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Data and Statistics

a guide to finding data and/or statistics of interest to students and scholars engaged in all kinds of research.

Sources of Data - By Subject

To expand your search, you can:

  • Visit Statistic Canada's Statistics by Subject portal (best practice is usually to click on "all subtopics".
  • Visit Statistic Canda's Surveys and Statistical Programs by Subject portal.
  • Explore the Canadian Census 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.
  • Learn about the DLI and RDC programs to find and access Canadian microdata.
Business and Industry
Economy and Finances
First Nations
Health
Housing, Income, and Poverty
Immigration
Politics, Voting and Opinion Polls
Transportation
Other

Canadian Portals

Maps and geography

Consider consulting the GISciences Centre for additional help and information.

See also GISciences Centre's Inhouse Data for more maps and files.

Nova Scotia Only
Statistic Canada

Historical Datasets