Illustrated Glossary

Geography is important to the national statistical system. Well-defined geographic areas provide the framework for the collection, presentation and analysis of data.

To take full advantage of Census data, users need to have a basic understanding of the terms related to geography concepts. To explore geographical definitions and concepts, use the alphabetical listing or Figure 1.1 Hierarchy of standard geographic areas for dissemination, 2016 Census.

Geographic areas

Other terms

Appendice

Table 1.1 Geographic areas by province and territory, 2016 Census from the Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016

Figure 1.1 Hierarchy of standard geographic areas for dissemination, Census 2016 from the Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016

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