Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Age characteristics
Select all: Commuting
Commuting destination
Commuting duration
Main mode of commuting
Place of work status
Time leaving for work
Select all: Education
Highest certificate, diploma or degree
Location of study compared with province or territory of residence
Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2021
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate
Ethnocultural and religious diversity
Select all: Ethnocultural and religious diversity
Ethnic or cultural origin
Visible minority
Families, households, and marital status
Select all: Families, households, and marital status
Family characteristics
Household type
Marital status
Household characteristics
Immigration, place of birth, and citizenship
Select all: Immigration, place of birth, and citizenship
Admission category and applicant type
Age at immigration
Generation status
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Pre-admission experience
Selected places of birth for the immigrant population
Selected places of birth for the recent immigrant population
Select all: Income
Income of economic families in 2020
Income of households in 2020
Income of individuals in 2019
Income of individuals in 2020
Low income and income inequality in 2020
Indigenous peoples
Select all: Indigenous peoples
Indigenous ancestry
Indigenous population
Instruction in the minority official language
Select all: Instruction in the minority official language
Children eligible for instruction in the minority official language
Eligibility and instruction in the minority official language for school-aged children
Select all: Labour
Class of worker including job permanency
Industry - Sectors - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2017
Labour force status
Occupation - Broad category - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021
Work activity during the reference year
Select all: Language
All languages spoken at home
First official language spoken
Knowledge of languages
Knowledge of official languages
Language spoken most often at home
Mother tongue
Other language spoken regularly at home
Language of work
Select all: Language of work
All languages used at work
Language used most often at work
Other language(s) used regularly at work
Mobility and migration
Select all: Mobility and migration
Mobility status 1 year ago
Mobility status 5 years ago
Population and dwelling counts
Population and dwellings
Type of dwelling
Household and dwelling characteristics
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Rates Rates
Total Men+ Women+ Total Men+ Women+
Immigrant status and period of immigration
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigration for the population in private households - 25% sample data79 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Non-immigrants80 74.4 75.0 73.8 67.5 68.8 66.2
Immigrants81 23.0 22.2 23.8 29.0 27.5 30.4
Before 1980 4.2 4.1 4.4 5.7 5.5 5.9
1980 to 1990 2.5 2.5 2.6 3.3 3.2 3.5
1991 to 2000 4.2 3.9 4.4 6.1 5.7 6.5
2001 to 2010 5.3 5.1 5.5 6.4 6.0 6.8
2011 to 202182 6.8 6.6 6.9 7.4 7.1 7.7
2011 to 2015 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.4 3.2 3.6
2016 to 2021 3.7 3.6 3.7 4.0 3.9 4.1
Non-permanent residents83 2.5 2.8 2.3 3.5 3.6 3.3


Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2023. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 15, 2023.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed February 23, 2024).


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