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Data products

Overview

Note: Currently available products can be accessed through Data products, 2021 Census.

Census Profile

The Profile presents information from the 2021 Census of Population for various levels of geography. Users can search for an area of interest by typing its place name, postal codeOM or geographic code or by browsing a list.

Availability1: By theme / topic according to the release schedule.

Data tables

This series of cross-tabulations presents a portrait of Canada based on the various census topics. It ranges in complexity and is available for various levels of geography.

Availability1: By theme / topic according to the release schedule, with additional tables made available starting in 2023.

Highlight tables

Highlight tables provide information highlights by topic via key indicators for various levels of geography. The tables allow users to perform simple rank and sort functions.

Availability1: By theme / topic according to the release schedule.

Indigenous Population Profile

This product presents information from the Census of Population focusing on the Indigenous identity population of various geographic areas.

Availability1: Date to be announced.

Public Use Microdata File (PUMF): Hierarchical

This product provides access to non-aggregated data covering a sample of Canadian households. The file enables the study of individuals in relation to their census families, economic families and households. This comprehensive file is an excellent tool for policy analysts, pollsters, social researchers and anyone interested in modelling and performing statistical regression analysis using 2021 Census microdata.

Availability1: Winter 2023-24.

Public Use Microdata File (PUMF): Individual

This product provides data on the characteristics of the Canadian population. The file contains a sample of anonymous responses to the 2021 Census questionnaire. This comprehensive tool is excellent for policy analysts, pollsters, social researchers and anyone interested in modelling and performing statistical regression analysis using the census.

Availability1: Fall 2023.

Feature comparison

Data products: Feature comparison
Feature Census Profile Data tables Highlight tables Indigenous Population Profile PUMF: Hierarchical PUMF: Individual
Geography levels2
  • Canada
  • Province
  • Territory
  • CD
  • CSD
  • CMA
  • CA
  • ER
  • CT
  • FED
  • DPL
  • POPCTR
  • ADA
  • DA
  • FSA©
  • HR
  • Canada
  • Province
  • Territory
  • CD
  • CSD
  • CMA
  • CA
  • ER
  • CT
  • FED
  • ADA
  • DA
  • FSA©
  • Canada
  • Province
  • Territory
  • CD
  • CSD
  • CMA
  • CA
  • ER
  • CT
  • FED
  • DPL
  • POPCTR
  • ADA
  • DA
  • FSA©
  • HR
  • Canada
  • Province
  • Territory
  • CD
  • CSD
  • CMA
  • CA
  • Indigenous geographies3
  • Province
  • Northern Canada4
  • Selected CMAs5
  • Province
  • Northern Canada4
  • Selected CMAs5
Format(s)
  • HTML
  • CSV
  • TAB
  • IVT
  • XML
  • HTML
  • CSV
  • IVT
  • XML
  • HTML
  • CSV
  • IVT
  • XML
  • HTML
  • CSV
  • TAB
  • IVT
  • ASCII6
  • ASCII6
Web data service (API) Yes Yes Yes No No No
Historical datasets7 Yes Yes No No No No
Supporting documentation No No No No Yes8 Yes8

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