CARTO: StatCan – Sociodemographics (Canada, Census Division, 2016)

Sociodemographic data from Statistics Canada. It includes population by age and gender, households, etc.


Statistics Canada is the national statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada’s economy, society and environment that they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.

This dataset is provided “AS IS” without any warranty, express or implied from CARTO. CARTO disclaims all liability for any damages, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of the dataset.

The data is aggregated at the Census Division level.

Fields Included:
– Population, 2016
– Population, 2011
– Population by age and gender
– Number of dwellings
– Households by type
– Number of households
– Households by occupancy
– Average household size
– Marital status by age and gender
– Families by type
– Household tenure
– Condominium status
– Dwellings by number of bedrooms
– Suitability
– Dwellings by construction period
– Dwellings by condition
– Households by number of maintainers
– Age of primary maintainers
– Households by shelter-to-income ratio
– Percentage of households with a mortgage
– Shelter costs
– Value of dwellings

Tables included:
– Sociodemographics
– Language
– Immigration
– Ethnicity
– Employment
– Education

You can check these datasets metadata and dictionary in CARTO’s Spatial Data Catalog:

Example Use Case:
CPG firms and other companies select pop-up sites by using demographic data to identify where target segments may live and work, allowing them to reduce the risk of a poor site decision. By looking at age, gender, rental price data and living conditions, companies can identify ideal locations based on the target audience of the product potentially being sold at the pop up site.

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