Drs. Peter Baskerville and Eric Sager (History) are key participants in a national scholarly effort providing tools to help researchers expand our understanding of Canada’s development throughout the 20th Century. The project involves scholars at seven Canadian universities as well as IBM and Statistics Canada. Sets of data will be of vital use to researchers from many disciplines investigating the nature and evolution of Canadian society.
City Stats is designed to encourage the use of measures of residential segregation in Canadian urban history. From this site you can access statistics, use a wizard to create complex queries, and read a brief description of the statistics.
Established in 1962, ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) is an active partner in social science research and instruction throughout the world. ICPSR's unique combination of data resources, user support, and training in quantitative methods make it a vital resource for fostering inquiry and furthering the social sciences. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction.
Statistical tables on social and economic conditions of Canada from 98 Censuses of the earliest settlements to Confederation in 1867 and on to 1871. Censuses are arranged in chronological order, with explanatory notes in some cases.
Contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s. The tables are arranged in sections with an introduction explaining the content of each section, the principal sources of data for each table, and general explanatory notes regarding the statistics.
Search over 100,000 nominal census records of Vancouver Island residents, native and non-native, for the period 1871 to 1901. You can also search directories for the cities of Nanaimo and Victoria, and property tax assessment rolls for the same period.
Includes access to digitized images of original census returns which list the name, age, country or province of birth, nationality, religion, and occupation of Canada's residents at the time of the 1881 Census.
The 1891 Census offers a rich source of information about Canada and Canadians. Through this research tool, you can access digitized images of original census returns which list the name, age, country or province of birth, nationality, religion, and occupation of Canada's residents at the time of the 1891 Census.
Conducted under the provisions of the Census and Statistics Act (1905), the Fifth General Census of Canada began on 01 June and collected information related to each inhabitant of the country, including place of habitation, marital status, age, place of birth, religion, occupation, education, etc. The Census of Canada 1911 covered the nine provinces (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island) and two territories (the Y