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Links: Statistics

  •  Australian Bureau of Statistics ( ABS )

    Encourages informed decision-making as well as research and discussion within governments and the community by providing a high quality, objective and responsive national statistical service. Contains statistics on a range of themes, including the following:

    • International trade
    • Environment
    • Agriculture
    • Science and innovation
    • Tourism
    • Ageing
    • Demography
    • Mortality
    • Regional statistics
    • etc.

    Provides different data on the census and offers training resources for teachers, universities, libraries, etc.

  •  BC Stats

    Provides statistics on different subjects:

    • Business and industry
    • Census data
    • Economic statistics
    • Exports and imports
    • Labour and income
    • Population & demographics
    • Regional statistics
    • Social statistics
    • Surveys and analysis
    • etc.

    States the organization’s main objectives, namely to meet the needs of a varied clientele in the private and public sectors by providing them with reliable statistics and an information analysis service throughout British Columbia. Assists the provincial government in collecting, compiling, analyzing and distributing statistical data and develops standards and procedures for avoiding duplication in data collection.

  •  Belgium. National Institute of Statistics
  •  Canada / British Columbia. Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia. Statistics
  •  Canada. Alberta. Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta

    Includes one section for workers indicating the recourse in the event of injury, the claims process, the aspects covered by insurance, etc. Also includes one section for employers, describing such things as the benefits of insurance coverage, the means for reducing premiums, and the procedures to be followed to register. Mentions the roles and responsibilities of health professionals, offers a few reports to be filled out in relation to the specialty of each, as well as medical advice for achieving conditions ideal for an objective and just decision.

  •  Commission technique des études statistiques, actuarielles et financières
  •  European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. Surveys and statistics

    Lists the statistics available on occupational health and safety in Europe, for example the workplace accidents that occurred in the European Union in 1993 or the population and the social conditions. Mentions a few studies carried out by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.

  •  European Forum of Insurances against Accidents at Work and Occupational Diseases

    Encourages workers to take out insurance to protect themselves against work-related accidents and diseases and coordinates the convergence of all the initiatives implemented in Europe in this regard. Develops a list of publications to be consulted and presents the FORUM News newsletter, published three times a year in four languages.

  •  Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology

    Contains a complete range of statistics from over one hundred US federal agencies and makes these available to the public. Provides information on economic trends, education, health care related costs, aviation safety, commercial exchanges abroad, energy use, etc. Allows a search by subject or by governmental agency in alphabetical order, and presents the statistical profiles of the states, counties, cities or districts.

  •  Fédération nationale des observatoires régionaux de la santé ( FNORS ) - Site des 26 Observatoires Régionaux de la Santé et de leur Fédération
  •  France. Institut national d'études démographiques ( INED )

    Compiles useful documentation, initiates investigations, carries out experiments and follows experiments conducted abroad in order to study demographic issues from all angles. Analyzes the material and moral means likely to contribute to the quantitative increase and the qualitative improvement of the population and ensures the dissemination of demographic knowledge. Presents the Institute’s research units:

    • History and population
    • Fertility, family and sexuality
    • Demography, gender and society
    • Mortality, health and epidemiology
    • Mobility, settlements and urban area
    • Population and development
    • International migrations and minorities
    • etc.

    Provides data on the population in numbers, such as the total population of France and its regions, comparisons of all the countries in the world, and census bulletins.

  •  Germany. Federal Statistical Office

    Provides objective, independent and quality statistical information to politicians, government, administrative agencies, industry and the business community as well as to citizens in general. Defines the legal foundations and the code of ethics on which data collection is based. Documents the statistics in the different main categories:

    • Geography
    • Population
    • Employment
    • Elections
    • Education and culture
    • Justice
    • Agriculture and fisheries
    • Transport
    • Prices
    • Finance and taxes
    • etc.
  •  Great Britain. Health and safety Executive ( HSE ). Statistics
  •  Great Britain's Office of National Statistics ( ONS )

    Produces a wide range of economic and social statistics and summarizes the census every decade. Indicates the criteria for obtaining the “National Statistics” label, a quality marker applied to statistics collected methodologically and that are independent politically. Contains data on the following subjects:

    • Agriculture, fishing and forestry
    • Commerce, energy and industry
    • Crime and justice
    • Economy
    • Education and training
    • Labour market
    • Public sector
    • Transport, travel and tourism
    • etc.

    Gives an overview of Great Britain and an overview with statistics on the major aspects of society (environment, health, population, society, etc.). Draws up a table of the situation for each quarter and mentions the most recent economic indicators.

  •  Institut de la statistique du Québec ( ISQ )

    Provides reliable and objective statistical data on the Québec situation and keeps the province’s demographic report up to date. Lists the services offered by the institute, namely the comparison of global remuneration, tailor-made statistical compilations, and economic impact studies. Includes a database on Québec’s official statistics in the following areas:

    • Economy and finance
    • Society
    • Economic structure
    • Territory

    Details the statistical portrait of the situation in each of the regions of Québec and offers one section explaining statistics to young people.

  •  Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques ( INSEE )

    Collects, produces and disseminates information on economics and French society so that all interested players (administration, companies, researchers, media, teachers, individuals) can use it to conduct studies, make forecasts and make decisions. Presents France’s situation in facts and figures and gives an overview of what characterizes each of its regions. Devotes one section to the main indicators (consumer price index, purchasing power of the euro and the franc, cost-of-construction index, economic and financial data, etc.).

  •  Instituto Nazionale di Statistica ( ISTAT )

    Explains the importance of the institute as a democratic tool and contains a few numbers on the following subjects:

    • Society (family structures, social behaviours, education and culture, health and insurance, justice and safety, social indicators, etc.)
    • Economy (national and territorial accounts, prices, foreign trade, tourism, etc.)
    • Labour (labour force and employment, wages and labour costs, training and work participation, etc.)
    • · Enterprise (agriculture, industry, construction, research, innovation and the information society, etc.)
    • Population (births and deaths, demographic structure, foreigners, etc.)
    • Environment (environment protection, impact on the environment, state of the environment, etc.)
    • Censuses (private organizations and non-profit agencies, population and housing, industry and services, etc.)
    • Institutions (health services, schools and universities, associations, judicial structures, social security, etc.)
  •  Japan. Labor Situation in Japan and Analysis
  •  Korea National Statistical Office ( KNSO )

    Coordinates the different statistical services of government departments, compiles the statistics, and then disseminates the integrated information. Is interested in the following topics:

    • Land, climate
    • Population, household
    • Wholesale and retail trade, Service industry
    • Transport, information and telecommunication
    • Energy, environment
    • Health, social security
    • Crime, safety, accident, calamities
    • Education, culture, science
    • etc.

    Offers a list of investigations carried out on subjects such as fisheries and agriculture, construction and transport, and national accounts and composite indexes. Devotes one section to statistical standards, indicating how to classify the different industries, professions and diseases.

  •  Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

    Compiles data in a temporary way based on the reports of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Addresses a variety of subjects, including the following:

    • Diseases specific to a State or a territory
    • Chronic or infectious diseases
    • Risks to the environment
    • Natural or human-generated disasters
    • Work-related injuries
    • Intentional or accidental injuries

    Presents a few public health resources around the globe and offers information sheets on diseases.

  •  Office statistique des Communautés européennes ( EUROSTAT )

    Collects data from different European statistical institutes and analyzes them to provide comparable and harmonized figures to European institutions so that they can define, implement and analyze community policies. Publishes economic indicators for the entire Euro zone. Addresses the following topics:


    • Economy and finance
    • Population and social conditions
    • Industry, trade and services
    • Agriculture and fisheries
    • External trade
    • Transport
    • Environment and energy
    • Science and technology
  •  Research Development and Statistics ( RDS )
  •  Santé publique France
  •  Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics

    Presents monthly or annual information on Saskatchewan’s economy, including its population, gross domestic product, income, investments, etc. Mentions the surveys carried out on the labour force and the consumer price index. Indicates the data collected on the population during the census:

    • Income
    • Aboriginal persons
    • Immigrants, ethnic origins and visible minorities
    • Statistical profiles of Saskatchewan cities
    • etc.
  •  Singapore. Ministry of Manpower - MOM Statistics

    Presents statistics on occupational safety between 1994 and 2003 from several angles:

    • Number of plants per industry
    • Number of workers per industry
    • Number of accidents per industry

    Also provides statistics on occupational health and on injuries suffered by employees during their work (including the number of accidents that occurred and the total amount of compensation paid between 1996 and 2003).

  •  Statistical Links ( from Statistics Finland )

    Provides links to more than 60 agencies and research institutes producing statistical information in Finland as well as to many international organizations and other sources of statistics.

  •  Statistics Austria

    Provides data on the economic, demographic, social, ecological and cultural situation in Austria. Supports administrative authorities in their political planning, decision-making and in monitoring the measures that they have adopted. Collects statistics on the following subjects:

    • Population (criminality, dwellings, social security, employment and labour market, etc.)
    • Business (internal trade, foreign trade, civil aviation, mining and manufacturing industries, etc.)
    • Spatial statistics (energy, environment, tourism, motor vehicles, accidents, etc.)
    • Macro-economics (taxes, public finance, research and experimental development, E-commerce, etc.)
  •  Statistics Canada

    Produces statistics that help Canadians to better understand their country, its population, resources, economy, society and culture. Provides educational resources to students, teachers and to professors and researchers at the post-secondary level. Conducts surveys on the following subjects:

    • Agriculture
    • Arts, culture and leisure
    • Commerce
    • Communications
    • National accounts
    • Social conditions
    • Construction
    • Education
    • Energy
    • etc.

    Identifies articles or publications that address a specific aspect of the social, commercial, financial or economic situation in Canada. Contains data for companies, such as online statistics, publications or analysis tables.

  •  Statistics Denmark

    States the organization’s mission, which consists of collecting, processing and publishing statistical data on Denmark’s economic and social conditions in order to fulfil the conditions essential to democracy and work economics. Provides access to StatBank Denmark, a database interested in the following subjects:

    • Population and elections
    • Education and culture
    • Labour market
    • Social conditions, health and justice
    • Income, consumption and prices
    • Agriculture
    • Manufacturing industries
    • Transport
    • etc.

    Mentions the key indicators of the Danish economy, addresses the subject of national accounts and lists the most popular Danish names.

  •  Statistics Finland

    Defines the organization’s tasks, which consist mainly of compiling statistics and reports on social conditions as well as of developing a national statistical service in cooperation with other government officials. Describes the Library of Statistics, a service open to the public that contains statistics in all fields at the international level. Explains the operation of the classification system, whose purpose is to make statistical data more easily comparable in relation to the time and place where it was produced.

  •  Statistics Netherlands ( CBS )

    Devotes one section to the main indicators in the Netherlands, namely the population, economic growth, inflation, consumer confidence, unemployment, etc. Presents in the form of a counter the number of inhabitants in the Netherlands based on the organization’s most recent estimates. Describes the StatLine database, which contains statistical information on many social and economic subjects in the form of tables and graphs. Indicates the prescribed classification of goods of the European Union for the international exchange of statistics and offers a few publications, including articles classified by topic.

  •  Statistics New Zealand

    Holds the authority for the collection, analysis and dissemination of official statistics on the economy, environment, and society of New Zealand. Describes the products and services available from the organization and details the statistical methods that it uses. Is interested in the following subjects:

    • People and society (births, deaths, marriages, divorces, disability, migration, etc.)
    • Economy (exports and imports, labour market, consumer spending, prices, etc.)
    • Environment (natural resource accounts, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, etc.)
    • Statistics by area
    • Census
  •  Statistics Norway

    Develops official statistics on Norwegian society and ensures the quality of these data on which social debate and public power planning work are based. Presents StatBank, a databank for developing a personalized data table on a variety of subjects. Lists different information documents on the following themes:

    • General
    • Natural resources and environment
    • Population
    • Health, social conditions, social services and crime
    • Education
    • Personal economy and housing conditions
    • Labour market, wages
    • Prices, price indices and economic indicators
    • National economy and external trade
    • Industrial activities
    • Financial markets
    • Recreational, cultural and sporting activities
    • Public finances
  •  Statistics Sweden ( SCB )

    Develops, produces and disseminates impartial statistics based on scientific principles and serving as a basis for decision-making, discussion and research. Contains data in the following areas:

    • Culture and leisure
    • Financial markets
    • Environment
    • Health and medical care
    • Judicial system
    • Living conditions
    • Social services
    • Social insurance
    • Transport and communications
    • etc.

    Also provides international, economic and regional statistics. Includes online databases designed by authorities in the subject and offers different services (information, business registry, etc.)

  •  Statistiques sur mesure

    The IRSST produces statistical indicators to support its strategic orientations. This data may be useful to guide your OHS interventions or future research orientations. Moreover, this website proposes different themes treated on four levels of information.

    Available in French only.

  •  U.S. Bureau of Census

    Is a reliable source of data on the US and its economy. Has documents on the following aspects:

    • People (income, poverty, international, genealogy, housing, etc.)
    • Business (foreign trade, government, self-employed workers and entrepreneurs, etc.)
    • Geography (mapping resources, geographical index, etc.)

    Mentions the list of subjects addressed on the site in alphabetical order and allows the population of a state, city or county to be traced. Suggests a list of publications indicating the programs and services offered by the organization in agriculture, transport, construction and housing, government, etc.

  •  U.S.A. Department of health and Human Services. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Center for health statistics ( NCHS )
  •  Union Européenne. Service central de la statistique et des études économiques ( STATEC )

    States the organization’s mission, which consists mainly of producing and centralizing statistical data of general interest on the country’s structure and activity (censuses, investigations, centralization of statistical information originating from other organizations). Specifies the fields in which the statistics are collected:

    • Foreign trade of Luxembourg
    • Inflation and sliding wage scale
    • Various trend indicators
    • Employment and unemployment
    • National accounting
    • Effective exchange rate
    • Balance of payments and foreign direct investments
    • Population

    Details the situation of Luxembourg in numbers (land and climate, transport, standard of living, consumption, environment, public finances, etc.) and paints the country’s economic picture.

  •  United Nations Economic Commission for Europe ( ENECE )
  •  US Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics

    • Inflation & consumer spending
    • Wages, earnings and benefits
    • Productivity
    • Safety & health
    • International
    • Occupations
    • Demographics
    • Employment & unemployment
    • Industries
    • etc.


  •  Weekly Epidemiological Record ( WER )

    Disseminates rapidly and accurately epidemiological information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including newly emerging or re-emerging infections.