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Numeric Data & Statistics: Statistics & Aggregate Data

Numeric Data and aggregate statistics resources available via the University of Lethbridge Library.

About Statistics

Statistics are the numeric facts and figures which have been created from the data. These can take the form of e-publications, e-tables or databases.

Statistical information can be described as the added value arising from the interpretation of statistics or data.  This information will often be in the form of some sort of analysis.

About Aggregate Data

Aggregate data are statistics organized into a data structure or database based on tabulations organized by geography, time or social observations.

Alberta Statistics

Alberta Data Visualizations

Other Databases Containing Statistics

Still can't find the statistics you're after?

The Library also maintains the web page Statistics Resources that lists databases that contain a wide assortment of statistics.

Finding Statistics

StatCan Data Portal - Canadian Time Series Aggregate Data [Statistics Canada]

Use the StatCan Data Portal (formerly known as CANSIM) to view time series tables on a wide variety of socio-economic topics. Tables can be altered by adding/removing different data dimensions (e.g., geography, sex, age group). Data in tables can be downloaded as Excel-compatible CSV files.

Census of Population (Canada) & National Household Survey (NHS) [Statistics Canada]

If you're unsure of where to begin, start by reviewing Which census product should I use? [SFU Library].

Canada Federal Government Statistics

U.S. Federal Government Statistics

World Statistics