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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 4: Canadian Census Data – cancensus Package Setup

February 18, 2020
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Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 3. What is cancensus Setting up cancensus: Adding API Key and Cache Path to .Rprofile Editing .Rprofile on Linux Editing .Rprofile on Windows What is cancensus In the Introduction to the “Working with Statistics Canada Data in R” series, I discussed the three main types The post Working with...

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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 3: Visualizing CANSIM Data

November 24, 2019
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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 3: Visualizing CANSIM Data

Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2. Exploring Data Preparing Data for Plotting Plotting with ggplot2 Choosing Plot Type Preventing Overlaps with ggrepel Axes and Scales Plot Theme, Title, and Captions Saving Your Plot Exploring Data In the previous part of this series, we have retrieved CANSIM data on the weekly The post Working with...

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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2: Retrieving CANSIM Data

November 14, 2019
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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2: Retrieving CANSIM Data

Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 1.Forward to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 3. Most CANSIM data can be accessed in two formats: as data tables and, at a much more granular level, as individual data vectors. This post is structured accordingly: Searching for Data Searching by Index The post Working with...

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GIS Day!

November 14, 2019
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Yesterday was a GIS Day! Congratulations to everyone who loves maps, GIS, and working with spatial data! And as you may have guessed from my choice of this blog’s header image, I am one of those people. So, to mark the day, here are some links to great sources of geospatial data and other GIS-related The post GIS Day!...

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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 1: What is CANSIM?

November 3, 2019
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Back to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Introduction.Forward to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 2. CANSIM and cansimWhat to ExpectBefore You Start CANSIM and cansim CANSIM stands for Canadian Socioeconomic Information Management System. Not long ago it was renamed to “Statistics Canada Data,” but here I’ll be using the repository’s The post Working with...

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Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Introduction

October 31, 2019
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Forward to Working with Statistics Canada Data in R, Part 1. This is the Introduction to the series on working with Statistics Canada data in the R language. The goal of the series is to provide some examples (accompanied by detailed in-depth explanations) of working with Statistics Canada data in R. Besides, I’d love to The post Working with...

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