Does your organization…

Need data for specific client groups?
Use data for planning or community education?
Monitor social and economic trends in Ottawa or Eastern Ontario?
Rely on data related to your own catchment area?
Want to reduce the cost of acquiring the data you need?
Want access to others with expertise in working with data?

If so, join the Ottawa Community Data Consortium!

What is it?

The Ottawa Community Data Consortium is a member of the national Community Data Program run by the Canadian Council of Social Development.

Through a co-operative model, the Community Data Program reduces the cost of acquiring community data, builds community data analysis capacity, and connects a national network of data users. There are over 20 Data Consortia in cities across Canada, with more than 400 member organizations and over 1,000 registered users. The Ottawa Community Data Consortium is managed by the Social Planning Council of Ottawa.


The Consortium includes data on

  • Immigrants
  • Francophones
  • Income and Poverty
  • Language
  • Housing

  • Youth
  • Seniors
  • Employers
  • And much more


Organization Budget Price combination of in-kind and/or money
Less than $500,000 $500/year and/or in-kind
Between $500,000 and $2,000,000 $1,000/ year
$2,000,000 and $5,000,000 $2,500/year
Over $5,000,000 $5,000/year