The overall collection response rate of 98.4 percent for the 2016 Census of Population is higher than for each of the 2011 and 2006 Census programs. The collection response rate for the long form was 97.8 percent, the best ever recorded! Check out the response rates by province or territory here. Statistics Canada thanks Canadians for their time and commitment in this short video. In just a few months, the population and dwelling counts will be published on the Statistics Canada website on February 8, 2017. Read more here.