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  Canada 2001 Census - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
From 1996 to 2001, the nation's population concentrated further in four broad urban regions: the extended Golden Horseshoe in southern Ontario; Montréal and environs; British Columbia's Lower Mainland and southern Vancouver Island; and the Calgary-Edmonton corridor.
The census numbers are the basis of the federal governments transfer payments to the provinces and therefore when a province loses population, its transfer payments are decreased.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada_2001_Census   (645 words)

 Canada 2001 Census: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada is a sovereign state in northern north america, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area....
Alberta is one of canadas provinces of canadaprovinces....
Elections canada is the non-partisan agency of the government of canada responsible for the conduct of federal elections and referendums....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/canada_2001_census.htm   (2252 words)

 Canada - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canada is a federation of ten provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec, and Saskatchewan;; and two territories: Northwest Territories and Yukon.
Canada in World War II Despite Mackenzie King's previous vacillation over giving aid to Britain in time of crisis and his insistence on parliamentary approval, there was little doubt of Canada's resolve in 1939 to join the Allies.
Canada was experiencing an economic boom: industry was expanding rapidly, aided by a rising immigration rate, and the whole face of the country was changing.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Canada   (4111 words)

 American Society of Employers
Canada's 2001 census data, released on Tuesday, shows that in the mid-term future the country will be relying more and more on immigrant labor to plug workforce gaps created by the rapid aging of its workforce.
In 2001 the average age of employees was 39 years, compared with 37.1 years in 1991.
Canada will be also be forced to rely more on immigrants to fill the gaps required by fewer workers and new technologies, the census suggests.
www.aseonline.org /main.cfm?section=news2&edition_id=59&article_id=1494   (580 words)

 World Almanac for Kids
According to the 2001 census, the proportion of foreign-born was the highest in 70 years, at 18% of the total population (of which Asians were the largest group).
The population of Canada (2001 census) was 30,007,094, a figure 4% greater that of the previous census in 1996, which counted 28,846,761 inhabitants.
Canada comprises ten provinces, each with a separate legislature and administration, and three territories, each of which is governed by a federally appointed commissioner, an elected assembly, and an executive council.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/nations/canada.html   (7924 words)

 Languages in Canada 2001 Census - Preface   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The population with French as its mother tongue is increasingly located in Quebec (86% in 2001 compared with 84% in 1971), as is the population speaking mostly French at home (91% in 2001 compared with 88% in 1971).
Census data provide an approximation of the language of integration, which is called the first official language spoken.
In 2001, the first official language spoken by 86% of the Quebec population was French, compared with 13% for English, with an unallocable residual of 1%.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/lo-ol/pubs/census2001/1_e.cfm   (496 words)

 Statistics Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
Statistics is a federal responsibility in Canada and StatCan produces statistics for all the provinces as well as the federal government.
The last Canadian census was in 2001; the current census (May 2006) is the first time an Internet version will be widely available.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Statistics_Canada   (402 words)

 Census Geography - Highlights and Analysis
For Canada as a whole, immigration was the main source of growth in population between 1996 and 2001, as the nation experienced a decline of about one-third in natural increase (the difference between births and deaths) compared with the previous 5-year period.
In 2001, 79.4% of Canadians lived in an urban area with a population of 10,000 people or more, compared with 78.5% in 1996.
Seven of 27 census metropolitan areas had a growth rate at least double that of the national average of 4%; the largest growth rates were in Calgary, Oshawa and Toronto.
geodepot.statcan.ca /Diss/Highlights/Page1/Page1_e.cfm   (383 words)

 Survey 2001 - Census in the world
Next to general information on the census (goals, most important characteristics, usage of the data) special attention is given to the joint census which was organized by the member states of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay) and the associated members Chile and Bolivia.
The census questions were available in Braille and to help those whose first language was neither English or French, translation of the questions was available in 60 languages, including Aboriginal languages.
In remote areas of Canada, census enumeration was conducted in February rather than on May 15 as was the case for the rest of the country.
statbel.fgov.be /census/links_en.asp   (784 words)

 Census 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Census data are unique in breadth of coverage: a census attempts to obtain a minimum amount of information from every person residing in a country of the official day of the census.
After confederation, a census was taken in 1871, and the practice of taking a census has continued at regular intervals.
It is currently the responsibility of the Census division of Statistics Canada to conduct a census on a five-year cycle.
www.library.mcgill.ca /edrs/data/dli/statcan/census/census2001   (824 words)

 Canada 2001 Census - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Canada 2001 Census   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It should be noted that the official Statistics Canada population estimate for 2001 was 31,021,300.
On May 15, 2001, Statistics Canada had thousands of canvasers who went around to try and ensure that the entire population was counted.
In addition to a small number of individuals that refuse to participate, some first nation communities refused to participate en masse and therefore some of the statistics are inaccuarate.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Canada-2001-Census.html   (342 words)

 2001 Vita @ LaunchBase.net (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
April 29 - Census of population in the United Kingdom.
September 18 - The 2001 anthrax attacks commence as anthrax letters are mailed from Princeton, New Jersey to ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, the New York Post, and the National Enquirer.
October 9 - The 2001 anthrax attacks continue as anthrax letters are mailed from Princeton, New Jersey to Senators Tom Daschle of South Dakota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont.
www.launchbase.net /encyclopedia/2001   (3686 words)

 Languages in Canada 2001 Census - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 2001, the vast majority of the Canadian population is comprised of people whose mother tongue is English (59%) or French (23%).
In Canada, at the time of the 2001 Census, 18% of the population consisted of immigrants, compared to 11% in the United States at the time of the 2000 Census.
It highlights the factors that determine the size of Canada's language groups and the tendency of language to grow or decline.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/lo-ol/pubs/census2001/2_e.cfm   (850 words)

 Canada's Performance Report 2005 - Annex 2 - Indicator Methodology - Part 5 of 5
The 2001 Census conducted by Statistics Canada provides data that are based on the definitions of ethnic origin (ancestry), Aboriginal identity, Registered Indian, and Band membership.
Since the 1996 Census, there have been two different sets of data available on Aboriginals-one covering the "Aboriginal ancestry" of the population and the other covering the "Aboriginal identity" of the population.
In the census, education information is gathered for members of the population aged 15 and over.
www.tbs-sct.gc.ca /report/govrev/05/ann204_e.asp   (931 words)

 Demographics of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population of Canada: 32,320,000 (October 2005 est.); 30,007,894 (2001 Census)
Note: Respondents to the 2001 Canadian Survey were free to fill in any ethnic group that applied, thus many people belong to more than one group, and the percentages from each ethnicity do not add up to 100% overall.
However the most popular choice was "Canadian", and this may mean that the other figures are not reliable as a record of the relative prevalence of the various ancestries represented by the other choices.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Canada   (288 words)

According to the 2001 census, there are 31,414,000 people living in Canada.
Homosexual activists have long agitated to have their relationships recognized in the national census in order, they claim, to have them "validated." In the 2001 census, the question of same-sex relationships as asked for the first time.
It is astonishing, therefore, that in order to satisfy an apparently relatively small handful of homo- sexual couples, who want legal recognition of their relationships, the entire social fabric of Canada, the foundation of which is based on traditional marriage between a man and a woman, is being shredded.
www.realwomenca.com /newsletter/2002_nov_dec/article_10.htm   (425 words)

 96F0030XIE2001015 - Religions in Canada
In 2001, Roman Catholics were still the largest religious group, drawing the faith of just under 12.8 million people, or 43% of the population, down from 45% in 1991.
The 2001 Census also recorded an increase in those reporting simply that they were “Christian”;, without specifying a Catholic, Protestant or Christian Orthodox faith.
Respondents in the 2001 Census were instructed to report a specific denomination or group, even if they were not practising members of their group.
www12.statcan.ca /english/census01/Products/Analytic/companion/rel/canada.cfm   (2072 words)

 References: 2001 Census of Canada Mapping
Profile of Age and Sex, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions, and Dissemination Areas, 2001 Census.
Profile of Age and Sex, for Census Metropolitan Areas, Tracted Census Agglomerations and Census Tracts, 2001 Census.
Profile of Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions, and Dissemination Areas, 2001 Census.
www.brocku.ca /maplibrary/Atlas2001/references.htm   (662 words)

 JTA Print News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to tabulations from Canada’s 2001 census, the number of people who identify themselves as Jewish in Canada increased by 3.7 percent during the 1990s, to nearly 330,000.
The census also shows that nearly one-third of Canada’s Jews were born outside Canada and that they are a relatively older population, with a median age of 41.5 years, compared to 37 years for the general Canadian population.
Statistics Canada released the figures in mid-May as part of a package of new data derived from the 2001 census.
www.jta.org /page_print_story.asp?intarticleid=12785&intcategoryid=2   (600 words)

 Census Geography
Census geography covers a wide range of geographic areas - from provinces and territories down to city blocks.
Data highlights are provided in the exclusive issue of The Daily for March 12, 2002, the day of release for the 2001 Census population and dwelling counts.
Population & dwelling counts for the 2001 Census are available for a wide range of standard geographic areas.
geodepot.statcan.ca /diss/index_e.cfm   (181 words)

 SFU Library - PCensus for MapPoint User Guide
PCensus contains census data from the 1981 census to the 2001 census for Canada, the Provinces and all Census Subdivisions.
Use E-STAT when you want to create simple maps, when you want Census Tract level data for places other than in BC or when you want data for one variable for all census tracts in large municipalities such as Vancouver or Victoria.
Canada 2001 Census (Sept. 2002) All of Canada
www.lib.sfu.ca /researchtools/databases/databaseguides/pcensus2001.htm   (1606 words)

 Census of Canada, 2001: Standard Census Geographic Units
Census division (CD) is the general term for provincially legislated areas (such as county, municipalité régionale de comté and regional district) or their equivalents.
Census divisions are intermediate geographic areas between the province level and the municipality (census subdivision)
Census tracts (CTs) are small, relatively stable geographic areas in census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations (with an urban core population of 50,000 or more at the previous census)
www.chass.utoronto.ca /datalib/cc01/sgu01.htm   (531 words)

 BC STATS: Census of Canada
Regional District and municipal Census populations, from 1941 to 1986.
  Between 1996 and 2001 the census geographical structure of unorganized areas changed to match the geography of the BC Regional District Electoral Areas (RDEA).
Both the 1996 and the 2001 Census Division/Census Sub-Division maps can be viewed here.
www.bcstats.gov.bc.ca /census.asp   (167 words)

 Égale Canada > Census 2001
The census will address same-sex relationships, but will not generate any information about lesbians, gays and bisexuals as individuals, since there is no question on “sexual orientation”.
All employees who work with census questionnaires are sworn to secrecy when they are hired, and only a small number of employees have access to completed questionnaires.
Census representatives are responsible for gathering the census information in each region, but you don’t have to deal with them.
www.egale.ca /index.asp?lang=F&menu=41&item=65&version=EN   (860 words)

 Guide to Census of Canada 2001
Census variables or characteristics are essentially topics (for example Age and Sex) to which numerical data are assigned.
The authoritative source is the 2001 Census Dictionary http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/Products/Reference/dict/index.htm which is also available in print at StatCan no. 92-378 in Koerner Gov Pubs Stats Canada collection.
Detailed census characteristics for Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions (districts or counties), Census Subdivisions (municipalities), Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, Census Tracts, and Federal Electoral Districts.
www.library.ubc.ca /govpubs/CensusGuide2001.html   (459 words)

 2001 Census Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Browse the fl binder labeled 2001 Census.  This binder is organized by theme and is shelved with the Census materials.
The 2001 Census Handbook is a reference tool that covers all the different aspects of the 2001 Census of Population and Census of Agriculture.
Statistics Canada articles and statistical tables are listed by subject (click on Articles or on Data, then on the subject of your choice).
www.humanities.ualberta.ca /sic/census.htm   (898 words)

 CBC News: Census shows Canada truly multicultural   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
OTTAWA - The newest figures from Statistics Canada show that Canada is one of the most multicultural countries in the world.
But although millions of people from other nations are choosing to make Canada their home, the census shows a marked shift in where immigrants are coming from.
Statistics Canada director general Doug Norris says the new census shows the way services from health care to education must be revisited.
cbc.ca /stories/2003/01/21/census030121   (754 words)

 household outside canada, 2001 census   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Refers to a person or a group of persons residing together outside Canada on government, military or diplomatic postings.
Prior to the 1971 Census, these households were included in the count of private households, and housing data were imputed to them.
Since 1976, both households outside Canada and their dwellings have been excluded from the counts of private households and occupied private dwellings.
datalib.library.ualberta.ca /data/census/2001/94F0041XCB/English/Doc/dict/hou011.htm   (117 words)

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