“Census data is important to The City of Calgary as it helps us make informed decisions to plan City services used every day.”
2016 Civic Census online
Count yourself in. The civic census online is now open for census submissions. Calgarians were sent an access code in the mail which can be used on calgary.ca/census to complete their census online between March 21 and April 10, 2016
“The census online is fast and simple to use.” said Paul Denys, Leader Election and Census. “Census data is important to The City of Calgary as it helps us make informed decisions to plan City services used every day.”
The information collected is used by The City for the planning of services, such as roads, transit, recreation and water services. It is also used by the public and separate school boards for enrolment predictions, decisions on future schools, and by the provincial government for determining per capita grant allocations where available.
Access codes were mailed to residents of Calgary on March 21. If anyone has technical difficulties, has lost their access code or has questions about the census online, they can call 403-476-4100 (option 3), Monday to Friday between 8 am and 8 pm for assistance. Or they can simply visit Calgary.ca/census to request a new access code.
If residents are unable to complete the census online, door-to-door census collection will begin on April 11, 2016. Once the collection period is over, if a dwelling is missed residents can also call the Election and Information Services office at 403-476-4100 (option 3) to provide their information.
All information provided during this process is confidential and secure. Census Data is available on a city-wide basis or by geographic areas such as communities, never identifying individuals or single dwellings. The 2016 census results will be available approximately three months after census collection is complete.
For more information on census collection, visit calgary.ca/census.
Public contact information:
Election & Information Services
The City of Calgary