Introduction to Censuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871
Product main pageCensuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871, Statistics of Canada, Volume IV was printed in Ottawa, in 1876, from the Censuses of Canada, 1870-71. This volume contains about 343 statistical tables on the social and economic conditions in Canada from the earliest settlements to Confederation and onto 1871. The results from 98 censuses are arranged in chronological order, with some explanatory notes. In most cases, there are sufficient descriptions of the individual series to enable the reader to use them without consulting the numerous basic sources referenced in the publication.
An electronic version of this historical publication is accessible on the Internet site of Statistics Canada. The Introduction is a free downloadable document in text as HTML pages for on-line viewing and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) files for printing. The statistical tables are available through E-STAT* (which allows both on-line viewing and downloading).
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|Product:||Introduction to Censuses of Canada, 1665 to 1871|
|Latest issue:||Census years 1665 to 1871||Free|
|Release date:||May 26, 2000|
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This unique reference volume was published in 1876 as a hard copy publication and has been out of print for over a century. It is a companion piece to the later volume: Historical statistics of Canada, 2nd edition (catalogue numbers 11-516-XIE, 11-516-XPE).
To preserve this important source of historical statistics on Canada, the original book was re-captured in electronic form as text and tables. All data have been verified to reflect what was originally published. No changes have been made other than correcting obvious errors in summation in the original paper volume. The terminology used to describe the population, its economic activity and its geographic location remains unchanged.
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