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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.

Statistics Canada Data

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 the Data Services Librarian. When formatting your papers use How to Cite Statistics Canada Products.

2016 Canada Census

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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!

There is also Census Mapper. It includes several services based around census Canada data including easy interactive Canada-wide custom mappings across all census aggregation levels.

SiteWise - Canadian population characteristics

SiteWise easily provides demographic profile reports for Canadian standard geographic or mapped study areas.Data includes most current census, estimates and projections, consumer spending, business profiles etc. 

Other Sources for Canadian Demographics