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  • Notices and consultations: 92-137-X2024001
    Description: Data from the Census of Population are important for all communities and are vital to plan services that support education, employment, transportation, health care and housing. To maintain the relevance of the census, Statistics Canada evaluates and reviews the census questionnaire content for each census cycle. In preparation for the 2026 Census, Statistics Canada consulted Canadians from fall 2022 to spring 2023. Detailed responses were received from organizations and individuals representing federal, provincial, territorial and local government departments; First Nations people, Métis and Inuit; the general public; academia; special interest groups; and the private sector.

    This report focuses on the findings of the 2026 Census data needs consultation and stakeholder discussions. Chapter 1 explains whom we consulted. Chapter 2 describes the strength of census data users’ needs such as the size of the population of interest. Chapter 3 provides an assessment of the perceived data gaps in census content and the availability and suitability of alternative data sources. Chapter 4 focuses on information needs by census topic and how preparations for the 2024 Census Test will help meet these needs.
    Release date: 2024-04-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 96-325-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description: This publication features short and accessible analytical articles that delve further into key findings and emerging trends identified in Census of Agriculture and other data sources related to agriculture. Subjects of analysis include matters related to farm land, crops, livestock, farm finances, technology, the environment and the farm population, as well as other economic and social aspects of Canada’s agriculture industry. Analytical articles are written in plain language and are intended to be a valuable source of information for a broad audience, including policy analysts, students, researchers, agricultural operators, the media and the public at large.
    Release date: 2024-03-07

  • Public use microdata: 95M0029X
    Description: This hierarchical file provides data on the characteristics of the population. The 2006 Census Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs) contain samples of anonymous responses to the 2006 Census questionnaire. The files have been carefully scrutinized to ensure the complete confidentiality of the individual responses. The individual file was released on March 4, 2010 and the hierarchical file is available as of today, May 2, 2011.

    Microdata files are unique among census products in that they give 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 census products can be created or relationships between variables can be analysed using different statistical tests. PUMFs provide quick access to a comprehensive social and economic database about Canada and its people.

    Most of the subject matter covered by the census is included in the microdata files. To ensure the respondents' anonymity, geographic identifiers have been restricted to provinces/territories and large metropolitan areas.

    This product, offered on CD-ROM, contains the data file (in ASCII format), user documentation and SAS and SPSS program source codes to enable you to read the set of records. Note: users will require knowledge of data manipulation and retrieval software such as SAS or SPSS to be able to use this product.

    Release date: 2023-09-12

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020003
    Description: This interactive dashboard allows the user to visualize the factors of population growth and how they have changed over time for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations. The dashboard shows population, population growth, factors of population growth (natural increase, international migration, interprovincial migration, intraprovincial migration), and the proportion of the population by age group. The user can view the data by selecting a census metropolitan area or a census agglomeration of interest as well as a year of interest.
    Release date: 2023-01-11

  • Profile of a community or region: 98-316-X2021001
    Description: This profile presents information from the 2021 Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. 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.
    Release date: 2022-12-15

  • Profile of a community or region: 98-316-X
    Description:

    This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. Data are from the Census of Population and include characteristics for: population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, income, education and labour as examples.

    Release date: 2022-12-15

  • Stats in brief: 98-200-X2021003
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends in the age structure of the Canadian population in 2021 from the angle of generations. It provides some insights on the size and growth of the different generations. This article also provides information on the distribution of generations by provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, and downtown areas.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2022004
    Description:

    This paper examines whether individuals in population groups of interest—specifically individuals in low-income families, those in single-parent families, those with mood or anxiety disorders, those in designated visible minorities categories and immigrants—tend to reside in neighbourhoods with different characteristics. It does so by using a new, integrated dataset that incorporates neighbourhood measures from multiple sources with the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2022-04-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-011-X
    Description:

    This topic presents data on the Aboriginal peoples of Canada and their demographic characteristics. Depending on the application, estimates using any of the following concepts may be appropriate for the Aboriginal population: (1) Aboriginal identity, (2) Aboriginal ancestry, (3) Registered or Treaty Indian status and (4) Membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Data from the 2011 National Household Survey are available for the geographical locations where these populations reside, including 'on reserve' census subdivisions and Inuit communities of Inuit Nunangat as well as other geographic areas such as the national (Canada), provincial and territorial levels.

    Analytical products

    The analytical document provides analysis on the key findings and trends in the data, and is complimented with the short articles found in NHS in Brief and the NHS Focus on Geography Series.

    Data products

    The NHS Profile is one data product that provides a statistical overview of user selected geographic areas based on several detailed variables and/or groups of variables. Other data products include data tables which represent a series of cross tabulations ranging in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2019002
    Description:

    The Black population in Canada is widely diverse and has a long and rich history. This publication outlines the demographic and diversity of this population. It contains a mix of tables, charts and maps, as well as short descriptive analysis of census data on some key topics related to the Black population, including gender, age structure, place of birth/generation status, immigration, ethnic origins, languages and geographical highlights.

    Release date: 2019-02-27
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  • Public use microdata: 95M0029X
    Description: This hierarchical file provides data on the characteristics of the population. The 2006 Census Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs) contain samples of anonymous responses to the 2006 Census questionnaire. The files have been carefully scrutinized to ensure the complete confidentiality of the individual responses. The individual file was released on March 4, 2010 and the hierarchical file is available as of today, May 2, 2011.

    Microdata files are unique among census products in that they give 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 census products can be created or relationships between variables can be analysed using different statistical tests. PUMFs provide quick access to a comprehensive social and economic database about Canada and its people.

    Most of the subject matter covered by the census is included in the microdata files. To ensure the respondents' anonymity, geographic identifiers have been restricted to provinces/territories and large metropolitan areas.

    This product, offered on CD-ROM, contains the data file (in ASCII format), user documentation and SAS and SPSS program source codes to enable you to read the set of records. Note: users will require knowledge of data manipulation and retrieval software such as SAS or SPSS to be able to use this product.

    Release date: 2023-09-12

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020003
    Description: This interactive dashboard allows the user to visualize the factors of population growth and how they have changed over time for census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations. The dashboard shows population, population growth, factors of population growth (natural increase, international migration, interprovincial migration, intraprovincial migration), and the proportion of the population by age group. The user can view the data by selecting a census metropolitan area or a census agglomeration of interest as well as a year of interest.
    Release date: 2023-01-11

  • Profile of a community or region: 98-316-X2021001
    Description: This profile presents information from the 2021 Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. 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.
    Release date: 2022-12-15

  • Profile of a community or region: 98-316-X
    Description:

    This product presents information from the Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. Data are from the Census of Population and include characteristics for: population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, income, education and labour as examples.

    Release date: 2022-12-15

  • Public use microdata: 89M0022X
    Description:

    This product, offered on CD-ROM, contains the Canadian public microdata for the International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (IALSS). IALSS is the Canadian component of the Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (ALL).

    The Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is a large-scale co-operative effort undertaken in 2003 by governments, national statistics agencies, research institutions and multi-lateral agencies. The ALL study builds on the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), the world's first internationally comparative survey of adult skills undertaken in three rounds of data collection between 1994 and 1998.

    The foundation skills measured in the ALL survey include prose literacy, document literacy, numeracy, and problem solving. Additional skills assessed indirectly include familiarity with and use of information and communication technologies.

    The development and management of the study were co-ordinated by Statistics Canada and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in collaboration with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the United States Department of Education, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC) and the Institute for Statistics (UIS) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

    Release date: 2013-11-14

  • Table: 99-011-X2011026
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data on Aboriginal peoples using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Table: 99-011-X2011027
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data on Aboriginal peoples using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Table: 99-011-X2011029
    Geography: Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data on Aboriginal peoples using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Table: 99-011-X2011032
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data on Aboriginal peoples using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Table: 99-011-X2011033
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This table presents a cross-tabulation of data on Aboriginal peoples using selected characteristics from the National Household Survey.

    Release date: 2013-05-08
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  • Journals and periodicals: 96-325-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description: This publication features short and accessible analytical articles that delve further into key findings and emerging trends identified in Census of Agriculture and other data sources related to agriculture. Subjects of analysis include matters related to farm land, crops, livestock, farm finances, technology, the environment and the farm population, as well as other economic and social aspects of Canada’s agriculture industry. Analytical articles are written in plain language and are intended to be a valuable source of information for a broad audience, including policy analysts, students, researchers, agricultural operators, the media and the public at large.
    Release date: 2024-03-07

  • Stats in brief: 98-200-X2021003
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends in the age structure of the Canadian population in 2021 from the angle of generations. It provides some insights on the size and growth of the different generations. This article also provides information on the distribution of generations by provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, and downtown areas.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2022004
    Description:

    This paper examines whether individuals in population groups of interest—specifically individuals in low-income families, those in single-parent families, those with mood or anxiety disorders, those in designated visible minorities categories and immigrants—tend to reside in neighbourhoods with different characteristics. It does so by using a new, integrated dataset that incorporates neighbourhood measures from multiple sources with the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2022-04-01

  • Articles and reports: 89-657-X2019002
    Description:

    The Black population in Canada is widely diverse and has a long and rich history. This publication outlines the demographic and diversity of this population. It contains a mix of tables, charts and maps, as well as short descriptive analysis of census data on some key topics related to the Black population, including gender, age structure, place of birth/generation status, immigration, ethnic origins, languages and geographical highlights.

    Release date: 2019-02-27

  • Stats in brief: 89-659-X
    Description:

    A graphic-rich overview of the First Nations population, Métis and Inuit in Canada based on data from the 2016 Census and other sources. This statistical portrait illustrates the characteristics of these populations, including composition, languages, living arrangements, education, labour, earnings, health and justice.

    Release date: 2018-03-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-630-X
    Description: In 2018, Statistics Canada will celebrate its 100th anniversary. As we count down to this important milestone, we would like to use our data to highlight some of the sweeping changes that have had a lasting impact on Canadian society and economy.
    Release date: 2018-02-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201301211890
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This analysis presents a decomposition of life expectancy in order to determine what causes of death contributed to the gap in life expectancy between residents of the Inuit Nunangat region and people in the rest of Canada over the 1989-to-2008 period.

    Release date: 2013-12-18

  • Stats in brief: 99-011-X201100311789
    Description:

    The National Household Survey in Brief (NHS in Brief) series consists of short analytical articles that complement the National Household Survey analytical documents by focusing on a specific topic of interest. The NHS in Brief on Aboriginal peoples in Canada is entitled Aboriginal peoples and language.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Articles and reports: 99-011-X2011001
    Description:

    This 2011 National Household Survey analytical document presents key findings emerging from the analysis of data on Aboriginal peoples in Canada in 2011. The analysis focuses on various levels of geography including Canada, the provinces and territories and some census metropolitan areas.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Articles and reports: 99-011-X2011003
    Description:

    The National Household Survey in Brief (NHS in Brief) series consists of short analytical articles that complement the National Household Survey analytical documents by focusing on a specific topic of interest. The NHS in Brief on Aboriginal peoples in Canada is entitled Aboriginal peoples and language.

    Release date: 2013-05-08
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  • Notices and consultations: 92-137-X2024001
    Description: Data from the Census of Population are important for all communities and are vital to plan services that support education, employment, transportation, health care and housing. To maintain the relevance of the census, Statistics Canada evaluates and reviews the census questionnaire content for each census cycle. In preparation for the 2026 Census, Statistics Canada consulted Canadians from fall 2022 to spring 2023. Detailed responses were received from organizations and individuals representing federal, provincial, territorial and local government departments; First Nations people, Métis and Inuit; the general public; academia; special interest groups; and the private sector.

    This report focuses on the findings of the 2026 Census data needs consultation and stakeholder discussions. Chapter 1 explains whom we consulted. Chapter 2 describes the strength of census data users’ needs such as the size of the population of interest. Chapter 3 provides an assessment of the perceived data gaps in census content and the availability and suitability of alternative data sources. Chapter 4 focuses on information needs by census topic and how preparations for the 2024 Census Test will help meet these needs.
    Release date: 2024-04-17

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-011-X
    Description:

    This topic presents data on the Aboriginal peoples of Canada and their demographic characteristics. Depending on the application, estimates using any of the following concepts may be appropriate for the Aboriginal population: (1) Aboriginal identity, (2) Aboriginal ancestry, (3) Registered or Treaty Indian status and (4) Membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Data from the 2011 National Household Survey are available for the geographical locations where these populations reside, including 'on reserve' census subdivisions and Inuit communities of Inuit Nunangat as well as other geographic areas such as the national (Canada), provincial and territorial levels.

    Analytical products

    The analytical document provides analysis on the key findings and trends in the data, and is complimented with the short articles found in NHS in Brief and the NHS Focus on Geography Series.

    Data products

    The NHS Profile is one data product that provides a statistical overview of user selected geographic areas based on several detailed variables and/or groups of variables. Other data products include data tables which represent a series of cross tabulations ranging in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89F0115X
    Description:

    This document provides a comprehensive reference to the information available from the General Social Survey (GSS). It provides a description of the content of each of the 18 GSS cycles (e.g. time use, social support, education, the family), as well as background information, target population and collection methodology. A list of the products and services available from each cycle is also included.

    Release date: 2019-02-20

  • 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: 92-567-X
    Description:

    The Coverage Technical Report will present the error included in census data that results from persons missed by the 2006 Census or persons enumerated in error. Population coverage errors are one of the most important types of error because they affect not only the accuracy of population counts but also the accuracy of all of the census data describing characteristics of the population universe.

    Release date: 2010-03-25

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004001
    Description:

    This activity helps students understand the language and terminology related to the census. It forms the basis for students' learning throughout the rest of the Canadian Agriculture at a Glance activities.

    Release date: 2004-06-09
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