Canada Census Subdivisions Map

You can easily create a Canada Census Subdivisions Map with Mapline! Census subdivisions are areas or municipalities that perform as municipal equivalents for statistical purposes. Some examples are Indian reserves and settlements and unorganized territories. They are classified into 54 types.

To avoid confusion, The census subdivision name is always accompanied by its type. This is to help distinguish the type of CSD a certain territory is. For example, in Balmoral, we usually see “Balmoral, V” that stands for village of Balmoral, and “Balmoral, P” for parish of Balmoral.

Using Mapline, create a Canada Census Subdivisions Map.  Statistics Canada has created these territories for the purpose of statistical reporting.

Canada Census Subdivisions Map

Steps to Create a Canada Census Subdivisions Map

  1. Create a Mapline account and login.
  2. Click the orange “New” button.
  3. Select “New Map” on the drop down arrow.
  4. Give your map a name and click “OK.”
  5. Click the “Add” button from the left sidebar.
  6. Select the “Boundaries” option.
  7. From the “Boundary Type,” select “Canada Census Subdivisions (2011).”
  8. Select how you want your boundaries to be colored in “Fill Color” (Random Colors, Uniform Colors, Heatmap on pins inside boundaries, or Paste colors from a spreadsheet).
  9. Click “OK.”

That’s how easy it is to create a Canada Census Subdivisions map! Once you have your map, you can create a map of Excel spreadsheet locations to overlay on top. Mapline also makes it simple to see summary information about the locations inside each subdivision just by clicking on them! Sign up now to create a Canada Census Subdivisions map.

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