Open Government Analytics

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 87,381 94,873 125,081 109,445 109,079 100,766 102,979 153,199 142,412 137,767 134,846 110,387
 

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 24,845 30,858 38,095 29,168 28,859 26,583 42,656 44,269 50,234 60,713 60,158 41,995
 

Top 25 Downloaded Datasets

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

Title Department Number of Downloads
Fuel Consumption Ratings Natural Resources Canada 3,353
Permanent Residents – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 940
Facts & Figures 2015: Immigration Overview - Permanent Residents – Annual IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 930
Government of Canada Employee Contact Information Shared Services Canada 717
Indexes of the National Topographic System of Canada Natural Resources Canada 672
Canadian Digital Elevation Model Natural Resources Canada 664
Old Age Security (OAS) - Table of Benefit Amounts by marital status and income level Employment and Social Development Canada 627
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Maximum Monthly Rates of New Benefits Employment and Social Development Canada 609
Facts & Figures 2015: Immigration Overview - Temporary Residents – Annual IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 589
Canadian Importers Database (2016) Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 534
Temporary Foreign Worker Program 2017Q3 Employment and Social Development Canada 401
National Hydro Network - NHN - GeoBase Series Natural Resources Canada 372
Citizenship – Quarterly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 371
Digital topographic raster maps - ARCHIVED Natural Resources Canada 340
High Resolution Digital Elevation Model (HRDEM) - CanElevation Series Natural Resources Canada 308
Temporary Residents: Study Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 302
Temporary Residents: Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) Work Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 299
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Overview – Quarterly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 294
Asylum Claimants – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 284
National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011 Statistics Canada 284
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): Positive Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Employers List Employment and Social Development Canada 275
Old Age Security (OAS) - Maximum Monthly Amounts by Quarter and by Benefit Type Employment and Social Development Canada 272
National Road Network - NRN - GeoBase Series Natural Resources Canada 264
Tender Notices Public Services and Procurement Canada 261
Syrian Refugees – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 255
 

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
Total 13
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 269
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 2
Canada Border Services Agency 12
Canada Council for the Arts 2
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions 2
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 31
Canada Revenue Agency 77
Canada School of Public Service 5
Canada Science and Technology Museum 1
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 9
Canadian Grain Commission 10
Canadian Heritage 10
Canadian Institute of Health Information 3
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 1
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 2
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 20
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 4
Canadian Space Agency 77
Canadian Transportation Agency 1
Communications Security Establishment Canada 5
Correctional Service of Canada 4
Courts Administration Service 1
Defence Research and Development Canada 1
Department of Finance Canada 138
Department of Justice 22
Elections Canada 17
Employment and Social Development Canada 107
Environment and Climate Change Canada 521
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 2
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 3
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 109
Global Affairs Canada 18
Health Canada 46
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 31
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 20
Infrastructure Canada 4
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 47
International Development Research Centre 2
Library and Archives Canada 105
Library of Parliament 1
National Defence 26
National Energy Board 29
National Film Board 12
National Research Council Canada 23
Natural Resources Canada 69,476
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 1
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 1
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 2
Parks Canada 16
Parole Board of Canada 47
Privy Council Office 2
Public Health Agency of Canada 10
Public Safety Canada 3
Public Service Commission of Canada 9
Public Services and Procurement Canada 67
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1
Shared Services Canada 2
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 1
Statistics Canada 6,975
Status of Women Canada 1
Transport Canada 23
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 13
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 87
Veterans Affairs Canada 125
Western Economic Diversification Canada 5
 

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 Total number of new datasets
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 1,812 0 0 7 3 0 -1,555 0 3 -4 1 -1 3 269
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 2 0 0 1 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada Border Services Agency 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 12
Canada Council for the Arts 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Canada Revenue Agency 58 2 6 3 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 77
Canada School of Public Service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5
Canada Science and Technology Museum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 9
Canadian Grain Commission 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 10
Canadian Heritage 7 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10
Canadian Institute of Health Information 3 0 0 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 15 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 20
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4
Canadian Space Agency 6 40 27 11 1 0 -12 0 0 3 0 1 0 77
Canadian Transportation Agency 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Communications Security Establishment Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 5
Correctional Service of Canada 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Courts Administration Service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Defence Research and Development Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Department of Finance Canada 131 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 138
Department of Justice 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 22
Elections Canada 11 5 5 0 1 0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
Employment and Social Development Canada 95 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 107
Environment and Climate Change Canada 476 4 1 8 2 0 -4 10 3 8 2 1 10 521
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 47 28 0 5 5 5 1 1 5 3 2 1 6 109
Global Affairs Canada 18 0 0 1 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Health Canada 42 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 46
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 19 0 0 1 10 1 -1 1 -4 2 0 2 0 31
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20
Infrastructure Canada 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 40 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 47
International Development Research Centre 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Library and Archives Canada 104 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 105
Library of Parliament 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
National Defence 4 1 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8 26
National Energy Board 3 2 5 6 2 4 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 29
National Film Board 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 12
National Research Council Canada 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 23
Natural Resources Canada 112,174 26,513 7 177 457 3 -29,718 15 65 -25 -37,465 2 -2,729 69,476
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Parks Canada 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 16
Parole Board of Canada 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 23 47
Privy Council Office 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Public Health Agency of Canada 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Public Safety Canada 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Public Service Commission of Canada 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9
Public Services and Procurement Canada 40 1 1 5 4 0 1 3 1 3 3 0 5 67
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Shared Services Canada 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Statistics Canada 6,618 52 28 29 1 74 -29 2 66 0 57 77 0 6,975
Status of Women Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Transport Canada 13 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 1 23
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 13
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 68 0 5 4 0 2 3 4 2 1 2 2 -6 87
Veterans Affairs Canada 5 0 0 1 2 18 46 2 18 31 0 2 0 125
Western Economic Diversification Canada 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Total 121,975 26,652 90 301 492 114 -31,262 46 166 32 -37,341 92 -2,656 78,701
 

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 2,473,395  
  Ontario 1,292,431 52.25%
  Quebec 529,476 21.41%
  British Columbia 242,641 9.81%
  Alberta 179,495 7.26%
  Nova Scotia 57,467 2.32%
  Manitoba 52,167 2.11%
  Saskatchewan 41,491 1.68%
  New Brunswick 37,279 1.51%
  Newfoundland and Labrador 19,199 0.78%
  Prince Edward Island 11,099 0.45%
  Northwest Territories 4,483 0.18%
  Yukon Territory 4,044 0.16%
  unknown 1,129 0.05%
  Nunavut 994 0.04%
 

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 3,098,561  
  Canada 2,473,395 79.82%
  United States 181,728 5.86%
  India 52,724 1.70%
  France 36,711 1.18%
  United Kingdom 25,149 0.81%
  China 19,577 0.63%
  Germany 13,391 0.43%
  Australia 11,397 0.37%
  Brazil 10,794 0.35%
  Algeria 9,844 0.32%
  Other 263,851 8.53%
 

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 625,166  
  United States 181,728 29.07%
  India 52,724 8.43%
  France 36,711 5.87%
  United Kingdom 25,149 4.02%
  China 19,577 3.13%
  Germany 13,391 2.14%
  Australia 11,397 1.82%
  Brazil 10,794 1.73%
  Algeria 9,844 1.57%
  unknown 9,678 1.55%
  Other 254,173 40.66%
 

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