Census Dictionary - Complete A to Z index

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A

Adjusted counts
Age

B

Block-face

C

Cartographic boundary files (CBFs)
Census agglomeration (CA)
Census agricultural region (CAR)
Census consolidated subdivision (CCS)
Census division (CD)
Census family
Census family composition
Census family household composition
Census family status
Census family structure
Census family type
Census farm
Census metropolitan area (CMA) and census agglomeration (CA)
Census metropolitan influenced zone (MIZ)
Census subdivision – previous census
Census subdivision (CSD)
Census tract (CT)
Collective dwelling
Common-law status
Coordinate system
Core, fringe and rural area

D

Date of birth
Datum
Designated place (DPL)
Digital boundary files (DBFs)
Dissemination area (DA)
Dissemination block (DB)
Dwelling
Dwelling, marginal, occupied by usual residents
Dwelling, private
Dwelling, private, occupied by foreign residents and/or by temporarily present persons
Dwelling, private, occupied by usual residents
Dwelling, regular
Dwelling, unoccupied private

E

Economic family
Economic family status
Economic family structure
Economic family type
Economic region (ER)
Ecumene

F

Farm operator
Federal electoral district (FED)
First official language spoken
Forward sortation area (FSA)©

G

Geocoding
Geographic code
Geographic reference date
Geographical region of Canada

H

Home language
Home language - Part A
Home language - Part B
Household
Household living arrangements
Household outside Canada
Household size
Household type
Household, collective
Household, private

I

Institutional resident

J

K

Knowledge of official languages

L

Land area
Legal marital status
Locality (LOC)

M

Map projection
Marital status
Mother tongue

N

National Geographic Database (NGD)

O

P

Place name (PN)
Population centre (POPCTR)
Population density
Postal codeOM
Presence of children
Province or territory

Q

R

Reference map
Relationship to household reference person (Person 1)
Representative point
Road network file (RNF)
Rural area (RA)
Rural farm population

S

Sex
Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)
Spatial data quality elements
Standard Geographical Classification (SGC)
Statistical Area Classification (SAC)
Structural type of dwelling

T

Thematic map

U

Urban area (UA)
Urban core, urban fringe and rural fringe
Urban population size group
Usual place of residence

V

W

X

Y

Z

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