Codes and Frequencies
BPLCA1 indicates the person's place of birth at the province level for Canada.
Comparability — General
Persons enumerated in the Atlantic Provinces and the Territories are not in the universe for the variable in 1991-2001. Those persons did record birthplaces, combined into different categories, in the unharmonized variables; and some categories can be made consistent with BPLCA1. See the unharmonized variables for those samples.
The Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Prince Edward Island are combined in 1991-2001.
The Yukon and Northwest Territories are combined and integrated as "Northern Canada" in 2011.
For the country of birth of foreign-born persons, see BPLCOUNTRY.
- Canada 1971: All persons
- Canada 1981: All persons, excluding inmates
- Canada 1991: Persons not enumerated in the Atlantic Provinces and Territories
- Canada 2001: Persons not enumerated in the Atlantic Provinces and Territories
- Canada 2011: All persons
- Canada: 1852, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901, 1911, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011