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Library Research for Students

This guide is for Seneca students completing a research assignment.

Finding Statistics through Seneca Libraries

Seneca Libraries subscribe to many databases that have data and statistical reports:

Statista (Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics)

Vividata (consumer demographics, media usage, lifestyle and attitudinal data, and product usage)

Link to all Seneca Libraries data and statistical reports databases

 

Seneca Libraries have more information for searching for specific statistics on various subject guides:

Finding Statistics through Google

Statistics Canada is a website and government agency legislated to provide statistics for Canada and each of its provinces.

Statistics Canada Census Program

Statistics Canada Data Tables

 

Find more statistics by Googling the topic you want to know more about and adding the words "Canadian statistics". 

Example:

As with all research online, be sure to consider its relevance to your topic/assignment by assessing its:

  • Currency (how old are these statistics?) 
  • Authority (who published these statistics?)

For more Google tips and tricks see our Google Research for Students tutorial.