Download, Census Profile, 2016 Census

Two options are available for downloading. The first download option includes the data as seen in the data table. The second option, a comprehensive download file, includes all geographies within a specific geographic hierarchy and all available topics. For more information on available file formats, refer to Information regarding available file formats.

Option 1: Download data as displayed in data table
Geography and topic File format
  • Geographies:
    • Nova Scotia [Province]
    • Canada [Country]
  • Topic(s): Aboriginal peoples; Education; Ethnic origin; Families, households and marital status; Housing; Immigration and citizenship; Income; Journey to work; Labour; Language; Language of work; Mobility; Population; Visible minority
CSV  TAB
Option 2: Comprehensive download files
Geographic level File formatFootnote 1
CSV TAB IVT XML
Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions and census subdivisions CSV
146,702 KB
TAB
146,663 KB
 
IVT
80,230 KB
 
XML
195,190 KB
Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations CSV
4,962 KB
TAB
4,961 KB
 
IVT
4,544 KB
 
XML
6,983 KB
Census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts CSV
164,608 KB
TAB
164,578 KB
 
IVT
116,643 KB
 
XML
224,465 KB
Census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations and census subdivisions CSV
32,095 KB
TAB
32,088 KB
 
IVT
21,891 KB
 
XML
43,165 KB
Canada, provinces, territories and federal electoral districts (2013 Representation Order) CSV
11,464 KB
TAB
11,461 KB
 
IVT
10,859 KB
 
XML
15,994 KB
Designated places CSV
41,071 KB
TAB
41,060 KB
 
IVT
18,385 KB
 
XML
54,945 KB
Population centres CSV
27,975 KB
TAB
27,969 KB
 
IVT
19,181 KB
 
XML
38,798 KB
Economic regions CSV
3,034 KB
TAB
3,033 KB
 
IVT
3,243 KB
 
XML
4,272 KB
Forward sortation areas© CSV
47,617 KB
TAB
47,608 KB
 
IVT
37,149 KB
 
XML
67,691 KB
Aggregate dissemination areas CSV
160,244 KB
TAB
160,210 KB
 
IVT
107,220 KB
 
XML
218,137 KB
Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas CSV
1,644,483 KB
TAB
1,644,100 KB
 
IVT
931,565 KB
 
XML
2,213,907 KB
Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (Atlantic only) CSV
141,116 KB
TAB
141,083 KB
 
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Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (Quebec only) CSV
397,835 KB
TAB
397,744 KB
 
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Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (Ontario only) CSV
553,722 KB
TAB
553,599 KB
 
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Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (Prairies only) CSV
319,447 KB
TAB
319,373 KB
 
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Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (British Columbia only) CSV
222,032 KB
TAB
221,983 KB
 
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Canada, provinces, territories, census divisions, census subdivisions and dissemination areas (Territories only) CSV
8,788 KB
TAB
8,785 KB
 
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© This data includes information copied with permission from Canada Post Corporation.

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Some of the data sets are large and require special consideration during processing in order to successfully make use of them.

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