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The results of the 2001 Census are now fully released.  The following is highlight data available online free of charge.

If you require local neighborhood data, there is a charge.  GDSourcing can help you access this detailed data as economically  as possible.  Contact us with your Census needs at contact@gdsourcing.com

 

  1. Highlights from the latest releases
     
  2. Search for Census Data by Geographical Area
    (NB: With the exception of basic population & dwelling counts data for local neighborhoods is unavailable online.  You must contact Statistics Canada directly to order this level of detail.)
     
  3. FREE Detailed Census Data by Topic
    The following topics have been released:
    1. Age & Sex
       
    2. Marital Status
       
    3. Families & Household Living Arrangements
       
    4. Housing
       
    5. Language Composition
       
    6. Canadians on the Move
       
    7. Citizenship, immigration, birthplace, generation status, ethnic origin, visible minorities and Aboriginal peoples
       
    8. Labour force activity, class of worker, occupation, industry, place of work, mode of transportation, language of work and unpaid work
       
    9. School attendance, education, field of study, highest level of schooling and earnings
       
    10. Income of Individuals, Families and Households, Social and Economic Characteristics of Individuals, Families and Households, Housing Costs, and Religion

     

     

  4. Census Maps
    1. GeoSearch
      Population & Dwelling Counts for very small geographical areas
       
    2. Thematic Maps for Metropolitan Areas
      Census data plotted by local neighborhood Themes covered:
      1. Population Change
      2. Median Age
      3. Households containing a couple with children
         
    3. Reference Maps
      Census boundaries including selected street names


Below are full highlights from the 1996 Census

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2001 CENSUS STATISTICS AVAILABLE:

HIGHLIGHT DATA:

Population & Dwelling Counts
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Age and sex
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Marital status, common-law status, families, dwellings and households
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Collective dwellings
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Profile of languages in Canada
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Profile of the Canadian population by mobility status
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Aboriginal peoples of Canada: A demographic profile
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Canada’s ethnocultural portrait: The changing mosaic
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The changing profile of Canada's labour force

Where Canadians work and how they get there

Use of English and French at work

Earnings of Canadians: Making a living in the new economy
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Education in Canada: Raising the standard
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Income of Canadian Families
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Religions in Canada
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1996 CENSUS STATISTICS AVAILABLE:

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Statistical Profile of Canadian Communities

1996 CENSUS

POPULATION & DWELLING COUNTS

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AGE & SEX DATA

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FAMILY & HOUSEHOLD DATA

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EDUCATION

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OCCUPIED PRIVATE DWELLINGS

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IMMIGRATION & CITIZENSHIP

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INCOME

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MARITAL STATUS/COMMON LAW DATA

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MOBILITY & MIGRATION

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LANGUAGE DATA

  • Mother Tongue
    (showing Age Groups, for Canada, Provinces and Territories e.g. English, French, Non-official language)
  • Home Language
    (showing Age Groups, for Canada, Provinces and Territories e.g. English, French, Non-official language)
  • Knowledge of Official Languages
    (showing Age Groups, for Canada, Provinces and Territories e.g. English only, French only, Both English & French, Neither English nor French)

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ABORIGINAL DATA

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VISIBLE MINORITIES

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WORKPLACE STATISTICS

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FEATURES:

 

  • About the Census of Population
    (History, Content, Collection, Processing and the Preview of Products and Services, 1996 Census of Population questionnaire)

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