Explore the Census of Canada 1921!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 1921 Census database on the Library and Archives Canada website. The Census database includes the names of close to 9 million individuals from across Canada, including the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

About the Census of Canada 1921 database

If you have ever been keen to research genealogy, a simple search in the 1921 Census database will give you access to a vast amount of historical information, including the following:

  • Dwelling, house
  • Family, household or institution
  • Name of each person in the dwelling, including:
    • relationship to the head of the household
    • gender
    • marital status
    • age
    • country of birth and nationality
    • religion
    • language
    • race
    • literacy level and education
    • profession, occupation and employment status

Visit the Library and Archives Canada website and start your 1921 Census database search today!

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Library and Archives Canada is committed to providing free access to Canadian Census information. Visit our Census page to search all of LAC’s Census databases.

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