Question A UBC doctoral student is doing research on industries and wants summary information on Canadian bilateral trade with different countries by industry classification, not by the usual commodity classification. The Statistics Canada-supplied data on Strategis’ Trade Data Online has this for recent years using the NAICS classification and back to 1990 with the SIC [...]
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Question I’m looking for highest level of education by CSD for Newfoundland. It needs to be in raw data format (It’s for an SPSS based stats course). Is this data, from either from 1996 or 2001 census, available as a PUMF? I can only find B2020 tables. Answers 1) Your initial question sounded like you [...]
Question I have a student looking for information on market trends in the deli and processed meat industry but I am coming up relatively empty handed. Any suggestions? Answer There are a couple of CANSIM tables that come close. CANSIM Table 080-0010 – Retail commodity survey, quarterly (Dollars) is in E-STAT and provides quarterly figures [...]
Question A researcher at McMaster is working on a project about the “Economic cost of Schizophrenia in Canada”. Based on the literature review about 5% of inmates have a diagnosis of schizophrenia. The researcher needs data on the total inmate days for all the prisoners and average cost per inmate day for the fiscal year [...]
Question Does anyone happen to have EA boundary file for the 1986 Census, which they could provide to me? Or am I missing this on the ftp site? Answer Turns out you can’t find them because they don’t exist! Census Tract is as low as they go for 1986 (even for the division).
Question We compiled the total population in 2001 by provincial electoral district in working with DAs (dissemination areas). In order to calculate population increase by provincial electoral district between 1996 and 2001, I need to compile population by provincial electoral district in 1996. Therefore, I would need the concordance between DAs in 2001 and EAs [...]