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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 250,936 236,119 255,983 226,722 222,922 211,167 212,608 235,900 230,033 240,218 263,299 199,321
 

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 128,089 112,104 116,366 96,882 89,410 87,544 83,516 98,008 94,247 104,813 119,851 82,451
 

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 10,570
Wages Employment and Social Development Canada 1,837
Permanent Residents – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 1,415
Fuel consumption ratings Natural Resources Canada 1,155
High Resolution Digital Elevation Model (HRDEM) - CanElevation Series Natural Resources Canada 1,008
Tender Notices Public Services and Procurement Canada 803
Temporary Residents: Study Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 702
National Hydro Network - NHN - GeoBase Series Natural Resources Canada 645
Temporary Residents: Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP) Work Permit Holders – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 581
Canadian Digital Elevation Model, 1945-2011 Natural Resources Canada 579
Aboriginal Lands of Canada Legislative Boundaries Natural Resources Canada 551
Single Window Initiative, Integrated Import Declaration (IID) - Regulated Commodities - Data Element Matching Criteria Table Canada Border Services Agency 531
Indexes of the National Topographic System of Canada Natural Resources Canada 522
Temporary Foreign Worker Program 2021Q1-2022Q3 Employment and Social Development Canada 516
Historical minimum wage rates in Canada Employment and Social Development Canada 481
Operational Processing – Monthly IRCC Updates Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 420
Digital Topographic Raster Maps, 1944-2012 Natural Resources Canada 418
National Road Network - NRN - GeoBase Series Statistics Canada 408
Schedule 1 of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations Transport Canada 349
Licensed Natural Health Products Health Canada 340
Drug Product Database - All Files Health Canada 328
2021 - Employee Salaries Government of New Brunswick 326
Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP): Negative Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) Employers List Employment and Social Development Canada 316
Mapping of Goods and Services Identification Number to United Nations Standard Products and Services Code Public Services and Procurement Canada 298
National Long-term Water Quality Monitoring Data Environment and Climate Change Canada 291
 

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 1
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 20
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 382
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 3
Canada Border Services Agency 14
Canada Council for the Arts 2
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions 8
Canada Energy Regulator 73
Canada Infrastructure Bank 2
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 33
Canada Revenue Agency 224
Canada School of Public Service 8
Canada Science and Technology Museum 1
Canadian Food Inspection Agency 176
Canadian Grain Commission 13
Canadian Heritage 103
Canadian Human Rights Commission 1
Canadian Institute of Health Information 3
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 12
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 1
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 1
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 23
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 60
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 18
Canadian Space Agency 128
Canadian Transportation Agency 3
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP 13
Commissioner of Canada Elections 1
Communications Security Establishment Canada 130
Correctional Service of Canada 16
Courts Administration Service 2
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 45
Defence Research and Development Canada 2
Department for Women and Gender Equality 15
Department of Finance Canada 94
Department of Justice Canada 352
Elections Canada 36
Employment and Social Development Canada 154
Environment and Climate Change Canada 1,061
Export Development Canada 1
Federal Bridge Corporation 3
Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario 1
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 9
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 13
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 22
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 531
Global Affairs Canada 99
Government and Municipalities of Québec 1,286
Government of Alberta 2,327
Government of British Columbia 565
Government of Manitoba 173
Government of New Brunswick 117
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 86
Government of Nova Scotia 745
Government of Ontario 815
Government of Prince Edward Island 139
Government of Saskatchewan 384
Government of Yukon 1,132
Health Canada 1,847
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada 1
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 49
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 52
Indigenous Services Canada 19
Infrastructure Canada 5
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 80
International Development Research Centre 2
Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated 1
Library and Archives Canada 33
Library of Parliament 1
National Capital Commission 14
National Defence 125
National Defence and Canadian Forces Ombudsman 1
National Film Board 14
National Research Council Canada 48
Natural Resources Canada 10,040
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 5
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 147
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 15
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 1
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada 17
Office of the Secretary to the Governor General 1
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada 13
Pacific Economic Development Canada 2
Parks Canada 488
Parole Board of Canada 127
Polar Knowledge Canada 1
Prairies Economic Development Canada 4
Privy Council Office 5
Public Health Agency of Canada 747
Public Prosecution Service of Canada 7
Public Safety Canada 4
Public Service Commission of Canada 83
Public Services and Procurement Canada 176
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 10
Shared Services Canada 101
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 6
Statistics Canada 8,688
Status of Women Canada 1
The National Battlefields Commission 1
The Seaway International Bridge Corporation 3
Transport Canada 54
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 227
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 187
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 1
Veterans Affairs Canada 133
Veterans Review and Appeal Board 1
Western Economic Diversification Canada 16
Total 35,286
 

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 Jan-2022 Total number of new datasets
Accessibility Standards Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 403 2 -1 2 0 0 -23 0 1 0 -4 2 0 382
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency 2 0 -1 1 0 0 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Canada Border Services Agency 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
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 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
Canada Energy Regulator 66 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 73
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 188 1 17 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 3 3 224
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 Food Inspection Agency 144 2 1 5 3 8 4 1 2 1 5 0 0 176
Canadian Grain Commission 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Canadian Heritage 86 3 5 1 1 0 2 1 -1 1 1 2 1 103
Canadian Human Rights Commission 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Institute of Health Information 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Canadian Institutes of Health Research 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 1 1 1 1 23
Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission 57 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 60
Canadian Security Intelligence Service 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Canadian Space Agency 122 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 128
Canadian Transportation Agency 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 13
Commissioner of Canada Elections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Communications Security Establishment Canada 188 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 4 -86 0 130
Correctional Service of Canada 11 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 16
Courts Administration Service 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada 39 7 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 45
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 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 15
Department of Finance Canada 89 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 94
Department of Justice Canada 290 2 2 1 6 1 1 26 5 2 3 9 4 352
Elections Canada 25 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 36
Employment and Social Development Canada 143 1 7 1 -11 1 3 0 5 2 1 1 0 154
Environment and Climate Change Canada 995 14 4 13 5 2 6 0 16 3 20 10 -27 1,061
Export Development Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Federal Bridge Corporation 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 13
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada 14 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 22
Fisheries and Oceans Canada 464 10 4 2 5 18 16 5 3 0 -2 6 0 531
Global Affairs Canada 70 0 3 1 0 2 1 0 2 26 -6 0 0 99
Government and Municipalities of Québec 1,188 0 0 116 -99 9 0 11 4 1 0 35 21 1,286
Government of Alberta 2,274 0 0 1,706 -1,672 14 0 -46 -14 72 2 -9 0 2,327
Government of British Columbia 565 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 565
Government of Manitoba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 173 173
Government of New Brunswick 97 0 0 1 6 0 1 3 1 4 0 4 0 117
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 86
Government of Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 212 516 3 0 0 1 0 13 0 745
Government of Ontario 745 0 0 39 -6 29 3 -2 1 0 1 4 1 815
Government of Prince Edward Island 0 0 0 88 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 139
Government of Saskatchewan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 384 384
Government of Yukon 1,129 0 0 4 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,132
Health Canada 1,164 5 43 1 31 3 145 83 60 103 79 55 75 1,847
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada 42 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 49
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada 28 0 4 0 8 0 4 3 0 2 0 3 0 52
Indigenous Services Canada 12 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Infrastructure Canada 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada 73 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 80
International Development Research Centre 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Library and Archives Canada 25 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 33
Library of Parliament 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
National Capital Commission 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 1 14
National Defence 98 1 4 5 2 0 6 2 2 1 3 1 0 125
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 44 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 48
Natural Resources Canada 9,993 0 -2 3 9 0 1 17 8 6 3 2 0 10,040
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Office of the Auditor General of Canada 78 4 8 0 0 9 19 1 0 0 0 8 20 147
Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 17
Office of the Secretary to the Governor General 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 13
Pacific Economic Development Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Parks Canada 485 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 488
Parole Board of Canada 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 127
Polar Knowledge Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Prairies Economic Development Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4
Privy Council Office 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Public Health Agency of Canada 737 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 747
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 53 1 1 8 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 3 8 83
Public Services and Procurement Canada 158 1 8 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 176
Royal Canadian Mounted Police 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 10
Shared Services Canada 97 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 101
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
Statistics Canada 7,937 0 -1,141 1,292 40 95 7 65 108 63 63 140 19 8,688
Status of Women Canada 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Transport Canada 49 2 0 -1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 54
Transportation Safety Board of Canada 177 0 1 4 2 3 4 5 6 1 11 9 4 227
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 174 1 1 1 1 1 -1 0 0 4 1 4 0 187
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Veterans Affairs Canada 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 133
Veterans Review and Appeal Board 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Western Economic Diversification Canada 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Total 31,350 78 -1,025 3,309 -1,373 725 217 194 245 307 204 244 803 35,286
 

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 10,277,173  
  Ontario 5,061,108 49.25%
  Quebec 2,033,916 19.79%
  British Columbia 1,184,697 11.53%
  Alberta 898,807 8.75%
  Nova Scotia 272,602 2.65%
  Manitoba 234,888 2.29%
  Saskatchewan 210,048 2.04%
  New Brunswick 176,129 1.71%
  Newfoundland and Labrador 99,086 0.96%
  Prince Edward Island 48,068 0.47%
  Northwest Territories 19,918 0.19%
  Yukon 19,728 0.19%
  unknown / Inconnu 12,788 0.12%
  Nunavut 5,390 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 13,334,747  
  Canada 10,277,173 77.07%
  United States 798,145 5.99%
  India 355,414 2.67%
  France 114,026 0.86%
  United Kingdom 99,089 0.74%
  China 97,953 0.73%
  Mexico 89,098 0.67%
  Colombia 57,182 0.43%
  Germany 54,274 0.41%
  Pakistan 49,251 0.37%
  Other 1,343,142 10.06%
 

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 3,057,574  
  United States 798,145 5.99%
  India 355,414 2.67%
  France 114,026 0.86%
  United Kingdom 99,089 0.74%
  China 97,953 0.73%
  Mexico 89,098 0.67%
  Colombia 57,182 0.43%
  Germany 54,274 0.41%
  Pakistan 49,251 0.37%
  Brazil 46,050 0.35%
  Other 1,297,092 42.43%
 

Comments

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