The census is a reliable source of qualitative data for students to use in their research and assignments.

The Census of Population provides statistical data on Canada and Canadians. It is collected in five-year intervals and is used for decision making.  It includes information on:

There is a research toolkit that explains the topics covered in the census, how to use it in research, and how to cite it.

The census data can be used in business plans, SWOT analysis, research reports on the psychology of Canadians, and more.