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Aboriginal statistics at a glance, second edition

Released: 2015-12-24

Aboriginal Statistics at a Glance is a compilation of data on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit populations covering a variety of topics. Each subject is illustrated with a chart presenting key indicators, a plain language definition of the indicator and links to related data tables and published articles.

There are two editions of Aboriginal Statistics at a Glance. The first edition was released on June 21, 2010. The second edition, released today, includes updated data on the key indicators.

  Note to readers

Data sources for Aboriginal Statistics at a Glance include the 2001 and 2006 censuses of population, the 2011 National Household Survey, the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, the Canadian Community Health Survey, the Adult Correctional Services Survey, the 2012 Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, the Labour Force Survey, the General Social Survey on Victimization and the Homicide Survey.


The second edition of Aboriginal Statistics at a Glance (Catalogue number89-645-X) is now available from the Browse by key resource module of our website under Publications.

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