Skip navigation

home icon Library Services
Canada - Statistics and Data

GENERAL

The following resources provide statistics about demographics and other population characteristics at a national or regional level. First time looking for data from Statistics Canada? Please start from here: Statistics Canada - Quick Guide

2011 Census of Population

  • Statistics Canada Census homepage
    The 2011 Census offers a wide range of analysis and data according to topics that paint a portrait of Canada.
  • Highlight Tables
    These tables provide population and dwelling counts established by the 2011 Census of Canada.
  • 2011 Census Profile
    This profile presents information from the 2011 Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts.
  • Topic-based Tabulations
    These present a portrait of Canada based on the various census topics.
  • Visual Census
    This product presents time series information from various censuses of population. The time series is presented in both graphical and tabular format with the capability to download the information in various delimited formats.

2011 National Household Survey (NHS)

  • Statistics Canada NHS homepage
    In 2011 Statistics Canada replaced the mandatory long-form census with the voluntary National Household Survey (NHS). Please see StatCan's notes on NHS data quality and comparability of the NHS to the previous Census before using NHS data.
  • NHS Data Tables
    Provides data for various levels of geography on topics including Aboriginal People, Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity, Education and Labor, Mobility and Migration, Income and Housing.
  • NHS Profile
    this profile presents information from the 2011 National Household Survey for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts.

Additional Census Information