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Data in many forms

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A wide range of socio-economic data

Statistics Canada, the nation's central statistical agency, provides social and economic data and analysis used for planning, evaluation, research and decision-making. Information produced and disseminated by the agency describes most of the characteristics, conditions and activities of Canadians. Data are provided in a variety of forms and special tabulations are available.

The agency also offers consultative services that assist users to locate statistics and to employ them as effectively as possible.

How to obtain more information

For information on the wide range of data available from Statistics Canada, you can contact us by calling one of our tollfree numbers. You can also contact us by e-mail or by visiting our website.

National inquiries line: 1-800-263-1136
National telecommunications device for the hearing impaired: 1-800-363-7629
Depository Services Program inquiries: 1-800-700-1033
Fax line for Depository Services Program: 1-800-889-9734
E-mail inquiries:

The following symbols are used in this edition:
- nil or zero
.. not available (this symbol was not used in the first edition)
e estimate
r revised
X figure not given for reasons of confidentiality

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