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Canada Census: Geographic Data
Census 1996
 
 
 

Census 1996: Geographic Files - Digital Boundary Files & Digital Cartographic Files

  • The files are self-expanding (file extension .EXE)
  • The data is then available in ARC/INFO® EXPORT (extension .E00) for use in ArcGIS and ArcView, and in MapInfo® format (4 files per download, extensions .TAB, .ID, .DAT, and .IND)

All Canada files

 

 

Digital boundary file (DBF)

Digital cartographic file (DCF)

Coverage

Level

ArcInfo

MapInfo

ArcInfo

MapInfo

Canada (all)

Census consolidated subdivision (CCS)

gccs000a.exe

gccs000a.exe

gccs000b.exe

gccs000b.exe

Census division (CD)

gcd_000a.exe

gcd_000a.exe

gcd_000b.exe

gcd_000b.exe

Census metropolitan area (CMA)

gcma000a.exe

gcma000a.exe

gcma000b.exe
gcma000c.exe

gcma000b.exe
gcma000c.exe

Census subdivision (CSD)

gcsd000a.exe

gcsd000a.exe

gcsd000b.exe

gcsd000b.exe

Census tract (CT)

gct_000a.exe

gct_000a.exe

gct_000b.exe
gct_000c.exe

gct_000b.exe
gct_000c.exe

Designated places (DPL)

gdpl000a.exe

gdpl000a.exe

gdpl000b.exe
gdpl000c.exe

gdpl000b.exe
gdpl000c.exe

Enumeration area (EA)

gea_000a.exe

gea_000a.exe

gea_000b.exe

gea_000b.exe

Federal electoral district (FED) (1996 representation order)

gfed000a.exe

gfed000a.exe

gfed000b.exe

gfed000b.exe

Forward sortation area (FSA)

 

 

gfsa000b.exe

gfsa000b.exe

Provinces and territories

gpre000a.exe

gpre000a.exe

gpre000b.exe
gpre000c.exe

gpre000c.exe

Urban areas (UA)

gua_000a.exe

gua_000a.exe

gua_000b.exe
gua_000c.exe

gua_000b.exe
gua_000c.exe