Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer Hub

The Canadian Statistical Geographic Explorer (CSGE) will no longer be available as of October 3rd, 2023.

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The Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer empowers users to discover Statistics Canada's geo‑enabled data down to the smallest level of detail available, the dissemination area. Users can find, explore then export data in various formats to use in their workflows. Users can also customize the map and change basemaps (satellite imagery, topography, etc.) to view data in a different context.

What can I do?

Launch tutorial for Select data

The Explorer tool launches with the 'Select' tab open. In the main window, the map shows a default indicator chosen by Statistics Canada.

Search through thousands of Statistics Canada’s indicators from a single screen.

Launch tutorial for Style the map

The Explorer empowers you to add your style and create your custom maps.

Change the colour, style, breaks or even determine what data is shown on the map.

Launch tutorial for Export data

You can export and download all the data on the map in different formats.

Bring data into your workflow. The Explorer allows you to download the tabular and geographic data in different formats.

What has changed?

We have added some features and improved some others. Here are a few examples.

Where can I find other resources?

Illustrated Glossary

This link sends you to the illustrated glossary page.

The illustrated glossary helps to better understand the geographic concepts used in the Explorer.

Boundary files

This link sends you to the Boundary files page.

Download the official cartographic and digital boundary files from Statistics Canada.

Additional Information


Statistics Canada is committed to empowering governments, businesses and Canadians alike with the information they need to respond to, and recover from this pandemic. To help, we have identified indicators that may be relevant to the COVID 19 situation. These indicators have been marked with an asterisk (*) within the selection boxes of the Select Data panel. These indicators will be updated as we identify more to meet stakeholder needs. For information on COVID‑19 cases, please go to Coronavirus disease (COVID‑19).

What’s New

New data on zero-emission vehicle registrations are available as of April 24, 2023.

New housing indicators are available for you to explore as of February 14, 2023.

New police-reported crime indicators are available for you to explore as of August 9, 2022.

New data on urban greenness are available as of February 22, 2022.

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