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Statistics & Data

Statistical and data information resources available at Saint Mary's University, including Statistics Canada, business and international sources

Stats & Data - General - By Subject

Statistics Canada resources can be explored by subject via their website:

Company and Financial Data

Special Strategies to find company info in Business Source Premier:

  • Select the Company Profiles Tab in the Blue Menu Bar at the top of the Search Screen, then browse or add keywords to narrow results.
  • Search: DE "SWOT analysis"  AND   [keywords to represent the company or sector of interest]
  • Search: DE = "STRATEGIC planning" AND    [keywords to represent the company or sector of interest]
  • Search: DE "COMPETITIVE advantage in business" [keywords to represent the company or sector of interest]
United States and Interntional:

Economics - Canada

Review of Economic Statistics

  • Every other Friday, the Review of Economic Statistics presents a video discussion on economic statistics of the previous two weeks.
Bank of Canada Rates & Statistics
Bank of Canada Review
Canadian Economy (Canada Business Network)
Conference Board of Canada e-Library
Contains over 6000 detailed, updated reports on a wide range of Canadian social and economic issues.
Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada:  Industry by sector, statistics, and more.

See especially the Research and Business Intelligence section



Housing, Income and Poverty

Historical Datasets

Industry and Trade Data

Industry associations and trade groups are an excellent source of industry information.  Some make industry statistics and reports available on their websites.

To identify industry associations, try an article database search, using terms like "industry association," "industry group," "trade group," "trade organization," etc.


Indigenous Studies

Polling, Voting and Opinion Polls