Census of Population

The census provides a detailed statistical portrait of Canada and its people by their demographic, social and economic characteristics. This information is important for communities and is vital for planning services such as child care, schooling, family services, and skills training for employment.

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  • Table: 43-10-0067-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Highest certificate, degree or diploma in percentage, by groups designated as visible minorities and selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, first official language spoken, immigrant status, period of immigration and generation status), for the population 15 years and over in private households.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 43-10-0068-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Average employment income and average weekly earnings, by groups designated as a visible minorities and selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, first official language spoken, immigrant status, period of immigration, generation status and highest certificate, degree or diploma) for the population who worked during the reference year and aged 15 years and over in private households, 2006,2011 and 2016.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 43-10-0069-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Participation rate, employment rate, unemployment rate and percentage of individuals in full-time employment, by groups designated as visible minority selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, immigrant status, period of immigration, generation status and highest certificate, degree or diploma) for the population aged 15 years and over in private households.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 43-10-0070-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    All management occupations, senior management occupations, middle management occupations and self-employed in percent, by groups designated as visible minorities and selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, first official language spoken, immigrant status, period of immigration, generation status and highest certificate, degree or diploma) for the employed labour force population aged 15 years and over in private households.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 43-10-0071-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Overqualification rate, by groups designated as visible minorities and selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, first official language spoken, immigrant status, period of immigration and generation status, highest university certificate degree or diploma at bachelor level or above and location of study) for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 43-10-0072-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of youth not in employment, education or training, by groups designated as visible minorities and selected sociodemographic characteristics (sex, age group, first official language spoken and generation status), for the population aged 15 to 29 years in private households.

    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Table: 17-20-00022022001
    Description:

    The Canadian Social Environment Typology (CanSET) data file on cluster membership by dissemination area is a downloadable data file. The file includes information on the variables that were used to create the clusters and a data table with cluster options on membership by dissemination area.

    Release date: 2022-05-09

  • Thematic map: 92-173-X
    Description:

    A thematic map focuses on the spatial variability of a specific distribution or theme (such as population density or average annual income) for standard geographic areas, whereas a reference map focuses on the location and names of geographic features. Thematic maps normally include some location or reference information to help users familiarize themselves with the geographic area covered on the map.

    A reference guide is available (92-143-G).

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Data Visualization: 98-404-X
    Description:

    Focusing on a selected geographic area, this product presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2021 Census. These data highlights are presented through text, tables and figures. A map image of the geographic area is also included in the product. The geographic levels presented in this product include Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations, census divisions and census subdivisions.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Data Visualization: 98-507-X
    Description:

    The Census Program Data Viewer (CPDV) is a new advanced web-based data visualization tool that will make statistical information more interpretable by presenting key indicators in a statistical dashboard. The CPDV makes it easy to find many places in Canada, see them on a map, and get basic geographic and sociodemographic data for those places. To find a specific place of interest, you can click and zoom in on a map of Canada or you can search by place name or postal code. The CPDV displays the appropriate thematic map showing boundaries and other features. The CPDV will also enable users to easily compare indicator values for different places and help identify relationships between indicators.

    Release date: 2022-04-27
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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202213733524
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-05-17

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202200100006
    Description:

    This article explores inequalities in age-standardized COVID-19 mortality rates by six neighbourhood types in Canada. A new geographic classification tool called the Canadian Social Environment Typology (CanSET) is used to understand variations in age-standardized COVID-19 mortality rates by socioeconomic, demographic and ethnocultural characteristics of neighbourhoods in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-05-09

  • Articles and reports: 17-20-00022022002
    Description:

    The Canadian Social Environment Typology (CanSET) is a geographic classification tool to compare neighbourhoods across Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations. The purpose of this user guide is to define the concept of identical Dissemination Area (DA) clusters used in the Canadian Social Environment Typology (CanSET) and to give an overview of how the clusters can be used to explore DA level health and social inequalities. The user guide also offers information on how to use the new social environment clusters to understand social and health inequalities in more populous areas in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-05-09

  • Articles and reports: 17-20-0002
    Description:

    The Canadian Social Environment Typology (CanSET) is a geographic classification tool to compare neighbourhoods across Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations. The CanSET was developed by the Centre for Population Health Data (CPHD) at Statistics Canada. It provides three levels of neighbourhood classifications based on combinations of 30 socioeconomic, demographic and ethnocultural variables from the Census of population 2016. Each social environment cluster is a group of similar dissemination areas and represents a unique neighbourhood type. The CanSET data comes with definitions of each neighbourhood type so that users can compare health and social outcomes by neighbourhood characteristics. The CanSet classification includes the data, user guide and methodology guide.

    Release date: 2022-05-09

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202211732983
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202211732984
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • 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

  • Stats in brief: 98-200-X2021004
    Description:

    This Census in Brief article examines recent trends for the population aged 85 and over in 2021. It provides some insights on the size and growth of this group, as well as on those of centenarians. This article also provides information on the population aged 85 and over living in collective dwellings geared towards seniors.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Stats in brief: 98-20-00032021006
    Description:

    This video will provide viewers with a basic understanding of the differences between a private dwelling and a collective dwelling, the classification of private dwellings into regular and marginal dwellings and the classification of collective dwellings into institutional and non-institutional collective dwellings. Viewers will also learn about the method of enumeration of these dwellings.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Stats in brief: 98-20-00032021007
    Description:

    The census counts dwellings to associate people with a spatial unit and to publish counts of the dwellings themselves, along with information about dwelling characteristics. This video provides information about the different variables associated with dwellings such as Structural types of dwellings, Dwelling condition, Condominium status, Period of construction, Rooms and Bedrooms in a dwelling.

    Release date: 2022-04-27
Reference (194)

Reference (194) (0 to 10 of 194 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-301-X
    Description:

    The Census Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, variables and geographic terms, as well as historical information.

    By referring to the Census Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data and how to compare variables between census years.

    The Census Dictionary will be released iteratively starting with geography and non-data dependent topic definitions, tables, figures and appendices with additional content made available based on subsequent topic releases.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-304-X
    Description:

    The Guide to the Census of Population is a reference document that describes the various phases of the 2021 Census of Population. The guide provides an overview of content determination, sampling design, collection, data processing, data quality assessment, confidentiality guidelines and dissemination. It also includes response rates and other data quality information. This product may be useful to both new and experienced users who wish to familiarize themselves with and find specific information about the 2021 Census of Population.

    The Guide to the Census of Population combines information previously available in the Overview of the Census, National Household Survey User Guide and the Data Quality and Confidentiality Standards and Guidelines from 2011. 

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-304-X2021001
    Description:

    The Guide to the Census of Population is a reference document that describes the various phases of the 2021 Census of Population. The guide provides an overview of content determination, sampling design, collection, data processing, data quality assessment, confidentiality guidelines and dissemination. It also includes response rates and other data quality information. This product may be useful to both new and experienced users who wish to familiarize themselves with and find specific information about the 2021 Census of Population.

    Release date: 2022-04-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-20-00012021001
    Description:

    This fact sheet provides the context for the addition of the gender question on the 2021 Census, as well as the definitions related to gender and sex at birth. It also explains what gender-related information will be available in the April 27th, 2022 Census release.

    Release date: 2022-04-06

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-20-0001
    Description:

    This is a series of fact sheets offering an overview of changes in content for the 2021 Census questionnaire. These include 19 fact sheets focusing on new and modified content and one fact sheet providing information about the design and methodology of the 2019 Census Content Test.

    Release date: 2022-04-06

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021001
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret type of dwelling 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: 2022-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021002
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret family, household and marital status 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: 2022-03-30

  • 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: 2022-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021004
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret income 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: 2022-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2021005
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret housing characteristics 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: 2022-03-30
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