Designed to give journalists a more in-depth view of the 2006 Census releases, these presentations highlight census findings using short bullet-style analyses, graphs, tables and maps.
Every five years, the census provides a statistical portrait of Canada and its people. The most recent Census of Population was on May 16, 2006.
The Census of Agriculture is conducted every five years at the same time as the Census of Population. It provides a profile of Canadian agricultural operations, including information on number of farms, crops, land use, land management practices, livestock and poultry, farm machinery, operating expenses and gross farm receipts. The Census of Agriculture also profiles farm operators based on various characteristics.
Links to highlights, data, boundary files, analyses, reference maps and other information are available in the menu on the left hand side of the Census of Agriculture home page.
The Aboriginal Population Profile is the presentation of various 2006 data for the Aboriginal identity population in Canadian communities.
This profile contains information from the 2006 Census for federal electoral districts. A federal electoral district is an area represented by a member of the House of Commons.
These profiles provide community-level information from the 2006 Census of Population for Census agglomerations (CA) and Census metropolitan areas (CMA).
These profiles provide community-level information from the 2006 Census of Population for census tracts (CT). A census tract is a small, relatively stable geographic area that usually has a population of 2,500 to 8,000.
This product presents a series of summary data trends spanning three censuses: 2006, 2001 and 1996.
These products contain statistical information about each characteristic of the population, households, dwellings and families as measured in the census.
The 2006 Census Dictionary provides detailed information on every aspect of the Census of Population and Census of Agriculture along with an overview of each phase of the census, from content determination to data dissemination.
The 2006 Census offers a wide range of data tabulations that paint a portrait of Canada based on various topics, that is, on groups of variables for related subjects, including:
This series includes a number of comprehensive articles that provide an analytical perspective on 2006 Census topics.
This online guide gives lists of surveys and data sources available at Statistics Canada. Used to obtain information on a variety of subjects, including census-related topics, these surveys and data sources complement the existing information obtained through the census.
Reference materials are designed to help users make the most of census data. They cover various aspects of the census and are intended to support the use of census data.
Census geography covers a wide range of geographic areas—from provinces and territories down to city blocks. These geographic areas have boundaries, names, and other information that make it possible to locate them on the ground and to relate census data to them.
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