Census – A questionnaire or survey of an area to find out how many people live there. A census is a type of data collection. The person doing the census may want to find out how many people are living in a certain area, what languages they speak, how many people living with them, etc. The government of Canada does a census every 5 years. 

Recensement – Un recensement est un type de collecte de statistiques. La personne qui effectue le recensement peut vouloir savoir combien de personnes vivent dans une certaine région, quelles langues elles parlent, combien de gens vivent avec elles, etc. Le gouvernement du Canada effectue un recensement tous les 5 ans.

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