Guide to the Census
What is a census?
A survey that collects data from all members of a population.
Canadian Census of Population & Census of Agriculture: every 5 years
Civic Census (ie Calgary): annually
What data is collected? Socioeconomic and demographic data at various geographic levels.
About the Census
Information from Statistics Canada:
Information about the 2016 Census Data tables and geography products.
Census Dictionary Contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, universes, variables, and geographic terms.
Digitized Census of Canada Documents:
Internet Archive search in Canadian Libraries
Censuses of Canada, 1665 - 1871
Tables on the social and economic conditions in Canada from the earliest settlements to 1871. Hosted by Queen's University Library.
Census Returns 1825 - 1921
Statistics Canada, search nominal indexes for historical census years.
Ancestry.ca Census records 1825 - 1921
Information from the City of Calgary: Civic Census General Information
Introduction to the Census
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