New Census data available now

Today, Statistics Canada released the second round of data from the 2016 Census of Population. These new data enhance Canada’s statistical portrait and tell us more about Canadians – their age, their sex, as well as the types of dwellings they live in.

Thanks to the outstanding engagement of Canadians and to the unwavering support of organizations like yours, the 2016 Census is yielding high quality information for communities across Canada.

Census data tools

These online tools enable you to access data snapshots and generate portraits of your community:

Census Profile
Profiles present information for various population characteristics at different levels of geography.

This tool is an interactive map application that facilitates the discovery of basic demographic data at various levels of geography.

Focus on Geography Series
This series provides a simple way to find census data on your municipality. It provides data highlights on your selected geographic area through text, tables and figures. A map image of the geographic area is also included.

Other 2016 Census of Population results will be published on the following dates:

  • August 2, 2017 – Families, households, marital status and language
  • September 13, 2017 – Income
  • October 25, 2017 – Immigration, ethnocultural diversity, housing and Aboriginal peoples
  • November 29, 2017 – Education, labour, journey to work, language of work, mobility and migration

If you have any questions, please contact Tara Petrie Duff by email at or by telephone at 204-984-4419.

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