Data Overview

 

The BALSAC population database now includes 3 million vital event records linked to 5 million individuals over almost four centuries*. The chart below shows the number of birth, marriage and death certificates in the database for all regions of Quebec. For more precise data at the local or parish level, you can consult the BALSAC database population inventory where you will also find the founding date of each parish.
For a detailed description of the variables contained in BALSAC, you can consult the following document: Structure of the BALSAC database and content of the main tables.
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