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2016-04-22Data

Macrobond + CANSIM

CANSIM database added to Macrobond’s core data package.


As a Macrobond user you can now access the CANSIM database in the Macrobond application. CANSIM is Statistics Canada's key socioeconomic database. Updated daily, CANSIM provides fast and easy access to a large range of the latest statistics available in Canada.


The CANSIM database in the Macrobond application contains 5,5 million time series, across a variety of categories. An overview of the categories can be seen in the image below, and explored in more detail in the application via this link. All users have access to the CANSIM database as part of our core offering. This means you can access the data immediately, without having to purchase it as an add-on database.


Canada, Cansim


For those who are familiar with CAMSIM, vector codes and table codes can be used to easily search and navigate the CANSIM database within Macrobond. Table codes can be searched via the database-specific search field in Macrobond, and CANSIM vectors can be searched by adding the prefix ‘cansim_’ to the vector code.


Below you can see a bar chart of the GDP data available per sector and province.



Canada, Cansim GDP per Sector