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Statistics Canada Socioeconomic Data (formerly CANSIM)

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2023 1:09 PM

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This database is freely available to the general public via the Internet.


CANSIM is a statistical database supported by Statistics Canada, the Canadian central statistical agency. It covers over 1,800 tables dealing with all aspects of Canadian society. Links lead to full-text statistical tables for displaying and downloading a variety of file formats.

Several aides help users with the database.

Consult Statistics Canada for additional information about Canadian statistics and Canadian Federal Government for general information about Canadian government documents.

Dates Covered

Varies depending upon the series.

Print Counterpart

Statistics Canada printed publications are in Lockwood Library's Government Documents Collection. Use the UB Libraries Catalog to retrieve call numbers.

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