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  • Index and guides: 98-301-X
    Description:

    The Census Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, variables and geographic terms, as well as historical information.

    By referring to the Census Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data and how to compare variables between census years.

    The Census Dictionary will be released iteratively, starting with geography definitions, with additional definitions made available based on subsequent topic releases.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X
    Description:

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the Census of Population. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts as well as a data quality and historical comparability section. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-304-X
    Description:

    The Guide to the Census of Population is a reference document that describes the various phases of the Census. It provides an overview of the 2016 Census content, sampling design and collection, data processing, data quality assessment, Data Quality and Confidentiality Standards and Guidelines and data dissemination.

    The Guide to the Census of Population may be useful to both new and experienced users who wish to familiarize themselves with and find specific information about the 2016 Census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92F0009X
    Description:

    This report provides a summary of changes to municipal boundaries, status and names. The list is produced on an annual basis for changes that occurred during the previous year.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Thematic map: 92-173-X
    Description:

    A thematic map focuses on the spatial variability of a specific distribution or theme (such as population density or average annual income) for standard geographic areas, whereas a reference map focuses on the location and names of geographic features. Thematic maps normally include some location or reference information to help users familiarize themselves with the geographic area covered on the map.

    A reference guide is available (92-143-G).

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016010
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: mobility and migration. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016011
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: journey to work. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Language. It provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2016 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Updated on November 29, 2017 to include information on language of work.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016004
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Updated on November 29, 2017 to include information on long-form income estimates.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016012
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: labour. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016013
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: education. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-150-X
    Description:

    GeoSuite is a powerful search tool based on Census standard geographic areas. With GeoSuite, users may retrieve and query data, explore the links between geographic areas, obtain information on those areas and output data in tabular format. The information available includes the current census population counts and dwelling counts, representative point coordinates, land area, geographic codes, names and, in some cases, previous Census population counts.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-500-X
    Description:

    The Road Network File (RNF) is a digital representation of Canada's national road network, containing information such as street names, types, directions and address ranges. The information comes from the National Geographic Database (NGD).

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-162-G
    Description:

    This guide describes the content and applications of the product, as well as providing information on data quality, record layouts and methodology.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-195-X
    Description:

    The Illustrated Glossary is a tool that helps users take advantage of census statistical data by providing an understanding of the terms related to geographic concepts. Geography is important to the national statistical system as well-defined geographic areas provide the framework for the collection, presentation and analysis of data. Users can access the Illustrated Glossary which presents geographic concepts as well as links to online tutorials and detailed definitions.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-162-X
    Description:

    The Census Subdivision Boundary File contains the boundaries of all census subdivisions which combined cover all of Canada. A census subdivision is a municipality or an area treated as an equivalent to a municipality for statistical purposes (for example, Indian reserves and unorganized territories). The file provides a framework for mapping and geographic analysis that is possible using commercially available geographic information systems (GIS) or other mapping software.

    A reference guide is included.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016008
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: ethnic origin. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016009
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: aboriginal peoples. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016005
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: housing.This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016006
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: visible minority and population group. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016007
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: place of birth, generation status, citizenship and immigration This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-160-G
    Description:

    This reference guide is intended for users of the census boundary files. The guide provides an overview of the files, the general methodology used to create them, and important technical information for users.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-160-X
    Description:

    The Boundary files portray the geographic limits used for census dissemination and are available for Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions, Economic Regions, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, Census Consolidated Subdivisions, Census Subdivisions and Aggregate Dissemination Area.

    There are two types of boundary files: digital and cartographic. Digital files depict the full extent of the geographical areas, including the coastal water area. Cartographic files depict the geographical areas using only the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands. The files provide a framework for mapping and spatial analysis using commercially available geographic information systems (GIS) or other mapping software.

    The Boundary Files are portrayed in Lambert conformal conic projection and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). A reference guide is available (92-160-G).

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Index and guides: 92-136-G
    Description:

    As is the case in advance of each Census, content consultations are being held with data users. The Census Content Consultation Guide gives you the opportunity to provide input.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016008
    Description:

    The Immigration and Ethnocultural diversity Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Immigration and Ethnocultural diversity release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

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  • Thematic map: 92-173-X
    Description:

    A thematic map focuses on the spatial variability of a specific distribution or theme (such as population density or average annual income) for standard geographic areas, whereas a reference map focuses on the location and names of geographic features. Thematic maps normally include some location or reference information to help users familiarize themselves with the geographic area covered on the map.

    A reference guide is available (92-143-G).

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Thematic map: 92-640-X
    Description:

    The Aggregate Dissemination Area Reference Maps series displays all of the aggregate dissemination areas (ADAs), which cover Canada. Each map in the series targets a single ADA and its neighbouring ADAs, showing boundaries and identifiers. The maps also display census subdivisions (CSDs) and provinces, and scale appropriate road network, place names, lakes, and rivers.

    A reference guide is available (92-143-G).

    Release date: 2016-11-16

  • Table: 98-314-X2011051
    Description:

    Readers will find a complete analysis of factors affecting the comparability of Language results between the censuses in the Methodological Document on the 2011 Census Language Data.

    Release date: 2013-05-03

  • Table: 98-314-X2011005
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Language. Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2011 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2012-10-24

  • Table: 98-312-X2011005
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Family variables. Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2011 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2012-09-19

  • Table: 98-310-X2011004
    Description:

    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2011 Census. These data highlights are presented through text, tables and figures. A map image of the geographic area is also included in the product. The geographic levels presented in this product include Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, and census subdivisions with a 2011 Census population greater than or equal to 5,000.

    Data highlights are presented according to the major 2011 Census release dates: February 8, 2012 - Population and dwelling counts; May 29, 2012 - Age and sex; September 19, 2012 - Families, households and marital status; Structural type of dwelling and collectives; October 24, 2012 - Language.

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Thematic map: 98-320-X2011003
    Description:

    This map shows the Statistical Area Classification - Variant of SGC 2011. This map illustrates the spatial distribution of CSDs among CMAs, CAs and MIZs.

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001035
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in four large urban regions. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for regions by census subdivision.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001048
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in four large urban regions. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for regions by census subdivision.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001059
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in four large urban regions. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for regions by census subdivision.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001000
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of Canada's population and 20 additional demographic, social and economic characteristics. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for Canada by census division.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001001
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in St. John's. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001024
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in four large urban regions. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for regions by census subdivision.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001205
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Halifax. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001310
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Saint John. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001421
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Québec. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001408
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Chicoutimi - Jonquière. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001521
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Kingston. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001433
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Sherbrooke. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001532
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Oshawa. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001535
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Toronto. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001442
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Trois - Rivières. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001462
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Montréal. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001505
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Ottawa - Hull. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001932
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Abbotsford. The maps provide an analytical perspective on 2001 Census of Population data and accompany the official releases of data taking place between March 12, 2002, and May 13, 2003. The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.gc.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF files). They are in colour and in black and white (map dimensions: 21.6 x 27.9 cm, 8.5 x 11 inches) for census metropolitan areas by census tracts.

    Release date: 2002-10-29

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  • Index and guides: 98-301-X
    Description:

    The Census Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, variables and geographic terms, as well as historical information.

    By referring to the Census Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data and how to compare variables between census years.

    The Census Dictionary will be released iteratively, starting with geography definitions, with additional definitions made available based on subsequent topic releases.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X
    Description:

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the Census of Population. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts as well as a data quality and historical comparability section. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-304-X
    Description:

    The Guide to the Census of Population is a reference document that describes the various phases of the Census. It provides an overview of the 2016 Census content, sampling design and collection, data processing, data quality assessment, Data Quality and Confidentiality Standards and Guidelines and data dissemination.

    The Guide to the Census of Population may be useful to both new and experienced users who wish to familiarize themselves with and find specific information about the 2016 Census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92F0009X
    Description:

    This report provides a summary of changes to municipal boundaries, status and names. The list is produced on an annual basis for changes that occurred during the previous year.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016010
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: mobility and migration. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016011
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: journey to work. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: Language. It provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2016 Census, data quality and historical comparability, as well as comparison with other data sources. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Updated on November 29, 2017 to include information on language of work.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016004
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Updated on November 29, 2017 to include information on long-form income estimates.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016012
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: labour. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016013
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: education. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-150-X
    Description:

    GeoSuite is a powerful search tool based on Census standard geographic areas. With GeoSuite, users may retrieve and query data, explore the links between geographic areas, obtain information on those areas and output data in tabular format. The information available includes the current census population counts and dwelling counts, representative point coordinates, land area, geographic codes, names and, in some cases, previous Census population counts.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-500-X
    Description:

    The Road Network File (RNF) is a digital representation of Canada's national road network, containing information such as street names, types, directions and address ranges. The information comes from the National Geographic Database (NGD).

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-162-G
    Description:

    This guide describes the content and applications of the product, as well as providing information on data quality, record layouts and methodology.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-195-X
    Description:

    The Illustrated Glossary is a tool that helps users take advantage of census statistical data by providing an understanding of the terms related to geographic concepts. Geography is important to the national statistical system as well-defined geographic areas provide the framework for the collection, presentation and analysis of data. Users can access the Illustrated Glossary which presents geographic concepts as well as links to online tutorials and detailed definitions.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-162-X
    Description:

    The Census Subdivision Boundary File contains the boundaries of all census subdivisions which combined cover all of Canada. A census subdivision is a municipality or an area treated as an equivalent to a municipality for statistical purposes (for example, Indian reserves and unorganized territories). The file provides a framework for mapping and geographic analysis that is possible using commercially available geographic information systems (GIS) or other mapping software.

    A reference guide is included.

    Release date: 2017-11-15

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016008
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: ethnic origin. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016009
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: aboriginal peoples. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016005
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: housing.This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016006
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: visible minority and population group. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Index and guides: 98-500-X2016007
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: place of birth, generation status, citizenship and immigration This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-160-G
    Description:

    This reference guide is intended for users of the census boundary files. The guide provides an overview of the files, the general methodology used to create them, and important technical information for users.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-160-X
    Description:

    The Boundary files portray the geographic limits used for census dissemination and are available for Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions, Economic Regions, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, Census Consolidated Subdivisions, Census Subdivisions and Aggregate Dissemination Area.

    There are two types of boundary files: digital and cartographic. Digital files depict the full extent of the geographical areas, including the coastal water area. Cartographic files depict the geographical areas using only the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands. The files provide a framework for mapping and spatial analysis using commercially available geographic information systems (GIS) or other mapping software.

    The Boundary Files are portrayed in Lambert conformal conic projection and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). A reference guide is available (92-160-G).

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Index and guides: 92-136-G
    Description:

    As is the case in advance of each Census, content consultations are being held with data users. The Census Content Consultation Guide gives you the opportunity to provide input.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016008
    Description:

    The Immigration and Ethnocultural diversity Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Immigration and Ethnocultural diversity release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016009
    Description:

    The Aboriginal peoples Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Aboriginal peoples release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

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