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Canadian military experience

Release date: July 13, 2022 Updated on: November 30, 2022

The 2021 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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Title:Data tables: Canadian military experience


Description: This series of cross-tabulations presents a portrait of Canada. They range in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.

Data product

Title:Diversity of Canada’s Veterans and Military Population

Infographic: 11-627-M-X2021074

Description: Based on 2021 Census data, this infographic presents highlights of the diversity of the military and Veteran population in Canada.

Data product

Title:Canadian Military Experience

The Daily

Description: This American Sign Language video highlights military experience data from the third release of the 2021 Census of Population included in the Daily.

Analytical product

Title:On guard for thee: serving in the Canadian Armed Forces

The Daily

Description: For the first time in 50 years, Statistics Canada asked Canadians about their military service on the 2021 Census of Population. According to new data from the census, there were 97,625 Canadians counted as serving in the Canadian Armed Forces and 461,240 Veterans in spring 2021.

Analytical product

Title:Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021

Dictionary: 98-301-X2021001

Description: The Census Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, variables, and geographic terms, as well as historical information.

Reference material

Title:Guide to the Census of Population, 2021

Guide: 98-304-X2021001

Description: This reference document provides an overview of the Census of Population content determination, collection, processing, data quality assessment and data dissemination.

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Title:Canadian Military Experience Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2021

Guide: 98-500-X2021015

Description: This reference guide provides information to help users effectively use and interpret Canadian military experience data from the 2021 Census.

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Title:Veterans Data in the 2021 Census of Population

Technical report: 98200002-X2021001

Description: The report Veterans Data in the 2021 Census of Population aims to inform users of the conceptual framework and definitions used to gather the 2021 Census data on Canadian military experience and the relevant data quality aspects.

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