Disability Rates - Canada, NS, Provinces

Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.

Disability Rates – Canada, NS, Provinces

Key Points

  • In 2006, Nova Scotia had the highest rate of self reported disability in the country.
  • The disability rate in Nova Scotia increased from 17.1% in 2001 to 20% in 2006.
Disability Rates – Canada, NS, Provinces
Disability Rate (%) 2001 2006
Canada 12.4 14.3
NS 17.1 20
NL 12.3 14.9
PEI 14.3 16.2
NB 14.4 17.2
QC 8.4 10.3
ON 13.5 15.4
MB 14.2 15.7
SK 14.5 16
AB 12.5 13.6
BC 14 16
Source
Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001 and 2006

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