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Montreal in numbers

The team of the Banque de données et d'information urbaine (BDIU) regularly publishes documents which give a detailed portrait of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of Montréal.



Centre d'accès aux données de recherche de l'Institut de la statistique du Québec (CADRISQ)
The Centre d'accès aux données de recherche de l'Institut de la statistique du Québec (CADRISQ) seeks to promote research and training in the field of social statistics (demography, culture and communications, health and welfare, economics, employment and remuneration, etc.). To reach its goals, the CADRISQ offers six types of services for researchers, teachers students, research assistants or officers in institutions of higher learning, public bodies or a community organizations in Québec or anywhere else: information about the ISQ, consultation and purchase of ISQ publications, statistical compilations, educational support, learning activities, ISQ data processing.

Institut de la statistique du Québec

The Institut de la statistique du Québec was established in 1998. It is made up of four administrative bodies or organizations which were previously independent: the Bureau de la statistique du Québec, the Institut de recherche et d'information sur la rémunération, Santé Québec, and the personnel of the ministère du Travail previously affected to the global work compensation survey. The site also includes data that touch on all aspects of Québec society.

Quebec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) - Université de Montréal

The Quebec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) provides access to detailed data of up-to-date longitudinal surveys as well as space, equipment, and the professional and technical resources required to use these surveys in innovative and pioneering ways. Researchers from universities, governmental agencies, or community groups in Quebec are all eligible to access this service.


Provincial Websites

Canadian Council on Social Development - Statistics

You will find some of the more frequently requested information. We update and add to this collection regularly. We also offer statistical and other research services on a contractual basis through our research department.

The Research Data Centres Program

Research Data Centres (RDC) provide researchers with access to basic social research data. They have data files for the following new longitudinal surveys: the National Population Health Survey (NPHS); the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY); the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID); and the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS)

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada provides detailed content on numerous aspects of life in Canada.


Provincial Websites


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

North West Territories

Nova Scotia



Prince Edward Island





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