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Topic-based tabulation: Mobility Status 1 Year Ago (9), Mother Tongue (8), Age Groups (17) and Sex (3) for Population 1 Year and Over, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2001 Census - 20% Sample Data
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|Release date:||December 10, 2002|
|Topic:||Canadians on the Move|
Special Note: Migration Data for Small Geographic Areas
Estimates of internal migration may be less accurate for small geographic areas, areas with a place name which is duplicated elsewhere, and for some Census Subdivisions (CSD) where previous residents may have provided the name of the Census Metropolitan Area or Census Agglomeration instead of the specific name of the component CSD from which they migrated.
For additional information, please refer to the 2001 Census Dictionary, Catalogue Number 92-378-XIE or 92-378-XPE.
Special Note: Mobility Status (1 Year Ago) Subuniverse
The 'Mobility Status (1 Year Ago)' subuniverse includes persons 1 year of age and over residing in Canada, excluding institutional residents and Canadians (military and government personnel) in households outside Canada. For additional information, please refer to the 2001 Census Dictionary, Catalogue Number 92-378-XIE or 92-378-XPE.
Special Note: Nunavut (1)
A new territory called Nunavut came into effect on April 1, 1999. For additional information, please refer to the 2001 Census Dictionary, Catalogue Number 92-378-XIE or 92-378-XPE.
|Mobility Status 1 Year Ago (9)||Mother Tongue (8)|
|Total - Mother tongue||English||French||Non-official language||English and French||English and non-official language||French and non-official language||English, French and non-official language|
|Total - Mobility status 1 year agoFootnote 2||29,314,755||17,139,785||6,640,505||5,161,260||109,940||215,395||37,940||9,925|
- Footnote 1
Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
- Footnote 2
Refers to the relationship between a person's usual place of residence on Census Day and his or her usual place of residence one year earlier. A person is classified as a non-mover if no difference exists. Otherwise, a person is classified as a mover and this categorization is called Mobility Status (1 Year Ago). Within the category of movers, a further distinction is made between non-migrants and migrants; this difference is called migration status.
Non-movers are persons who, on Census Day, were living at the same address as the one at which they resided one year earlier.
Movers are persons who, on Census Day, were living at a different address than the one at which they resided one year earlier.
Non-migrants are movers who, on Census Day, were living at a different address, but in the same census subdivision (CSD) as the one they lived in one year earlier.
Migrants are movers who, on Census Day, were residing in a different CSD one year earlier (internal migrants) or who were living outside Canada one year earlier (external migrants).
Intraprovincial migrants are movers who, on Census Day, were living in a different census subdivision than the one at which they resided one year earlier, in the same province.
Interprovincial migrants are movers who, on Census Day, were living in a different census subdivision than the one at which they resided one year earlier, in a different province.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97F0008XCB2001003.
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