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Principal Investigator(s): Statistics Canada
This data collection is comprised of a one-in-one-hundred sample of persons who completed the long-form census questionnaire (the one-third sample) for the 1976 Census of Canada. To preserve confidentiality, records for this study were selected from geographic areas with populations of 250,000 or more, including Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, the Montreal census enumeration area, Quebec, the Toronto census enumeration area, Ontario (excluding Toronto), Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Vancouver census enumeration area, and British Columbia (excluding Vancouver). The data have been organized into three separate files by record type: Household, Family, and Individual. Part 1, Household File, contains information on the age, marital status, number, and primary language of household occupants. Part 2, Family File, contains information on age, educational level, languages spoken, children, and population size of place of residence of the husband and wife (or lone parent). Part 3, Individual File, contains detailed information about individual household residents including educational attainment, marital status, employment status, household relationship, language, and sex.
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Statistics Canada. Census of Canada, 1976: Public Use Samples. ICPSR07969-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1982. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07969.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07969.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, Census Metropolitan Areas, demographic characteristics, economic indicators, families, household composition, households, housing conditions, population characteristics, provinces
Date of Collection:
Universe: All permanent residents living in households in Canada in 1976.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Sample: The sample is comprised of one out of every one hundred respondents to the 1976 Census of Canada living in geographic areas with populations of 250,000 or more.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-28
- 2006-01-18 File CB7969.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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