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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.

Health System Performance and Population Health: Canada.

Nova Scotia's Vital Statistics and Health Info

Nova Scotia Health Atlas is a web-based mapping tool that illustrates differences in measures of health status, health service use, and the social determinants of health across small geographic areas of Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia's Vital Statistics site includes information collected from the registration of births, marriages, deaths and stillbirths in Nova Scotia. Here are links to other Canadian vital statistics offices .   


Statistics Canada - Health

Statistics Canada's website features a section on Canadian health

CBU Library can also give its community free access to Statistics Canada's health surveys through it's DLI license. For more information on the DLI, contact the Data Services Librarian.


There are surveys that provide insight into nutrition-related issues in Canada. Data from these surveys can be accessed.

These surveys include:
National Population Health Survey, conducted by Statistics Canada
Canadian Community Health Survey conducted by Statistics Canada
Canadian Health Measures Survey conducted by Statistics Canada
Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study - a World Health Organization Cross-National Study

Find out about your future health - Health Calculators

You can calculate your own risk of hospitalization and life expectancy through a short questionnaire created by Ontario researchers.