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  • 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: 98-402-X
    Description:

    These tables are available for each major Census of Population days of release, starting with population and dwelling counts. They will present focused information for various levels of geography. These tables allow users to perform simple rank and sort functions, and include percentage distributions and percentage change from previous censuses to facilitate comparisons between years and different geographic areas.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-404-X
    Description:

    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2016 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, census agglomerations, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    Data highlights are presented according to the major 2016 Census release dates: February 8, 2017 – Population and dwelling counts; May 3, 2017 – Age and sex, Type of dwelling; August 2, 2017 – Families, households and marital status, Language; September 13, 2017 – Income; October 25, 2017 – Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, Housing, Aboriginal peoples; November 29, 2017 – Education, Labour, Journey to work, Language of work, Mobility and migration.

    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: 98-505-X2016001
    Description:

    This interactive chart shows the relationship between population growth and aging for various regions in Canada. This innovative chart can show data or indicators for different regions when users select a province, territory or census metropolitan area.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016003
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends for the population aged 15 to 64. It includes comparisons between provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, and municipalities, as well as between G7 countries. This article also provides some insights on the proportion of people aged 55 to 64 among the population aged 15 to 64.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016004
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends for the population aged 85 and over in 2016. It provides some insights on the size and growth of this group, as well as on those of centenarians. This article also provides information on the population aged 85 and over living in collective dwellings geared towards seniors.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-402-X2016002
    Description:

    These data tables present 2016 Census highlights on age and sex. They display distribution by broad age groups for various levels of geography for example Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations and census subdivisions.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016002
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-03-15

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016001
    Description:

    This Census in Brief examines municipalities (census subdivisions) in Canada that were the largest in 2016, and those that grew the fastest between 2011 and 2016, as well as insights into ongoing urbanization and urban spread in Canada.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016002
    Description:

    This Census in Brief examines municipalities (census subdivisions) in Canada that showed a population decrease between 2011 and 2016.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-402-X2016001
    Description:

    These tables provide population and dwelling counts established by the 2016 Census of Population. The levels of geography covered are Canada, provinces and territories and other geographic areas, including census subdivisions (municipalities), census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.

    For selected geographies, the tables provide percentage change in the population counts between 2016 and 2011. Data are also provided for land area and population density. Various tables provide sort capabilities that allow the data in a column to be sorted in descending or ascending order. Geographic boundaries are those in effect on January 1, 2016.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016001
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2016-12-19

  • Index and guides: 92-140-X
    Description:

    Before each Census of Population, Statistics Canada carries out a three- to four-year process to review the content of the census questionnaires in consultation with census data users, performing tests and developing questionnaire content to ensure that it takes into account the evolution of Canadian society. Factors considered in developing the content include legislative requirements regarding information, program and policy requirements; the burden placed on respondents to respond to questions; concerns about privacy; feedback from consultations and tests; data quality; costs and operational considerations; the comparability of data with earlier data and the availability of alternative data sources. Before each census, Statistics Canada tests the questionnaire content through an extensive test. The content report presents the analyses conducted from the data collected from this test and the results that are used to fine tune the questionnaires, the methodology and the systems used for the Census Program.

    Release date: 2016-04-01

  • Index and guides: 92-140-X2016001
    Description:

    The 2016 Census Program Content Test was conducted from May 2 to June 30, 2014. The Test was designed to assess the impact of any proposed content changes to the 2016 Census Program and to measure the impact of including a social insurance number (SIN) question on the data quality.

    This quantitative test used a split-panel design involving 55,000 dwellings, divided into 11 panels of 5,000 dwellings each: five panels were dedicated to the Content Test while the remaining six panels were for the SIN Test. Two models of test questionnaires were developed to meet the objectives, namely a model with all the proposed changes EXCEPT the SIN question and a model with all the proposed changes INCLUDING the SIN question. A third model of 'control' questionnaire with the 2011 content was also developed. The population living in a private dwelling in mail-out areas in one of the ten provinces was targeted for the test. Paper and electronic response channels were part of the Test as well.

    This report presents the Test objectives, the design and a summary of the analysis in order to determine potential content for the 2016 Census Program. Results from the data analysis of the Test were not the only elements used to determine the content for 2016. Other elements were also considered, such as response burden, comparison over time and users’ needs.

    Release date: 2016-04-01

  • Index and guides: 97-560-P2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variable: Education.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-04-08

  • Index and guides: 97-556-G2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: Mobility and migration.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-03-05

  • Index and guides: 97-556-P2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: Mobility and migration.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-01-09

  • Index and guides: 92-384-X
    Description:

    This report provides information on various aspects of the data on mobility and migration. It provides a review of the questions, concepts and definitions, along with a discussion of limitations inherent in the measurement of one-year and five-year mobility and migration in the censuses of Canada. Some background is provided on the processing of mobility data, from collection through to retrieval. The historical comparability of mobility and migration data from 1961 to 2001 is examined in terms of conceptual and processing changes. The analysis of the quality of 2001 data focuses mainly on the quality at the national and provincial level. Where possible, the five-year data and the one-year data are discussed separately.

    Release date: 2004-01-27

  • Index and guides: 98-187-X
    Description:

    Censuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871, Statistics of Canada, Volume IV was printed in Ottawa, in 1876, from the Censuses of Canada, 1870-71. This volume contains about 343 statistical tables on the social and economic conditions in Canada from the earliest settlements to Confederation and onto 1871. The results from 98 censuses are arranged in chronological order, with some explanatory notes. In most cases, there are sufficient descriptions of the individual series to enable the reader to use them without consulting the numerous basic sources referenced in the publication.

    An electronic version of this historical publication is accessible on the Internet site of Statistics Canada. The Introduction is a free downloadable document in text as HTML pages for on-line viewing and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files for printing. The statistical tables are available through E-STAT* (which allows both on-line viewing and downloading).

    Release date: 2000-05-26

  • Index and guides: 92-353-X
    Description:

    This report deals with age, sex, marital status and common-law status. It is aimed at informing users about the complexity of the data and any difficulties that could affect their use. It explains the theoretical framework and definitions used to gather the data, and describes unusual circumstances that could affect data quality. Moreover, the report touches upon data capture, edit and imputation, and deals with the historical comparability of the data.

    Release date: 1999-04-16

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  • 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: 98-402-X
    Description:

    These tables are available for each major Census of Population days of release, starting with population and dwelling counts. They will present focused information for various levels of geography. These tables allow users to perform simple rank and sort functions, and include percentage distributions and percentage change from previous censuses to facilitate comparisons between years and different geographic areas.

    Release date: 2017-11-29

  • Index and guides: 98-404-X
    Description:

    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2016 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, census agglomerations, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    Data highlights are presented according to the major 2016 Census release dates: February 8, 2017 – Population and dwelling counts; May 3, 2017 – Age and sex, Type of dwelling; August 2, 2017 – Families, households and marital status, Language; September 13, 2017 – Income; October 25, 2017 – Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, Housing, Aboriginal peoples; November 29, 2017 – Education, Labour, Journey to work, Language of work, Mobility and migration.

    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: 98-505-X2016001
    Description:

    This interactive chart shows the relationship between population growth and aging for various regions in Canada. This innovative chart can show data or indicators for different regions when users select a province, territory or census metropolitan area.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016003
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends for the population aged 15 to 64. It includes comparisons between provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, and municipalities, as well as between G7 countries. This article also provides some insights on the proportion of people aged 55 to 64 among the population aged 15 to 64.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016004
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends for the population aged 85 and over in 2016. It provides some insights on the size and growth of this group, as well as on those of centenarians. This article also provides information on the population aged 85 and over living in collective dwellings geared towards seniors.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-402-X2016002
    Description:

    These data tables present 2016 Census highlights on age and sex. They display distribution by broad age groups for various levels of geography for example Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations and census subdivisions.

    Release date: 2017-05-03

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016002
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2017-03-15

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016001
    Description:

    This Census in Brief examines municipalities (census subdivisions) in Canada that were the largest in 2016, and those that grew the fastest between 2011 and 2016, as well as insights into ongoing urbanization and urban spread in Canada.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-200-X2016002
    Description:

    This Census in Brief examines municipalities (census subdivisions) in Canada that showed a population decrease between 2011 and 2016.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-402-X2016001
    Description:

    These tables provide population and dwelling counts established by the 2016 Census of Population. The levels of geography covered are Canada, provinces and territories and other geographic areas, including census subdivisions (municipalities), census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.

    For selected geographies, the tables provide percentage change in the population counts between 2016 and 2011. Data are also provided for land area and population density. Various tables provide sort capabilities that allow the data in a column to be sorted in descending or ascending order. Geographic boundaries are those in effect on January 1, 2016.

    Release date: 2017-02-08

  • Index and guides: 98-501-X2016001
    Description:

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

    Release date: 2016-12-19

  • Index and guides: 92-140-X
    Description:

    Before each Census of Population, Statistics Canada carries out a three- to four-year process to review the content of the census questionnaires in consultation with census data users, performing tests and developing questionnaire content to ensure that it takes into account the evolution of Canadian society. Factors considered in developing the content include legislative requirements regarding information, program and policy requirements; the burden placed on respondents to respond to questions; concerns about privacy; feedback from consultations and tests; data quality; costs and operational considerations; the comparability of data with earlier data and the availability of alternative data sources. Before each census, Statistics Canada tests the questionnaire content through an extensive test. The content report presents the analyses conducted from the data collected from this test and the results that are used to fine tune the questionnaires, the methodology and the systems used for the Census Program.

    Release date: 2016-04-01

  • Index and guides: 92-140-X2016001
    Description:

    The 2016 Census Program Content Test was conducted from May 2 to June 30, 2014. The Test was designed to assess the impact of any proposed content changes to the 2016 Census Program and to measure the impact of including a social insurance number (SIN) question on the data quality.

    This quantitative test used a split-panel design involving 55,000 dwellings, divided into 11 panels of 5,000 dwellings each: five panels were dedicated to the Content Test while the remaining six panels were for the SIN Test. Two models of test questionnaires were developed to meet the objectives, namely a model with all the proposed changes EXCEPT the SIN question and a model with all the proposed changes INCLUDING the SIN question. A third model of 'control' questionnaire with the 2011 content was also developed. The population living in a private dwelling in mail-out areas in one of the ten provinces was targeted for the test. Paper and electronic response channels were part of the Test as well.

    This report presents the Test objectives, the design and a summary of the analysis in order to determine potential content for the 2016 Census Program. Results from the data analysis of the Test were not the only elements used to determine the content for 2016. Other elements were also considered, such as response burden, comparison over time and users’ needs.

    Release date: 2016-04-01

  • Index and guides: 97-560-P2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variable: Education.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-04-08

  • Index and guides: 97-556-G2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: Mobility and migration.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-03-05

  • Index and guides: 97-556-P2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: Mobility and migration.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-01-09

  • Index and guides: 92-384-X
    Description:

    This report provides information on various aspects of the data on mobility and migration. It provides a review of the questions, concepts and definitions, along with a discussion of limitations inherent in the measurement of one-year and five-year mobility and migration in the censuses of Canada. Some background is provided on the processing of mobility data, from collection through to retrieval. The historical comparability of mobility and migration data from 1961 to 2001 is examined in terms of conceptual and processing changes. The analysis of the quality of 2001 data focuses mainly on the quality at the national and provincial level. Where possible, the five-year data and the one-year data are discussed separately.

    Release date: 2004-01-27

  • Index and guides: 98-187-X
    Description:

    Censuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871, Statistics of Canada, Volume IV was printed in Ottawa, in 1876, from the Censuses of Canada, 1870-71. This volume contains about 343 statistical tables on the social and economic conditions in Canada from the earliest settlements to Confederation and onto 1871. The results from 98 censuses are arranged in chronological order, with some explanatory notes. In most cases, there are sufficient descriptions of the individual series to enable the reader to use them without consulting the numerous basic sources referenced in the publication.

    An electronic version of this historical publication is accessible on the Internet site of Statistics Canada. The Introduction is a free downloadable document in text as HTML pages for on-line viewing and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files for printing. The statistical tables are available through E-STAT* (which allows both on-line viewing and downloading).

    Release date: 2000-05-26

  • Index and guides: 92-353-X
    Description:

    This report deals with age, sex, marital status and common-law status. It is aimed at informing users about the complexity of the data and any difficulties that could affect their use. It explains the theoretical framework and definitions used to gather the data, and describes unusual circumstances that could affect data quality. Moreover, the report touches upon data capture, edit and imputation, and deals with the historical comparability of the data.

    Release date: 1999-04-16

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