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Rural Development Finding data and statistics

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  1. Rural DevelopmentFinding data and statistics

  2. Statistics Canada: Federal statistical agency • Data released under the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) license • Data can only be used for research purposes

  3. Web-based Extractors Statistics Canada Make Data Anonymous Public Use Microdata Files (PUMF) <odesi> Equinox DLI Surveys/ Admin Data Create Tables CANSIM Aggregate Data E-STAT CHASS Research Data Centre Create Tables Website Statistics Canada Aggregate Data Submit Proposal

  4. Microdatavs Aggregate • Microdata: Each line in the file contains information on a person • For example, income per person in SK • Aggregate Data (statistics): Information aggregated from the microdata • For example, mean income per person by province • Data ≠ Statistics

  5. Access • Webpage >>

  6. Statistics Canada website • Use the website to find: • Identify data/ statistics sources • CANSIM table numbers • Names of relevant surveys • Relevant publications and studies

  7. CANSIM • Retrieve aggregate data • Access via E-STAT • Search by CANSIM table number; by keyword; or by subject • E-STAT also contains tables from the census

  8. Census Geography • Census data is disseminated at various levels of geography • Highest: Canada • Lowest: Dissemination Area • Definitions of geographical units >>

  9. Census • Census Community Profiles >> • Canadian Census Analyzer

  10. Census of Agriculture

  11. Microdata • Called Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs) • Survey files with identification information removed • Complete files (or a sample in the case of the census) • Example: Labour Force Survey

  12. Microdatavs Aggregate • Microdata: Each line in the file contains information on a person • For example, income per person in SK • Aggregate Data (statistics): Information aggregated from the microdata • For example, mean income per person by province • Data ≠ Statistics

  13. <odesi> • Retrieve survey files • Labour Force Survey >>

  14. Contact Us • Sunny Kaniyathu 306 966 8841; sunny.kaniyathu@usask.ca • Winnie Smit 306 966 7261; winnie.smit@usask.ca