The second edition of Historical statistics of Canada was jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983. It contains over 1000 statistical tables and documentation on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s.
Note: the first edition (Print: CA6 SRA 65H37) has series that were not included in the second edition.
Presented in almanac style, the Canada Year Book has tables, charts and analytical articles on every major area of Statistics Canada's expertise. The Canada Year Book is the premier reference on the social and economic life of Canada and its citizens.
Statistics also can be found in the Journals and Sessional Papers. For our holdings, see the Canadian Parliamentary Documents - Pre-Confederation guide.
This 5-volume update of the 1789-1970 edition adds 30 years of data (to 2000) and additional historical content.
Gross Domestic Product by Industry for 1947 - 1999
Gross State Product for 1977 - 1999
Complied in 128 volumes, the Official Records provide the comprehensive, authoritative, and voluminous reference on Civil War operations.
Most series begin in the 18th or 19th centuries
Three volumes that cover Africa, Asia and Oceania; Europe; and The Americas