New 2021 Census data were released on July 13th. The latest release covers (1) Families, households, and marital status, (2) Canadian military experience, and (3) Income. As with each release, an updated version of the Census Profile is available for download from the Statistics Canada website. This page indicates other new products that are available, including new data tables, thematic maps, infographics, an updated Census Program Data Viewer, as well as an interactive chart for visualizing income data.
Check out these articles on the StatCan website for insights into the data:
- Home alone: More persons living solo than ever before, but roomies the fastest growing household type
- State of the union: Canada leads the G7 with nearly one-quarter of couples living common law, driven by Quebec
- On guard for thee: serving in the Canadian Armed Forces
- Pandemic benefits cushion losses for low income earners and narrow income inequality – after-tax income grows across Canada except in Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador
The Community Data Program team is creating a Tableau dashboard based on this release, which will be available in the catalogue soon. These two dashboards, based on previous releases, are already available for download: