About the 2021 Census

The 2021 Census

The next census will take place in May 2021. Learn more about how and why it is conducted, and how it was adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Protecting your privacy

Statistics Canada takes every precaution to protect your privacy and maintain the confidentiality and security of completed questionnaires. Learn how.

How are census data used?

Learn how census information is used to make informed decisions that directly benefit you, your community and the country as a whole.

355 years and counting

The Canadian census has changed a lot since 1666. Learn how!

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