a guide to finding data and/or statistics of interest to students and scholars engaged in social science research.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2015
Other Than Statistics Canada
- Bank of Canada
interest and exchange rates, price indices, monetary indicators and statistics
- Royal LePage House Price Survey
comprehensive reports from Halifax to the national market
- CMHC Data Tables
These tables provide an overview of housing conditions and trends in Canada and in each province and Census Metropolitan Area, including housing construction, prices, and sales; rental market trends; mortgage lending; and housing stock.
- Canadian Metropolitan Outlook --- Halifax
overview and forecasts for the Halifax economy from the Conference Board
- Citizenship and Immigration Statistics Archives (1966 to 1996)
Annual statistical publications describing Canada’s immigration and citizenship programs. Production ceased with the publication of the report for 1996.
- Facts and Figures Immigration Overview: Permanent and Temporary Residents
annual statistical publication from Citizenship and Immigration Canada
- Canadian Cluster Data
interesting data on the contribution of clusters of traded industries to regional and national economies
- Finances of the Nation
from the Canadian Tax Foundation
- First Nation Profiles
- Registered Indian Population by Sex and Residence 2010
provides Indian Register data for all First Nations and/or Registry Groups at the National level, by Region and by Responsibility Centre as at December 31, 2010.
- Income Statistics
annual data from the Canada Revenue Agency, including by Census Subdivision
- SME Benchmarking Tool
formerly Performance Plus
- Urban Poverty Report: Poverty Data Tables
poverty profiles of 106 Canadian cities, regions and provinces
- North American Transportation Statistics database
includes Canada, USA, Mexico
other than Statistics Canada data
- Historical Statistics of Canada, 2nd Ed.
contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s.text as HTML pages and all tables as individual spreadsheets in comma separated value files
- Baldwin-Green Study: Canada - U.S. Census of Industry 1867-1940
Canadian and US manufacturing industries at the 2-digit SIC code level for census years 1900 to 1940. The Canadian figures start at 1870. Only general figures were recorded, such as the number of employees, the number of establishments, the salary and wag
- Historical Canadian Macroeconomic Dataset 1871-1994
Includes GNP, implicit price deflator, population, real GNP, per capita GNP, government expenditures, exports, imports, money suppy, bond yields, investment expenditures, current account balance.
- Inflation Calculator from 1914 to the present
from the Bank of Canada; based on Stats Canada's CPI data.
- Canada Year Book tables
selected statistics from 1907 to 1967 at ten year intervals.
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