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Citing Statistics Canada

How to Cite Statistics Canada Products

This guide has been developed for authors, editors, researchers, academics, students, librarians and data librarians. It describes, in three steps, how to build bibliographic references when citing Statistics Canada products and materials.

It also gives instructions on how to cite sources other than Statistics Canada.


Authors and researchers must give full credit for any Statistics Canada data, analysis and other content material used or referred to in their studies, articles, papers and other research works. For more information, see Statistics Canada's copyright notice, which covers all its products. The rules and examples set out in this citation guide have been developed to help you do this.