Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Updated Products: 2011 National Household Survey Public Use Microdata File

2011 National Household Survey Public Use Microdata File – Hierarchical File

This PUMF product provides access to non-aggregated data covering a sample of 1% of the Canadian households. It is a comprehensive social, demographic and economic database about Canada and its people, and contains a wealth of characteristics on the population. The file enables the study of individuals in relation to their census families, economic families and households. The geographic identifiers have been restricted to the provinces, the three territories grouped into a region called Northern Canada and selected metropolitan areas (Toronto, MontrĂ©al, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary) to ensure respondents’ anonymity.

This product, contains the data file (in ASCII format); user documentation and supporting information; all licence agreements; and SAS, SPSS and Stata program source codes to enable users to read the set of records. It is important to note that users will require knowledge of data manipulation packages (or software) such as SAS, SPSS or Stata to use this product.

EFT: MAD_DLI/Root/NHS_ENM/2011/PUMF-FMGD/hierarch