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This product provides definitions of all the concepts, variables and geographic
elements of the 1996 Census. The information provided for each variable includes the
associated question number(s), the response categories or classifications, and remarks
about points of interest, such as the variable's history. The dictionary also contains a
guide to census geography and applications.
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|Table of Contents|
||Census Questions Since Confederation
||A Guide to Census Geography and Applications
||Comparison of Ethnic Origins Collected in 1996, 1991 and 1986
||Historical Comparability of Journey to Work Data
||Comparability of Labour Force Activity Data With Those of Previous Censuses (1971-1996) and With
the Labour Force Survey
||Labour Force Activity Classification Chart
||Mother Tongue and Home Language: Classifications from 1996, 1991 and 1986
||Knowledge of Non-official Languages: Classifications from 1996 and 1991
||Comparability of Mobility Data With Those of Previous Censuses
||Comparison of Places of Birth Available in 1996, 1991 and 1986
||1996 Classification of Countries of Citizenship
||Major Field of Study Final Classification Structure
||CMAs and CAs, Showing Street Network File Coverage
||1996 and 1991 Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations by Census Subdivision
Components, Showing CMA/CA Code, CSD Type, SNF Coverage, Number of Census Tracts and Number of Enumeration Areas
||Data Quality, Sampling and Weighting, Confidentiality and Random Rounding
||1996 Form 2B, Population Questionnaire
||1996 Form 6, Agriculture Questionnaire