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    • Table: 98-401-X2021001
      Description:

      This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography. Data are from the 2021 Census of Population and are available according to the major releases of the 2021 Census release dates: February 9, 2022 – Population and dwelling counts; April 27, 2022 – Age, Sex at birth and gender, Type of dwelling; July 13, 2022 – Families, households and marital status, Canadian military experience, Income; August 17, 2022 – Language; September 21, 2022 – Indigenous peoples, Housing; October 26, 2022 – Immigration, place of birth, and citizenship, Ethnocultural and religious diversity, Mobility and migration; November 30, 2022 – Education, Labour, Language of work, Commuting, Instruction in the official minority language. Starting with the population and dwelling counts release and on major days of release thereafter, profile component data are available at the following geographic levels: Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division, census subdivision, census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre, census tract, designated place, federal electoral district, aggregate dissemination area and dissemination area. This product may be downloaded in various formats, which include CSV, TAB or IVT.

      Release date: 2022-12-15

    • Table: 98-401-X
      Description: This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography. Data include characteristics for: population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, income, education and labour as examples.

      Starting with the age and sex major day of release and on major days of release thereafter, profile component data are available at the Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division, census subdivision, census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre, census tract, designated place, federal electoral district and dissemination area. This product may be downloaded in various formats, they include CSV, TAB, IVT or XML.

      Release date: 2022-12-15

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021003
      Description:

      This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret language data from the 2021 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, questions, classifications, data quality and comparability with other sources for this topic.

      Release date: 2022-11-30

    • Stats in brief: 98-20-00032021015
      Description:

      This video will explain why and how census collects data on language and its importance and relevance for governments, researchers and community groups. It provides an understanding of how data on mother tongue is collected, how mother tongue variables are created and how they are disseminated and analyzed. In addition, the video explains the concept of single and multiple responses and the three ways of dealing with multiple responses, that is, separate treatment, inclusion and distribution.

      Release date: 2022-08-17

    • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022037
      Description:

      This infographic is about the definition of official language minority (OLM) businesses. Consideration of two factors is important: 1) which business owners are members of official language minorities and 2) what type of ownership should be considered. The infographic describes how the number of official language minority businesses in Canada varies depending on the definitions used, and how the definitions used affect certain characteristics of OLM owners and businesses.

      Release date: 2022-07-21

    • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022038
      Description:

      This infographic describes the characteristics of official language minority businesses and owners. This includes demographic and income information, as well as distribution by industry.

      Release date: 2022-07-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2020003
      Description:

      This paper describes two broad approaches that can be used to determine how statistical data on language derived from the Canadian Census of Population are prepared and disseminated, and explain how each requires different choices in organizing and presenting language data for dissemination. Statistics Canada has produced this document to provide language data users with key information on what data are available so they can know which data sources can meet their needs.

      Release date: 2020-08-04

    • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2020002
      Description:

      This presentation gives an overview of the topics discussed during the virtual roundtables on the 2021 Census of Population questionnaire content. The five main topics are the following: family, demography and activity limitations; languages, ethnocultural diversity and immigration (including citizenship, religion, population groups, minority language education rights); Indigenous peoples; education, labour, commuting, and Veterans; and housing, income and expenditures.

      Release date: 2020-07-24

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-20-00012020002
      Description:

      This fact sheet offers a concise overview of updated—new or modified—content for the 2021 Census of Population that is specific to the theme of immigration, ethnocultural diversity and languages in Canada, which includes the following topics: immigration and citizenship, place of birth of person/parents, ethnic or cultural origins, population groups, religion, language, and minority language educational rights. The changes considered for these topics are explained, along with the resulting approach for 2021.

      Release date: 2020-07-20

    • Table: 94F0009X
      Description:

      This product is part of the Dimension Series which provides an in-depth analysis of census data. More than 150 tables represent a variety of special interest subjects linking a number of Census variables. Statistical information is presented on themes of considerable public interest with some tables examining historical trends and other tables detailing significant sub-populations.Data for geographical levels of Canada, Provinces and Territories are most widely represented with some data tables produced at the Census Metropolitan Area level. The Portrait of Official Language Communities in Canada and the Portrait of Aboriginal Population of Canada contain some information at the community level.Some tables show comparisons with data from earlier censuses to provide an historical perspective.

      Release date: 2019-02-15
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    • Table: 98-401-X2021001
      Description:

      This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography. Data are from the 2021 Census of Population and are available according to the major releases of the 2021 Census release dates: February 9, 2022 – Population and dwelling counts; April 27, 2022 – Age, Sex at birth and gender, Type of dwelling; July 13, 2022 – Families, households and marital status, Canadian military experience, Income; August 17, 2022 – Language; September 21, 2022 – Indigenous peoples, Housing; October 26, 2022 – Immigration, place of birth, and citizenship, Ethnocultural and religious diversity, Mobility and migration; November 30, 2022 – Education, Labour, Language of work, Commuting, Instruction in the official minority language. Starting with the population and dwelling counts release and on major days of release thereafter, profile component data are available at the following geographic levels: Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division, census subdivision, census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre, census tract, designated place, federal electoral district, aggregate dissemination area and dissemination area. This product may be downloaded in various formats, which include CSV, TAB or IVT.

      Release date: 2022-12-15

    • Table: 98-401-X
      Description: This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography. Data include characteristics for: population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, income, education and labour as examples.

      Starting with the age and sex major day of release and on major days of release thereafter, profile component data are available at the Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division, census subdivision, census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre, census tract, designated place, federal electoral district and dissemination area. This product may be downloaded in various formats, they include CSV, TAB, IVT or XML.

      Release date: 2022-12-15

    • Table: 94F0009X
      Description:

      This product is part of the Dimension Series which provides an in-depth analysis of census data. More than 150 tables represent a variety of special interest subjects linking a number of Census variables. Statistical information is presented on themes of considerable public interest with some tables examining historical trends and other tables detailing significant sub-populations.Data for geographical levels of Canada, Provinces and Territories are most widely represented with some data tables produced at the Census Metropolitan Area level. The Portrait of Official Language Communities in Canada and the Portrait of Aboriginal Population of Canada contain some information at the community level.Some tables show comparisons with data from earlier censuses to provide an historical perspective.

      Release date: 2019-02-15

    • Table: 98-401-X2016052
      Description:

      Starting with the Census of Population release on age and sex, and on subsequent release dates, profile component data will be available at the Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division and census subdivision levels, at the census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre and census tract levels, at the designated places level, at the federal electoral district (based on the 2013 Representation Order) level, and at the dissemination areas and aggregate dissemination areas levels.

      Profile component data for all other standard geographic areas, including dissolved census subdivisions, and forward sortation areas, will be available after the Census of Population release dates.

      Release date: 2017-08-02

    • Public use microdata: 89-653-X2015005
      Description:

      The Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) is a national survey on the social and economic conditions of Aboriginal Peoples (First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit) aged 6 years and over. The 2012 APS represents the fourth cycle of the survey and focuses on issues of education, employment and health. The 2012 APS public use microdata file (PUMF) package has been designed to enable users to access and manipulate survey microdata at the national level. The package includes a microdata file; SAS, SPSS and Stata syntax; and a users’ guide. The users’ guide provides general information on the survey as well as guidelines for releasing estimates calculated using the PUMF.

      Release date: 2015-03-24

    • Public use microdata: 99M0001X
      Description:

      The Individuals File, 2011 National Household Survey (Public Use Microdata Files) provides data on the characteristics of the Canadian population. The file contains a 2.7% sample of anonymous responses to the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) questionnaire. The files have been carefully scrutinized to ensure the complete confidentiality of the individual responses and geographic identifiers have been restricted to provinces/territories and metropolitan areas. With 133 variables, this comprehensive tool is excellent for policy analysts, pollsters, social researchers and anyone interested in modelling and performing statistical regression analysis using National Household Survey data.

      Microdata files uniquely provide users access to non-aggregated data. The PUMFs user can group and manipulate these variables to suit data and research requirements. Tabulations excluded from other NHS products can be created or relationships between variables can be analyzed using different statistical tests. PUMFs provide quick access to a comprehensive social and economic database about Canada and its people.

      This product, offered on DVD-ROM, contains the data file (in ASCII format); user documentation and supporting information; all licence agreements; and SAS, SPSS and Stata program source codes to enable users to read the set of records. It is important to note that users will require knowledge of data manipulation packages (or software) such as SAS, SPSS or Stata to use this product.

      Release date: 2014-07-29

    • Table: 56-208-X
      Description:

      This publication provides national and regional financial and operating statistics for the radio broadcasting industry including air time sales, programming expenses and employment statistics. Selected statistics are available for large metropolitan areas, by language of broadcast and type of broadcaster (AM and FM).

      Release date: 2014-06-23

    • Profile of a community or region: 98-314-X2011054
      Description:

      Using 2011 Census data, this profile provides a statistical overview of the age and sex as well as families, households, marital status, structural type of dwelling and collectives and language characteristics for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations. In the census product line, groups of related variables are referred to as 'release components of profiles.' These are made available with the major releases of variables of the census cycle, starting with age and sex. Together, they will form a complete Census Profile of all the variables for each level of geography, plus one cumulative profile for the dissolved census subdivisions. Starting with the age and sex major day of release, and on major days of release thereafter, profile component data are available at the Canada, province and territory, economic region, census division and census subdivision levels, at the census metropolitan area, census agglomeration, population centre, and census tract levels, designated places, and at the federal electoral district (based on the 2013 Representation Order) level. Profile component data for all other standard geographic areas, including dissemination areas, dissolved census subdivisions, and forward sortation areas, will be available after the major days of release.

      Release date: 2014-05-21

    • Table: 98-314-X2011055
      Description:

      This topic presents data on the language composition of Canada and illustrates the linguistic characteristics of the Canadian population, including mother tongue, knowledge of official languages, first official language spoken and languages spoken at home. This topic also presents data on language retention and language transmission by the parents to the child by other demographic characteristics. Data on languages are presented at the person level.

      Release date: 2014-05-21

    • Table: 98-314-X2011056
      Description:

      This topic presents data on the language composition of Canada and illustrates the linguistic characteristics of the Canadian population, including mother tongue, knowledge of official languages, first official language spoken and languages spoken at home.

      This topic also presents data on language retention and language transmission by the parents to the child by other demographic characteristics. Data on languages are presented at the person level.

      Release date: 2014-05-21
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    • Stats in brief: 98-20-00032021015
      Description:

      This video will explain why and how census collects data on language and its importance and relevance for governments, researchers and community groups. It provides an understanding of how data on mother tongue is collected, how mother tongue variables are created and how they are disseminated and analyzed. In addition, the video explains the concept of single and multiple responses and the three ways of dealing with multiple responses, that is, separate treatment, inclusion and distribution.

      Release date: 2022-08-17

    • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022037
      Description:

      This infographic is about the definition of official language minority (OLM) businesses. Consideration of two factors is important: 1) which business owners are members of official language minorities and 2) what type of ownership should be considered. The infographic describes how the number of official language minority businesses in Canada varies depending on the definitions used, and how the definitions used affect certain characteristics of OLM owners and businesses.

      Release date: 2022-07-21

    • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022038
      Description:

      This infographic describes the characteristics of official language minority businesses and owners. This includes demographic and income information, as well as distribution by industry.

      Release date: 2022-07-21

    • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2020003
      Description:

      This paper describes two broad approaches that can be used to determine how statistical data on language derived from the Canadian Census of Population are prepared and disseminated, and explain how each requires different choices in organizing and presenting language data for dissemination. Statistics Canada has produced this document to provide language data users with key information on what data are available so they can know which data sources can meet their needs.

      Release date: 2020-08-04

    • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2020002
      Description:

      This presentation gives an overview of the topics discussed during the virtual roundtables on the 2021 Census of Population questionnaire content. The five main topics are the following: family, demography and activity limitations; languages, ethnocultural diversity and immigration (including citizenship, religion, population groups, minority language education rights); Indigenous peoples; education, labour, commuting, and Veterans; and housing, income and expenditures.

      Release date: 2020-07-24

    • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2017003
      Description:

      The infographic presents the main findings of the microsimulation language projections (with DEMOSIM) of the evolution of the population by mother tongue, first official language spoken, bilingualism, and knowledge of French in Canada, Quebec and in the rest of Canada from 2011 to 2036, based on various projection scenarios.

      Release date: 2017-01-25

    • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2017001
      Description:

      Projection of four language variables with Demosim microsimulation model for Canada, provinces and territories, and language contact regions from 2011 to 2036.

      Release date: 2017-01-25

    • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201500114315
      Description:

      In this chapter of Women in Canada, the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of visible minority women and girls are explored. Topics include the growth of the visible minority population in Canada and its relationship to immigration, living arrangements, education, labour force participation and employment, social participation, and health. Where it is relevant and feasible, analyses compare both the total visible minority population and specific visible minority groups with the population not belonging to a visible minority group.

      Note: the term “visible minority” refers to one of four designated groups under the Employment Equity Act. Within this context, visible minorities are defined as “persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.”

      Release date: 2016-03-03

    • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114301
      Description:

      Using data from the 2006 Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), this study examines the language behaviour of children of Francophone parents living in a minority language environment during cultural or social activities. It also explores factors associated with the use of French during such activities. The focus is on two particular activities: reading and watching television.

      Release date: 2015-12-17

    • Articles and reports: 89-642-X2015012
      Description:

      This study examines the language practices of children from minority francophone communities outside Quebec. It describes children’s language practices and identifies the key factors in the predominant use of French or English in their personal, extracurricular and leisure activities. These activities include watching television, using the Internet, participating in organized sports and non-sport activities, and reading. The analyses and results presented use data from the Survey on the Vitality of Official-Language Minorities (SVOLM), conducted by Statistics Canada in 2006.

      Release date: 2015-12-17
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    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021003
      Description:

      This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret language data from the 2021 Census. This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, questions, classifications, data quality and comparability with other sources for this topic.

      Release date: 2022-11-30

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-20-00012020002
      Description:

      This fact sheet offers a concise overview of updated—new or modified—content for the 2021 Census of Population that is specific to the theme of immigration, ethnocultural diversity and languages in Canada, which includes the following topics: immigration and citizenship, place of birth of person/parents, ethnic or cultural origins, population groups, religion, language, and minority language educational rights. The changes considered for these topics are explained, along with the resulting approach for 2021.

      Release date: 2020-07-20

    • Geographic files and documentation: 82F0086X
      Description:

      The Postal CodeOM Conversion File Plus (PCCF+) is a SAS© control program and set of associated datasets derived from the Postal CodeOM Conversion File (PCCF), a Postal CodeOM population weight file, the Geographic Attribute File, Health Region boundary files, and other supplementary data. PCCF+ automatically assigns a range of Statistics Canada’s standard geographic areas and other geographic identifiers based on Postal CodesOM. The PCCF+ differs from the PCCF in that it uses population-weighted random allocation for Postal CodesOM that link to more than one geographic area.

      Release date: 2017-03-06

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 91-549-X
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The main objective of this document is to raise awareness among Statistics Canada data users of the different sources of language data available at Statistics Canada. Along with the census, surveys with an important sample of official-language minority groups and/or with information on languages are listed by themes. Users will find a description of the survey and its target population, sample sizes (total and according to available linguistic characteristics), available language variables based on questions asked, date of the first release, year for which the data is available and a direct internet link to additional information on the various surveys.

      Release date: 2013-05-29

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-010-X2011007
      Description:

      This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). 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 NHS.

      Release date: 2013-05-08

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-314-X2011051
      Description:

      Readers will find a complete analysis of factors affecting the comparability of Language results between the censuses in the Methodological Document on the 2011 Census Language Data.

      Release date: 2013-05-03

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-314-X2011005
      Description:

      This guide focuses on the following topic: Language. Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, talks about changes made to the 2011 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.

      Release date: 2012-10-24

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-555-G2006003
      Description:

      This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: First official language spoken, Home language, Knowledge of non-official languages, Knowledge of official languages, Language of work, and Mother tongue.

      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: 2008-04-08

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-555-G
      Description:

      These guides provide 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

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-555-P2006003
      Description:

      This guide focuses on the following demographic variables: First official language spoken, Home language, Knowledge of non-official languages, Knowledge of official languages, Language of work, and Mother tongue.

      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
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