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  • Table: 13-10-0600-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0114)
    Description:

    This table contains 137088 series, with data for years 2000 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (14 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia ...) Urban-rural status (3 items: Total; urban-rural status; Rural; Urban ...) Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...) Health profile (144 items: Total population for the variable self-rated health; Excellent self-rated health; Very good self-rated health; Very good or excellent self-rated health ...) Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2017-03-06

  • Table: 17-10-0070-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 075-0012)
    Description:

    This table contains 3 series, with data for years 1941 - 1971 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Unit of measure (1 items: Persons ...) Geography (1 items: Canada ...) Population (3 items: Total rural population; Rural; non-farm population; Rural; farm population ...).

    Release date: 2015-11-05

  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2015004
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends examines the decrease in the rural population in Canada from 1851 to 2011.

    Release date: 2015-04-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 21-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These occasional papers focus on the analysis of population trends in rural Canada. Studies of changing patterns in rural communities through space and time cover a range of topics: demography, health, education, manufacturing and labour, household and family.

    Release date: 2012-07-12

  • Stats in brief: 98-310-X201100311622
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look at relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the population and dwelling counts release are entitled 'Population growth in Canada: From 1851 to 2061,' 'Canada's rural population since 1851' and 'The census: A tool for planning at the local level.'

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008006
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines the recent changes in the number and types of manufacturing firms in rural and small town areas; identifies the number and change in manufacturing firms that are part of the value chain of a resource sector; and examines the number and change in manufacturing firms located in rural resource-reliant communities.

    Release date: 2011-06-10

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment in manufacturing in Canada has fluctuated over recent decades. The level reached a historically high in 2004 and has been declining since that time.

    In 2008, over one-half (54%) of all Canadian manufacturing workers were employed in the value chain of a resource sector.

    In 2008, resource sector manufacturing employment was relatively more important in rural and small town areas (69% of manufacturing employment and 9% of total employment) compared to larger urban centres (50% of manufacturing employment and 6% of total employment).

    In the 2001 to 2008 period, resource manufacturing employment became a larger share of total manufacturing employment (up from 51% to 54%) because resource manufacturing employment declined less (-6%) compared to the decline of all 'other' manufacturing employment (-18%).

    Also, in the 2001 to 2008 period, resource manufacturing employment become relatively more important in rural and small town areas as the decline (-3%) was smaller in rural and small town areas compared to the decline in larger urban centres (-7%).

    Within rural and small town areas at the Canada level, 9% of total employment in 2008 was resource sector manufacturing employment. This ranged from 14% within the rural and small town areas of Quebec to 2% within the rural and small town areas of Saskatchewan.

    Within rural and small town areas in 2008, employment in wood processing accounted for the largest share of resource sector manufacturing employment (43%).

    Release date: 2010-08-31

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2010092
    Description:

    The objective of this paper is to present a profile of registered charities across the rural to urban gradient.

    Release date: 2010-05-18

  • Table: 13-10-0635-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0294)
    Description:

    This table contains 447552 series, with data for years 2003 - 2003 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (14 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island ...) Urban-rural status (9 items: Total; urban-rural status; Urban; Urban fringe; Urban core ...) Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...) Health profile (156 items: Total population for the variable self-rated health; Very good or excellent self-rated health; Excellent self-rated health; Very good self-rated health ...) Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2010-05-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2010020
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using 2001 Census data, this paper investigates the extent to which the urban-rural gap in the earnings of employed workers is associated with human capital composition and agglomeration economies. Both factors have been theoretically and empirically linked to urban-rural earnings differences. Agglomeration economies-the productivity enhancing effects of the geographic concentration of workers and firms-may underlie these differences as they may be stronger in larger urban centres. But human capital composition may also drive the urban-rural earnings gap if workers with higher levels of education and/or experience are more prevalent in cities. The analysis finds that up to one-half of urban-rural earnings differences are related to human capital composition. It also demonstrates that agglomeration economies related to city size are associated with earnings levels, but their influence is significantly reduced by the inclusion of controls for human capital.

    Release date: 2010-01-25
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  • Table: 13-10-0600-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0114)
    Description:

    This table contains 137088 series, with data for years 2000 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (14 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia ...) Urban-rural status (3 items: Total; urban-rural status; Rural; Urban ...) Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...) Health profile (144 items: Total population for the variable self-rated health; Excellent self-rated health; Very good self-rated health; Very good or excellent self-rated health ...) Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2017-03-06

  • Table: 17-10-0070-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 075-0012)
    Description:

    This table contains 3 series, with data for years 1941 - 1971 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Unit of measure (1 items: Persons ...) Geography (1 items: Canada ...) Population (3 items: Total rural population; Rural; non-farm population; Rural; farm population ...).

    Release date: 2015-11-05

  • Table: 13-10-0635-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0294)
    Description:

    This table contains 447552 series, with data for years 2003 - 2003 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (14 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island ...) Urban-rural status (9 items: Total; urban-rural status; Urban; Urban fringe; Urban core ...) Sex (3 items: Both sexes; Females; Males ...) Health profile (156 items: Total population for the variable self-rated health; Very good or excellent self-rated health; Excellent self-rated health; Very good self-rated health ...) Characteristics (8 items: Number of persons; Low 95% confidence interval; number of persons; High 95% confidence interval; number of persons; Coefficient of variation for number of persons ...).

    Release date: 2010-05-17

  • Table: 93F0050X2001007
    Description:

    This table shows the 2001 urban, rural and total population counts for Canada, the provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    Release date: 2002-03-12

  • Table: 93F0050X2001009
    Description:

    This table shows the distribution of the population by urban population size groups and the residual rural areas, for census divisions.

    Release date: 2002-03-12

  • Table: 21F0018X
    Description:

    This slide presentation provides a profile of basic structures and trends in rural and small town Canada.

    Release date: 2001-05-28
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  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2015004
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends examines the decrease in the rural population in Canada from 1851 to 2011.

    Release date: 2015-04-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 21-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These occasional papers focus on the analysis of population trends in rural Canada. Studies of changing patterns in rural communities through space and time cover a range of topics: demography, health, education, manufacturing and labour, household and family.

    Release date: 2012-07-12

  • Stats in brief: 98-310-X201100311622
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look at relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the population and dwelling counts release are entitled 'Population growth in Canada: From 1851 to 2061,' 'Canada's rural population since 1851' and 'The census: A tool for planning at the local level.'

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008006
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines the recent changes in the number and types of manufacturing firms in rural and small town areas; identifies the number and change in manufacturing firms that are part of the value chain of a resource sector; and examines the number and change in manufacturing firms located in rural resource-reliant communities.

    Release date: 2011-06-10

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment in manufacturing in Canada has fluctuated over recent decades. The level reached a historically high in 2004 and has been declining since that time.

    In 2008, over one-half (54%) of all Canadian manufacturing workers were employed in the value chain of a resource sector.

    In 2008, resource sector manufacturing employment was relatively more important in rural and small town areas (69% of manufacturing employment and 9% of total employment) compared to larger urban centres (50% of manufacturing employment and 6% of total employment).

    In the 2001 to 2008 period, resource manufacturing employment became a larger share of total manufacturing employment (up from 51% to 54%) because resource manufacturing employment declined less (-6%) compared to the decline of all 'other' manufacturing employment (-18%).

    Also, in the 2001 to 2008 period, resource manufacturing employment become relatively more important in rural and small town areas as the decline (-3%) was smaller in rural and small town areas compared to the decline in larger urban centres (-7%).

    Within rural and small town areas at the Canada level, 9% of total employment in 2008 was resource sector manufacturing employment. This ranged from 14% within the rural and small town areas of Quebec to 2% within the rural and small town areas of Saskatchewan.

    Within rural and small town areas in 2008, employment in wood processing accounted for the largest share of resource sector manufacturing employment (43%).

    Release date: 2010-08-31

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2010092
    Description:

    The objective of this paper is to present a profile of registered charities across the rural to urban gradient.

    Release date: 2010-05-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-622-M2010020
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using 2001 Census data, this paper investigates the extent to which the urban-rural gap in the earnings of employed workers is associated with human capital composition and agglomeration economies. Both factors have been theoretically and empirically linked to urban-rural earnings differences. Agglomeration economies-the productivity enhancing effects of the geographic concentration of workers and firms-may underlie these differences as they may be stronger in larger urban centres. But human capital composition may also drive the urban-rural earnings gap if workers with higher levels of education and/or experience are more prevalent in cities. The analysis finds that up to one-half of urban-rural earnings differences are related to human capital composition. It also demonstrates that agglomeration economies related to city size are associated with earnings levels, but their influence is significantly reduced by the inclusion of controls for human capital.

    Release date: 2010-01-25

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008003
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using Statistics Canada's Business Register, this paper investigates the pattern of business establishments in each of the different census metropolitan and census agglomeration influenced zones across rural Canada.

    Release date: 2010-01-06

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008002
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using 2006 Census of Population data, this bulletin profiles rural immigrants by five themes: immigrants as a percent of the total population, immigrant period of arrival, immigrant region of birth, migration of recent immigrants and finally a ranking of rural regions in terms of the number of immigrants as a percent of the total population in each rural region.

    Release date: 2009-06-29

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2008001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This bulletin is a summary of a larger working paper which contains more details on the theoretical framework, data and variable selection, estimation procedure, probability estimates and some mapping and simulation analysis (Alasia et Al. 2007).

    Release date: 2009-03-09
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004005
    Description:

    This activity looks at the competing interests and potential for conflict between very large livestock farms and their rural neighbours.

    Release date: 2004-06-09

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 21-601-M2002061
    Description:

    This paper compares six definitions of the word 'rural' from databases at Statistics Canada. Each definition emphasizes different criteria (population size, density, context) and has different associated thresholds. The size of the territorial units (building blocks) from which each definition is constructed also varies.

    Release date: 2002-12-23

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 21-006-X2001003
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    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.

    Release date: 2001-11-19
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