1926 Canadian Census

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1926 Canadian Census
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General information
Date takenJune 1, 1926
Total population9,451,000 (estimate)

In 1926 the Government of Canada conducted the third of a series of special censuses covering the rapidly expanding Northwest Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. These censuses were conducted every ten years from 1906 to 1946. This census was conducted as at June 1, 1926.

The entire population of Canada for 1926 was estimated at 9,451,000, an increase of 1.7% over the previous year.[citation needed]

Canada's Statistics Act legislation does not permit the release of personal information until 92 years have elapsed. Detailed information from this census was due for release in 2018.[1] As of March, 2019, census data was available on the Library and Archives of Canada website.[2]


  1. ^ "After 1921". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  2. ^ "The 1926 Census of the Prairie Provinces database is now available!". Library and Archives Canada. 2019-02-26. Retrieved 2019-03-11.

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