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Results of the 92-year question
The 2011 Census gave Canadians the opportunity to make an informed decision about the release of their name-identified census information. The Statistics Act permits name-identified census information to be transferred to Library and Archives Canada and made publicly available after 92 years, in other words in the year 2103.
Nationally 81.6% of respondents replied yes, and the remainder either said no or left the box blank.
Release of personal census information after 92 years
Table showing the results of the 92-year question on the 2011 Census questionnaire for Canada, provinces and territories.
|Geographic name||% who responded yes||% who responded no/left blank|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||85.3||14.7|
|Prince Edward Island||85.3||14.7|