Skip to main content

Data and Mapping

This guide highlights key sources of online provincial, national, and international demographic statistics, economic indicators, social indicators, as well as housing, education, and industry data. Includes information on online mapping tools.

Government of Canada- Statistics

Below are access points to Statistics Canada's  and other government departments data offered on their sites or through CBU's DLI license. For further information on accessing data contact Laura Syms.  When formatting your papers use "How to Cite Statistics Canada Products".

2016 Canada Census

Search the 2016 Census

Search type

 

Or link to browse 

2016 Census Data Viewer

The Census Program Data Viewer (CPDV), is a new, web-based data visualization tool that will make statistical information more interpretable by presenting key indicators in a statistical dashboard. Find the places in Canada you are interested in;  see them on a map, and get basic geographic and sociodemographic data for those places. Easy and Nice!

SiteWise - Canadian population characteristics

 SiteWise, formerly known as PCensus, easily provides demographic profile reports for Canadian standard geographic or mapped study areas. The data is from the most current census, current year estimates and projections, consumer spending, businesses & workplace population, and market segmentation.

Web Data Server

The DLI Web Data Server (WDS) is an online multidimensional table viewer which is used to access the aggregate data in the DLI Collection.   Checkout  this  User guide for DLI WDS.

Other Sources for Canadian Demographics