Join Curt Frye for an in-depth discussion in this video Government of Canada Open Government Portal, part of Up and Running with Public Data Sets.
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- Statistics Canada, or StatCan,…as it's known informally,…is a Canadian government agency…that gathers statistics from industry…and government institutions around Canada,…and makes those numbers and commentary…available on their website.…This is an official government of Canada website,…so it is available in both official languages,…English and French.…My English is a lot better than my French,…so I will click the English button.…Doing so takes me to a survey,…which often pops up on these government websites.…
In the interest of time, I'll click No.…And doing so takes me to the front page…of Statistics Canada.…There are a number of items that are…important enough to be put on the front page.…We have the population estimate…for Canada from January 2015.…Consumer Price Index Inflation…on an annual rate,…the unemployment rate,…and the monthly Gross Domestic Product growth.…
There are daily items from site's news collection.…You can read the full story for any of these,…or go directly to an item…clicking it over here on the side.…
- Working with US census data
- Using data from the Securities and Exchange Commission
- Accessing data from other US agencies
- Finding international sources of data
- Gathering data from web-based search engines and data portals
- Visualizing and analyzing public data sets in Excel
Skill Level Intermediate
1. U.S. Census Bureau and Securities and Exchange Commission
2. Other U.S. Government Agencies
3. Non-U.S. Data Sources
4. Data Search Engines and Portals
5. Visualizing Data
Manipulating a PivotTable2m 39s
Further resources1m 26s
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