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2011 Census of Population: Response Rates

2011 Census of Population: Final response ratesFootnote 1

2011 Census of Population: Final response rates
Province/territory Percentage
Canada 97.1
Newfoundland and Labrador 97.6
Prince Edward Island 97.7
Nova Scotia 97.3
New Brunswick 97.0
Quebec 97.3
Ontario 97.2
Manitoba 97.4
Saskatchewan 96.9
Alberta 97.0
British Columbia 96.5
Yukon 94.0
Northwest Territories 95.6
Nunavut 91.4

Notes: These final rates are obtained after data processing and data quality verification. They are calculated as the number of private and collective dwellings that returned a completed questionnaire divided by the number of private and collective dwellings classified as occupied on the Census database. The final occupancy classification of dwellings is based on the analysis of data collected by field staff, data provided by respondents and the results of a sample study on the quality of the dwelling occupancy status.

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