Census of Canada Public Use Microdata
Data files from 1971 to the latest are provided by Statistics Canada under the terms of the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) licence.
The data are for use by faculty, students, and staff of DLI member instititions, for academic research and teaching purposes only.
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- Do not share any microdata with anyone who is not a University of Toronto faculty, student, or staff member.
- Do not attempt to identify individual respondents.
- Do not link microdata to administrative records.
- Do not use these data for contracted research with outside funding.
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|Census of Canada, 2006||hierarchical file||Data||Documentation|
|individuals [Corrected 2010-05-27]||Data|
|Census of Canada, 2001||individuals [Revision 2; reloaded 2006/05/05]||Data|
|families [Reloaded 2006/11/23]||Data|
|households and housing [Reloaded 2008/04/02]||Data|
|Census of Canada, 1996||individuals
[MDL ed., contains subsample variable with range 0-999] [Reloaded 2011-01-26]
|families [version 3]||Data|
|households [version 2] [Reloaded 2000/05/19]||Data|
|Census of Canada, 1991||individuals||Data|
|Census of Canada, 1986||individuals||Data||Documentation|
|Census of Canada, 1981||individuals [Reloaded 2007/01/12]||Data|
|Census of Canada, 1976||individuals [Reloaded 2006/08/30]||Data||Documentation|
|families [Reloaded 2006/08/29]||Data||Documentation|
|Census of Canada, 1971||individuals - provincial sample [Reloaded 2006/06/26]||Data|
|individuals - Montreal and Toronto sample [Reloaded 2006/06/26]||Data|
|families - provincial sample||Data||Record layout|
|families - Montreal and Toronto sample||Data|
|households - provincial sample [Reloaded 2006/08/29]||Data||Record layout|
|households - Montreal and Toronto sample [Reloaded 2006/08/29]||Data||
|Census of Canada, 1921, 1931, 1941, 1951 - anonymized microdata files (CCRI Project)||data to be available in future from||No documentation
|Census of Canada, 1911: 5% sample
Producer & distributor: Ottawa, ON: Canadian Century Research Infrastructure (CCRI)
|individuals [Reloaded 2009-12-11]||Data||Documentation|
|National sample of the 1901 census of Canada
Producer & distributor: University of Victoria. Canadian Families Project
|individuals [MDL rev. ed. 2006/10] [Revised 2010-01-27]
[Original ed. removed for space reasons. E-mail The Map & Data Library to arrange alternate access]
|Census of Canada, 1881
Producer & distributor: Université de Montréal.Programme de recherche en démographie historique (PRDH)
|individuals [Reloaded 2006/10/13]||Data||Documentation|
|Census of Canada, 1871
Producer: York University. Canadian Historical Mobility Project Distributor: York University. Institute for Social Research
|individuals [Revised 2010-01-27]||Data|
|Census of Canada, 1852
Producer & distributor: Université de Montréal. Programme de recherche en démographie historique (PRDH)
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