Finding and Using Canadian Microdata

Start Time: Wednesday, October 12, 1:00pm

End Time: Wednesday, October 12, 12:00pm

Online: Link emailed to participants

In this workshop, you will learn how to find, assess, and download Canadian socioeconomic microdata for your research using tools such as SPSS, Stata, SAS, and R. The Laurier Library holds thousands of census and survey public use microdata files (PUMFs) from Statistic Canada, including census data as well as labour force, heath, social, and crime and victimization data. We will show you how to find this data in our ODESI platform, evaluate one survey file from another, and then download in your required file format

Skills Acquired:


By the end of this workshop, you’ll learn how to:

  • Find Statistics Canada microdata on ODESI
  • Evaluate the variable content in an ODESI dataset
  • Download microdata in your required file format

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