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Data and Statistics

a guide to finding data and/or statistics of interest to students and scholars engaged in all kinds of research.

2021 Census - Data and Documentation

This is not an exhaustive list of census data products and documentation. Data releases for the 2021 census will be ongoing with major releases planned up to November 30, 2022 and further releases to be expected.

Data
Documentation

2021 Census - Maps and Geography

This is not an exhaustive list of products and documentation, see the catalogue (last link in the documentation section) for more. More geographical products might make an appearance throughout 2022 and beyond.

Products
Documentation

2021 Census of Agriculture

An agriculture linkage with the census of population data product is still to be released as of mid-2022.
Select Data and Products
Maps and Geography
Documentation

2016 Census

For data about population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, immigration and ethnocultural diversity, aboriginal peoples, education and labour, mobility and migration, language of work, income and housing.

Agriculture
Data
Documentation

2011 Census and National Household Survey (NHS)

For data about population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status and language.

Agriculture
Data
Documentation

For data about immigration and ethnocultural diversity, aboriginal peoples, education and labour, mobility and migration, language of work, income and housing.

Data
Documentation

2001 and 2006 Census

Agriculture
Census Data
Documentation
Agriculture
Census Data
Documentation
Maps and Geography

Historical Census

The Killam Library holds a comprehensive collection of census publications back to Confederation:

Other Resources

Practice retrieving census data

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