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```									 Using the Statistics Canada website

www.statcan.ca

Joel Yan and Jennifer Hall
   The Daily
that provides new information every
weekday
– Over 10 000 articles with links to
detailed data
 Write   down the CANSIM table numbers
   Statistics by Subject
– Over 2 400 analytical articles from our data
experts
Browse Summary tables to find
data that interest you
   Summary tables
– over 500 tables of up-to-date info
– usually five years of data
– links to more detailed data on E-STAT
(write down the CANSIM table #)
– links to related Daily articles,
publications, and surveys
Summary Table Example:
Beverages
Explore the same data in depth
using E-STAT
   E-STAT (http://estat.statcan.ca)
– Enormous database for students and teachers,
containing Census and CANSIM data

– CANSIM: over 36 million time series from 250
different surveys
average annual consumption of hundreds of
 e.g.,
foods, including beer
research question: How has beer
 Possible
consumption changed over the last 40 years in
Look for a related factor and
extract this series from E-STAT
   What could help explain changes in
Use Fathom or Excel to analyze
this relationship
Use individual case data for
in-depth analysis
files from the math data page:
– 2001 Census
– 1991 Census
– National Longitudinal Survey on
Children and Youth (16-17 year olds)
– Joint Canada/US Survey of Health

http://www.statcan.ca/english/kits/courses/smath2.htm
Data analysis using microdata
   Analysis question:
– What is the impact of the number of
years of schooling on income?
Years of schooling vs. income
Income by age
Income by age
Results from this analysis
 Themore years of schooling, the
higher the average income

university allows for
 Completing
more growth in income with age
A useful resource:
Finding and Using Statistics
A useful resource:
Finding and Using Statistics

Find this resource by clicking on the Help button on the homepage
http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/11-533-XIE/11-533-XIE2007001.htm
www.teacherweb.com/on/statistics/math
Supports for data projects
 Over  20 exemplary student projects
 Sample student surveys and results

 Additional datasets not yet on the
www.statcan.ca website
– Health Behaviour in School-Aged
Children
– Ontario Youths
– Technology Use
Help with creating your own survey
 Statistics:Power from Data! provides
tips on questionnaire design
 See more than 200 questionnaires
under ‘Definitions, data sources and
homepage (www.statcan.ca)
Statistics: Power from Data!
For more assistance:

infostats@statcan.ca

1-800-263-1136

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