Statistics

Below is a list of major data sources for Canadian and international statistics.

Statista

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

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. 

Harvard dataverse

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.


Roper Center iPOLL

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.

Global Financial Database

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.

<odesi>

<odesi> is a repository of over 3,500 Canadian social science datasets, including Statistics Canada microdata files and statistical tables, as well as a range of public opinion polling data. <odesi> allows to you explore, analyze, subset, and download data for your choice of statistical software package.