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Nesstar Data Portal (Statistics Canada)  Canadian Resource Icon

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NESSTAR Data Portal is an online platform for exploring, analyzing, and downloading survey data from Statistics Canada, including Public Microdata Files (PUMFs).


Statistics Canada Public Use Microdata Files (PUMF)
English catalogue of public use microdata files, which contain anonymized, non-aggregated data. Users can download the data file and associated metadata. 

Statistics Canada metadata for Master Files (RDC)
English catalogue of detailed microdata files, which contains most of the original information collected during the survey interview. Users can only browse or search the survey metadata. 




Cross tabulation, analysis and compute functions in Nesstar  (Scroll down the page)

Getting Started: Finding Survey Data and Using Online Analysis Tools Workshop handout with step-by-step instructions

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