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Term: Manitoba Health Population File

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2015-07-31


The Manitoba Health Population File provides annual snapshots (numbers) of the Manitoba population, taken from the Manitoba Health Insurance Registry as of December 31 each year. Data is available from 1975 forward. The data is categorized by age, sex, postal code and municipal code.

For more information on Manitoba Health Population File, see the:

  • Manitoba Health Population File Data Description that contains a brief summary of the content of the data set and information on the Source Agency, Purpose, Years, Type, Size, Data Level, Components, Scope, Data Collection Method, Data Highlights, Data Cautions, Access Requirements, More Information, and Last Updated date;

  • MCHP Metadata Repository – Manitoba Health Population File - [Internal Access Only] - for technical and programming related information, including an Overview, Data Model, Data Quality, Data Dictionary, Documents and Reports, and Blog.

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