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Census Undercounts – 1971-Present

To learn how to calculate total population with census undercount, please read the Guide to Calculating Total Population with Census Undercount (PDF 34KB, 1 page).

For more information on why the undercount exists and how it is determined, please consult the Census Undercount FAQ.

Estimated Net Census Undercoverage Rates (1971-2011)
Census Year Undercount
1971 *population figures include the 1971 Census undercount for Ontario (1.68%)
1976 *population figures include the 1976 Census undercount for Ontario (1.52%)
1981 *population figures include the 1981 Census undercount for Ontario (1.94%)
1986 *population figures include the 1986 undercount for Peel from Hemson Consulting (3.79%)
1991 *population figures include the 1991 undercount for Peel from Hemson Consulting (3.39%)
1996 *population figures include the 1996 undercount for Peel from Hemson Consulting (2.99%)
2001 *population figures include the 2001 undercount of 4.2% from Hemson's background study: Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Forecasts to 2041, Technical Report November 2012
2006 *population figures include the 2006 undercount of 4.2% from Hemson's background study: Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Forecasts to 2041, Technical Report November 2012
2011 *population figures include the 2011 undercount of 3.94% from Hemson's background study: Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Forecasts to 2041, Technical Report November 2012

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Peel Data Centre
Region of Peel
Service Innovation, Information and Technology Department,
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10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite A, 6th Flr.
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9