Statistics

Websites

British Columbia Statistics
The province’s central statistical agency. Its site offers data services, business and economic statistics, labour and social statistics, population stats, as well as survey and analysis.

DataBC
“The BC Data Catalogue provides the easiest access to government’s data holdings, as well as applications and web services. Thousands of the datasets discoverable in the Catalogue are available under the Open Government License – British Columbia.”

Statistics Canada
Statistics Canada is the federal government’s statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada’s economy, society and environment they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.

The World Bank
The World Bank’s Data Catalogue provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from the bank’s data sources.

UNESCO
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the official and trusted source of internationally-comparable data on education, science, culture and communication. As the official statistical agency of UNESCO, the UIS produces a wide range of indicators in UNESCO’s fields of action by working with national statistical offices, line ministries and other statistical organizations. The UIS Director serves as the Organization’s chief statistician.

Further Resources

For other useful websites, check West Vancouver Memorial Library‘s Statistics & Data page and the Statistics section of Vancouver Public Library‘s Government Subject Guide .