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Provisional death counts and excess mortality

January 2021 to June 2023

(Released: 2023-09-14)

Top five highlights from a new report on the health of Canadians


(Released: 2023-09-13)

Poverty persists among some racialized Canadians from the first generation to the third generation or more

(Released: 2023-08-23)

Economic and Social Reports

August 2023

(Released: 2023-08-23)

Spatial measures of access by public transit and active transportation

(Released: 2023-07-17)

Proximity to services and amenities in Rural and Small Town Canada (ProximityRST) database


(Released: 2023-06-30)

Canada's population estimates

first quarter 2023

(Released: 2023-06-28)

Indigenous Population Profile: High-quality social, economic and demographic statistics for various geographic areas

(Released: 2023-06-21)

2021 Census of Population: Cluster 4: Data tables—Indigenous peoples, education, labour, language and immigration, place of birth and citizenship

(Released: 2023-06-21)

Study: Non-permanent residents in Canada: Portrait of a growing population from the 2021 Census

(Released: 2023-06-20)

2021 Census of Population: Cluster 3: Data tables—Immigration, ethnocultural diversity and labour

(Released: 2023-05-10)

Baby Names Observatory and new data table

(Released: 2023-05-09)

Census of Environment: Selected population characteristics by ecological and hydrological areas

(Released: 2023-05-01)

Final estimates of 2021 Census coverage

(Released: 2023-04-28)

2021 Census of Population: Cluster 2: Data tables—Families, households, marital status, language, language of work, income and commuting

(Released: 2023-03-29)

2026 Census of Population Content Consultation – Reminder

(Released: 2023-03-02)

Canada's population estimates and demographic dependency ratio: Health regions and peer groups

July 1, 2022

(Released: 2023-03-02)

Canada's population estimates: Subprovincial areas

July 1, 2022

(Released: 2023-01-11)

2026 Census of Population Content Consultation

(Released: 2023-01-09)

Index of Remoteness


(Released: 2023-01-04)

New products: Instruction in the minority official language, 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-12-15)

Canada leads the G7 for the most educated workforce, thanks to immigrants, young adults and a strong college sector, but is experiencing significant losses in apprenticeship certificate holders in key trades

(Released: 2022-11-30)

Jobs in Canada: Navigating changing local labour markets

(Released: 2022-11-30)

Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed commuting patterns for good?

(Released: 2022-11-30)

897,000 children are eligible for instruction in the minority official language in Canada

(Released: 2022-11-30)

Question-level quality indicators for long-form content of the 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-11-30)

Study: A portrait of citizenship in Canada from the 2021 Census

(Released: 2022-11-09)

Study: Disaggregated trends in poverty from the 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-11-09)

Canada's population estimates: Census families

July 1, 2022

(Released: 2022-11-09)

Canada's Population Estimates: Age, Sex and Marital Status

July 1, 2022

(Released: 2022-11-09)

Fact sheet: Children eligible for instruction in the minority official language: A data ecosystem

(Released: 2022-11-09)

Immigrants make up the largest share of the population in over 150 years and continue to shape who we are as Canadians

(Released: 2022-10-26)

The Canadian census: A rich portrait of the country's religious and ethnocultural diversity

(Released: 2022-10-26)

New tables: Indigenous peoples and income, 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-10-26)

New tables: Mobility and migration, 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-10-26)

Canada's population estimates: Age and Gender

y 1, 2022

(Released: 2022-09-28)

Indigenous population continues to grow and is much younger than the non-Indigenous population, although the pace of growth has slowed

(Released: 2022-09-21)

To buy or to rent: The housing market continues to be reshaped by several factors as Canadians search for an affordable place to call home

(Released: 2022-09-21)

New tables: language, age and gender, 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-09-21)

Understanding sex at birth and gender of people in Canada

(Released: 2022-09-14)

Canada in 2041: A larger, more diverse population with greater differences between regions

(Released: 2022-09-08)

Study: COVID-19 mortality by racialized groups and income


(Released: 2022-08-30)

Population Projections for Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2021 to 2068


(Released: 2022-08-22)

While English and French are still the main languages spoken in Canada, the country's linguistic diversity continues to grow

(Released: 2022-08-17)

Question-level quality indicators for the 2021 Census of Population

(Released: 2022-08-17)

Study: The contribution of pandemic relief benefits to the incomes of Canadians in 2020

(Released: 2022-08-02)

Home alone: More persons living solo than ever before, but roomies the fastest growing household type

(Released: 2022-07-13)

State of the union: Canada leads the G7 with nearly one-quarter of couples living common law, driven by Quebec

(Released: 2022-07-13)

On guard for thee: serving in the Canadian Armed Forces

(Released: 2022-07-13)

Pandemic benefits cushion losses for low income earners and narrow income inequality – after-tax income grows across Canada except in Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador

(Released: 2022-07-13)

In the midst of high job vacancies and historically low unemployment, Canada faces record retirements from an aging labour force: number of seniors aged 65 and older grows six times faster than children 0-14

(Released: 2022-04-27)

Canada is the first country to provide census data on transgender and non-binary people

(Released: 2022-04-27)

Study: The Canadian diaspora: Estimating the number of Canadian citizens who live abroad


(Released: 2022-04-13)

Sociodemographic and Socioeconomic Factors Linked to COVID-19 Mortality Rates


(Released: 2022-03-08)

Canada tops G7 growth despite COVID

(Released: 2022-02-09)

Canada's large urban centres continue to grow and spread

(Released: 2022-02-09)

Gender, Diversity and Inclusion Statistics Hub

(Released: 2021-12-08)

Study: Changes in fertility intentions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

(Released: 2021-12-01)

Preliminary population estimates for municipalities in Atlantic provinces, as of July 1, 2021

(Released: 2021-11-26)

Preliminary population estimates for municipalities in British Columbia, as of July 1, 2021

(Released: 2021-11-19)

Projections of the Indigenous populations and households in Canada

2016 to 2041

(Released: 2021-10-06)

Study: COVID-19 deaths among immigrants

(Released: 2021-06-09)

Socioeconomic profile of the lesbian, gay and bisexual population

2015 to 2018

(Released: 2021-03-26)

Study: Estimating immigrants' presence in Canada

(Released: 2021-03-16)

Longitudinal Immigration Database: Asylum claimant and immigrant economic region tables


(Released: 2021-03-16)

Proximity Measures Database: Additional indicators

(Released: 2021-03-15)

Income and mobility of immigrants


(Released: 2021-02-01)

Circumstances surrounding snowmobile fatalities in Canada

2013 to 2019

(Released: 2021-01-22)



(Released: 2021-01-20)

Deaths, life expectancy and other elements of the life table, 2018/2020


(Released: 2020-11-26)

Road to the 2021 Census of Population: The questionnaire

(Released: 2020-07-17)

Life tables


(Released: 2020-01-28)

Study: Are refugees more likely to leave initial destinations than economic immigrants?

(Released: 2020-01-28)

Update of the Longitudinal Immigration Database coverage

(Released: 2020-01-21)

Changes in outcomes of immigrants and non-permanent residents, subprovincial results

(Released: 2020-01-13)

Changes in outcomes of immigrants and non-permanent residents


(Released: 2019-12-16)

Study: Trends in the citizenship rate among new immigrants to Canada

(Released: 2019-11-13)

Population projections: Canada, provinces and territories

2018 to 2068

(Released: 2019-09-17)

2016 Census Public Use Microdata File, Hierarchical File

(Released: 2019-06-18)

Causes of death


(Released: 2019-05-30)

Census of population data tables

1991 and 1996 censuses

(Released: 2019-05-29)

Study: Projections to 2036 of the labour force in Canada and its regions

(Released: 2019-03-20)

Environment Fact Sheets: Long-term population density change in Toronto and Vancouver

1971 to 2016

(Released: 2019-02-11)

Individuals File, 2016 Census of Population (Public Use Microdata Files)

(Released: 2019-02-05)

Study: Economic Immigrants in Gateway Cities: Factors Involved in Their Initial Location and Onward Migration Decisions

(Released: 2018-12-07)

Canada's demographic estimates for July 1, 2023: record-high population growth since 1957

July 1, 2018

(Released: 2018-09-27)

Coverage estimates for the 2016 Census (final)

(Released: 2018-09-27)

Study: Fertility rates and labour force participation among women in Quebec and Ontario

1996 to 2016

(Released: 2018-07-18)

Canada's population clock

(Released: 2018-07-11)

Report on the Demographic Situation in Canada: Internal migration (2015/2016) and fertility (2012 to 2016)

(Released: 2018-06-05)

New gender and sex variables

(Released: 2018-04-13)

Study: The effect of labour demand on regional demographics

2001 to 2015

(Released: 2018-01-24)

StatCan Blog: 2017: The year in statistics

(Released: 2017-12-22)

2021 Census of Population Content Consultation

(Released: 2017-12-13)

2016 Census of Population advisory: Education, labour, journey to work, language of work, and mobility and migration

(Released: 2017-11-22)

Births and stillbirths


(Released: 2017-10-19)

StatCan Blog: 2016 Census data releases—four down, two to go!

(Released: 2017-10-18)

Mortality: Overview, 2012 and 2013

(Released: 2017-07-12)

Age and sex, and type of dwelling data: Key results from the 2016 Census

(Released: 2017-05-03)

2016 Census of Population advisory: Age and sex, and Type of dwelling

(Released: 2017-04-26)

Canadian Megatrends: From east to west: 140 years of interprovincial migration

(Released: 2017-02-24)

Population size and growth in Canada: Key results from the 2016 Census

(Released: 2017-02-08)

2016 Census of Population advisory: Population and dwelling counts

(Released: 2017-02-01)

Study: A look at immigration, ethnocultural diversity and languages in Canada up to 2036

2011 to 2036

(Released: 2017-01-25)

Study: The literacy skills of New Brunswick francophones

(Released: 2016-09-19)

Study: Hires and layoffs in Canada's economic regions: Experimental estimates

2003 to 2013

(Released: 2016-06-27)

Study: The impact of annual wages on interprovincial mobility, interprovincial employment and job vacancies

2001 to 2008

(Released: 2016-04-11)

Canadian Megatrends

March 2016

(Released: 2016-03-21)

Study: The contribution of immigration to the size and ethnocultural diversity of future cohorts of seniors

(Released: 2016-03-09)

Income of immigrants: Saskatchewan


(Released: 2016-01-25)

Income of immigrants: Manitoba


(Released: 2016-01-22)

Income of immigrants: Atlantic provinces


(Released: 2016-01-21)

Income of immigrants: Alberta


(Released: 2016-01-20)

Income of immigrants: British Columbia


(Released: 2016-01-19)

Income of immigrants: Quebec


(Released: 2016-01-18)

Income of immigrants: Ontario


(Released: 2016-01-15)

2016 Census teacher's and adult education kits

(Released: 2015-12-01)

Study: Recent changes in demographic trends in Canada

(Released: 2015-10-27)

Study: Women in Canada: Female population


(Released: 2015-03-30)

2011 National Household Survey Public Use Microdata File: Hierarchical File

(Released: 2014-12-09)

2011 National Household Survey Public Use Microdata Files – Individuals File

(Released: 2014-07-29)

Canadian Demographics at a Glance

(Released: 2014-06-19)

Study: The migration of infrastructure tradespersons

2006 to 2011

(Released: 2014-06-05)

Study: Living arrangements of children in Canada

1901 to 2011

(Released: 2014-04-29)

Study: Emerging trends in living arrangements and conjugal unions for current and future seniors

1981 to 2011

(Released: 2014-02-24)

Potentially avoidable mortality statistics

2010 and 2011

(Released: 2014-02-18)

Population estimates by census subdivision

2011 and 2012

(Released: 2013-10-22)



(Released: 2013-10-16)

Final estimates of 2011 Census coverage

(Released: 2013-09-26)

Health region level unemployment rates, population estimates, and dependency ratios


(Released: 2013-05-21)

Coverage estimates of the 2011 Census

(Released: 2013-03-28)

Study: Profile of parents in stepfamilies


(Released: 2012-10-18)

Leading causes of death


(Released: 2012-07-25)

2011 Census: Age and sex

(Released: 2012-05-29)

2011 Census advisory: Age and sex

(Released: 2012-05-22)

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