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Canadian Statistics

Statistics Canada Statistics Canada produces statistics about Canada's population, resources, economy, society, and culture.

CANSIM  Statistical information including tables, microdata and data visualizations.

Statistics Canada produces statistics about Canada's population, resources, economy, society, and culture.

CHASS at University of Toronto provides access to CANSIM tables produced by Statistics Canada.

CHASS Census Analyser provides access to Canadian Census Profiles from 1961 onwards through a common interface. Depending on the year, the files will be available at various geographic levels (down to the Census Tract).

Canadian Climate Data is a gateway to past Canadian weather data.

The Canadian Institute for Health Information Interactive tool provides access to aggregate level data on health indicators. Health indicators are standardized measures and can be used to compare health status and health system performance among different jurisdictions in Canada.

International Statistics

China Data Online

Comprehensive statistical and economic data on China in English. Data is provided by Chinese government administrative bureaus and authorized by the China National Bureau of Statistics.

China - National Bureau of Statistics of China - Official Website of National Bureau of Statistics of China.

World Bank Data -World Bank Open Data provides access to data about development in countries around the world.

IMF eLibrary Data - The IMF eLibrary data provides access to international financial statistics, direction of trade statistics, balance of payment statistics, and government finance statistics. View and download predefined data reports or create your own.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, located at Cornell University, is one of the world’s leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from public opinion surveys. The Center’s mission is to collect, preserve, and disseminate public opinion data; to serve as a resource to help improve the practice of survey research; and to broaden the understanding of public opinion through the use of survey data in the United States and abroad.

Citing Statistics

This guide from Statistics Canada takes you through the process of citing products and materials produced by Statistics Canada and from other sources.

Citation Example

Author or investigator. Survey title and date (for aggregate data use the table title). Country that the data is collected for or refers to. Data type or format. Location of production or producer. Name of producer. Production date of data. Name of data distributor (if applicable). Date of distribution of the data. Platform or data access provider. Date the file was accessed. URL.

Statistics Canada. Census of Population, 2006 Profile Series: Profile of Age and Sex, for Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions. [Aggregate data]. Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada [producer and distributor], 2007. Ottawa, Ontario: Data Liberation Initiative [distributor], 2008. Accessed via ODESI. June 14, 2011.http://search1.odesi.ca/details/view.html?q=census+profile+series+2006&field=&coll=odesi&date-gt=1871&date-lt=2011&uri=/odesi/cen_95F0495_E_2006-profb20.xml

This information was adapted from Odesi's guide to data citations.
Data citations – <odesi> disseminated data. (2015). Retrived from http://guides.scholarsportal.info/c.php?g=126711&p=828977