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June 9, 2017

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Economic region is a grouping of complete census divisions (CDs) created as a standard geographic unit for analysis of regional economic activity.


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June 9, 2017

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The Census Metropolitan Area and Census Agglomeration Boundary Files portray the boundaries of the census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations for which census data are disseminated. Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations consist of one or more adjacent municipalities (census...


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June 9, 2017

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The Dissemination Area Boundary Files portray the dissemination area boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A dissemination area is a small area composed of one or more neighboring blocks.


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June 9, 2017

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Census division is a group of neighbouring municipalities in Alberta joined together for the purposes of regional planning and managing common services (such as police or ambulance services). These groupings are established under laws in effect in certain provinces of Canada.


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June 9, 2017

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Dissemination areas are small areas composed of one or more neighbouring dissemination blocks, with a population of 400 to 700 persons. All of Canada is divided into dissemination areas.


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June 9, 2017

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Census tract is a small area that is relatively stable. Census tracts usually have a population between 2,500 and 8,000 persons. They are located in census metropolitan areas and in census agglomerations that have a core population of 50,000 or more.


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June 9, 2017

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The Economic Region Boundary Files portray the economic region boundaries for which census data are disseminated. An economic region is a grouping of complete census divisions (with an exception in Ontario) created as a standard geographic unit for analysis of regional economic activity.


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June 9, 2017

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The Census Division Boundary Files portray the census division boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A census division is usually made up of a number of adjacent census subdivisions (municipalities).


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June 9, 2017

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The Census Subdivision Boundary Files portray the census subdivision boundaries for which census data are disseminated. A census subdivision is a municipality or an area treated as equivalent to a municipality for statistical purposes (for example, Indian reserves and unorganized territories)....


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June 9, 2017

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Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations are areas consisting of one or more neighbouring municipalities situated around a core. A census metropolitan area must have a total population of at least 100,000 of which 50,000 or more live in the core. A census agglomeration must have a core...