Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Location of residence five years ago

Release date: November 17, 2021Updated on: February 9, 2022


Location of residence five years ago refers to the person's usual place of residence five years prior to the reference day.

Statistical unit(s)


Reported in

2021 and 2016 (25% sample); 2011Footnote 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001 and 1996 (20% sample).

Reported for

Population aged 5 years and over residing in Canada, in private households

Question number(s)

Derived variable: Question 32


Not applicable


Not applicable


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