Public Use Microdata File Collection

This subscription-based service offers access to Statistics Canada's Public Use Microdata Files (PUMFs). Unlimited access to all microdata and documentation is available through Statistics Canada's Electronic File Transfer Service (EFT) and an Internet Protocol (IP) restricted online database with an easy-to-use discoverability tool. Select files are also available free of charge from the Statistics Canada website.

The subscription is available to government departments and businesses from inside and outside Canada.

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Participating institutions and contacts


Costs related to the program

Application process and guidelines

Application process and guidelines

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