Census Division Boundaries (All Years)
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Data and Resources
A dataset of select StatsCan geographic boundaries and associated census profiles.
The geographic area boundaries, names, codes, and the relationships among the various geographic levels are found on Statistics Canada?s Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). These data for administrative areas are updated using information from provincial and territorial sources. These data for statistical areas are updated using the results of the previous census, as well as input from users.
|Name||BC Stats (pointOfContact)|
|Organization||Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology|
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|Record Last Modified||2019-08-28|
Object Name: WHSE_HUMAN_CULTURAL_ECONOMIC.CEN_CENSUS_DIVISIONS_SP
Short Name: CNCNSSDVSN
Comments: The 2006 Census Division Boundary Files contain the boundaries of the 28 census divisions in British Columbia.
|Column Name||Short Name||Data Type||Data Precision||Comments|
|CENSUS_YEAR||CNSSR||NUMBER||4||CENSUS YEAR is the year the national census in Canada was conducted, e.g., 2006, 2011. This is done every five years by Statistics Canada.|
|CENSUS_DIVISION_ID||CNSSDVSND||VARCHAR2||4||CENSUS DIVISION ID uniquely identifies a census division (SGC code - composed of the 2-digit province/territory code and the 2-digit census division code).|
|CENSUS_DIVISION_NAME||CNSSDVSNNM||VARCHAR2||100||CENSUS DIVISION NAME contains the official census division name.|
|CENSUS_DIVISION_TYPE_CODE||CNSSDVSNTP||VARCHAR2||3||CENSUS DIVISION TYPE contains the type of the census division.|
|CENSUS_DIVISION_TYPE_DESC||CNSSDVSNT1||VARCHAR2||120||CENSUS DIVISION TYPE DESC contains the full description of the census division type for the record.|
|GEOMETRY||GEOMETRY||SDO_GEOMETRY||1||GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.|
|FEATURE_AREA_SQM||FEAT_AREA||NUMBER||19||FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters|
|FEATURE_LENGTH_M||FEAT_LEN||NUMBER||19||FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters|