Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021

Release date: November 17, 2021Updated on: November 30, 2022

The PDF format will be available at a later date.


The Census Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of Census of Population concepts, variables and geographic terms, as well as historical information.

By referring to the Census Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data and how to compare variables between census years.

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