Articles of interest regarding the census:
- The 2016 Census is coming
- The census and you
- Five things you should know about the Canadian Census
- Help future generations trace your family tree
- Five quirky facts about Canada you may not know
- Three steps to identifying official census enumerators
- Do this one thing to help your community grow
Starting May 2, 2016, Statistics Canada will send census letters and packages to all Canadian households.
You can complete your census questionnaire online or on paper.
Census of Agriculture
The next Census of Agriculture will take place in May 2016.
The Census of Agriculture collects information on every agricultural operation in Canada. Starting May 2, 2016, agricultural operators who intend to sell at least one agricultural product are required to complete a Census of Agriculture questionnaire.
The Census of Agriculture can be completed online or on paper.
Latest news: Collection begins in First Nations communities across Canada
Although the census begins in May 2016 across most of the country, census representatives will visit households in First Nations communities in April to complete census questionnaires with local residents. Census information is vital for planning services such as housing, employment, education, health care and other initiatives related to the well-being of residents in First Nations communities.
Census questionnaires will be completed by personal interview.
The census questions have been translated into 11 Aboriginal languages, allowing respondents to read them in their own language.
View information about the census translated into 11 languages. Also view the census questions translated into 22 languages, including 11 Aboriginal languages.