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Explore the ways we track the progress of Open Government. Browse through statistics on download counts, visitors, as well as the increase of participation of Government of Canada departments and agencies in supplying more open datasets. All statistics presented, unless otherwise noted, are as of to . To access the open data used to create the tables below, visit Open Government Analytics.

 

Number of Visits

These numbers summarize the number of visits to the Open Government Portal. A visit represents a sequence of requests from a uniquely identified client that expired after a certain amount of inactivity, usually 30 minutes.

Number of Visits
 
Visits 248,567 269,028 218,389 262,804 246,595 244,078 205,791 206,523 298,875 316,515 278,815 364,111
 

Number of Downloads

These numbers summarize the number of downloads on the Open Government Portal. A download represents the number of times a user has clicked to download a resource for a particular dataset.

Number of Downloads
 
Downloads 108,384 130,729 98,956 113,586 106,948 84,262 86,899 88,037 154,074 169,375 107,962 127,391
 

Top 25 Downloaded Datasets

These are the top 25 downloaded datasets for the month of .

Title Department Number of Downloads
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): Positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Employers List Employment and Social Development Canada 36,579
Old Age Security (OAS) - Table of Benefit Amounts by marital status and income level Employment and Social Development Canada 13,879
Temporary Residents: Study Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 4,176
Permanent Residents – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 2,713
Temporary Residents: Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) Work Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 1,411
Wages Employment and Social Development Canada 1,298
Government of Canada Employee Contact Information Shared Services Canada 1,059
Fuel consumption ratings Natural Resources Canada 914
Operational Processing – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 735
High Resolution Digital Elevation Model (HRDEM) - CanElevation Series Natural Resources Canada 704
Single Window Initiative, Integrated Import Declaration (IID) - Regulated Commodities - Data Element Matching Criteria Table Canada Border Services Agency 648
Schedule 1 of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations Transport Canada 567
Provinces/Territories, Cartographic Boundary File - 2016 Census Statistics Canada 558
Statistics on the Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) Program Transport Canada 556
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): Negative Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Employers List Employment and Social Development Canada 550
First Nations Location Indigenous Services Canada 544
Temporary Foreign Worker Program Labour Market Impact Assessment Statistics 2022Q1-2023Q3 Employment and Social Development Canada 510
Licensed Natural Health Products Health Canada 495
CanadaBuys tender notices Public Services and Procurement Canada 476
City rate limits for accommodation of federal public servants Public Services and Procurement Canada 474
Asylum Claimants – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 472
Canada’s Energy Future 2023: Energy Supply and Demand Projections to 2050 Canada Energy Regulator 462
National Road Network - NRN - GeoBase Series Statistics Canada 440
Old Age Security (OAS) - Maximum Monthly Amounts by Quarter and by Benefit Type Employment and Social Development Canada 439
Consolidated Revenue Fund Schedules of Payments - Employees with a gross salary of $75,000 or more Government of British Columbia 436
 

Datasets by Department or Agency

These numbers represent the breakdown of raw datasets on the Open Government Portal by department or agency. These numbers were captured on See how much we have grown since .

Government of Canada Department or Agency Number of datasets
Accessibility Standards Canada 2
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 38
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 351
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 13
Canada Border Services Agency 15
Canada Council for the Arts 2
Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation 3
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions 12
Canada Energy Regulator 74
Canada Infrastructure Bank 2
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 33
Canada Revenue Agency 278
Canada School of Public Service 8
Canada Science and Technology Museum 1
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 5
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 208
Canadian Grain Commission 13
Canadian Heritage 117
Canadian Human Rights Commission 2
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 24
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 1
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 3
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 1
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 30
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 62
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 18
Canadian Space Agency 129
Canadian Transportation Agency 7
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP 20
Commissioner of Canada Elections 4
Communications Security Establishment Canada 154
Correctional Service of Canada 136
Courts Administration Service 2
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 42
Defence Research and Development Canada 2
Department for Women and Gender Equality 19
Department of Finance Canada 99
Department of Justice Canada 421
Development Finance Institution - FinDev Canada 2
Elections Canada 41
Employment and Social Development Canada 195
Environment and Climate Change Canada 1,003
Export Development Canada 5
Federal Bridge Corporation 5
Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario 2
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 10
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 18
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 24
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 619
Global Affairs Canada 460
Government and Municipalities of Québec 1,361
Government of Alberta 2,772
Government of British Columbia 1,613
Government of Manitoba 220
Government of New Brunswick 132
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 86
Government of Northwest Territories 143
Government of Nova Scotia 756
Government of Ontario 920
Government of Prince Edward Island 139
Government of Saskatchewan 417
Government of Yukon 947
Health Canada 2,579
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada 2
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 54
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 72
Indigenous Services Canada 24
Infrastructure Canada 6
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 86
International Development Research Centre 2
Invest in Canada 11
Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated 1
Laurentian Pilotage Authority Canada 1
Library and Archives Canada 40
Library of Parliament 1
National Capital Commission 17
National Defence 139
National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman 1
National Film Board 14
National Research Council Canada 51
National Security and Intelligence Review Agency 1
Natural Resources Canada 10,088
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 5
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 240
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 20
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 5
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada 2
Office of the Intelligence Commissioner 1
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada 21
Office of the Secretary to the Governor General 1
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada 17
Pacific Economic Development Canada 2
Parks Canada 555
Parole Board of Canada 16
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Canada 2
Polar Knowledge Canada 1
Prairies Economic Development Canada 4
Privy Council Office 5
Public Health Agency of Canada 750
Public Prosecution Service of Canada 7
Public Safety Canada 4
Public Service Commission of Canada 124
Public Services and Procurement Canada 183
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 25
Shared Services Canada 106
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 8
Standards Council of Canada 3
Statistics Canada 9,257
Status of Women Canada 1
Telefilm Canada 1
The National Battlefields Commission 1
The Seaway International Bridge Corporation 5
Transport Canada 57
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 283
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 196
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 1
Veterans Affairs Canada 137
Veterans Review and Appeal Board 8
Western Economic Diversification Canada 16
Total 39,501
 

Datasets Released by Month

The following table represents the number of datasets that have been published each month since the Open Government Portal's relaunch on .

Government of Canada Department or Agency Prior to Feb-2023 Total number of new datasets
Accessibility Standards Canada 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 20 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 38
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 379 -46 7 0 1 1 -1 1 4 1 1 1 2 351
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 13
Canada Border Services Agency 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Canada Council for the Arts 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 12
Canada Energy Regulator 73 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74
Canada Infrastructure Bank 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
Canada Revenue Agency 220 21 3 5 3 4 1 1 0 1 2 4 13 278
Canada School of Public Service 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Canada Science and Technology Museum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 5
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 177 6 0 11 7 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 -1 208
Canadian Grain Commission 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Canadian Heritage 104 1 2 0 2 2 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 117
Canadian Human Rights Commission 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 12 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 0 0 0 2 24
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 23 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 30
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 60 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 62
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Canadian Space Agency 128 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 129
Canadian Transportation Agency 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP 13 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 20
Commissioner of Canada Elections 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
Communications Security Establishment Canada 130 -7 26 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 154
Correctional Service of Canada 16 0 0 0 0 0 20 26 1 25 23 7 18 136
Courts Administration Service 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 45 0 -1 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 42
Defence Research and Development Canada 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Department for Women and Gender Equality 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 19
Department of Finance Canada 94 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 99
Department of Justice Canada 359 1 7 2 1 14 6 12 1 2 13 3 0 421
Development Finance Institution - FinDev Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Elections Canada 36 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 41
Employment and Social Development Canada 154 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 9 6 3 13 3 195
Environment and Climate Change Canada 1,062 54 -148 -2 17 4 5 6 11 2 5 7 -20 1,003
Export Development Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 5
Federal Bridge Corporation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 18
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 24
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 532 21 10 0 9 10 10 1 6 7 3 8 2 619
Global Affairs Canada 115 5 1 88 2 3 12 2 112 9 10 80 21 460
Government and Municipalities of Qu�bec 1,301 2 10 9 -1 19 7 3 2 -20 6 17 6 1,361
Government of Alberta 2,332 1 301 11 2 18 0 4 0 2 4 85 12 2,772
Government of British Columbia 565 0 0 1,038 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1,613
Government of Manitoba 177 2 4 38 1 5 0 2 0 -16 0 2 5 220
Government of New Brunswick 125 0 1 0 -2 1 0 2 0 -1 0 1 5 132
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 86 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86
Government of Northwest Territories 0 0 127 0 0 6 0 9 1 0 -36 36 0 143
Government of Nova Scotia 745 2 12 2 3 1 0 2 0 -3 -6 -2 0 756
Government of Ontario 822 0 3 1 2 4 1 18 29 0 19 20 1 920
Government of Prince Edward Island 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 139
Government of Saskatchewan 386 0 325 -318 21 0 0 0 0 0 3 -6 6 417
Government of Yukon 1,132 0 0 0 0 0 0 -12 0 0 0 -173 0 947
Health Canada 1,922 60 79 1 77 49 38 63 111 67 23 87 2 2,579
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 50 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 54
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 51 2 0 0 0 1 5 5 3 0 0 5 0 72
Indigenous Services Canada 19 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
Infrastructure Canada 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 80 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 86
International Development Research Centre 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Invest in Canada 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 11
Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Laurentian Pilotage Authority Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Library and Archives Canada 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 40
Library of Parliament 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
National Capital Commission 14 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
National Defence 127 2 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 139
National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
National Film Board 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
National Research Council Canada 48 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 51
National Security and Intelligence Review Agency 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Natural Resources Canada 10,045 1 1 1 0 6 4 2 6 18 1 0 3 10,088
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 155 6 9 23 0 3 9 0 1 4 3 8 19 240
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 20
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Office of the Intelligence Commissioner 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada 18 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 21
Office of the Secretary to the Governor General 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 17
Pacific Economic Development Canada 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Parks Canada 488 0 0 0 5 1 -1 0 -3 1 0 0 64 555
Parole Board of Canada 127 0 0 0 -115 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 16
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Canada 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Polar Knowledge Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Prairies Economic Development Canada 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Privy Council Office 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Public Health Agency of Canada 748 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 1 1 750
Public Prosecution Service of Canada 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Public Safety Canada 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Public Service Commission of Canada 119 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 124
Public Services and Procurement Canada 177 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 183
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 10 1 0 2 6 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 25
Shared Services Canada 101 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 106
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
Standards Council of Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
Statistics Canada 8,742 85 57 -496 548 45 39 8 -431 51 579 21 9 9,257
Status of Women Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Telefilm Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
The National Battlefields Commission 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
The Seaway International Bridge Corporation 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Transport Canada 54 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0 57
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 234 6 12 0 2 2 1 4 1 3 7 4 7 283
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 189 1 1 0 1 1 -1 2 1 0 0 1 0 196
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Veterans Affairs Canada 133 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 137
Veterans Review and Appeal Board 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 8
Western Economic Diversification Canada 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Total 35,552 244 866 443 604 218 171 184 -110 175 712 250 192 39,501
 

Percentages of Site Visits by Province and Territory

This graph illustrates the percentage of total of visits the Open Government Portal has received from Canadian provinces and territories.

 
Total and percentages of site visits by Province and Territory
Chart colour Region Visits Percentage of Total Visits
Total Number of Visits in Canada 12,761,133  
  Ontario 6,159,559 48.27%
  Quebec 2,529,050 19.82%
  British Columbia 1,525,910 11.96%
  Alberta 1,136,491 8.91%
  Nova Scotia 362,675 2.84%
  Manitoba 289,912 2.27%
  Saskatchewan 255,344 2.00%
  New Brunswick 223,780 1.75%
  Newfoundland and Labrador 120,730 0.95%
  Prince Edward Island 59,714 0.47%
  unknown / Inconnu 42,240 0.33%
  Northwest Territories 25,563 0.20%
  Yukon 24,131 0.19%
  Nunavut 6,034 0.05%
 

Percentages of Site Visits by Country

This graph illustrates the percentage of total of visits the Open Government Portal has received by country.

 
Total and percentages of site visits by Country
Chart colour Country Visits Percentage of Total Visits
Total Number of Visits 16,777,870  
  Canada 12,746,696 75.97%
  United States 1,001,062 5.97%
  India 468,241 2.79%
  France 134,525 0.80%
  United Kingdom 124,613 0.74%
  China 119,782 0.71%
  Nigeria 111,031 0.66%
  Mexico 110,741 0.66%
  Pakistan 84,321 0.50%
  Colombia 73,967 0.44%
  Other 1,802,891 10.76%
 

Percentages of Site Visits by Foreign Country

This graph illustrates the percentage of total of visits the Open Government Portal has by foreign country.

 
Total and percentages of Site Visits by Foreign Country
Chart colour Country Visits Percentage of Total Visits
Total Number of Visits by Foreign Countries 4,031,174  
  United States 1,001,062 5.97%
  India 468,241 2.79%
  France 134,525 0.80%
  United Kingdom 124,613 0.74%
  China 119,782 0.71%
  Nigeria 111,031 0.66%
  Mexico 110,741 0.66%
  Pakistan 84,321 0.50%
  Colombia 73,967 0.44%
  Germany 67,127 0.40%
  Other 1,735,764 43.06%
 
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