CANADA IN 2060!
What would Canada look like in the future? By: Safeer Zaidi
Canada in the future?
Fun Fact! The population of California located in The United States of America is more populated than the whole country of Canada, and California is just a state.
Population Growth Rate
The Natural Increase rate of Canada is 2.41, which isn't very good because developed countries should have a negative natural increase rate. A positive increase rate shows countries that are still developing. Canada's population is still increasing.
The Death rate of Canada however is better than the birth rate 8.31/1,000 population. Canada is ranked 89th in the world. The population pyramid below represents both the birth rate and the death rate. The bottom of the graph where the ages begin at 0-4, you can see that not many babies are born and the bars are low compared to the others. . Although the bottom bars are small, the top bars which would represent the death rate and as you can see people live up to a good age until passing away. However, The infant mortality rate is 4.71 deaths/ 1,000 live births, and the mortality rate for Canada is actually good. Since not many babies die at birth and Canada is ranked 182nd in the world for that.
Another thing you'll notice is that the male and female bars are the same until the ages of 75 to 79, which is where the female bars are longer than the males. That shows that females would live longer than males. The middle of the graph seems to be the most significant, the ages of 45-59 are standing out the most because they are the "baby boomers".
Population Growth Rate 2060
Birth/Death Rate 2060
The death rate however goes down, which is a good thing. More people start to live longer which is good for Canada. If you compare the two Population pyramids below, you can see that the top part of the Pyramid in 2060 is thinner than the top part of the 2015 Pyramid. Representing that Canada's death rate goes down. The reason behind that is because Canada's health care mainly will be more advanced and taken up a notch.
Again, females live longer longer than males. The female side at the age of around 80-84 is when the male side starts to drop lower and you can see the life expectancy difference. Females in 2060 will live up to 88 years of age, and males will live up to the age of 83. Females will live 5 years longer than in 2015 and males will live also 5 years longer than in 2015. But the life expectancy difference is greater than in 2015. In 2015 females live only 4 years longer than males but in 2060 females live 5 years longer than men.
Immigration/Emigration to Canada
Push and Pull Factors
Canada doesn't have many push factors compared to other countries like for example China or India. In Canada there is a lot of racism, towards every race. Doesn't matter if you are white, dark skinned or Asian you'll still always face racism. Even though racism is something that occurs all around the world, a country like Canada where we are a multicultural country would have a a great deal of racism since all races would be living here. Racism can be a strong reason for many people to want to leave. Canada has a problem with jobs. Many people, especially young people, have a hard time getting a job and there a lot of unemployed people. The unemployment rate in Canada is 6.6% which isn't very bad but not for the unlucky people who is part of that percentage. At least 170,00 people would be unemployed each month. Lastly, the climate in Canada can really push people away. It is usually the harsh winters that make people want to leave. Just this year, 2015, February was the coldest ever in 115 years... Yup, that's Canada for ya!
Where do most immigrants come from?
- 3.9% of immigrants come from The United States
- 13.7% of immigrants come from Europe
- 56.9% of immigrants come from Asia
- 12.3% of immigrants come from South America
- 0.6% from other countries
Immigration/Emigration to Canada 2060
Push and Pull Factors 2060
Racism, to be fair Canada always tried their best to raise awareness about this issue. Stopping it from going and such, creating t.v commercials and making ads based on how it should be put a stop to. Racism however won't go away, that is what I predict. It is an inevitable problem that Canada will be stuck with, mostly because of the different races around. Higher taxes will be added since new medical gear and such isn't something the government can just buy on their own, they are going to need some sort of contribution from the population. Lastly the climate in Canada doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. Meaning people will still have to deal with the harsh winters, and the winters here in Canada aren't for everyone so people will want to leave for that reason.
There will be more pull factors! Canada will give more reasons to attract people in. Starting with the basics. Health care will be more improved in 2060, since the future has arrived technology and such will become better and since the newer, younger generations will become in charge of things. These new generations will have more knowledge and more skill than the generations before them, and that leads to a better future for our Health care here in Canada 2060. Next up education. Education will also be highly improved. The world is a place to always find and discover new things, and when the world does it usually gets taught so people will become knowledgeable about these new things. Schools will have more to teach and children who will be growing throughout the school years will come join into a workforce and bring that new knowledge from school with them. Also education will still be FREE! Job opportunities will start to increase. In 2015 there were troubles with getting jobs but the unemployment rate in Canada will decrease from 6.6% thus making more jobs available for people. Also freedom to practice religion will still stand and no one will say anything about that, and last the multiculturalism will bring in more people as well since people from different countries can have an easier time to fit in. All these would be the things that pull in the new immigrants.
Where do most Immigrants come from in 2060?
For example, Iraq has been undergoing war for sometime and war is a major reasons for people to want to leave. So countries like Iraq in Asia, people will be coming from. China also has a big push factor and that is the one baby law. That law comes into the citizens freedom, the freedom of having children. So families that want more than one child will want to come to Canada where you're allowed to have as many babies as you'd like. Lastly India. India has an issue rising up and that is Gendercide. Which would mean life for females will be a struggle. Families who want to avoid that problem will come to Canada.
My prediction is that the most amount of immigrants will come from Asia. Like in the graph below which shows that immigrants are mostly coming from Asia.
First Nations People Today
First Nation Issues
After watching the video, it should prove my point that First nation people face a lot of issues.
Solutions coming up
But recently, Canada are beginning to live up to what they say. For example, Stephen Harper put in over $1 billion in school funding which is a good start to make life better. Another thing was money was put into fixing up new infrastructures and first nation reserves. Overall, the problems that first nations went through are moving away little by little. Canada still has a lot to do to fix this problems that first nations go through
First Nations in Canada 2060
Will First Nation Communities Improve?
Life in 2060
Life In 2060 by Arsenal
Answer is... Canada will turn out just fine!
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By: Safeer Zaidi