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Statistics Canada 2012: Vital statistics—birth database

Identifying and definitional attributes

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The Canadian Vital Statistics - Births database (CVSB) is an administrative survey that collects annual demographic information from provincial and territorial vital statistics registries on all live births in Canada. Data from these mandatory surveys are used to calculate basic indicators on births of Canadian residents.

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Collection and usage attributes

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Frequency:Help on this termAnnual
Implementation start date:Help on this term19/12/1998
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First collection started in 1921.

Source and reference attributes

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Statistics Canada

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Statistics Canada