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Data & Statistics  

Sources of aggregate statistics and microdata for use in a wide variety of subject areas
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Here are a few quick links to commonly-used sources of data & statistics (note that some may require a York login to access):


Statistical Consulting Service

If you are looking for assistance with

  • Research and sample design
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Survey data and survey sampling
  • Questionnaire design
  • Data screening, statistical graphics
  • Regression, ANOVA and other linear models,
  • Multivariate analysis (factor analysis, PCA, cluster analysis)
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Longitudinal and multi-level data
  • Structural equation models
  • Statistical computing using SAS, SPSS, and Splus/R

please contact the Statistical Consulting Service.


 What kinds of data can I find here?

This guide will direct you to data sources in these broad subject areas:

The above subject areas are also available via the "Subjects" tab on the toolbar near the top of the page. Other tabs provide access to

The emphasis is on Canadian sources, but significant foreign/international sources are also highlighted.

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of available resources; if you do not find what you need here, contact the Data Librarian. If you require assistance with geospatial data, contact the Map and GIS Librarian.

Data Librarian

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Walter Giesbrecht
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102F Scott Library
416-736-2100 ext. 77551
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I'm usually on campus 8:30am-4:30pm; you are welcome to drop in whenever you like; however, you may wish to make an appointment. Have a look at my calendar to find out when I'm busy:

Find a time that works for you, and send me an email. I'll do my best to accommodate you.


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