2006 Census: Income and earnings; housing and shelter costs

Well, here it is. The last major release of 2006 Census Data. Today (May 1, 2008) marks the release of Income and earnings and housing and shelter costs. I am providing some links to some of these ways of seeing the latest Census release. Check out the new Census Trends pages, which provides some interesting time series comparisons. Enjoy.

Article in The Daily (Statistics Canada newsletter)

2006 Census: Income and Earnings – Main Page

2006 Census: Housing and Shelter Costs – Main Page

Complete cumulative profile, including Income and earnings, and shelter costs

2006 Community Profiles

Census Tract (CT) Profiles, 2006 Census
Option 1 – Find census tract data using a postal code
Option 2 – Find census tract data using GeoSearch2006

Option 3 – Find census tract data using a census tract name

GeoSearch 2006
Includes ability to do some basic thematic mapping by Census Tract and link to CT profiles.

2006 Census Thematic Maps

A thematic map shows the spatial distribution of one or more specific data themes for standard geographic areas. The map may be qualitative in nature (e.g., predominant farm types) or quantitative (e.g., percentage population change).

The maps can be viewed on the Internet (www.statcan.ca) and downloaded for free (as PDF or EXE files).

They are in colour and the map dimensions are 21.6 cm by 27.9 cm (8.5 inches x 11 inches).

Census trends NEW
This new product presents a series of summary data trends spanning three censuses: 2006, 2001 and 1996. The product is designed to facilitate the analysis and comparison of the changing demographic and socio-economic composition of selected geographic areas across Canada. The product will include approximately 85 key data indicators, released in two phases.

Option 1 – Selected data indicators for a geography
Option 2 – Compare a level of geography for a selected data indicator
Option 3 – Compare data indicators for two geographies

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