Key takeaways

  • In the 2021 Census, 100,815 people reported being transgender or non-binary in Canada, approximately 0.33% of the country’s population.
  • The rates of transgender and non-binary people were higher in younger generations (Gen Z, Millennials) than in older generations (Gen X, Baby Boomers, Interwar and Greatest Generations).
  • Most transgender or non-binary people lived in urban settings, with approximately 50% of them living in one of the 6 largest urban centers in the country.
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