Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat of person

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on June 15, 2015.

Definition

Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is inside or outside Inuit Nunangat.

Inuit Nunangat is the homeland of the Inuit of Canada. It includes the communities located in the four Inuit regions: Nunatsiavut (Northern coastal Labrador), Nunavik (Northern Quebec), the territory of Nunavut and the Inuvialuit region of the Northwest Territories. These regions collectively encompass the area traditionally occupied by Inuit in Canada.

Outside Inuit Nunangat includes all CSDs in Canada not located in the four Inuit regions of Inuit Nunangat.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

Conformity to relevant internationally recognized standards

There are no relevant internationally recognized standards.

Classifications

Relation to previous version

  • Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat of person June 15, 2015 to current

    This departmental standard replaces the recommended standard 'Area of residence: Inuit Nunangat of person'. The concept has been renamed 'Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat'.

  • Area of residence: Inuit Nunangat of Person May 08, 2013 to June 14, 2015

    This standard was replaced by the 'Residence inside or outside Inuit Nunangat of person' as of June 15, 2015.

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