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.
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 on 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.
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, rural trends, and gender differences.
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.
- Community Information Database
Use this online database to get statistics on population, age group, income and occupations for all communities across Canada.
Regional demographic statistics
Find demographic statistics provided by provincial, territorial and regional government agencies.
International demographic statistics
Find official demographic statistics published by international organizations.
- UN Demographic Yearbook
Find international demographic statistics organized under topics such as population size and gender, births, deaths, marriage and divorce.
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