Although the Map & Data Library is physically closed, we are still available remotely and happy to help. We can conduct consultations using online teleconferencing software. Please feel free to contact us at mdl@library.utoronto.ca or use our help form. We have a number of tutorials available, are still supplying software licenses, and have compiled a list of resources for working with COVID-19 data.

Please note that our computer lab is also accessible for use through remote access. See this link for more information.

COVID-19: Updates on library services and operations

2016 Census: Statistical tables (aggregate data)

The following types of statistics are produced by Statistics Canada for the 2016 census:

Population and Dwelling Counts

These tables provide population and dwelling counts established by the 2016 Census of Population. The levels of geography covered are Canada, provinces and territories, and other geographic areas including census subdivisions (municipalities), census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations.

Population and dwelling count tables are available on the Statistics Canada website.

Profile Files

Census profiles present information from the 2016 Census of Population for various levels of geography, including provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas, communities and census tracts. Profiles include characteristics such as population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status and language. 

Profiles are available from:

Topic-Based Tabulations

This series of cross-tabulations presents a portrait of Canada based on the various census topics including Age and Sex, Marital Status, Families and Households, and Language. They range in complexity and are available for various levels of geography. Content varies from a simple overview of the country to simple to more complex cross-tabulations, and can include current and previous census data.

Topic-based tabulations are available from:

Tables in Beyond 20/20 (.ivt) format require a free viewer to access

Custom Tabulations

These tables were purchased by the Map & Data Library to address data needs among the U of T community. These tables were then made available to the public, per the Statistics Canada open license agreement

Highlight Tables

These tables provide information highlights by topic via key indicators for various level of geography. The tables allow users to perform simple rank and sort functions.

These tables are available on the Statistics Canada website.