Census Data

In 2016, a census was distributed to all Canadian households to gather information about our communities. This week, some of that information came to light and statistics Canada will continue to  release the 2016 Census data in phases as follows:


February 8, 2017 – Population and dwelling counts

May 3, 2017 – Age and sex, Type of dwelling

May 10, 2017 – Census of Agriculture

August 2, 2017 – Families, households and marital status, Language

September 13, 2017 – Income

October 25, 2017 – Immigration and ethnocultural diversity, Housing, Aboriginal peoples

November 29, 2017 – Education, Labour, Journey to work, Language of work, Mobility and migration

Although ward by ward data is not yet available, I have also been provided with estimates for Stittsville’s population by City staff this week which is as follows:

    Mid-Year 2016* Year End 2016
  Ward Name Population Households Population Households
6 Stittsville 32,494 11,195 32,829 11,333


This is exciting news for the ever-growing population of Stittsville and I look forward to sharing the official Census data upon release for your comparison.