Infographics

Every year, Statistics Canada collects data from hundreds of surveys. As the amount of data gathered increases, Statistics Canada has introduced infographics to help people, business owners, academics, and management at all levels, understand key information derived from the data. Infographics can be used to quickly communicate a message, to simplify the presentation of large amounts of data, to see data patterns and relationships, and to monitor changes in variables over time.

These infographics will provide a quick overview of Statistics Canada survey data.

2017

Export Diversification

Release date: December 11, 2017

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This infographic, entitled Export Diversification, presents results on the diversification of Canadian domestic exports, seen through three lenses, namely those of product, market of destination and province of production.

Bank of Canada's preferred measures of core inflation

Release date: December 7, 2017

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an indicator of changes in consumer prices experienced by Canadians. It is obtained by comparing, over time, the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services purchased by consumers. Based on the CPI, Statistics Canada also produces and publishes the Bank of Canada's three preferred measures of core inflation: CPI-trim (trimmed mean), CPI-median (weighted median), and CPI-common (common component). The following infographic looks at the three preferred measures of core inflation and illustrates how they are calculated.

Flu shot rates in Canada, 2015-2016

Release date: December 7, 2017

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This infographic shows specific results on flu shots from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), 2015-2016. The CCHS collects information related to health status and health determinants for the Canadian population aged 12 or older. The primary use of the CCHS data is for health surveillance and population health research.

Cyberstalking in Canada

Release date: December 4, 2017

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Based on data from the General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety, this infographics looks at instances of cyberstalking in Canada by region, age, sex and marital status.

Canada's educational portrait, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: November 29, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of education in Canada, including the educational attainment of the working-age population, as well as highlights on Aboriginal peoples and where newcomers to Canada are earning their credentials. The infographic also looks at fields of study and the earnings of Canadians at different levels of education.

Canadians in the workforce, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: November 29, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic looks at occupations with lower and higher median age, and the proportion of women employed in various occupations.

Journey to work, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: November 29, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic looks at Canadians' average commute time, their main mode of commuting, as well as the average commute time for those living in Canada's largest census metropolitan areas.

The Internet and Digital Technology

Release date: November 14, 2017

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The purpose of the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home is to explore the lifestyle behaviour of Canadians at work and at home. The section on the use of technology, in the infographic, shows the types of digital devices people own, the frequency of Internet use and the impact technology has on life.

Police-reported crime in Canada, 2016

Release date: November 9, 2017

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In 2016, the volume and severity of crime in Canada, measured by the Crime Severity Index (CSI), increased 1%. Key statistics about crime in Canada are presented in this infographic, entitled Police-reported crime in Canada, 2016. Findings on changes to the CSI at the national, provincial, territorial and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels are presented. Also included are the categories of crime which were reported in 2016.

Aboriginal languages in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: October 27, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of Aboriginal languages in Canada, including mother tongue and languages spoken at home.

The Aboriginal population in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: October 25, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of the Aboriginal population in Canada, including age, growth, population count and the diversity of Aboriginal languages.

Immigrant population in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: October 25, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, this infographic provides a portrait of immigrants in Canada by place of birth and period of immigration.

Gateways to immigration in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: October 25, 2017

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The following infographic, based on 2016 Census data, looks at the three main admission categories for immigrants who are admitted to Canada as permanent residents.

Condominiums in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: October 25, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, this infographic looks at condominiums in Canada, including the growth rate of condominium households, the value of owner-occupied condominiums and the percentage of dwellings built by period of construction.

Physical activity of Canadian children and youth

Release date: October 18, 2017

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This infographic presents results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey relating to the physical activity levels of children and youth. The physical activity data were measured using accelerometers between 2007 and 2015.

Mental Health Disorders and Life Satisfaction in Canada

Release date: October 6, 2017

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Using data from the 2016 Canadian Community Health Survey, this infographic looks at how Canadians perceive their mental health, with emphasis on life satisfaction and day-to-day demands.

Income in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: September 13, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census, the following infographic looks at income in Canada, including median household income, proportions of the population living in low-income households, the use of a registered savings accounts and income among partners.

Immigrant languages in Canada

Release date: August 2, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of immigrant languages in Canada.

Portrait of households and families in Canada

Release date: August 2, 2017

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Based on 2016 Census data, the following infographic provides a portrait of Canadian households, including those consisting of couple families and of young adults living with their parents.

A Historical Timeline of Canadian Producer Price Statistics

Release date: July 31, 2017

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To celebrate Canada 150, this new interactive historical timeline was created to showcase the key milestones in the history of Canadian producer price statistics. This historical timeline contains answers to questions such as: Who collected Canada's first statistics? What do Canadian producer price indexes measure?

Mortality trends in Canada, 2013

Release date: July 12, 2017

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How long can a Canadian born in 2013 expect to live? Do women still outlive men on average? At what ages are infants and older adults more likely to die? Through analyzing the number and timing of deaths in 2013, Canadians are able to have an understanding of what an average life in this country looks like. This can help to plan for pensions, end of life care, the allocation of resources, and to highlight where preventative efforts can most effectively be directed.

150 years of Canadian Agriculture

Release date: June 27, 2017

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Based on the data from the Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of agriculture in Canada from Confederation in 1867 to the present.

Direct marketing in Canada

Release date: June 21, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of farm operations that sell directly to consumers for human consumption in Canada.

The business of agriculture

Release date: June 14, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of gross farm receipts, operating expenses, and farm capital in Canada.

Horticulture in Canada

Release date: June 7, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of the horticulture sector in Canada.

Field Crops in Canada

Release date: May 31, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of the field crops sector in Canada.

Livestock in Canada

Release date: May 24, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of the livestock sector in Canada.

Sun Safety and Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) in Canada

Release date: May 17, 2017

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This infographic is based on two studies. A first study using data from the Sun Safety Module of the Canadian Community Health Survey quantifies sunburns and sun protection practices during leisure time. A second study sought to determine if large-scale patterns of association between ambient UVR and melanoma incidence exist in Canada.

Montréal 375 years: Celebrate our History

Release date: May 17, 2017

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May 17, 2017, marks the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montréal. Learn through census statistics about some of the ways the city has grown since 1642.

A Portrait of Canadian Farms

Release date: May 17, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census of Agriculture, this infographic gives an overview of farm and farm operator characteristics in Canada.

Accessing mental health care in Canada

Release date: May 11, 2017

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Using data from the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Annual component and the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey - Mental Health, this infographic looks at how Canadians perceive their mental health and their access to mental health services.

Dwellings in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: May 3, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census, the following infographic looks at dwellings in Canada including the census metropolitan areas.

Population Trends by Age and Sex, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: May 3, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census, the following infographic looks at population trends by age and sex across Canada including the provinces, territories and for municipalities.

Canadian Survey on Disability

Release date: March 21, 2017

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This document contains survey results on the number of persons with flexibility disabilities, prevalence of disability, and flexibility disability by age, co-occurring disabilities, educational attainment and experiences as well as employment, flexibility disability in the work place, job modifications, hours worked, not in the labour force, job search barriers and income, for Canada.

Fort McMurray 2016 Wildfire – Economic Impact

Release date: March 16, 2017

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A number of different sources were drawn on to provide a synthesis of the Fort McMurray 2016 wildfires economic impact. Contextual information is provided from the 2016 Census, alongside data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), Gross Domestic Product by Industry (GDP), and other sources to show the variety of ways the wildfires impacted Canadian citizens and industry.

Annual Average Growth Rate, Natural Increase and Migratory Increase per Intercensal Period, Canada, 1851 To 2056

Release date: February 8, 2017

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This chart demonstrates the population growth rate of Canada based on natural increases, migratory increases as well as the addition of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Population Growth in Canada, 2016 Census of Population

Release date: February 8, 2017

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Based on the data from the 2016 Census, the following infographic shows the growth of population across Canada including the provinces, territories and census metropolitan areas.

2015, Household spending in Canada

Release date: January 27, 2017

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From this infographic you can see an overview of how Canadian households spent their money in 2015. This infographic highlights some of the information provided by the 2015 Survey of Household Spending (SHS).

Language Projections for Canada – 2011 to 2036

Release date: January 25, 2017

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The infographic presents the main findings of the language projections for Canada from 2011 to 2036.

Population Projections, Immigration and Diversity, Canada and regions, 2011 to 2036

Release date: January 25, 2017

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This infographic presents highlights from the publication Immigration and Diversity: Population Projections for Canada and its Regions, 2011 to 2036. This includes the future evolution of the immigrant population in Canada as well as certain immigration and ethnocultural diversity indicators for Canada and its census metropolitan areas for the years 2011 and 2036.

2016

Overview of results from the Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016 – Regular Force

Release date: November 28, 2016

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This infographic presents some results from the Survey of Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016. It focuses on findings for the Regular Force.

Overview of results from the Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016 – Primary Reserve

Release date: November 28, 2016

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This infographic presents some results from the Survey of Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016. It focuses on findings for the Primary Reserve.

Homicide in Canada, 2015

Release date: November 23, 2016

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Using police-reported data from the 2015 Homicide Survey this infographic is a visual representation of some of this data. Findings include results at the national and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels. Also included are findings related to the Aboriginal identity of victims and accused persons, sex of victims of homicide, relationship types between accused persons and victims, and common methods of committing homicide.

Visualizing domestic regional trade flows in Canada

Release date: September 22, 2016

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This infographic presents a new interactive data visualization application on domestic regional trade flows in Canada for goods moved by truck and rail, 2004 to 2012. Through chord diagrams, users can look at the interconnectedness of different regions in Canada via their trade ties. They can also use interactive maps to get a picture of geographic trends in trade.

Producer Price Indexes at a Glance

Release date: April 29, 2016

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This infographic demonstrates how producer price indexes for goods and services are calculated and why they are important for the Canadian economy. This infographic highlights the Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI), the New Housing Price Index (NHPI), the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI) and the Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI).

Toronto. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!

Release date: March 16, 2016

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The infographic, entitled TORONTO. Your city. Your facts. Take a look!, is designed to inform readers about Statistics Canada survey collection in the Toronto and surrounding areas by presenting a selection of household survey data for the Census Metropolitan Area of Toronto. The purpose of this infographic is to encourage residents in the Toronto and surrounding areas to participate in Statistics Canada's surveys when they are selected.

Demographic Estimates, Census Metropolitan Areas – Canada, 2015

Release date: February 10, 2016

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The infographic is called Demographic Estimates, Census Metropolitan Areas – Canada, 2015 and is designed to inform readers about the latest demographic growth and aging trends at the Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) level.

Family Violence in Canada

Release date: January 21, 2016

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This infographic, entitled Family Violence in Canada, presents results from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and General Social Survey on victimization. Findings cover the prevalence of both police-reported and self-reported family and spousal violence in Canada.

2015

Charitable Giving in Canada

Release date: December 16, 2015

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This infographic describes results on giving from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on Giving, Volunteering and Participating. The purpose of this survey is to collect data regarding unpaid volunteer activities, charitable giving and participation. The results will help build a better understanding of these activities which can in turn be used to help develop programs and services.

The Journey of Statistics Canada Data, 2015

Release date: November 23, 2015

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This infographic demonstrates the journey of data and how respondents' answers to our surveys become useful data used to make informed decisions. The infographic highlights the Labour Force Survey (LFS), the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), and the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS).

Emergency preparedness and planning in Canada, 2014

Release date: October 29, 2015

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This infographic highlights results from the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience (SEPR) in Canada, 2014. The purpose of the SEPR is to improve the understanding of community resilience across Canada's provinces by collecting data on factors that affect how well individuals and communities are able to prepare for, prevent, respond to and recover from major emergencies or disasters.

Population estimates, Canada, 2015

Release date: September 29, 2015

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The infographic in question, entitled Population Estimates, Canada, 2015, provides a concise accurate snapshot of the most recent demographic trends in Canada, related to demographic growth and aging, at the national, provincial and territorial levels.

Proud to be Canadian

Release date: June 23, 2015

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This infographic titled Proud to be Canadian describes results on pride in Canada, based on the 2013 General Social Survey on Social Identity. Findings on pride in being Canadian, as well as Canadian achievements are presented.

General Social Survey - Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2013

Release date: April 8, 2015

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This infographic describes results on volunteering from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on Giving, Volunteering and Participating. The survey was undertaken to better understand how Canadians support individuals and communities on their own or through their involvement with charitable and non-profit organizations.

2014

Digital Technology and Internet Use, 2013

Release date: November 19, 2014

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This infographic describes some results for the Digital Technology and Internet Use survey of 2013. It measures the use and adoption of various digital technologies, including the Internet. The survey focuses on the use of information and communications technologies, including personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet, using a sample of Canadian enterprises in the private sector. The survey also provides indicators of e-commerce and website use.

Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce, 2012

Release date: November 19, 2014

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In 2010, the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) was redesigned to better measure the type and speed of household Internet connections. It is a hybrid survey that measures both household Internet access and the individual online behaviours of a selected household member, including the use of e-commerce.

This infographic describes some results of the Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce survey of 2012.

Digital Technology and Internet Use, 2012

Release date: November 19, 2014

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This infographic describes some results of the Digital Technology and Internet Use survey of 2012.  It measures the use and adoption of various digital technologies, including the Internet. The survey focuses on the use of information and communications technologies, such as personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet. The survey also provides indicators of e-commerce and the use of websites.

Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce, 2010

In 2010, the Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) was redesigned to better measure the type and speed of household Internet connections. The CIUS consists of a household component that measures home access, and an individual component that measures online behaviours, including the use of e-commerce.

These infographics describe some results of the Canadian Internet Use and e-Commerce survey of 2010.

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