ISR Training Jan. 21, 2011. Canadian census. Canada’s largest survey Complete population count Gathers information on the demographic, social and economic conditions of the country’s population. What is Canadian Census?.
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Statistics Canada uses several terms to refer to the categories of data, or characteristics, included in each table. Sometimes you will find characteristics referred to as variables, dimensions, or data categories.Census TerminologyTable Characteristics
Ethnic origin and visible minorities
Age and sex
Immigration and citizenship
Place of work and commuting to work
Income and earnings
Housing and shelter costs
Mobility and migration
Families and households For a detailed explanation of these terms and other Census terminology, see the online 2006 Census Dictionary.
• Provinces and territories
• Federal electoral districts (FED’s)
• Census divisions (CD’s)
• Census subdivisions (CSD’s)
• Postal codesAdministrative areas
Geographic areas are created by STC to support the collection and dissemination of statistical data
• Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs)
• Census Agglomeration (CAs)
• Dissemination Areas (DA’s)
• BlocksStatistical areas
geographic unit with a population of 400 to 700 persons.Dissemination Area (DA)
Represents large urban centres with population of 100,000 or more as of the last census.Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)
A relatively permanent area resembling a small urban neighbourhood or rural community
They are located in large urban centres that must have an urban core population of 50,000 or more.
Population range 2,500 and 8,000 (4,000 preferred)Census tract (Ct)