Definitions of Rural - ARCHIVED

Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 21-006-X2001003


The purpose of this bulletin is to review various responses to "Why are you asking about rural populations?"; to summarize and compare alternative definitions that have been used to delineate the "rural" population within the databases at Statistics Canada; and to offer alternative definitions of "rural" that would be appropriate to each reason for asking about the rural population.

Issue Number: 2001003
Volume: 3
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PDFNovember 19, 2001