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Introduction

Statistics make large amounts of data easier to understand and can better inform our decisions about the future. Here are reliable statistics from Cambridge, Canada, and around the world.


CANSIM
CANSIM

CANSIM, Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database, contains statistics on millions of topics covering economic indicators and social issues such as crime, health, culture, travel, immigration, population, business, income, etc. The database is updated daily.


CAMBRIDGE STATISTICS

Cambridge Ontario Census Data
Local statistical information from the 2011 census. Access the 2016 census data as it becomes available here.

Community Profile
Produced by the city’s Economic Development Division. Contains current demographics, statistical market data, economic indicators, labour rates, lifestyle, and municipal services.

Community Trends Report
A social profile of Cambridge and North Dumfries, which includes a demographic summary based on the census data as well as factsheets that describe local social trends and issues. This report measures challenges, gaps, services and strengths in the community.

 

ONTARIO STATISTICS

Government Data Catalogue (ServiceOntario)
Ontario is developing an Open Data Directive to maximize access to government data. The directive will require all government data to be made public, unless it is exempted for privacy, security or commercially-sensitive reasons. More than 400 data sets are currently available on topics ranging from environment and energy to business and economy.

 

CANADIAN STATISTICS

Statistics Canada
Find statistical reports on Canadian labour, manufacturing, investment, international trade, health, legal and social topics. Search by keyword for reports or statistical tables on your topic.  Most frequently used statistical magazines found on the website are:

Government of Canada Publications
Print and online reports from all departments of the Canadian government on every aspect of Canadian life.  Use the Search box to find your topic.

Parliamentary Information and Research Service Publications
Reports specially created to provide background for Canadian lawmakers about hot topics in the legislature.

 

CANADIAN CENSUS RESULTS

Statistics Canada:  2011 Census Results
Statistical information about the population, households, dwellings and families as measured in the 2011 census. Access the 2016 census data as it becomes available here.

 

WORLD STATISTICS

United Nations Data
Start your search here if you need statistics about various countries. Contains global economic, demographic and social statistics and reports

United States Census Bureau
Statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

CIA World Factbook
Statistical information complied by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on the economies, politics and infrastructure of countries from around the world.

World Bank
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries. Find data and statistics about development in countries around the world, on topics including poverty, infrastructure, agriculture, social development, health, gender, education, economic policy, and more.

World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is part of the United Nations. Reports and statistics on current health issues as well as individual and comparative health statistics for different countries.