June 2013

The Community Information Database (CID) Team is pleased to announce the addition of the Neighbourhood Information Database (NID) to the CID. The NID provides access to consistent and reliable socio-economic and demographic data at the neighbourhood, or Census Tract level, for Canada’s urban centres.

 

May 2012 

MONTHLY UNEMPLOYMENT RATES, AND COUNTS OF BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS FOR 2011 ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THE CID.


The Community Information Database (CID) Team is pleased to announce the following new data available at: www.cid-bdc.ca

  • New to the CID are monthly unemployment rates for both rural and urban areas across Canada from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force Survey.
    • Drag the slider bar and cycle through the monthly data displayed in the chart, data table and colour shaded map.
    • Hover the mouse over your province of interest and click on the map outline of a province to have provincial data displayed.
  • Counts of business establishments at the provincial and community level are available on the CID’s “By the numbers” page.
    • Step 1: Select the province
    • Step 2: Select your community
    • Step 3: Select the year

The Community Information Database is a free Internet-based tool providing consistent and reliable social, economic and demographic data for all communities and regions across Canada.

 

The CID was developed by the Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat in collaboration with provincial, territorial and community partners. It is part of the Government of Canada’s ongoing support to rural and remote communities. 

 

We would welcome your comments on the CID. Please send an email to: cid-bdc@agr.gc.ca

 

 

 

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Rural Fact

Urbanization continuing: rural comprised 20.7% of Canada’s population in 1996; 19.7% in 2001; and 18.9% in 2006.