ...

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The American and Canadian population structures when compared at the beginning of 2011 show that the United States has an estimated 313,232,000 people as compared to Canada's only having 33, 910,000 which means the United States is about 9.1 times larger than Canada in population (Newton, 2011). When comparing age groups broken down by 0-14 yrs of age, 15 to 64 yrs of age, and 65 and older, the age population ratio percentage between the two countries shows that America has a slightly younger age average with 88% of the population being below 65 as compared to 84% below the age of 65 in Canada. Also, the American growth rate is significantly larger at 0.96% compared to 0.76% for Canadian's (Newton, 2011).

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