Households and Housing File (Beyond 20/20TM) (Data Products: Public Use Microdata File: 1996 Census of Population) - ARCHIVED

Public use microdata: 95M0011X

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This file provides housing information - type of structure, number of rooms, shelter costs - along with details of household composition and socio-economic information pertaining to the household maintainers and their families. It contains 137 variables.

The Microdata Files contain samples of anonymous responses to the 1996 Census questionnaire. The files have been carefully scrutinized to ensure the complete confidentiality of the individual responses. PUMFs enable the development of statistical information about Canadians, the families and households to which they belong, and the dwellings in which they live.

Microdata files are unique among census products in that they give users access to non-aggregated data. This makes PUMFs a powerful research tools. The user can group and manipulate these variables to suit his/her own data and research requirements. These provide quick access to a comprehensive social and economic database about Canada and its people.

All subject matter covered by the census is included in these files.

The 1996 PUMFs will only be released on CD-ROM using microcomputer applications.

Frequency: Occasional
Available formats: CD-ROM
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Households and Housing File (Beyond 20/20TM) (Data Products: Public Use Microdata File: 1996 Census of Population), Census year 1996 - ARCHIVEDJuly 29, 1999More information

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