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Data and Statistics

Statistics Canada

Summary/description: Statistics Canada produces statistics on Canada's population, resources, economy, society, and culture.  Statistics Canada conducts a census every five years in addition to 350 active surveys on a variety of all aspects of Canadian life. 

Coverage and scope: Canadian census data from 1996 to 2011 and historical survey data.

Subjects covered:
Aboriginal peoples
Agriculture
Business, consumer, and property services
Business performance and ownership
Children and youth
Construction
Crime and justice
Culture and leisure
Economic accounts
Education, training and learning
Energy
Environment
Ethnic diversity and immigration
Families, households and housing
Government
Health
Income, pensions, spending and wealth
Information and communications technology
International trade
Labour
Languages
Manufacturing
Population and demography
Prices and price indexes
Reference
Retail and wholesale
Science and technology
Seniors
Society and community
Statistical methods
Transportation
Travel and tourism

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