Find official statistics on a number of population characteristics, organized by topic. Demographic data can help you understand who your customers are, where they are located and what their needs and wants are.
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Statistics Canada's Directory of Statistics
Statistics Canada offers information and analysis on a number of topics relating to demographic characteristics. By examining the data offered under these topics, you can gain insight into the customers and markets you serve.
- Aboriginal peoples
Browse resources that provide demographic data about Aboriginal peoples, organized by topics such as business, health, education and income.
- Children and youth
Browse statistical resources related to infants, children, teens, adolescents, students and young adults.
- Education, training and learning
Browse statistical resources for activities related to developing knowledge, skills, understanding and values.
- Ethnic diversity and immigration
Browse statistical resources on ethnic groups, visible minorities, the Canadian-born population, immigrants and non-permanent residents.
- Families, households and housing
Browse statistical resources on households, housing, family types, marriages, divorces, common-law unions and living arrangements of individuals.
- Health – Statistics
Browse statistical information on the health of the population, factors affecting health and the use of Canada's health services.
- Income, pensions, spending and wealth
Browse statistical resources on income, pensions, spending and wealth, organized by topics such as debts, spending, savings, and retirement income.
Browse Statistics Canada resources on the language composition of Canada, including information on English, French, Aboriginal, and other language groups.
- Population and demography
Browse Statistics Canada data and studies on populations, as well as their growth factors (births, deaths and migrations).
Browse Statistics Canada resources on the characteristics of seniors, organized by subtopics such as care, health, income and retirement.
- Society and community
Browse Statistics Canada information resources on society and community, organized by subtopics such as equity, religion and rural trends.
Census of Population
The Census of Population provides a statistical portrait of Canada and its people.
- Data products : Your guide to statistical information from the census
Browse statistical information about the population, households, dwellings and families as measured in the latest census in Canada.
Regional demographic statistics
Find demographic statistics provided by provincial, territorial and regional government agencies.
- Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.
Thinking of establishing your business in Winnipeg? Find industry profiles, market research and support in site selection.
- Ministry of Health — Covered Population
Find Saskatchewan demographic information based on persons who are registered for health insurance benefits.
- Alberta Community Profiles
View profiles of Alberta communities featuring key contacts, population figures, labour and education statistics, tax rates, and building permit data.
- Alberta Labour Market Information
If you are an entrepreneur, you can use this website to get information on demographics, labour force and shortages, salaries and wages.
- Alberta statistics and publications
Find publications, statistics, reports and studies published by Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education to connect your business with resources to help you trade and invest.
- Industrial Land Site Locator
If you are an Edmonton entrepreneur, use this website to get information on available land, demographics, labour force and business statistics.
- Regional economic indicators
Find valuable economic indicator information for any of the Alberta regions listed. Select the map legend or the area on the map that corresponds with that region's colour.
- BizMap — Vancouver Market Area Profiles
Find commercial and neighbourhood profiles for Vancouver that describe the customer base, business mix and development potential.
- Saskatoon neighbourhood profiles
Get detailed demographic data for each Saskatoon neighbourhood to help support your market research.
- Regina neighbourhood profiles
View profiles of Regina neighbourhoods for a quick source of detailed information on population, income, family characteristics and more.
- Databank of official statistics on Quebec
Consult statistics compiled by a number of Quebec departments and agencies on the various facets of the society of Quebec.
International demographic statistics
Find official demographic statistics published by international organizations.
- UN Demographic Yearbook
Find international demographic statistics organized by topics such as population size and gender, births, deaths, marriage, and divorce.
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