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Community Information Database

Project ID: 499
CIC Member?:
Active Project?:
Year Project Began:
Year of Latest Report:
Last Update: 08/18/17
Project LocationCanada
Lead OrganizationRural and Co-operatives Secretariat
Type of OrganizationGovernment - National

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
Neighborhood, Municipality, Multi-County, National

Issue Areas:
Children/Youth/Families, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Population


Project Description

The Community Information Database (CID) is a free internet-based resource developed to provide communities, researchers, and governments with access to consistent and reliable socio-economic and demographic data and information for all communities across Canada. The CID was developed by the Government of Canada’s Rural Secretariat in collaboration with the provinces and territories, other government departments, and community groups. The CID provides: Access to over 500 pieces of data about your community or region, including: population, education, income, employment, families, and much more An interactive map for displaying and accessing data A tool for you to learn more about rural Canada Click on the following links to know more about specific topics such as frequently asked questions, CID geography, indicators, definitions, and data sources.

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Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
The Community Information Database contains over 500 social, demographic, and economic indicators, including population, income, employment, housing and many others.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Arthur Friesen
Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat
500 - 303 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba

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