For data about population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status, language, immigration and ethnocultural diversity, aboriginal peoples, education and labour, mobility and migration, language of work, income and housing.
Some geographical products are still only available for 2011 and will be updated as they become available.
For data about population, age, sex, dwellings, families, marital status and language.
For data about immigration and ethnocultural diversity, aboriginal peoples, education and labour, mobility and migration, language of work, income and housing.
Canadian Census AnalyserThe Canadian Census Analyser allows you to quickly extract data from census profiles, from 1961 to 2011, as well as access microdata from the census not available on Statistic Canada's website.
OdesiDalhousie does not subscribe to Odesi, but you can use it to do a variable search for Statistics Canada microdata available in the DLI collection.
SDASDA allows you to download microdata from Statistics Canada's survey, and also to create online cross-tabs.
Halifax Open Data CatalogueThe Halifax Open Data Catalogue contains many downloadable datasets of interest to the HRM community. The interface also allows you to filter and visualize data online.
Nova Scotia Open Data PortalThe Nova Scotia Open Data Portal contains many datasets. I recommend downloading these datasets, but it's also possible to do some data visualization online.
Stats Can's Census Profilelater this year.
Beyond 20/20When downloading data from Statistics Canada's website, ".ivt" or Beyond 20/20 files are a better alternative to ".csv" or Excel files because you can easily format your table before exporting data back to Excel-compatible formats. Windows only.
CANSIMCANSIM tables are interactive data tables available on Statistics Canada's website which can be used to quickly view numbers online. Make sure to click on "Add/Remove" data to see all the options. If a table requires a lot of manipulation to answer your question, consider downloading the Beyond 20/20 version of the table instead.