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Research Guides


A guide to statistical resources prepared by Sam-chin Li, University of Toronto Libraries.

Major resources

Statistics Canada is the central statistical agency for Canada and the provinces.

Open Data is the one-stop shop for Government of Canada open datasets.

Check <odesi> (datasets are available for subscribing institutions only) for social science data, including polling data.

Print materials: visit the Government Publications Collection on the 5th floor of Robarts (filed by Statistics Canada number, eg. 12-008).

CANSIM and Canadian Census Analyser at the University of Toronto Data Centre (CHASS) are for UofT faculty, staff, and students only.

Check Canadian data sources available through the University of Toronto Data Library.