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Canada Census 1981- IPUMS

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General Info
Geography 
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
06/1981 - 06/1981
Data type
Census:
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well. The 1981 Canada de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews and self-enumeration on housing, household demographics, employment, income, household expenditures, education, migration, and fertility for women who have ever been married. The census day was June 3, 1981. A 2% sample of households from the census (486,875 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings, vacant units, and households are not identified in the microdata. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Citation
Suggested citation 

Statistics Canada, Minnesota Population Center. Canada Census 1981 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.