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Census (Canadian Population Census)


Statistics Canada conducts the Census of Population in order to develop a statistical portrait of Canada and Canadians on one specific day. The census is designed to provide information about people and housing units in Canada by their demographic, social and economic characteristics. You can read a brief history of the Census on the Canadian encyclopedia.

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Publications using this survey

Preston, V., and Ray B. (2020).  Placing the second generation: A case study of Toronto. The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien, 64 (2), 215-231. Abstract
Desrosiers, P. (2020).  Portrait de la mobilité intergénérationnelle du revenu pour les immigrants et les non-immigrants au Canada. Département des sciences économiques. Montréal, QC: L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Abstract
Dilmaghani, M., and Dean J. (2020).  Sexual orientation and homeownership in Canada. Journal of Housing Economics, 49 (September), 101688. Abstract