Below is a list of major data sources for Canadian and international statistics.
Online portal for statistics and market research data. Compiles data from government, business and research institutions on a wide range of topics. U of T institutional license provides access to data downloads and information about data sources and citations.
Dataverse is a research data portal hosted by Scholars Portal on behalf of Ontario universities. Researchers can use Dataverse to share their data, as well as discover and reuse the data produced by other researchers. The Map & Data Library also uses Dataverse to host some of its collections.
Looking for data about Government of Canada services, financials, national demographic information or high resolution maps? Discover that and more through our open data portal, your one-stop shop for Government of Canada open datasets.
The Statistics Canada website is a key source for Canadian data. Data from the census and from Statistics Canada's many surveys and statistical programs are available from their website. In particular, look for links to the cesus program and CANSIM.
The Map and Data Library Dataverse contains both microdata and aggregated statistical tables. While much of this collection is openly available, some of these datasets are licensed and restricted for noncommercial use by the University of Toronto community.
Dataverse is an open source application to publish, share, reference, extract and analyze research data. It facilitates making data available to others, and allows you to replicate others work. Researchers, data authors, publishers, data distributors, and affiliated institutions all receive appropriate credit. The Harvard Dataverse Network is open to all scientific data from all disciplines worldwide. It includes the world's largest collection of social science research data.
iPOLL is the search interface to the public opinion data housed at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, located at Cornell University. The Roper Center is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from public opinion surveys.
In order to access GFDatabase's historical stocks, commodities, and other financial time-series databases, create an account with your utoronto.ca email address at the link below, then select the search engine of your choice. Data can be downloaded in .xls or .csv formats, or graphed in-browser.
The City of Toronto's Open Data portal provides a variety of spatial and tabular datasets pertaining to the city's population, infrastructure, and services.