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This downloadable data product includes the federal boundary files from previous census years. Data included are the historical boundary files of the year indicated and should not be considered the most recent official boundaries. Layers in each geodatabase include Economic Regions, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, Census Tracts, and Disseminations. Current years for the historical dataset include 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016.
This web map services includes the following boundaries: Census divisions, Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations, Census subdivisions, Census tracts, Dissemination areas and Economic region. This information is adapted from Statistics Canada, 2011 Census - Boundary files. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product. Census divisions are a group of neighbouring municipalities in Alberta joined together for the purposes of regional planning and managing common services (such as police or ambulance services).
The Census Metropolitan Area and Census Agglomeration Boundary Files portray the boundaries of the census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations for which census data are disseminated. Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations consist of one or more adjacent municipalities (census subdivisions) around a core.
The Census Division Boundary Files portray the census division boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A census division is usually made up of a number of adjacent census subdivisions (municipalities).
The 2021 Census Boundary Files depict the boundaries of all standard geographic areas established for the purpose of disseminating census data. They contain information such as unique identifier (UID), name and type where applicable, as well as land area and province or territory unique identifier (PRUID). Each boundary file can be linked to all higher level geographic areas using its DGUID and the new 2021 Dissemination Geographies Relationship File. They are available for download or viewing in two types: cartographic and digital.
The Census Tract Boundary Files portray the census tract boundaries for which census data are disseminated. Census tracts are small, relatively stable geographic areas that usually have a population less than 10,000 as per the previous census. They are located in census metropolitan areas and in census agglomerations with a core population of 50,000 or more in the previous census.
The 2016 Census Population Ecumene Census Division Cartographic Boundary Files represent Canada’s population ecumene. Ecumene, is a term used by geographers to indicate inhabited land. Statistics Canada applies the definition of the population ecumene as land where people have made their permanent home.
The Census Subdivision Boundary Files portray the census subdivision boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A census subdivision is a municipality or an area treated as equivalent to a municipality for statistical purposes (for example, Indian reserves and unorganized territories). Municipal status is defined by laws in effect in each province and territory in Canada.
This table is part of a series of tables that present a portrait of Canada based on the various census topics. The tables range in complexity and levels of geography. Content varies from a simple overview of the country to complex cross-tabulations; the tables may also cover several censuses.
- Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 Census;
- Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions and Dissemination Areas, 2016 Census;
- Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census;
- Population of Census Metropolitan Areas, Tracted Census Agglomerations and Census Tracts, 2016 Census;
- Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2013 Representation Order), 2016 Census;
This service shows the percentage of population, excluding institutional residents, with knowledge of English and French for Canada by 2016 census subdivision. The data is from the Census Profile, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Knowledge of official languages refers to whether the person can conduct a conversation in English only, French only, in both languages or in neither language.