Census 2021

Census 2021

Ottawa and Region Data Consortium

Between 2016 and 2021, Ottawa’s population increased by 8.9%.  In your neighbourhood, did the population increase or decrease?  Find out on our new dashboard showing the population change for 196 neighbourhoods across Ottawa.  Visit and either click on a neighbourhood* or select it from the drop-down list.  You can also download the data from the same link

We will be preparing additional dashboards, as Statistics Canada releases more 2021 census data through this year.  If you would like to be notified of new releases, please reply to this email asking to be added to the outreach list.  If you have questions or would like to discuss how we could help you with your data needs, don’t hesitate to contact Stefka at

This data has been provided to you, courtesy of the Ottawa and Region Data Consortium, hosted by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa.  As you will know, your organization is a member of the Ottawa and Region Data Consortium.  Through the Consortium, members access customized tables from Statistics Canada and other sources to get the evidence that supports sound decisions and planning for social and health services.  Through the year, we’ll be providing updates on resources available to you through your consortium membership.

Please contact Stefka at any point for more information.

*Neighbourhoods in this dataset are defined by the Neighbourhood Equity Index.