Canada Culture Stats


Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 9.77 2005 48th out of 187
Food and drink > Beer consumption 2.31 billion L 2014 12th out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date June 1, 1967 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Richmond, British Columbia 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes See McDonald's Canada 2012
Happy Planet Index 39.4 2009 89th out of 143
Hobbies > Homebrewing legality Legal in most Canadian provinces. Liquor laws are regulated provincially, while the federal government has laws about taxation and importation of beer, wine and other liquors. 2014
Sentiments towards other countries > China > Negative view of China 59% 2014 7th out of 25
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans all anti-gay discrimination, including hate speech 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1969 (Age of consent discrepancy, prohibition of anal intercourse in some cases) UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Legal since 2003, Mandatory legal status nationwide since 2005 2014
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys 24.1% 2012 15th out of 24
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls 23.9% 2012 7th out of 24
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 809 2014 64th out of 184
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 27th out of 140

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Homebrewing (Legality); Wikipedia: Sinophobia (Region-based Sinophobia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: Virginity (Prevalence of sexually experienced 15-year-olds based on self-reports) (Godeau, Emmanuelle; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Vignes, Ce´line; Ross, Jim; Boyce, Will; Todd, Joanna. "Contraceptive Use by 15-Year-Old Students at Their Last Sexual Intercourse Results From 24 Countries" . Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 162 (1) . Retrieved 14 January 2012 ., See here and pages 47-49 for views on what constitutes virginity loss and therefore sexual intercourse or other sexual activity; source discusses how gay and lesbian individuals define virginity loss, and how the majority of researchers and heterosexuals define virginity loss/"technical virginity" by whether or not a person has engaged in penile-vaginal sex. Laura M. Carpenter (2005). Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences . NYU Press . pp. 295 pages. ISBN 0-8147-1652-0 . Retrieved October 9, 2011 . A. Leigh, Jennifer (June 27, 2009). "Male Virginity Myths" . Psychology Today . Retrieved October 9, 2011 ., Bozon, Michael. 'At what age do women and men have their first sexual intercourse? World comparisons and recent trends'. Population and Societies 391 (2003) 1–4.); http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/documents/godeau_2008_contraceptive_use_apam_1621_6673.pdf, Emmanuelle Godeau, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Celine Vignes, Jim Ross, Will Boyce, Joanna Todd, ARCH PEDIATR ADOLESC MED/VOL 162 (NO. 1), JAN 2008. p 2.; Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)


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Canada Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 20 Sexuality 7
Sentiments towards other countries 4