COVID-19: A data perspective

A data perspective


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StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada

A series of articles on various subjects which explore the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic landscape. New articles will be released periodically.

  • COVID-19 mortality rates in Canada's ethno-cultural neighbourhoods

    This article examines the differences in COVID-19 related mortality rates across different ethno-cultural neighbourhoods in Canada. The differences in age-standardized mortality rates by proportion of population groups designated as visible minorities are compared for Canada and selected provinces and census metropolitan areas to understand whether or not communities with higher proportion of population designated as visible minorities are reporting higher COVID-19 related mortality rates.

  • Gearing up to stay open: Trends in businesses' needs for personal protective equipment since July

    This study examines the evolution of private-sector businesses' demand for PPE since July, and concerns about lack of supply, using new data for September 2020 from the Personal Protective Equipment Survey.

  • COVID-19 impacts on civil aviation: An international comparison

    This study compares the international impacts on civil aviation as a result of COVID-19. It analyzes the trend of passenger volumes for the first half of 2020, how far they dropped and how quickly they are recovering. Another section compares passenger load factor for selected countries. Finally, it provides an outlook on recovery in the air transportation sector.

All StatCan COVID-19: Data to Insights for a Better Canada articles

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Surveys on the impacts of COVID-19

Statistics Canada is accelerating data collection in response to the urgent need for information to help the country respond to, and recover from, the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Please participate in any of our crowdsourcing data collections that may be applicable to you, and check back here often for new topics.

Learn more: Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadians: Data Collection Series

Serving Canadians while navigating a path to recovery

As we continue to move forward in these uncharted times, the importance of providing reliable statistics to Canadians becomes more evident. The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled an extraordinary demand for real-time, high quality data on Canada's people, society and economy. In step with this demand, Statistics Canada hastened its data collection and dissemination of insights on the impacts of COVID-19 on businesses and individuals.

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