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  • 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: 92-500-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

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-179-X
    Description:

    The Forward Sortation Area Boundary File depicts the boundaries of forward sortation areas (FSAs) derived from postal codesOM captured from census questionnaires.

    The Forward Sortation Area Boundary File is available in two types: digital and cartographic. The digital boundary file depicts the full extent of forward sortation areas, including the coastal water area. The cartographic boundary file depicts forward sortation areas with the shoreline of the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands. The files provide a framework for mapping and spatial analysis.

    ©This data includes information copied with permission from Canada Post Corporation.

    A reference guide is included (92-179-G).

    OM. Postal code is an official mark of Canada Post Corporation.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • 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

  • 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: 2017-09-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-179-G
    Description:

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

    This data includes information copied with permission from Canada Post Corporation.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-639-X
    Description:

    This boundary file delineates areas of significant agricultural activity in Canada as indicated by the Census of Agriculture. It is available at the Canada level, except for the territories, and is generalized for small-scale mapping. This agricultural ecumene enables users to thematically map data aggregated to the census division level and limits the data display to those areas where agricultural activity is concentrated in Canada. When used in dot and chloropleth maps, the ecumene concept provides a more accurate depiction of the spatial distribution of data within standard geographic areas such as census divisions. Agricultural indicators including the ratios of total agricultural land to total land area, and total agricultural receipts to total land area were used in generating the agricultural ecumene. The file is available in ArcGIS Shapefile, MapInfo and Geography Markup Language formats.

    A reference guide is also provided.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Index and guides: 92-639-G
    Description:

    This boundary file delineates areas of significant agricultural activity in Canada as indicated by the Census of Agriculture. It is available at the Canada level, except for the territories, and is generalized for small-scale mapping. This agricultural ecumene enables users to thematically map data aggregated to the census division level and limits the data display to those areas where agricultural activity is concentrated in Canada. When used in dot and chloropleth maps, the ecumene concept provides a more accurate depiction of the spatial distribution of data within standard geographic areas such as census divisions. Agricultural indicators including the ratios of total agricultural land to total land area, and total agricultural receipts to total land area were used in generating the agricultural ecumene.The file is available in ArcGIS Shapefile, MapInfo and Geography Markup Language formats. A reference guide is also provided.

    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

  • Geographic files and documentation: 16-510-X
    Description:

    This product contains boundary files and user documentation for environmental analysis using geographical information systems (GIS).

    Release date: 2017-05-24

  • Geographic files and documentation: 16-510-X2017001
    Description:

    This product contains restored 1971 census enumeration area boundaries for Canada's largest cities. It provides the public with a historical spatial data set to be used for reference, mapping, spatial and time series analysis. The restored boundaries include population and dwelling statistics.

    Release date: 2017-05-24

  • Geographic files and documentation: 95-630-X
    Description:

    The reference maps provide the geographic boundaries, codes and names for all geographic areas appearing in the data tables for the Census of Agriculture.

    Release date: 2017-05-10

  • Geographic files and documentation: 82F0086X
    Description:

    The Postal CodeOM Conversion File Plus (PCCF+) is a SAS© control program and set of associated datasets derived from the Postal CodeOM Conversion File (PCCF), a Postal CodeOM population weight file, the Geographic Attribute File, Health Region boundary files, and other supplementary data. PCCF+ automatically assigns a range of Statistics Canada’s standard geographic areas and other geographic identifiers based on Postal CodesOM. The PCCF+ differs from the PCCF in that it uses population-weighted random allocation for Postal CodesOM that link to more than one geographic area.

    Release date: 2017-03-06

  • Thematic map: 92-142-X
    Description:

    This interactive mapping application makes it easy to find many places in Canada, see them on a map, and get basic geographic and demographic data for those places. To find a specific place of interest, users can click and zoom in on a map of Canada or they can search by place name, postal code, street address, street intersection or geographic code. GeoSearch will display the appropriate map showing boundaries and other features. GeoSearch automatically shows, for the selected places, the types of geographic area and its relationship to other geographic areas. A thematic mapping option is also available for selected census topics (for selected levels of geography). GeoSearch includes links to census reference maps and various census products.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-196-X
    Description:

    This product provides information about the geographic products and services offered by Statistics Canada. It contains short descriptions of the products and services, along with the most current information on availability.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-151-G
    Description:

    The reference guide provides an overview of the Geographic Attribute File product, including the general methodology used to create it.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-159-X
    Description:

    This file contains a generalised population ecumene based on census population density data. It can be used to produce small-scale thematic maps of statistical data.

    A reference guide is available for the Population Ecumene Census Division Cartographic Boundary File, Reference guide (92-159-G)

    The Ecumene Files are portrayed in Lambert conformal conic projection and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-159-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: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-165-X
    Description:

    The Designated Place Boundary Files portray the designated place boundaries for which Census data are disseminated. A designated place is normally a small community or settlement that does not meet the criteria established by Statistics Canada to be a census subdivision (an area with municipal status) or population centre. Designated places are created by provinces and territories, in cooperation with Statistics Canada, to provide data for sub-municipal areas. The files contain the boundaries of all designated places defined for the Census.

    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 Designated Place Boundary Files are in latitude and longitude coordinates and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). A reference guide is available (92-160-G).

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • 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: 2017-02-08

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

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

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-151-X
    Description:

    The Geographic Attribute File contains information at the dissemination block level, based Census standard geographic areas. The data available include population counts, dwelling counts, and land area. In addition, the Geographic Attribute File contains higher level standard geographic codes, names and, where applicable, types and classes. Data for higher level standard geographic areas can be derived by aggregating dissemination block level data. The dissemination area representative point coordinates are also included in the Geographic Attribute File.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

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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: 2017-09-13

  • Thematic map: 92-142-X
    Description:

    This interactive mapping application makes it easy to find many places in Canada, see them on a map, and get basic geographic and demographic data for those places. To find a specific place of interest, users can click and zoom in on a map of Canada or they can search by place name, postal code, street address, street intersection or geographic code. GeoSearch will display the appropriate map showing boundaries and other features. GeoSearch automatically shows, for the selected places, the types of geographic area and its relationship to other geographic areas. A thematic mapping option is also available for selected census topics (for selected levels of geography). GeoSearch includes links to census reference maps and various census products.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • 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

  • Thematic map: 95-634-X
    Description:

    A thematic map shows the spatial distribution of one or more specific data themes for standard geographic areas. The map may be qualitative in nature (e.g., predominant farm types) or quantitative (e.g., percentage livestock change).

    Release date: 2014-11-17

  • Table: 99-004-X2011001
    Description:

    This profile presents information from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census divisions, census subdivisions and federal electoral districts. Data include the topics of: Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity; Aboriginal Peoples; Education and Labour; Mobility and Migration; Income and Housing. Data are available according to the 2011 NHS major release dates: May 8, 2013 - Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity, and Aboriginal Peoples; June 26, 2013 - Education and Labour, and Mobility and Migration; August 14, 2013 - Income and Housing.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Table: 99-010-X2011005
    Description:

    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). These data highlights are presented through text, tables and figures. The geographic levels presented in this product include Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, and selected census subdivisions. Data highlights are presented according to the 2011 NHS major release dates: May 8, 2013 - Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity, and Aboriginal Peoples; June 26, 2013 - Education and Labour; August 14, 2013 - Income and Housing.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • 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: 82-583-X201100111587
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Canada.

    Release date: 2011-10-25

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111482
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Northern Ontario.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111486
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Saskatchewan.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111488
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in British Columbia.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111487
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Alberta.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111485
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Manitoba.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111484
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups by local health integration networks in Ontario.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111477
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Prince Edward Island.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111480
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in New Brunswick.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111478
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups by zones in Nova Scotia.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111489
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in the norther territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111476
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111483
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Southern Ontario.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111481
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Quebec.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201100111479
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups by district health authorities in Nova Scotia.

    Release date: 2011-06-08

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201000111227
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups in Manitoba.

    Release date: 2010-05-27

  • Thematic map: 82-583-X201000111226
    Description:

    This map shows the boundaries, names and codes of health regions and peer groups by local health integration networks in Ontario.

    Release date: 2010-05-27

Analysis (7)

Analysis (7) (7 of 7 results)

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2017005
    Description:

    Hospitalization rates are among commonly reported statistics related to health-care service use. The variety of methods for calculating confidence intervals for these and other health-related rates suggests a need to classify, compare and evaluate these methods. Zeno is a tool developed to calculate confidence intervals of rates based on several formulas available in the literature. This report describes the contents of the main sheet of the Zeno Tool and indicates which formulas are appropriate, based on users’ assumptions and scope of analysis.

    Release date: 2017-01-19

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2016-11-16

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2016-11-16

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-05-27

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-05-27

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008008
    Description:

    One of the most common terms in economic and social reporting is that of "labour market". This concept is normally used with two main connotations, which to some extent overlap. The first emphasizes a set of employment norms, practices and trends that are in some cases specific to certain occupations or industries. The second connotation emphasizes the spatial dimension of the market, as the geographic area in which a multitude of labour activities occur. In this bulletin, our focus is on this second aspect: we identify a set of self-contained labour areas (SLAs), which in broad terms can be described as geographic spaces in which the majority of the residents in the labour force also have their place of work.

    Release date: 2011-12-19

  • Articles and reports: 85-561-M2008010
    Description:

    This research paper explores the spatial distribution of crime and various social, economic and physical neighbourhood characteristics in Edmonton, Halifax and Thunder Bay. Analysis is based on police-reported crime data from the 2001 Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the 2001 Census of Population, and Halifax and Thunder Bay land-use data.

    Release date: 2008-03-26

Reference (130)

Reference (130) (25 of 130 results)

  • 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: 92-500-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

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-179-X
    Description:

    The Forward Sortation Area Boundary File depicts the boundaries of forward sortation areas (FSAs) derived from postal codesOM captured from census questionnaires.

    The Forward Sortation Area Boundary File is available in two types: digital and cartographic. The digital boundary file depicts the full extent of forward sortation areas, including the coastal water area. The cartographic boundary file depicts forward sortation areas with the shoreline of the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands. The files provide a framework for mapping and spatial analysis.

    ©This data includes information copied with permission from Canada Post Corporation.

    A reference guide is included (92-179-G).

    OM. Postal code is an official mark of Canada Post Corporation.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • 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: 92-179-G
    Description:

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

    This data includes information copied with permission from Canada Post Corporation.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-639-X
    Description:

    This boundary file delineates areas of significant agricultural activity in Canada as indicated by the Census of Agriculture. It is available at the Canada level, except for the territories, and is generalized for small-scale mapping. This agricultural ecumene enables users to thematically map data aggregated to the census division level and limits the data display to those areas where agricultural activity is concentrated in Canada. When used in dot and chloropleth maps, the ecumene concept provides a more accurate depiction of the spatial distribution of data within standard geographic areas such as census divisions. Agricultural indicators including the ratios of total agricultural land to total land area, and total agricultural receipts to total land area were used in generating the agricultural ecumene. The file is available in ArcGIS Shapefile, MapInfo and Geography Markup Language formats.

    A reference guide is also provided.

    Release date: 2017-09-13

  • Index and guides: 92-639-G
    Description:

    This boundary file delineates areas of significant agricultural activity in Canada as indicated by the Census of Agriculture. It is available at the Canada level, except for the territories, and is generalized for small-scale mapping. This agricultural ecumene enables users to thematically map data aggregated to the census division level and limits the data display to those areas where agricultural activity is concentrated in Canada. When used in dot and chloropleth maps, the ecumene concept provides a more accurate depiction of the spatial distribution of data within standard geographic areas such as census divisions. Agricultural indicators including the ratios of total agricultural land to total land area, and total agricultural receipts to total land area were used in generating the agricultural ecumene.The file is available in ArcGIS Shapefile, MapInfo and Geography Markup Language formats. A reference guide is also provided.

    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

  • Geographic files and documentation: 16-510-X
    Description:

    This product contains boundary files and user documentation for environmental analysis using geographical information systems (GIS).

    Release date: 2017-05-24

  • Geographic files and documentation: 16-510-X2017001
    Description:

    This product contains restored 1971 census enumeration area boundaries for Canada's largest cities. It provides the public with a historical spatial data set to be used for reference, mapping, spatial and time series analysis. The restored boundaries include population and dwelling statistics.

    Release date: 2017-05-24

  • Geographic files and documentation: 95-630-X
    Description:

    The reference maps provide the geographic boundaries, codes and names for all geographic areas appearing in the data tables for the Census of Agriculture.

    Release date: 2017-05-10

  • Geographic files and documentation: 82F0086X
    Description:

    The Postal CodeOM Conversion File Plus (PCCF+) is a SAS© control program and set of associated datasets derived from the Postal CodeOM Conversion File (PCCF), a Postal CodeOM population weight file, the Geographic Attribute File, Health Region boundary files, and other supplementary data. PCCF+ automatically assigns a range of Statistics Canada’s standard geographic areas and other geographic identifiers based on Postal CodesOM. The PCCF+ differs from the PCCF in that it uses population-weighted random allocation for Postal CodesOM that link to more than one geographic area.

    Release date: 2017-03-06

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-196-X
    Description:

    This product provides information about the geographic products and services offered by Statistics Canada. It contains short descriptions of the products and services, along with the most current information on availability.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-151-G
    Description:

    The reference guide provides an overview of the Geographic Attribute File product, including the general methodology used to create it.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-159-X
    Description:

    This file contains a generalised population ecumene based on census population density data. It can be used to produce small-scale thematic maps of statistical data.

    A reference guide is available for the Population Ecumene Census Division Cartographic Boundary File, Reference guide (92-159-G)

    The Ecumene Files are portrayed in Lambert conformal conic projection and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83).

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-159-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: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-165-X
    Description:

    The Designated Place Boundary Files portray the designated place boundaries for which Census data are disseminated. A designated place is normally a small community or settlement that does not meet the criteria established by Statistics Canada to be a census subdivision (an area with municipal status) or population centre. Designated places are created by provinces and territories, in cooperation with Statistics Canada, to provide data for sub-municipal areas. The files contain the boundaries of all designated places defined for the Census.

    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 Designated Place Boundary Files are in latitude and longitude coordinates and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). A reference guide is available (92-160-G).

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • 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: 2017-02-08

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

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

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-151-X
    Description:

    The Geographic Attribute File contains information at the dissemination block level, based Census standard geographic areas. The data available include population counts, dwelling counts, and land area. In addition, the Geographic Attribute File contains higher level standard geographic codes, names and, where applicable, types and classes. Data for higher level standard geographic areas can be derived by aggregating dissemination block level data. The dissemination area representative point coordinates are also included in the Geographic Attribute File.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-166-X
    Description:

    The Population Centre Boundary Files portray the population centre boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A population centre has a minimum population concentration of 1,000 persons and a population density of at least 400 persons per square kilometre, based on the current census population count. The files contain the boundaries of all population centres defined for the census.

    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 Population Centre Boundary Files are in latitude and longitude coordinates and are based on the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD83). A reference guide is available (92-160-G).

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-146-X
    Description:

    The Census Tract Reference Maps, by Census Metropolitan Areas or Census Agglomerations cover all census metropolitan areas and the census agglomerations in the census tract program. The maps display boundaries and names of census tracts and census subdivisions, designated places and their names, as well as core, secondary core, fringe and rural areas within census metropolitan areas or census agglomerations. Inset maps are available to show detail for the more concentrated areas. The maps also display street network and other visible features such as railroads, rivers and lakes. The maps vary in scale and size. Embedded links enable users to link to respective dissemination area by census tract maps when viewing the maps on the Internet.

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

    Release date: 2017-02-08

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