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  • Index and guides: 11-636-X
    Description:

    Every Friday afternoon, The Weekly Review presents a summary of Statistics Canada's top stories of the week.

    Release date: 2018-01-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-633-X
    Description:

    Papers in this series provide background discussions of the methods used to develop data for economic, health, and social analytical studies at Statistics Canada. They are intended to provide readers with information on the statistical methods, standards and definitions used to develop databases for research purposes. All papers in this series have undergone peer and institutional review to ensure that they conform to Statistics Canada's mandate and adhere to generally accepted standards of good professional practice.

    Release date: 2018-01-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-627-M
    Description:

    Every year, Statistics Canada collects data from hundreds of surveys. As the amount of data gathered increases, Statistics Canada has introduced infographics to help people, business owners, academics, and management at all levels, understand key information derived from the data. Infographics can be used to quickly communicate a message, to simplify the presentation of large amounts of data, to see data patterns and relationships, and to monitor changes in variables over time.

    These infographics will provide a quick overview of Statistics Canada survey data.

    Release date: 2018-01-09

  • Geographic files and documentation: 82-402-X
    Description:

    Health regions are defined by the provinces and represent administrative areas or regions of interest to health authorities. This product contains correspondence files (linking health regions to latest Census geographic codes) and digital boundary files. User documentation provides an overview of health regions, sources, methods, limitations and product description (file format and layout).

    In addition to the geographic files, this product also includes Census data (basic profile) for health regions.

    Release date: 2017-12-21

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 71-526-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Force Survey (LFS) is the official source of monthly estimates of total employment and unemployment. Following the 2011 census, the LFS underwent a sample redesign to account for the evolution of the population and labour market characteristics, to adjust to changes in the information needs and to update the geographical information used to carry out the survey. The redesign program following the 2011 census culminated with the introduction of a new sample at the beginning of 2015. This report is a reference on the methodological aspects of the LFS, covering stratification, sampling, collection, processing, weighting, estimation, variance estimation and data quality.

    Release date: 2017-12-21

  • Index and guides: 11-632-X
    Description:

    The newsletter offers information aimed at three main groups, businesses (small to medium), communities and ethno-cultural groups/communities. Articles and outreach materials will assist their understanding of national and local data from the many relevant sources found on the Statistics Canada website.

    Release date: 2017-12-18

  • 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: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-154-X
    Description:

    The Postal CodeOM Conversion File (PCCF) links six-character postal codesOM to standard geographic areas such as dissemination areas, census tracts, and census subdivisions. By linking postal codesOM to standard geographic areas, the file facilitates the extraction and subsequent aggregation of data for selected geographic areas. The PCCF also associates each postal codeOM with a longitude and latitude coordinate to support mapping applications.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-X
    Description:

    The Postal CodesOM by Federal Ridings File (PCFRF) provides a link between the six-character postal codeOM and Canada's federal electoral districts. A federal electoral district (FED) is any place or territorial area entitled to return a Member of Parliament (MP) to serve in the House of Commons and is commonly referred to as a federal riding.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-G
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-154-G
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-G2017001
    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0026M2017002
    Description:

    This guide presents information of interest to users of data from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS). It includes descriptions of the survey terms and variables definitions as well as of the survey methodology and data quality. The guide also includes a section describing various examples of estimates that can be drawn from the survey data.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Classification: 65-209-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Export Classification is a structured, hierarchical classification system based on the Harmonized Description and Coding System. The HS nomenclature is divided into 21 Sections, which in general, group goods produced in the same sector of the economy.

    Release date: 2017-12-11

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-12-01

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 2017-11-29

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001537
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Hamilton. 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: 92F0173X2001539
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in St. Catherines - Niagara. 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: 92F0173X2001541
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Kitchener. 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: 92F0173X2001725
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Saskatoon. 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: 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: 92F0173X2001555
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in London. 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: 92F0173X2001825
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Calgary. 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: 92F0173X2001835
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Edmonton. 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: 92F0173X2001933
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Vancouver. 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

  • Thematic map: 92F0173X2001935
    Description:

    This thematic map series shows the spatial distribution of population and additional demographic, social and economic characteristics in Victoria. 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

  • Table: 11-516-X
    Description:

    The second edition of Historical statistics of Canada was jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983. This volume contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s. The tables are arranged in sections with an introduction explaining the content of each section, the principal sources of data for each table, and general explanatory notes regarding the statistics. In most cases, there is sufficient description of the individual series to enable the reader to use them without consulting the numerous basic sources referenced in the publication.

    The electronic version of this historical publication is accessible on the Internet site of Statistics Canada as a free downloadable document: text as HTML pages and all tables as individual spreadsheets in a comma delimited format (CSV) (which allows online viewing or downloading).

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111314
    Description:

    This section updates the official statistics on manufactures for 1870 to 1959 presented in the first edition of Historical Statistics of Canada. Apart from minor revision to some series for the years 1952 to 1959, no revisions have been made to the statistics from 1870 to 1959. The descriptions of the statistics for this period have been reproduced without change from the description in the first edition written by Arthur J.R. Smith.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111301
    Description:

    This section provides series relating to the labour force, employment, unemployment and job vacancies. For the most part, the series are obtained from publications of Statistics Canada, formerly the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Some of the older series are directly from census tabulations while others are derived from such tabulations but incorporate adjustments to improve the consistency of the series through time. Many of the series of more recent vintage are derived from the Labour Force Survey. Also included are series from the Statistics Canada Employment Survey, the Statistics Canada Job Vacancy Survey, the set of Help-Wanted Indexes developed in the Department of Finance and taken over subsequently by Statistics Canada, and a few other series.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111315
    Description:

    The statistics in this section are arranged in five subsections. The first subsection (series S1-64) contains summary statistics for construction by type and by region. It also contains general statistics of the construction industry. The second subsection (series S65-166) contains statistics for non-residential construction by the sector 'purchasing' the construction. The third subsection (series S167-219) covers residential construction, the fourth (series S220-246) the housing stock and the fifth (series S247-335) mortgage funding. A major difference between this section and the similar section in the first edition of Historical Statistics of Canada is the elimination of most of the series on repair construction detail. On the other hand, a large number of series have been added. These include the series on mortgage funding and housing unit costs.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111313
    Description:

    This section contains the major statistics pertaining to the energy-producing and energy-distributing industries in Canada. These statistics are collected and maintained by Statistics Canada using a classification based on nature of the resource base and level of activity, rather than the end-use classification that has been adopted here. In the previous edition, portions of the material which appears here appeared in Section N, Minerals and Fuel, others appeared in Section P, Electric Power.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111316
    Description:

    The data of this section are in nine subsections as follows: rail transport, (series T1-82); water transport and canal statistics, (series T83-141); roads and road transport, (series T142-194); civil aviation, (series T195-246); oil and gas pipelines, (series T247-250); transportation accident victims (series T251-292); post office statistics, (series T293-314); telecommunications carrier industry, (series T315-352) and radio and television, (series T353-359).

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111310
    Description:

    Statistics of Canadian production and trade in fish are presented in four parts: primary operations (series N1-48), processing (series N49-82), value of exports and imports (series N83-113), and miscellaneous statistics (series N114-142).

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111299
    Description:

    Statistics in the tables of Section B are in two divisions. Series Bl-81 contain data on vital statistics and series B82-543 on health. Data on social welfare, formerly contained in this section, are presented separately in Section C.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

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  • Index and guides: 11-636-X
    Description:

    Every Friday afternoon, The Weekly Review presents a summary of Statistics Canada's top stories of the week.

    Release date: 2018-01-12

  • Geographic files and documentation: 82-402-X
    Description:

    Health regions are defined by the provinces and represent administrative areas or regions of interest to health authorities. This product contains correspondence files (linking health regions to latest Census geographic codes) and digital boundary files. User documentation provides an overview of health regions, sources, methods, limitations and product description (file format and layout).

    In addition to the geographic files, this product also includes Census data (basic profile) for health regions.

    Release date: 2017-12-21

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 71-526-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Force Survey (LFS) is the official source of monthly estimates of total employment and unemployment. Following the 2011 census, the LFS underwent a sample redesign to account for the evolution of the population and labour market characteristics, to adjust to changes in the information needs and to update the geographical information used to carry out the survey. The redesign program following the 2011 census culminated with the introduction of a new sample at the beginning of 2015. This report is a reference on the methodological aspects of the LFS, covering stratification, sampling, collection, processing, weighting, estimation, variance estimation and data quality.

    Release date: 2017-12-21

  • Index and guides: 11-632-X
    Description:

    The newsletter offers information aimed at three main groups, businesses (small to medium), communities and ethno-cultural groups/communities. Articles and outreach materials will assist their understanding of national and local data from the many relevant sources found on the Statistics Canada website.

    Release date: 2017-12-18

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-154-X
    Description:

    The Postal CodeOM Conversion File (PCCF) links six-character postal codesOM to standard geographic areas such as dissemination areas, census tracts, and census subdivisions. By linking postal codesOM to standard geographic areas, the file facilitates the extraction and subsequent aggregation of data for selected geographic areas. The PCCF also associates each postal codeOM with a longitude and latitude coordinate to support mapping applications.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-X
    Description:

    The Postal CodesOM by Federal Ridings File (PCFRF) provides a link between the six-character postal codeOM and Canada's federal electoral districts. A federal electoral district (FED) is any place or territorial area entitled to return a Member of Parliament (MP) to serve in the House of Commons and is commonly referred to as a federal riding.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-G
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-154-G
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92-178-G2017001
    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0026M2017002
    Description:

    This guide presents information of interest to users of data from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS). It includes descriptions of the survey terms and variables definitions as well as of the survey methodology and data quality. The guide also includes a section describing various examples of estimates that can be drawn from the survey data.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Classification: 65-209-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Export Classification is a structured, hierarchical classification system based on the Harmonized Description and Coding System. The HS nomenclature is divided into 21 Sections, which in general, group goods produced in the same sector of the economy.

    Release date: 2017-12-11

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 2017-11-29

  • 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

  • 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-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

  • 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

  • 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

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