In an information age, more data is available than ever before. Yet, data gaps – real or perceived – still persist.
As Canada's national statistical agency, Statistics Canada is a key source of authoritative statistical information on all aspects of Canadian society and economy. It is incumbent on the agency to provide relevant and timely information to meet changing information needs.
Periodically, the StatCan Blog publishes a guest post on research at Statistics Canada. This post is from Huju Liu, a senior economist in the Economic Analysis Division.
Balancing confidentiality protection and user needs
Statistics Canada has been exploring new methods to balance the need for more high-quality data outputs with the protection of confidential information in the release of economic data estimates.
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