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Data and Statistics: Analysis Software

Guides and tutorials for statistical analysis in R, Stata, SPSS and SAS.

U of S Campus ITS

SPSS and SAS are the main statistical applications being used on campus.


SPSS [Statistical Package for the Social Sciences] Statistics Family

PSPP: An open source alternative to SPSS.


Stata: Data Analysis and Statistical Software

Why use Stata?


Download R - Freeware

RStudio - Integrated development environment for R


  • Beyond 20/20: View files saved in .IVT format
  • GeoSuite 2016: Links spatial and numeric data (population and dwelling counts) from Statistics Canada (web version); a downloadable version is also available.
  • GeoPinpoint: Address geocoding application. v2013.3 is the most current available.
  • ArcGIS: Geographical information system
  • EViews: Forecasting and analysis software

Spatial Analysis/ Visualization

Data processed via a statistical software can sometimes be combined with spatial data for spatial analysis and visualization within a Geographical Information System (GIS).

For further information on GIS, refer to the GIS LibGuide.