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Canada Population and Housing Census 1996


General Info
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 09/1996
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 1996 Canada Census was the first time that information was collected on unpaid housework and method of transportation to work. A total of five questionnaires were used, one short form, one long form, one for Canadians abroad, one for households in northern areas and most Indian reservations, and one for individuals located in non-institutionalized collectives or individuals in private households that recorded their responses separately. Approximately 2% of households were enumerated by interview.