The Census Program provides a statistical portrait of the country every five years. The 2016 Census Program includes the Census of Population and the Census of Agriculture. For upcoming release dates, refer to the 2016 Census Program release schedule.
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Find latest data from the 2016 Census
Key indicators: Canada
Source: 2016 Census of Population [More key indicators]
The 2016 Census of Population Program offers a wide range of analysis, data, reference and geographical information according to topics (subjects) that paint a portrait of Canada and its population. To access topics from the previous Census, refer to 2011 Census topics.
|Release date||Release topic|
|February 8, 2017||Population and dwelling counts|
|May 3, 2017||Age and sex, Type of dwelling|
|August 2, 2017||Families, households and marital status, Language|
|September 13, 2017||Income|
|October 25, 2017||Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, Housing, Aboriginal peoples|
|November 29, 2017||Education, Labour, Journey to work, Language of work, Mobility and migration|
Information and services
The 2016 Census of Population Program information holdings include data, analytical, reference and geography products. Videos present highlights and provide an overview of our major releases.
Statistical information including tabulations, profiles, microdata and data visualizations.
An analytical perspective on Census of Population Program topics.
Supporting documentation to assist users with understanding and interpreting Census of Population Program information.
Geographical information that will assist with interpreting Census of Population Program information.
A collection of videos providing insight and highlights from the major releases.
Services that allows for products and services to be tailored to more demanding and complex requests.
Access data products, analytical products and reference materials from 2011, 2006, 2001 and 1996 censuses.
Access information about the search for a new approach to census-taking.
Data users and interested parties across Canada are asked for their views on the type and extent of information they believe should be available from the census.
Accessing my Census information
Access to proof of age, length of residence in Canada, citizenship or Aboriginal identity through the Census Pension Searches Program.
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