Canadian Socio-Economic Information (via CHASS)

Part of the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) program of statistical tools from Statistics Canada, the Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System (CANSIM) is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database comprised of over 40 million time series and thousands of tables. CANSIM @ CHASS is updated daily via a direct data feed from Statistics Canada.

CANSIM can be used to:

  • Track trends
  • Analyze market potential
  • Study economic activity
  • Make investment decisions
  • Evaluate social conditions
  • Conduct feasibility studies
  • Forecast economic conditions
  • Plan programs or services
  • Profile demographics

CANSIM @ CHASS features:

  • Search by text, table number or time series number
  • Browse by subject, survey number, table titles and labels or by Statistics Canada's keywords classification for tables
  • Various download formats
  • Historical versions of CANSIM (available only at CHASS)
  • Bilingual