1911, 1921 Census  


1921 Codes

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Census Schedule Headings

Census Schedule Headings

Name and Residence

Column 1: Dwelling House
Column 2: Family household of habitation
Column 3: Name of each person in the family
Column 4: Place of abode
Column 5: Name of the municipality

Tenure and Class of Home

Column 6: House owned or rented
Column 7: If rented, give rent paid per month
Column 8: Class of house
Column 9: Materials of construction
Column 10: Rooms occupied by this family

Personal Description

Column 11: Relation to head of family or household
Column 12: Sex
Column 13: Conjugal condition
Column 14: Age last birthday


Column 15: Country or place of Birth
Column 16: Place of birth father
Column 17: Place of birth mother


Column 18: Year of immigration to Canada
Column 19: Year of naturalization
Column 20: Nationality

Race, Language, and Religion

Column 21: Racial or tribal origin
Column 22: Can speak English
Column 23: Can speak French
Column 24: Language other than English or French spoken as Mother Tongue
Column 25: Religion


Column 26: Can read
Column 27: Can write
Column 28: Months at school since September 1, 1920

Profession, Occupation, and Employment

Column 29: Chief occupation or trade
Column 30: Employee
Column 31: Place of occupation
Column 32: Total earnings in past twelve months
Column 33: If an employee, were you out of work June 1, 1921?
Column 34: Number of weeks unemployed in the past twelve months (since June 1, 1920)
Column 35: Number of weeks unemployed since June 1, 1920, because of illness