Digital economy and society statistics

Digital economy and society


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Bringing together data, tools and reports from across the government to provide you the latest information on digital economy and society.

Articles and publications

Economic accounts
Cyber security and cybercrime
Internet use by individuals and households
Other Internet and digital technologies use by businesses

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The Going Digital Toolkit

The Going Digital Toolkit

Available only in English, the Going Digital Toolkit is an interactive tool that allows users to explore indicators reflecting the state of digital development in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), including Canada.

Digital economy and society statistics in an international context

Surveys of individuals and households

The Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures household access to the Internet and the online behaviour, including intensity of Internet use, online security, privacy and trust, and e-commerce.

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The General Social Survey provides a variety of data on social trends, including some data on technology use and victimization online.

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The Digital Economy Survey (DES) was a one-time survey that measured purchases and use of digital products.

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Surveys of businesses

The Canadian Survey of Cyber Security and Cybercrime (CSCSC) measures the impact of cybercrime on Canadian businesses and examines the measures businesses use to prevent and recover from cyber security incidents.

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The Survey of Digital Technology and Internet Use (SDTIU) measures the impact of technologies, including the Internet and specific information and communication technologies (ICTs), on the operation of Canadian enterprises.

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