General Statistical Reference Tools: Geographic codes and classification schemes

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Geographic classification schemes


Census year Region/
Province
Census division
(CD)
Census consolidated subdivision
(CCS)
Census subdivision
(CSD)
Census metropolitan area/
census agglomeration (CMA/CA)
Federal electoral district
(FED)
Forward sortation area
(FSA)
1951         X    
1961 X       X [1952 rep order]
Draft ed. only
 
1966 X       X    
1971 X X   X X [1966 R.O. n=264]  
1976 X X X X X [1966 R.O. n=264]  
1981 X X X X X [1976 R.O, n=282]  
1986 X X   X X [1976 R.O, n=282]  
1991 X X X X X [1987 R.O., n=295] X
1996 X X [From Geosuite,
Restricted]
X X [1987 R.O., n=295]
[1996 R.O., n=301]
<X
2001 X X   X X [1996 R.O., n=301]
[2003 R.O., n=308]
[at GeoGratis]
X
2006 X X X X X [2003 R.O., n=308]
[at GeoGratis]
X


  • See also:
    PostalCodeDownload.com
    Includes, for each postal code, city and province name, telephone area code, city flag, time zone, day light saving flag, latitude, longitude, elevation, population, dwellings, area name, street name.

Standard classification schemes

Criminal code and other federal offences:

  1. Lookup table for selected criminal code offences and other federal offences./ Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics (CCJS) (June 1997): user guide, table of codes

    Industrial classification schemes:

    Canada

  2. Industry classification coding system (ICCS)./ Statistics Canada (STC 12f0074xcb)
    • Runtime application to facilitate conversion among SIC80, NAICS Canada and other selected classifications.
  3. Industrial classification, 1961 census./ Statistics Canada (3-digit)
  4. Standard industrial classification, 1970 (SIC70)./ Statistics Canada (4-digit)
  5. Standard industrial classification, 1980 (SIC80)./ Statistics Canada (4-digit)
  6. Concordance: Harmonized system (HS) and NAICS. See: note
  7. Concordance: 1980 Canadian SIC - 1987 United States SIC./ Statistics Canada (12-574-XDE): <http://datalib.chass.utoronto.ca/codebooks/cstdli/12-574-xde.htm>
  8. SIC 6-digit and SIC 8-digit./ InteleMart Corporation: <http://www.intelepages.com/SIC_Codes/sic_code_resources.htm>
  9. North American industry classification system (NAICS): Canada ./ Statistics Canada (4-digit)
  10. Concordance: North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 1997 -- North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2002./ Statistics Canada (6-digit)
  11. See also the following print products:

    Statistics Canada. Standard Industrial Classification 1980 12-501)
    Statistics Canada1980 Standard Industrial Classification - Supplement 12-501)
    Canadian Standard Industrial Classification for companies and enterprises - 1980 (STC 12-570)
    North American Industry Classification System - Canada 2007 (STC 12-501)
    1980 Canadian SIC - 1987 United States SIC (STC 12-574)

    United States

  12. Concordance: 1980 Canadian SIC - 1987 United States SIC./ Statistics Canada (12-574-XDE): <http://datalib.chass.utoronto.ca/codebooks/cstdli/12-574-xde.htm>
  13. Concordance: 1987 US SIC - 1997 United States NAICS./ U.S. Bureau of the Census: <http://www.census.gov/epcd/ec97brdg/>
  14. Harmonized system (HS) [United States].
  15. North American industry classification system (NAICS) [United States]. (4-digit)
  16. Standard industrial classifications (SIC) index. National Technical Information Service [United States]. (4-digit): <http://www.theodora.com/sic_index.html>
  17. See also the following print products:

    United States Standard Industrial Classification Manual - 1987 (At University of Toronto Libraries: USIPR100-1987S73 GOVT)
    United States North American Industry Classification System United States 2002 (At University of Toronto Libraries: US1PR100-2002N51 GOVT)

    Other

  18. International standard industrial classification (ISIC) Rev. 3./ United Nations. Statistics Division
  19. See also:
  20. See also the following print products:

    United Kingdom Standard Industrial Classification- Volume 1 (At University of Toronto Libraries: UK1OP-1990S75 GOVT)
    United Nations International Standard Industrial Classification of all economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 3.1 (At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2-S13-1949MO4D GOVT)


    Health, etc.:

  21. Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical classification with Defined Daily Doses (ATC/DDD)
  22. International classification of diseases, 9th revision (ICD-9)
  23. International classification of diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification (ICD-9-CM)
  24. International classification of diseases, 10th revision (ICD-10)
  25. International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)

See also:

  1. Comparability across revisions [of ICD] for selected causes [ICD-1 thru ICD-10]
  2. Comparability of ICD-10 and ICD-9 for Mortality Statistics in Canada 2005
  3. LanguaL: food composition on the web
    Method for describing, capturing and retrieving data about food. [2009-08-06]


    Educational classification schemes

  4. Classification of instructional codes, 2000./ U.S. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES):<http://data.library.utoronto.ca/datapub/codebooks/cstdli/aets/2003/aets2...
  5. International standard classification of education 1997./ UNESCO

Occupational classification schemes

Canada

  1. Occupational classification, 1961 census./ Statistics Canada (3-digit)
    • List of divisions, groups and classes (from STC 12-506):
  2. Canadian classification and dictionary of occupations Canada. Department of Manpower and Immigration
    • Used 1971-1993. Superceded by National occupational classification (NOC) 1992.
    • Major, minor, and unit group titles and codes (Source: Canada. Employment and Immigration Canada. Occupational and Career Information Branch, 1989) [pdf format], [text format]
    • Print only. At UT Library: CA 1 MI -C11 GOVT
    • CCDO to NOC/NOC to CCDO conversion tables. At UT Library: CA 1 MI -1993 N16 GOVT
  3. National occupational classification - statistics (NOC-S)./ Statistics Canada
    • 2001
    • 2006
      Statistics Canada's occupational classification for 2001 is called the National Occupational Classification for Statistics 2001 (NOC-S 2001) to distinguish it from the National Occupational Classification (NOC) put out by Human Resources Development Canada. (The two classifications differ only in the aggregation structure of the classification). Both provide a complete listing of all the categories under which Canadian jobs are classified and their descriptions. The first use of the NOC-S 2001 was in the 2001 Census of Population.
  4. National occupational classification (NOC)./ Human Resources Deveopment Canada
    • NOC 2006 (Human Resources Development Canada site)
    • NOC 2001 Restricted to University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University IP addresses.
    • NOC 1992 (Human Resources Development Canada site) [Unrestricted]
    • NOC 1980 [Restricted to University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University IP addresses]
    • Concordances:
  5. Standard occupational classification, 1991./ Statistics Canada
  6. Standard occupational classification, 1980./ Statistics Canada
  7. See also the following print products:

    Canada. Manpower and Immigration Canadian Classification and Dictionary of Occupations, 1971 vols I &amp: II (At University of Toronto Libraries: CA1MI-C11 GOVT)
    Statistics Canada Occupational Classification Manual census of Canada, 1971 (STC 12-538)
    Statistics Canada Standard Occupational Classification - 1980 (STC 12-565)
    Statistics Canada Standard Occupational Classification - 1991 (STC 12-565)
    Statistics Canada National Occupational Classification - 2001 (At University of Toronto Libraries: CA1HR-2001N15 GOVT)
    Statistics Canada National Occupational Classification - 2001 Index Titles(At University of Toronto Libraries: CA1HR-2001N16 GOVT)
    Statistics Canada National Occupational Classification for Statistics - 2001 (STC 12-583)
    National Occupational Classification - Conversion Tables (At University of Toronto Libraries: CA1M1-1993N16 GOVT)

    International

  8. International standard classification of occupations (ISCO). International Labour Organization (ILO)

    United States

  9. Dictionary of occupational titles (DOT) index. United States. Department of Labor. (4-digit)
  10. Standard occupational classification (SOC) system ./ U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  1. See also the following print products:

    United States Dictionary of Occupational titles- Revised 4th Edition, Combined Vol I and Vol II (At University of Toronto Libraries: USIL300-1991 D35)


    Classification of goods:

  2. Concordance between the Canadian Customs Tariff (CT) and the [yyyy] North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)./ Statistics Canada (12F0091XDB)
    See also: note re concordance: Harmonized system (HS) and NAICS

  3. Concordances between the Canadian Customs Tariff (CT) and the 1980 Canadian Standard Industrial Classification (SIC80)./ Statistics Canada (12F0025XDB)
  1. Standard classification of goods, 1995./ Statistics Canada
    • Outline, (2- to 10-digit)
    • Record layout
      Restricted to University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University IP addresses.
  2. Concordance between the Standard Classification of Goods (SGC) and the 1980 Standard Industrial Classification (SIC80)./ Statistics Canada (12F0091XDB) (8-digit)

    Years MS Excel files MS Access files
    Readme file
    SCG 1988 X X
    SCG 1996 X X
    HS6-SCG-ISC80 X X

    Restricted to University of Toronto, Ryerson University, and York University IP addresses.

  3. Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) 1996./ (Statistics Canada): <http://www.statcan.ca/english/Subjects/Standard/sctg/sctg-menu.htm>

  4. Concordance between Standard Classification of Transported Goods (SCTG) and Harmonised System/SCG 1996./ (Statistics Canada): [html] [MS Word]

  5. See also the following print products:

    Statistics Canada Canadian Export Classification (STC 12-578)
    Statistics Canada Standard Classification of Goods - 1996 (STC 12-580)
    United Nations Commodity Indexes for the Standard International Trade Classification, 1963. Revision 2. (Series M, N 38, Vol. I & II) (At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2S13-63M382 GOVT)
    United Nations Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 3. (Series M, N 34, Rev. 3) (At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2S13-61M343 GOVT)
    United Nations Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 2. (Series M, N 34, Rev. 2) (At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2S13-61M342 GOVT)
    United Nations Commodity Indexes for the Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 3 Vol. I & II(At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2S13-1994M38V.1 GOVT)
    United Nations Central Product Classification (CPC) Version 1.1 (At University of Toronto Libraries: UN2S13-2004M17 GOVT)


Other classification systems:

  1. International classification of nonprofit organizations (ICNPO)./ Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project: <http://www.jhu.edu/~ccss/pubs/pdf/icnpo.pdf>
  2. National classification system for contaminated sites./ Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME): <http://www.ccme.ca/initiatives/soil.html?category_id=68>
  3. Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community (NACE rev. 1)./ Eurostat: <http://datalib.chass.utoronto.ca/other/E0032_en.pdf>

Directories of classification schemes:

  1. UN classifications registry./ (United Nations. Statistics Division): <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/cr/registry/default.asp>
  2. International Guides : University of British Columbia
    1. http://guides.library.ubc.ca/industry/overviews

      Includes: Dictionary of international trade and business, currencies of the world, exchange rate service, GATT (full text), Harmonized system (Harmonized commodity description and coding system) 4-digit, 6-digit, and 10-digit, SITC (Standard international trade classification, revision 3) 1, 2, 3, and 4-digit level, SIC-87 (Standard industrial classification system [U.S.], 1987) 1, 2, 3, and 4-digit level, SIC (Standard industrial classification system [Canada]) 4-digit level, converter 4-digit Canadian-SIC from/to 4-digit US-SIC.

  3. RAMON: Eurostat's classifications server.
    1. <http://europa.eu.int/comm/eurostat/ramon/>

      Includes: index of international statistical classifications (99, including Eurostat, Australia/New Zealand, UN, ECE etc), with general descriptions, hierarchical structure and explanatory notes. Also correspondence tables.

  4. Statistical methods: standard classifications (Statistics Canada): <http://www.statcan.ca/english/concepts/index.htm>

    See also:

  5. What's the scoop on ... statistical standard & classification structures./ (University of New Brunswick. E Hamilton, 2002): <http://admin.acadiau.ca/library/DLI2002/hamilton/classification_systems.doc>

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