Data Sets

For approved projects, the ARDC provides access to selected Statistics Canada confidential micro data household, population and workplace files. Currently, the ARDC hosts the following micro data sets:

  • APS - Aboriginal Peoples Survey
  • ACS - Aboriginal Children's Survey
  • AETS - Adult Education and Training Survey
  • CCHS - Canadian Community Health Survey
  • Census of the Population: 1991, 1996, 2001, and 2006
  • Census - Historical series: 1921
  • GSS - General Social Survey
  • LSIC - Longitududinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada
  • LFS - Labour Force Survey
  • MES - Maternity Experiences Survey
  • NGS - National Graduates Survey
  • NLSCY - National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
  • NPHS - National Population Health Survey
  • PALS - Participation and Activity Limitation Survey
  • PISA - Programme for International Student Achievement
  • SLID - Survey of Labor and Income Dynamics
  • SFS - Survey of Financial Security
  • SSP - Self-Sufficiency Project
  • SVOLM - Survey on the Vitality of Official Language Minorities
  • YITS - Youth in Transition Survey
  • EDS - Ethnic Diversity Survey
  • IALSS - International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey
  • SAEP - Survey of Approaches to Educational Planning
  • WES - Workplace Employment Survey
  • ICTSS - Information and Communcations Technologyies in Schools Survey
  • IALS - International Adult Literacy Survey
  • RCFS - Residential Care Facilities Survey

Additional Statistic Canada data sets that are accessible through the RDC program are listed on the Statistics Canada website.  Access to these confidential micro data can be arranged through the ARDC analysts once a project is approved.