Canada's Census of Population: CS11-613/87-21E-PDF

1986 experience and 1991 plans /

"The most recent Canadian Census of Population took place on June 3rd, 1986. Despite its cancellation and subsequent re-instatement less than two years before it took place, the Census was completed on time, within budget and with relatively few problems. This paper reviews the 1986 Census in terms of those characteristics which made it unique, reports on the current state of progress, and describes some of the problem areas that have surfaced. The paper also describes the current state of development for the 1991 Census, with special emphasis on how this process has been affected by emerging experience with the 1986 Census. The two major areas where work is actively underway, content consultation and research and testing, are briefly described. The paper concludes with some basic lessons learned from the 1986 Canadian Census which are applicable to census-taking in general"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Canada's Census of Population
Subtitle 1986 experience and 1991 plans /
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Working paper no. SSMD-87-021 E."
Date 1987.
Number of Pages 23 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-613/87-21E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-613E
Subject Terms Population, Census