Statistics & Data

Fanshawe College is a proud partner of Statistics Canada and a member of the Data Liberation Initiative. You may use this guide to access census and survey microdata as well.

Library Statistics Databases

ODESI is a web-based exploration, extraction, and analysis tool. Users can search for survey questions across thousands of datasets, including Statistic Canada’s public-use survey data. ODESI also allows for the downloading of most datasets into statistical software for further analysis.

Need help? Learn how to search in ODESI or watch a few video tutorials.

SimplyAnalytics is a web-based mapping, analytics, and data visualization tool for users to create interactive maps, charts, and reports using SimplyAnalytics’ data variables.

Need help? Learn how to get started in SimplyAnalytics.

Statista is a statistics portal containing statistics and reports related to market research, consumer data, trade publications, and scientific journals.

Learn how to use Statista, including how to filter by content type, how to get better search results, and how to use Statista’s expert tools.

IBIS World provides trusted industry information about industries in Canada and the United States.

Need help? Learn how to use IBIS World.

IBIS World uses NAIC (North American Industry Classification) Codes. Learn about and search for NAIC Codes.

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Statistics by Subject (A-Z)      

Each subject area contains a selection of Canadian and international statistical resources. Many resources are open access and others are subscription-based web tools, such as Odesi, which can be accessed with your FOL username and password.