Accessing modern and historical census data Online
Accessing modern and historical census data / Elizabeth Nash (Statistics Canada)
Are you interested in learning how to access modern and historic census data? Join a virtual presentation with the Statistics Canada Library as we learn about the tools, webpages, and resources that will help you with your census research. In particular, you’ll learn:
- How to access summary census information from 1665-2021
- How to find historic census returns
- Tips and tricks to find modern data
Elizabeth Nash is a librarian at the Statistics Canada Library in Ottawa, Ontario. She graduated from The University of Western Ontario with a bachelor’s degree in English, and from McGill University with a master’s degree in Information Studies. She enjoys getting lost in the stacks and discovering the stories that historic data can tell.
For Love Data Week 2023, libraries at SFU, UBC, UNBC, and UVic are collaborating to offer a series of talks and workshops. All events will be hosted online via Zoom and registration is open to everyone. We look forward to seeing you soon! A full list of events can be found at the UBC Library Research Commons.
Image credit: Paul Lesack (UBC)