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Welcome

Use this guide to help you find data and statistics produced by Canadian governments and agencies. The University Library can help you find and access:

MICRODATA: data at the level of the individual, household, business, etc. responding to a survey, with codes (usually numbers) representing the response to each question. 

AGGREGATE DATA or STATISTICS: summary-level data (the result of applying statistical analyses to microdata), often presented in tabular format.

TIME SERIES: observations of the same variable (e.g., unemployment rate) made over time, usually at a regular interval (e.g., annually).

GEOSPATIAL DATA: data that include geographic positioning information relative to a coordinate system. 

Key Resources

   Statistics Canada Data Portal (formerly CANSIM)
Access data, statistical profiles, maps, visualizations, and other products from Statistics Canada. Data tables available through this portal were were formerly known as CANSIM tables. View concordance between CANSIM table nubmers and new Product IDs here.

Tutorial: StatCan Data Portal

A 5-minute video tutorial from Laurier Library on the new StatCan data portal.

Data, GIS & Government Publications Librarian

Support for Data, GIS & Government Publications

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Ph: 306-966-5987