W. Postal Codes Conversion File, (2001 Census), CanadaEntry ID: Canada_SC_PostalCodeConvFile
Abstract: The PCCF is available as standard packages for Canada, the provinces and
territories, census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and some census agglomerations
(CAs). It consists of a flat file ASCII. A reference guide is included.
Catalogue number: 92F0153XCB. The Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF) is updated
with new postal codes on a semi-annual basis and is available in January ... and
July. Clients must purchase the Postal Code Conversion File at the initial
price; then subsequent updated files (92F0153UCB) may be purchased at the
update or subscription rate. The update rate is a flat rate that in most cases
is much lower than the initial purchase price. An additional 25% discount on
updates is given to PCCF update subscribers. The subscription requires clients
to pay in advance for at least one updated file per year until the PCCF
reflecting the geography of the next Census is released. The PCCF updates are
available as standard packages for Canada and the provinces and territories. A
reference guide is included.
Catalogue number for PCCF updates: 92F0153UCE
...for additional information visit our organization web site.The Postal Code
Conversion File (PCCF) provides a link between six-character postal code and
standard 2001 Census geographic areas (such as dissemination areas,
municipalities, census tracts). It also provides the x,y (latitude/longitude)
coordinates for a point representing the approximate location of the postal
code to support mapping.
Fees - Canada coverage $9,000. PCCF are available for individual provinces and
territories , priced from $200 to $3,500. PCCF are also available for
individual CMAs and CAs: priced from $200 to 1,400. Contact the nearest
Statistics Canada regional office for more information.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Industry Canada, Statistics Canada, Geography Division
Dataset Title: W. Postal Codes Conversion File, (2001 Census), Canada
Dataset Release Date: 20030120
Dataset Release Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Statistics CanadaOnline Resource: http://www.statcan.ca:8096/bsolc/english/bsolc?catno=92F0153X
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Crown copyright.
Data Set Progress
Fees: See Summary
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1-800-263-1136 ( Toll-free general enquiries line)
Email: infostats at statcan.ca
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Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0T6
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-10-15
Future DIF Review Date: 2006-06-04