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Canada Census: Geographic Data
Census 2006
 
 
 

Census 2006: Geographic Files - Digital Boundary Files & Digital Cartographic Files - All Canada Files

  • The files are self-expanding (file extension .ZIP)
  • The data is then available in ESRI® Shape format (extensions .DBF, .PRJ, .SHP, and .SHX) for use in ArcGIS and ArcView, or in MapInfo® format (extensions .TAB, .ID, .DAT, and .IND).

  • Documentation

All Canada files

 

 

Digital boundary file (DBF)

Digital cartographic file (DCF)

Coverage

Level

ArcGIS

MapInfo

ArcGIS

MapInfo

Canada (all)

Census consolidated subdivision (CCS)

gccs000a06a_e.zip

gccs000a06m_e.zip

gccs000b06a_e.zip

gccs000b06m_e.zip

Census division (CD)

gcd_000a06a_e.zip

gcd_000a06m_e.zip

gcd_000b06a_e.zip

gcd_000b06m_e.zip

Population ecumene census division boundary files gecu000e06a_e.zip gecu000e06m_e.zip    

Census metropolitan area (CMA)

gcma000a06a_e.zip

gcma000a06m_e.zip

gcma000b06a_e.zip

gcma000b06m_e.zip

Census subdivision (CSD)

gcsd000a06a_e.zip

gcsd000a06m_e.zip

gcsd000b06a_e.zip

gcsd000b06m_e.zip

Census tract (CT)

gct_000a06a_e.zip

gct_000a06m_e.zip

gct_000b06a_e.zip

gct_000b06m_e.zip

Designated places (DPL)

gdpl000a06a_e.zip

gdpl000a06m_e.zip

gdpl000b06a_e.zip

gdpl000b06m_e.zip

Dissemination area (DA)

gda_000a06a_e.zip

gda_000a06m_e.zip

gda_000b06a_e.zip

gda_000b06m_e.zip

Federal electoral district (FED) (2003 representation order)

gfed000a06a_e.zip

gfed000a06m_e.zip

gfed000b06a_e.zip

gfsa000b06m_e.zip

Forward sortation area (FSA)

gfsa000a06a_e.zip

gfsa000a06m_e.zip

gfsa000b06a_e.zip

gfsa000b06m_e.zip

Provinces and territories

gpr_000a06a_e.zip

gpr_000a06m_e.zip

gpr_000b06a_e.zip

gpr_000b06m_e.zip

Economic Regions (ER) ger_000a06a_e.zip ger_000a06m_e.zip ger_000b06a_e.zip ger_000b06m_e.zip
DB-ID gdb_000a06a_e.zip gdb_000a06m_e.zip gdb_000b06a_e.zip gdb_000b06m_e.zip

Urban areas (UA)

gua_000a06a_e.zip

gua_000a06m_e.zip

gua_000b06a_e.zip

gua_000b06m_e.zip