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Demographic and Social Information





Passport database by Euromonitor International provides extensive information on countries, consumers, industries and more. The Consumer Lifestyle Reports by country are very helpful. They provide a detailed analysis of demographics and all aspects of consumer life in that country.

Passport - Finding consumer information 

MSCI ESG direct 

This database provides an integrated suite of tools to conduct research and analysis across a spectrum of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. You can find ESG ratings reports, AGR reports, ESG Controversies reports and more.

MSCI ESG Research Database: An Introduction 


Additional sources of demographic or social information

Insights on Canadian Society (Statistics Canada)

Articles cover socioeconomic issues faced by Canadians.

Canada Business Network: Demographics 

Find official statistics on a number of population characteristics, organized by topic.

Statistics by Subject (Statistics Canada) 

Find Canadian statistics on a subject of interest. Includes subjects such as ethnic diversity, environment, seniors, culture & leisure, society & community, demographics, information & communications technology and more.

Pew Research Center 

Conducts research to provide insights and analysis into the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. Use the tabs to locate information on "social trends", "internet & tech" etc. or search by keyword.

Canadian Megatrends (Statistics Canada) 

Statistics Canada analyzes historical data to highlight some of the sweeping changes that have had a lasting impact on Canadian society and economy.

U.S. Census Bureau 

Click "Topics" to access current statistics on topics like population & demography, families, income & employment, living arrangements etc.