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A Guide to Data and Statistical Sources from Statistics Canada

This guide will highlight different ways of access to Data and Statistical sources from Statistics Canada

Data vs Statistics

Data Statistics
... set of values of qualitative or quantitative variables ... derived from Data

... the lowest level of abstraction from which statistical information and then knowledge are derived 

... presents a summary or one view of data using totals, sums or averages
... used with software such as SPSS, SAS, R, Stata etc. ... there are usually three parts: Geography, Variable(s) and Time


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