Census Program

The Census Program provides a statistical portrait of the country every five years. The last census was conducted in May 2011 and consisted of the Census of Agriculture, the Census of Population, and the 2011 National Household Survey.

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Find 2011 Census of Population Program data

Find 2011 Census of Population Program data

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Key statistics: Canada [More]

Median age

(2011 Census of Population)

40.6

% immigrants

(2011 National Household Survey)

20.6

Median household total income ($)

(2011 National Household Survey)

61,072

Average farm size (acres)1

(2011 Census of Agriculture)

778

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The 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.

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The Census of Population Program information holdings include data, analytical, reference and geography products. Videos present highlights and provide an overview of our major releases. Custom services are available for more complex information requests.

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Statistical information including tabulations, profiles, microdata and data visualizations.

Analytical products

An analytical perspective on Census of Population Program topics.

Reference materials

Supporting documentation to assist users with understanding and interpreting Census of Population Program information.

Geography

Geographical information that will assist with interpreting Census of Population Program information.

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A collection of videos providing insight and highlights from the major releases.

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Services that allows for products and services to be tailored to more demanding and complex requests.

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