Please note that E-STAT will be archived on June 30, 2012. E-STAT will remain accessible as is until June 30, 2013, but its content will no longer be updated. It will be discontinued July 1, 2013. We encourage you to start using the free CANSIM database and to visit the census portal for timely information.
Category Archive for 'Reference'
Dear DLI Contacts, Join us on Tuesday, April 19th for an online DLI webinar on the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) – Healthy Aging ! Senior analysts from Statistics Canada’s Health Statistics Division will discuss the survey’s background, themes, data file structure and data uses and will be available to answer your questions about the [...]
Question How can a researcher access CCHS 2009/2010 data if the PUMF isn’t yet released? Would they need to go through an RDC if the PUMF isn’t released? Answer The CCHS 2009/2010 PUMF is scheduled to be released in September 2011 (please note that this is a tentative date). This PUMF therefore won’t be available [...]
Hello, We received the following question off list about the field of study groups in the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) files the DLI receives. We are sharing it through the dlilist as it may be of interest to other DLI contacts. Question I just downloaded PSIS files for a professor. The fields of study [...]
Dear DLI Contacts, In order to prepare for an upcoming discussion with the division that produces concentration ratios and Herfindahl indexes (http://www.statcan.gc.ca/dli-ild/data-donnees/ftp/crhi-rcih-eng.htm), we would be interested in information about use of and demand for these products in DLI member institutions (e.g. How would you describe demand for these products in your institution? What type of [...]
Hello, We received the following question about the postal code conversion file (PCCF) by email off-list and are sharing it with the dlilist as it may be of interest to other DLI contacts. Thank you. Question “I have a question from a medical researcher regarding retired postal codes. Is it possible for individuals to continue [...]
Question Are the 2006 FSA boundary files included in the dbf files on the DLI web site, or are they somewhere else? Answer DLI geography files are not available on the DLI website but you can download them from the DLI FTP site (stcftp.statcan.ca). To access the 2006 FSA boundary files: 1) Access the DLI [...]
Question Are population projections available at the level of CSD similar to the one at the level of province (CANSIM 0520005)? I am looking specifically for the CSD of Weyburn, SK. Answer Unfortunately, CSD level population projections are not available from Statistics Canada at this time. The division that produces population projections hopes to strengthen [...]
Question We have a researcher looking for the most recent data on the Financial Management System (FMS), for fiscal years ending March 31. This is a terminated series in CANSIM 385-0022 and the data are annual. The researcher would like to know if there is any way to get quarterly numbers. Answer The author division [...]
Question Good afternoon everyone! Can someone please confirm that the name of the Institution for the respondents in NGS exists in the Master Files? I have a Graduate student looking to apply for RDC access but needs to know whether she will be able to identify the educational institutions in the file? Also would it [...]