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.

    • Society and community
      Browse Statistics Canada information resources on society and community, organized by subtopics such as equity, religion and rural trends.
    • Seniors — Statistics
      Browse Statistics Canada resources on the characteristics of seniors, organized by subtopics such as care, health, income and retirement.
    • Population and demography
      Browse Statistics Canada data and studies on populations, as well as their growth factors (births, deaths and migrations).
    • Languages
      Browse data on the language composition of Canada, including information on English, French, Aboriginal, and other language groups.
    • 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.
    • Children and youth
      Browse statistical resources related to infants, children, teens, adolescents, students and young adults.

    Census of Population

    The Census of Population provides a statistical portrait of Canada and its people.

    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.

    Regional demographic statistics

    You could find demographic statistics provided by provincial, territorial and regional government agencies.

    • Alberta statistics and publications
      Only Applies to : Alberta
      Find data and updates, reports and publications, economic news and commentaries, success stories and more.
    • Databank of official statistics on Quebec
      Only Applies to : Quebec
      Consult statistics compiled by a number of Quebec departments and agencies on the various facets of the province's society.
    • Saskatoon neighbourhood profiles
      Only Applies to : Saskatchewan
      Get detailed demographic data for each Saskatoon neighbourhood to help support your market research.
    • Economic Development Winnipeg Inc.
      Only Applies to : Manitoba
      Thinking of establishing your business in Winnipeg? Find industry profiles, market research and support in site selection.
    • Ministry of Health — Covered Population Report
      Only Applies to : Saskatchewan
      Find Saskatchewan demographic information based on persons who are registered for health insurance benefits.
    • Regina neighbourhood profiles
      Only Applies to : Saskatchewan
      View profiles of Regina neighbourhoods for a quick source of detailed information on population, income, family characteristics and more.
    • Alberta Community Profiles
      Only Applies to : Alberta
      View profiles of Alberta communities featuring the economy's most important indicators for businesses.
    • Industrial Land Site Locator
      Only Applies to : Alberta
      If you are an Edmonton entrepreneur, use this website to get information on available land, demographics, labour force and business statistics.
    • Alberta Labour Market Information
      Only Applies to : Alberta
      If you are an entrepreneur, you can use this website to get information on demographics, labour force and shortages, salaries and wages.
    • Ignite Fredericton
      Only Applies to : New Brunswick
      Obtain tools to start and grow a business, statistical data, and Fredericton's community profile.
    • Doing business in Bathurst
      Only Applies to : New Brunswick
      Obtain information and key data on Bathurst's community profile, such as demographics, business profiles, and commercial properties.
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