Monday June 19, 2017

CANSIM is Statistics Canada key socio-economic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.

Users can search by keywords, CANSIM table or Series numbers. Statistics Canada also allows you to browse by topic; for example, Aboriginal peoples, Culture and Leisure, Economic accounts, Population and demography, Trade, Transportation.

Click on a topic and you will be brought to statistical tables.

Carleton University Library also has a subscription to CANSIM II. This is a database of time series data covering a variety of social and economic aspects of Canadian life. Database is restricted to Carleton students, staff and faculty.

(Source: RSS Staff)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Monday Jun 19, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday April 03, 2017

UN Data is an Internet based data server for the global user community. It brings together UN statistical databases, through a single access point.

Users can search and download a variety of datasets from many statistical resources.

Here are some of the statistical databases available to you:

  • International Financial Statistics
  • WHO data
  • Global Indicator Database
  • World Development Indicators
  • UNHCR Statistical Database
  • Commodity Trade Statistical Database

(Source: United Nations)

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Wednesday February 01, 2017

Comparing the real size of African economies: highlights of the main findings of the 2011 round of the International Comparison Program in Africa is a 2014 report by the African Development Bank.

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is a global statistical  program set up on the recommendation of the United Nations Statistical Commission.

From its inception, the number of African countries participating in ICP has been growing.

This report presents the results of the 2011 ICP round, in which 50 African countries participated and which was again coordinated by ADB. This was a full scale benchmark comparison covering all the expenditure components of the GDP.

(Source: African Development Bank)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Wednesday Feb 01, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share