Rural Canada statistics


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Explore the growing field of data, analyses, and tools focused on the vibrant rural communities and regions of Canada.

Note: Rural refers to areas outside of Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, unless otherwise specified.

COVID-19 and Rural Canada


View articles exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to rural Canada and other themes in this selection from our series StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada.

Key indicators

Data Visualizations

Rural Canada data visualizations

Interactive rural data visualizations to help illustrate key information derived from statistical programs.

Rural Data Viewer

Rural Data Viewer

Visualize databases relevant to rural Canada in the interactive mapping application Rural Data Viewer.

Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin

Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin

The Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin is a series of analytical articles that provides insights on the socio-economic environment in rural communities in Canada. New articles will be added in fall 2021.

Census Program Data Viewer

Census Program Data Viewer

Explore areas that Statistics Canada defines as rural, and key indicators for those areas, using the Census Program Data Viewer.

Linkable Open Data Environment

Open databases

Explore disaggregated open micro data primarily from municipal, provincial, and federal sources in these open databases.

Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer

Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer

The Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer allows you to explore and export Statistics Canada’s geo-enabled data down to the smallest level of detail available, the dissemination area.

Custom services

Customized products and services

A variety of data products can be personalized to meet clients' special requirements, by filling out an online form or by email or telephone.

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Gender, diversity and inclusion

Gender, diversity and inclusion statistics

A focal point for data produced by Statistics Canada's Centre for Gender, diversity and inclusion statistics.

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