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What is microdata?

Microdata, or individual-level data, contains a dataset record for each unit in the study. Depending on the study, the unit of analysis may be the person, household, family, business, etc.

Finding microdata

Key Canadian microdata collections are found in the <odesi> data portal. Please search there FIRST for microdata.

Using the search box below, you can search additional microdata files included in the Map & Data Library's collection. 

Use the Microdata menu to the left to consult our guide to recommended sources of microdata.