Prevalence of Chronic Diseases Among Canadian Adults

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Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada

Published: 2019-02-05

44% of adults 20+ have at least 1 of 10 common chronic conditionsFootnote *

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The Public Health Agency of Canada, in collaboration with all provinces and territories, conducts national chronic disease surveillance to support the planning and evaluation of related policies, programs, and services.

All data are from the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System (CCDSS), 2015-2016 except where noted.


Footnote 1

Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), 2016

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Footnote 2

Age 40+

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Footnote 3

Age 35+

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Footnote 4

Age 65+

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