Statistics

Why Use Statistics?

Statistical sources can provide the data to back up your argument or research statement. It offers a different way of describing a situation or event. It will be a required component in many of your assignments. But as with all of your sources of information, you must be vigilant in evaluating the pertinence, reliability and currency of the statistics.


How to find statistics

Article Databases  Search for your term and add in AND statistics.

Statista database is available on our page, please scroll down to find it out.



Where to find statistics on the Web

Montreal
Montréal en statistiques

Quebec
Institut de la statistique du Québec  For the English version click on the word English at the top right corner of the web page.
Banque de données des statistiques officielles sur le Québec  For the English version click on the word English at the top right corner of the web page.

Canada
Statistics Canada
CANISM Statistics Canada’s socioeconomic database

International
United Nations Statistics Division
EUROSTAT – European Statistics United States Census Bureau