Data are available for analysis as datasets, or microdata, using specialized software such as SPSS, Stata, R, or SAS.
Statistics are aggregated from data, and are often presented as tables, time series, maps, or as figures which can be downloaded to support your research.
- (Conference Board of Canada) contains 7 economic intelligence databases, including economic forecasts for Canada, the Provinces, and Territories.
- provides historical time series data for macroeconomic research and analysis. The database contains both annual economic statistics and daily market information. Data that can be obtained through the University of Ottawa's licenses include data for Canada and the U.S., G10+ Countries and emerging market countries.
- (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) is a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences and 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
- (Data Service of Scholars Portal) is a data repository for social science and polling data, including public use microdata files and aggregate data from Statistics Canada.
- (Real Time Remote Access) is a Statistics Canada portal that allows uploading of SAS files to query a given survey and download the results. RTRA can only provide descriptive statistics.
- can be searched for their data, statistics, and publications.
- (CHASS) provides census profile data at various levels of geography back to the 1961 Census.
- provides online Canadian census resources; are available back to 1996.
- contains openly available datasets, as well as some that are licensed and restricted for non-commercial use for the uOttawa community.
- (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country in the world, including source material (including census and surveys) for the study of international religious demography.