Wednesday, November 25, 2015

PUMF and Share files for census data


Are the PUMF census files random rounded and if so, can non-rounded census data be accessed? Also, are Share files available for the census (similar to the CCHS) and how can these be accessed?


The PUMF is a microdata file, it is an anonymized sample of our dissemination database i.e. a collection of respondent records. It is a collection of non-aggregated, unrounded data.
The census program creates two different files and more information can be found about the files by following the links: