1946 Canadian Census

1946 Canadian Census
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General information
Date takenJune 1, 1946
Total population12,292,000 (estimate)

In 1946 the government of Canada conducted the fifth 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, 1946.

The entire population of Canada for 1946 was estimated at 12,292,000, an increase of 1.8% 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 is not due for release until 2038.[1]


  1. ^ "After 1921". Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 3 October 2015.

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