Census of Canada, 1881, January 2013 edition added to SDA

The 1881 Canadian census database is a 100% sample of the 1881 Canadian census, including 4.3 million cases. Since this database covers the entire enumerated Canadian population in 1881, it is one of our most important resources for the study of social and economic organization during Canada ‘s formative period.

Access the file in SDA:
Census of Canada – historical microdata file

Producer & distributor: Université de Montréal. Programme de recherche en démographie historique (PRDH)