Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Components of migration (in and out), five years, of geographic area

Release date: May 3, 2017

Definition

'Components of migration (in and out), five years' refers to the in-migrants and out-migrants for a specific level of geography considering a period of five years.

For components of migration (in and out), five years, in-migrants include persons who did not live in the specified geographic area five years before the reference date, but did live there on the reference date.

For components of migration (in and out), five years, out-migrants include persons who lived in the specified geographic area five years before the reference date, but did not live there on the reference date.

Statistical unit(s)

Person

Classification(s)

In-Migration, Five years
Out-Migration, Five years
Statistical Area Classification - Variant of SGC 2016

Reported in

2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001 and 1996 (20% sample).

Reported for

Population aged 5 years and over residing in Canada, in private households

Question number(s)

Derived variable: Question 23

Responses

Not applicable

Remarks

Not applicable

Note

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