Visit communitydata.ca for news about census release, new data products posted to the CDP catalogue, and resources to help users bring evidence into their work.
Canadian Council on Social Development Canada’s longest serving social development organization
Like us on Facebook at CanadianCouncilonSocialDevelopment
Follow us on Twitter @the_ccsd --> Final 2016 Census release Today, Statistics Canada released its final data series from the 2016 Census, including results on Education, Labour, Journey to Work, Language of Work, and Mobility and Migration.
Statistics Canada's The Daily published three bulletins summarizing key results for Education, Labour, and Journey to Work.
Data Tables Data Tables page to see data from new releases. The Census Profiles have been updated with data from this release and are now complete. Profile data is available to download at all standard geographies here.
With this last release, the Community Data Program team can place orders for a number of high priority tables which we expect to arrive early in the new year. First round orders will include Target Group Profiles - tables that replicate the Census Profile variables for specific demographic groups (visible minorities, recent immigrants, the population living alone, etc.). The Data Purchase and Access Working Group has been reviewing this order to make sure that the CDP obtains a wide range of useful tables to support social development and evidence-based decision making.
Please note that we are still waiting for the green light from Statistics Canada to order data tables at custom geographies.
In 2016, more than half of Canadians had college or university education, giving Canada the highest proportion of college graduates among OECD countries. See The Daily for information on educational gains for women and First Nations people.
See Canada's educational portrait, 2016 Census of Population
Thematic maps show educational attainment nationwide. In addition, there are three Census in Brief articles:
- Does education pay? A comparison of earnings by level of education in Canada and its provinces and territories
- Are young bachelor's degree holders finding jobs that match their studies?
- Is field of study a factor in the earnings of young bachelor's degree holders?
The Daily helpfully summarizes the evolving working patterns of Canadians, including a larger proportion of working seniors, with several graphs.
See: Canadians in the workforce, 2016 Census of Population
Additional analytical products include:
- Census in Brief Working seniors in Canada
- Thematic maps
- Census in Brief Languages used in the workplace in Canada
In 2016, more Canadians commuted to work and more of them took public transit than ever before, according to The Daily. A Census in Brief article discusses Commuters using sustainable transportation in census metropolitan areas.
See Journey to work, 2016 Census of Population
Using the Data
The Census Program Data Viewer (CPDV) allows you to make your own thematic maps of Canada. You can select a place, choose the statistical data you want to see, and look at the information in different ways. A Quick Tutorial will walk you through a typical scenario.
You can view thematic maps showing 2011-2016 population change by Census Division, Census Subdivision and Census Tract or use the updated Focus on Geography series, which presents data highlights for each of the major releases of the 2016 Census through text, tables, maps and figures.
Have a question about the data? The CDP team is available to answer your questions, but you may find the answers in the Reference Guides for each category. Learn more
In the coming days, Statistics Canada is offering chat sessions with their experts to discuss the findings of this release.
- Education and Labour on Friday, December 1, 201712:30 to 13:30
- Journey to work, language of work, mobility and migration on Monday, December 4, 201712:30 to 13:30
Now that the data have all been released, the Community Data Program team will be hosting a follow-up to last year’s webinar on the 2016 Census. We are looking to hold the event in January 2018 – keep a look out for the announcement once we have settled on the date with Statistics Canada.
--> Copyright © 2017 Canadian Council on Social Development,
All rights reserved.
The Community Data Program is an initiative of the Canadian Council on Social Development. You are receiving this message because you signed up through our website to receive news from the Community Data Program Team. You can unsubscribe at any time by following the link below. // Le Programme de données communautaires est une initiative du Conseil canadien de développement social. Vous recevez ce message puisque vous vous êtes inscrits aux bulletins d'informations sur notre site web. Vous pouvez vous désabonner en cliquant sur le lien ci-dessous.
ccsd.ca unsubscribe from this list update subscription preferences
Our mailing address is:
Canadian Council on Social DevelopmentP.O. Box 13713Kanata, On K2K 1X6 Canada
Add us to your address book