Gender, diversity and inclusion, and related standards by classification

Statistical data and metadata standards are a set of rules that enable consistent and repeatable description, representation, structuring, and sharing of data and metadata. Statistics Canada has many statistical standards, data sources and methods used for collecting and publishing statistical data. This page contains standard classifications of interest relating to the concepts of gender, diversity and inclusion.


Ethnocultural diversity

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Gender, sex at birth, sexual orientation and couple relationships