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Inventory > Indicator Databases & Community Profiles > Urban Poverty Project    

Inventory of Community Data Sources

Database/Data product:  Urban Poverty Project (UPP)

Data provider: Canadian Council on Social Development

Description: Under the Urban Poverty Project, two on-line databases have been constructed. One provides community profiles using 2001 Census data on 13 social indicators for 111 places in Canada, including cities, regions and provinces. The information is presented in a concise fact sheet format.

The second on-line database provides condensed poverty profiles of 106 Canadian cities, regions and provinces. Each single-page data table presents a statistical snapshot of the community's poverty rates and numbers, vulnerable populations, employment, education, and family status.

Geographic units available: Provinces, CMAs, CDs, and CSDs

Updates: every 5 years, based on the Census cycle

Urban Poverty Project
Canadian Council on Social Development
190 O’Connor Street, Suite 100
Ottawa, ON  K2P 2R3

Cost: free


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