main library
blue bar
Search:

blue bar image(3)

WEBSITES
CD ROMs
REFERENCE SOURCES
SOURCES ON NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO

This guide lists products of the 1996 Census of Canada. Print census publications are located in the Census Publications Area on the Main Floor of the Library. For assistance and information on obtaining 1996 Census data files, ask at the Reference Desk on the Main Floor of The Chancellor Paterson Library.

WEBSITES

1996 Census electronic area profiles. Available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996 Census/Electronic Area Profiles)

1996 Census of agriculture. Available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996 Census/http://www.statcan.ca/english/census96/agri.htm)

1996 Community profiles. Available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996 Census/Community Profiles)
Information for Canadian cities, towns, villages, Indian reserves and settlements.

Canadian census analyser. Available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources.Canadian Census Analyser) Provides access to Census data at the national, provincial, federal electoral district, census tract and enumeration area/dissemination area levels .

E-STAT (Electronic Available from the Library’s web page Click on Find It/Data Sources/E-STAT)
Includes selected data from 1996 Census of population. Due to licensing restrictions only available to current Lakehead faculty, staff and students.

IDLS data files(Electronic).Available from the library's web page (Find It/Data Sources/Statistics Canada Data Files)
Access to 1996 Census of Canada data files and geospatial data through the Internet Data Library System at the University of Western Ontario. Users may select individual variables and values to tailor their output. Due to licensing restrictions only available to current Lakehead faculty, staff and students.

CD ROMs

1996 Census: the nation series: complete edition. Located at Circulation Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Contains detailed population data for Canada, provinces and territories and census metropolitan areas.

1996 Census profiles: full edition. Located at Circulation Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Contains selected population data for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census divisions and subdivisions, census agglomerations, census tracts and federal electoral districts plus enumeration areas and forward sortation areas (postal codes). Due to licensing restrictions only available to current Lakehead faculty, staff and students.

1996 Census profiles: partial edition. Located at Circulation Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Contains selected population data for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census divisions and subdivisions, census agglomerations, census tracts and federal electoral districts.

Dimension series. Located at Circulation Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
A series of 7 CD-ROMs providing analytical data for Canada, provinces or territories, census divisions and subdivisions from the 1996 Census in specific topic areas. Titles included are: Ethnocultural and social characteristics; Canadian income and earnings, 1990 and 1995; Labour force and unpaid work; Place of work and mode of transportation; Demographic characteristics; Portrait of official language communities; and Portrait of aboriginal population.

1996 Census of agriculture CD-ROM. Located at Circulations Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Includes data on crops including trees and forest products, farm families, exotic livestock and agriculture. Due to licensing restrictions only available to current Lakehead faculty, staff and students.

GeoRef Available for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Provides population, dwelling counts, land area and geographic codes.

Postal code counts. Located at Circulation Desk for use on Stand-Alone Workstation D.
Population and dwelling totals by postal code. Due to licensing restrictions only available to current Lakehead faculty, staff and students.
 

For other selected electronic Census of Canada sources see Lakehead University Library's Data Sources page

REFERENCE SOURCES

1996 Census catalogue. (CA1 BS92 C350)
Gives a full description of census products including coverage, format, price and catalogue numbers. Also available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996Census/Census Catalogue)

1996 Census dictionary. (CA1 BS92 C351)
Includes definitions of all 1996 Census concepts, terms, variables and geographic elements and discusses historic comparability of census data. Also available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996 Census)

1996 Census handbook. (CA1 BS92 C352)
Presents an explanation of questions on census questionnaire; overview of census products and services and other information. Also available from the Library's home page (Click on Find It/Data Sources/1996 Census)

Census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations and census tracts: reference maps. (CA1 BS92 C354)

National overview: population and dwelling counts. (CA1 BS93 C357)
Population and dwelling counts 1991 and 1996 Census for Canada, provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations, census divisions and subdivisions and federal electoral districts. Includes ranking, growth and urban/rural distribution for some levels.

Standard geographical classification (SGC 1996) 2 vols. (CA1 BS12 C572)
Contains maps showing the census subdivisions in each census division.

SOURCES ON NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO

Profile of census divisions and subdivisions in Ontario. 2 vols. (CA1 BS95 C187)

Profile of census tracts in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Thunder Bay. (CA1 BS95 C205) Located at the Reference Desk) (Regional HC 118 T5P73 1999) Located in Northern Studies Resource Centre
Selected 100% and 20% data for Thunder Bay and other cities and census tracts in those cities.

Created and maintained by the Reference Staff, Lakehead University Library, Send comments to: riref@lakeheadu.ca
campus: main level 3 edulib templ