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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Tabulation: Province or Territory of Residence 1 Year Ago (14), Mother Tongue (8), Age Groups (17B) and Sex (3) for the Interprovincial Migrants Aged 1 Year and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2011 National Household Survey
About this tabulation
- Catalogue number :
- Release date :
- June 26, 2013
- Topic :
- Mobility and Migration
- Variables :
- Geography Geographic Index
- Mother tongue (8)
- Age groups (17B)
- Sex (3)
- Current - Province or territory of residence (14)
- 1 year ago - Province or territory of residence (14)
Note: Confidentiality disclosure control for the National Household Survey (NHS)
Disclosure control rules have been applied to data tables available from the National Household Survey (NHS). The number of actual records used to derive any number in a table must meet a minimum criterion. For a table cell where this criterion is not met, the number is replaced by a zero. Due to this disclosure control, subtotals will not necessarily aggregate to the total. As well, users should note that random rounding has also been applied to the data.
Note: Differences between the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates and census counts
The 2011 Census of Population and the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) both provide information on the Canadian population for various levels of geography and for numerous common topics (e.g., demography, marital status, family and language) including characteristics associated to these topics. It is possible that differences exist between the 2011 Census count and the NHS estimate. Two reasons can explain these differences:
- The definition of the population of each data source: the target population for the 2011 Census includes usual residents in collective dwellings and persons living abroad, whereas the target population for the NHS excludes them.
- The variability of the estimates for the NHS: the NHS estimates are derived from a sample survey and are therefore subject to sampling error; they are also subject to potentially higher non-response error than in the census due to the survey's voluntary nature.
Note: The 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates - quality indicators
For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.
Note: Interprovincial migrants (1 year ago)
Interprovincial migrants are movers who, on reference day, May 10, 2011, were living in a different census subdivision from the one at which they resided one year earlier, in a different province.
Note: Mobility status - Place of residence 1 year ago
Refers to the status of a person with regard to the place of residence on the reference day, May 10, 2011, in relation to the place of residence on the same date one year earlier. Persons who have not moved are referred to as non-movers and persons who have moved from one residence to another are referred to as movers. Movers include non-migrants and migrants. Non-migrants are persons who did move but remained in the same city, town, township, village or Indian Reserve. Migrants include internal migrants who moved to a different city, town, township, village or Indian Reserve within Canada. External migrants include persons who lived outside Canada at the earlier reference date.
For additional information, please refer to the 2011 National Household Survey Dictionary, catalogue number 99-000-XWE.