Every year, Statistics Canada collects data from hundreds of surveys. As the amount of data gathered increases, Statistics Canada has introduced infographics to help people, business owners, academics, and management at all levels, understand key information derived from the data. Infographics can be used to quickly communicate a message, to simplify the presentation of large amounts of data, to see data patterns and relationships, and to monitor changes in variables over time.
These infographics will provide a quick overview of Statistics Canada survey data.
Overview of results from the Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016 – Regular Force
Release date:November 28, 2016
This infographic presents some results from the Survey of Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016. It focuses on findings for the Regular Force.
Using police-reported data from the 2015 Homicide Survey this infographic is a visual representation of some of this data. Findings include results at the national and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels. Also included are findings related to the Aboriginal identity of victims and accused persons, sex of victims of homicide, relationship types between accused persons and victims, and common methods of committing homicide.
Visualizing domestic regional trade flows in Canada
Release date:September 22, 2016
Statistics Canada's new interactive data visualization application shows the interconnectedness of regions in Canada through their trade in goods. From 2004 to 2012, explore trade links between regions using an interactive chord diagram. Use interactive maps to look at the geographic patterns in trade, whether it is East-West or the Toronto-Montreal corridor.
This infographic demonstrates how producer price indexes for goods and services are calculated and why they are important for the Canadian economy. This infographic highlights the Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI), the New Housing Price Index (NHPI), the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI) and the Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI).
The infographic, entitled TORONTO. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!, is designed to inform readers about Statistics Canada survey collection in the Toronto and surrounding areas by presenting a selection of household survey data for the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto. The purpose of this infographic is to encourage residents in the Toronto and surrounding areas to participate in Statistics Canada's surveys when they are selected.
Demographic Estimates, Census Metropolitan Areas – Canada, 2015
Release date:February 10, 2016
The infographic is called Demographic Estimates, Census Metropolitan Areas – Canada, 2015 and is designed to inform readers about the latest demographic growth and aging trends at the Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) level.
This infographic, entitled Family Violence in Canada, presents results from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and General Social Survey on victimization. Findings cover the prevalence of both police-reported and self-reported family and spousal violence in Canada.
This infographic describes results on giving from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on Giving, Volunteering and Participating. The purpose of this survey is to collect data regarding unpaid volunteer activities, charitable giving and participation. The results will help build a better understanding of these activities which can in turn be used to help develop programs and services.
This infographic demonstrates the journey of data and how respondents' answers to our surveys become useful data used to make informed decisions. The infographic highlights the Labour Force Survey (LFS), the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), and the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS).
Emergency preparedness and planning in Canada, 2014
Release date:October 29, 2015
This infographic highlights results from the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience (SEPR) in Canada, 2014. The purpose of the SEPR is to improve the understanding of community resilience across Canada's provinces by collecting data on factors that affect how well individuals and communities are able to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from major emergencies or disasters.
The infographic in question, entitled Population Estimates, Canada, 2015, provides a concise accurate snapshot of the most recent demographic trends in Canada, related to demographic growth and aging, at the national, provincial and territorial levels.
This infographic titled Proud to be Canadian describes results on pride in Canada, based on the 2013 General Social Survey on Social Identity. Findings on pride in being Canadian, as well as Canadian achievements are presented.
General Social Survey - Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2013
Release date:April 8, 2015
This infographic describes results on volunteering from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on Giving, Volunteering and Participating. The survey was undertaken to better understand how Canadians support individuals and communities on their own or through their involvement with charitable and non-profit organizations.
This infographic describes some results for the Digital Technology and Internet Use survey of 2013. It measures the use and adoption of various digital technologies, including the Internet. The survey focuses on the use of information and communications technologies, including personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet, using a sample of Canadian enterprises in the private sector. The survey also provides indicators of e-commerce and website use.
In 2010, the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) was redesigned to better measure the type and speed of household Internet connections. It is a hybrid survey that measures both household Internet access and the individual online behaviours of a selected household member, including the use of e-commerce.
This infographic describes some results of the Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce survey of 2012.
This infographic describes some results of the Digital Technology and Internet Use survey of 2012. It measures the use and adoption of various digital technologies, including the Internet. The survey focuses on the use of information and communications technologies, such as personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet. The survey also provides indicators of e-commerce and the use of websites.
In 2010, the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) was redesigned to better measure the type and speed of household Internet connections. The CIUS consists of a household component that measures home access, and an individual component that measures online behaviours, including the use of e-commerce.
These infographics describe some results of the Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce survey of 2010.
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