Standard Classification of Countries and Areas of Interest (SCCAI) 2019

Status

This standard was approved as a departmental standard on September 15, 2020.

2019 version of SCCAI

The Standard Classification of Countries and Areas of Interest (SCCAI) 2019 is based on the international standard for country codes ISO 3166-1:2013Footnote 1. All changes made as of December 31, 2019 are included in this 2019 version of the SCCAI. The list was also updated for consistency with Government of Canada norms.

In addition to the list of countries and areas of interest, a classification variant for social statistics data is included. The hierarchical structure of the classification shows the relationship between these geographic areas.

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Concordances and documentation on changes

Variants of SCCAI

Countries and Areas of Interest for Social Statistics - SCCAI 2019 ( CSV Version (CSV, 16.94 KB))

The classification variant for social statistics includes customized groupings (geographical macro-regions and geographical sub-regions) of the SCCAI countries for the publication of social statistics data.

Variant of the Standard Classification of Countries and Areas of Interest 2019 for Travel Statistics ( CSV Version (CSV, 16.64 KB))

The classification variant for travel statistics includes customized groupings (geographical macro-regions and geographical sub-regions) of the SCCAI countries for the publication of travel statistics data. This variant has been developed for the analysis of travel statistics. It is available to other program areas at Statistics Canada should it meet their needs, but there is no requirement for it to be used outside of the Canadian Centre for Tourism and Transportation Statistics.

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