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Canada Population and Housing Census 1981


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement du Canada de 1981
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1981 - 07/1981
Data type
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

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.