Table 1-1 National Population and Labor Force

Table 1-1
National Population and Labor Force

(Millions)

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  Canada Mexico United States
1990 1995 1996 1990 1995 1997 1990 1995 1996
National population, total 27.8 29.6 30.0 81.2 91.2 93.7 248.7 262.9 265.3
Females 14.0 14.9 15.1 41.3 46.3 48.0 127.5 134.3 135.5
Males 13.8 14.7 14.9 39.9 44.9 45.7 121.2 128.5 129.8
Age structure                  
Ages 14 and under 5.8 6.0 6.0 31.1 32.3 32.7 53.5 57.2 57.7
Percent of total population 20.9 20.3 20.0 38.3 35.4 34.9 21.5 21.8 21.8
Ages 15-34 9.2 8.9 8.9 29.3 33.7 33.6 80.0 77.6 76.6
Percent of total population 33.1 30.1 29.7 36.1 37.0 35.9 32.2 29.5 28.9
Ages 35-64 9.7 11.1 11.5 16.9 20.9 22.8 83.9 94.7 97.1
Percent of total population 34.9 37.5 38.3 20.8 22.9 24.3 33.7 36.0 36.6
Ages 65+ 3.1 3.6 3.6 3.9 4.3 4.6 31.2 33.4 33.8
Percent of total population 11.1 12.1 12.0 4.8 4.7 4.9 12.6 12.7 12.7
Urban population                  
Percent of urban population N N 77.9 71.3 73.5 74.0 79.7 e79.8 e79.8
Population density                  
Number of people (per square kilometer) 3 3 3 41 46 48 27 29 29
Labor force, total 14.3 14.9 15.1 31.2 35.6 36.6 125.8 132.3 133.9
Percent of total population 51.4 50.3 50.3 37.5 39.0 39.6 50.6 50.3 50.5

KEY: e = Data are estimated. N = Data are nonexistent.

SOURCES

Canada

National population and labor force: Statistics Canada. Annual Demographics Statistics, Catalogue No. 91-213-XPB.(Ottawa, Ont.:various years).

Statistics Canada. Special tabulations. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

Urban population: Statistics Canada. 1996 Census of Population. A national overview- population and dwelling counts, Catalogue No. 93-357-XPB. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1997).

Mexico

National and urban population: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. XI Censo General de Población y Vivienda, 1990. Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Perfil Sociodemográfico. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: 1992).

Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conteo de Población y Vivienda, 1995. Estados Unidos Mexicanos. ResultadosDefinitivos. Tabulados Básicos. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: 1996).

Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conteo de Población y Vivienda, 1995. Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Perfil Sociodemográfico. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: 1997).

Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Encuesta Nacional de la Dinámica Demográfica, 1997. (Aguascalientes, Ags.:1997).

Labor force: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Dirección General de Estadística. Encuesta Nacional de Empleo, 1991, 1995 and 1996. (Aguascalientes, Ags.: various years).

United States

National population and age structure: U.S. Department of Commerce. U.S. Census Bureau. Statistical Abstract of the United States: 1998. (Washington, DC: 1998).

Urban population: U.S. Department of Commerce. U.S. Census Bureau. Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan Areas: Annual Time Series, July 1, 1991, to July 1, 1996. (Washington, DC: 1997).

Population density: U.S. Department of Commerce. U.S. Census Bureau. State Population Estimates: Annual Time Series, July 1, 1990, to July 1, 1998. (Washington, DC: 1998).

Labor force: U.S. Department of Commerce. U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Current Population Survey. (Washington, DC: 1998).