Canadian Internet Use Survey

The Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures household access to the Internet and individual online behaviours including electronic commerce.
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  • Public use microdata: 56M0003X
    Description:

    The public use microdata file (PUMF) from the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) provides data on the adoption and use of digital technologies and the online behaviors of individuals 15 years of age and older living in the ten provinces of Canada.

    The survey is built off the previous iteration of the CIUS, last conducted in 2012. While there is some comparability with the 2012 CIUS, the 2018 survey was redesigned in 2018 to reflect the rapid pace at which Internet technology has evolved since the previous survey iteration.

    The files include information on how individuals use the Internet, smartphones, and social networking websites and apps, including their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions through these technologies.

    It also provides information on the use of online government services, digital skills, online work, and security, privacy and trust as it relates to the Internet.

    Release date: 2022-08-04

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202131332264
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-11-09

  • Table: 22-10-0007-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0167)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Canadian Internet use survey, household access to the Internet at home, by household income quartile for Canada and provinces from 2010 and 2012.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0011-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0171)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Canadian Internet use survey, households with access to the Internet at home by provinces and census metropolitan areas (CMA) from 2010 and 2012.
    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0081-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Internet users accessing the Internet by location of access, excluding use through a mobile data plan, during the past three months.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 27-10-0017-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0154)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Canadian Internet use survey, Internet use, by location of use, household income quartile and age group for Canada and regions, from 2010 and 2012.
    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2021027
    Description:

    This web application provides access to data from the 2018 and 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey. This dynamic application allows users to obtain data on the use of Internet services and technologies by Canadians in 2018 and 2020. The data is supplemented by household characteristics such as age, gender, highest level of education completed and some geographical detail (e.g. province). Among the indicators used in this interactive application to describe the use of Internet-related services and technologies are Internet use and intensity of use, percentage of Canadians who purchased online and the average expenditure by type of good and services purchased online and, the percentage of Canadians who have experienced cyber security incidents over the Internet.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0134-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Canadians who have access to the Internet at home.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0144-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Canadians' locations of Internet access for personal use, during the past three months.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021049
    Description:

    The 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals access and use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online as well as the changes in use of digital tech as a result of COVID-19. This infographic examines Canadians use of the Internet and digital technologies as well as certain online activities done for the first time during COVID-19.

    Release date: 2021-09-07
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  • Public use microdata: 56M0003X
    Description:

    The public use microdata file (PUMF) from the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) provides data on the adoption and use of digital technologies and the online behaviors of individuals 15 years of age and older living in the ten provinces of Canada.

    The survey is built off the previous iteration of the CIUS, last conducted in 2012. While there is some comparability with the 2012 CIUS, the 2018 survey was redesigned in 2018 to reflect the rapid pace at which Internet technology has evolved since the previous survey iteration.

    The files include information on how individuals use the Internet, smartphones, and social networking websites and apps, including their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions through these technologies.

    It also provides information on the use of online government services, digital skills, online work, and security, privacy and trust as it relates to the Internet.

    Release date: 2022-08-04

  • Table: 22-10-0007-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0167)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Canadian Internet use survey, household access to the Internet at home, by household income quartile for Canada and provinces from 2010 and 2012.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0011-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0171)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Canadian Internet use survey, households with access to the Internet at home by provinces and census metropolitan areas (CMA) from 2010 and 2012.
    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0081-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Internet users accessing the Internet by location of access, excluding use through a mobile data plan, during the past three months.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 27-10-0017-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0154)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Canadian Internet use survey, Internet use, by location of use, household income quartile and age group for Canada and regions, from 2010 and 2012.
    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2021027
    Description:

    This web application provides access to data from the 2018 and 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey. This dynamic application allows users to obtain data on the use of Internet services and technologies by Canadians in 2018 and 2020. The data is supplemented by household characteristics such as age, gender, highest level of education completed and some geographical detail (e.g. province). Among the indicators used in this interactive application to describe the use of Internet-related services and technologies are Internet use and intensity of use, percentage of Canadians who purchased online and the average expenditure by type of good and services purchased online and, the percentage of Canadians who have experienced cyber security incidents over the Internet.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0134-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Canadians who have access to the Internet at home.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0144-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of Canadians' locations of Internet access for personal use, during the past three months.

    Release date: 2021-10-29

  • Table: 22-10-0008-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0168)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Canadian Internet use survey, Internet security and privacy related incidents, by age group, level of education and household income quartiles for Canada from 2010 and 2012.

    Release date: 2021-06-22

  • Table: 22-10-0027-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 358-0220)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Canadian Internet use survey, internet use by intensity of use, age group, sex, and level of education for Canada from 2010 and 2012.
    Release date: 2021-06-22
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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202131332264
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-11-09

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021049
    Description:

    The 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals access and use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online as well as the changes in use of digital tech as a result of COVID-19. This infographic examines Canadians use of the Internet and digital technologies as well as certain online activities done for the first time during COVID-19.

    Release date: 2021-09-07

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202100100027
    Description:

    The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the behaviours of Canadians, particularly regarding their online activities. Using data from the 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey, this article examines several Internet-related activities Canadians have done more often during the pandemic.

    Release date: 2021-06-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20211734208
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-06-22

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021048
    Description:

    The 2020 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals access and use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities such as e-commerce and barriers to shopping online. This infographic examines what Canadians have reported about their online spending behaviours.

    Release date: 2021-06-22

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202108329523
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021036
    Description:

    This infographic describes the intensity of Canadians' reported use of social media and the negative effects they associate with that use, such as: lost sleep, trouble concentrating on tasks or activities, and feeling anxious or depressed.

    Release date: 2021-03-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202009723525
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2020-04-06

  • Articles and reports: 89-28-0001201800100015
    Description:

    This Just the Facts article highlights statistics on cybercrime and cybersecurity from a police (Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, 2018), business (Canadian Survey of Cyber Security and Cybercrime, 2017), and individual (Canadian Internet Use Survey, 2018) perspective.

    Release date: 2019-12-02

  • Articles and reports: 89-28-0001201800100016
    Description:

    This Just the Facts article provides a statistical portrait highlighting ecommerce activity in Canada. The data will draw mainly from the recently released Canadian Internet Use Survey 2018.

    Release date: 2019-12-02
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 56F0003X
    Description:

    This electronic product is a comprehensive reference tool that contains an inventory of surveys, conducted by Statistics Canada, used to measure household/individual Internet use. Product features include survey names; descriptions (including information such as objective of survey, sample size, frequency, target group and response rate); user guides; charts and graphs. Also included is an extremely useful Questionnaire Comparability Chart that displays common content among questionnaires. This is a useful source of background information for respondents, researchers and those involved in survey development and questionnaire design.

    Release date: 2004-09-23
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