Contemporary Socio-Economic Profile of the Historic Métis Nation

A research portal that supports interactive data exploration, which focuses on Métis specific data. The visual display of the data makes comparisons easier, using the source from 2011 NHS, 2016 Census and 2017 APS, and promotes the trends, to better understand the situation of Métis people.

Contemporary Socio-Economic Profile of the Historic Métis Nation

The Contemporary Socio-Economic Profile of the Historic Métis Nation is a set of web portals built for interactive data exploration with the focus on Métis specific data. With the rapid growth of data being collected through the Internet, new ways of mining this data have become necessary. Data exploration is an interactive approach to display Métis Nation developmental indicators through graphs and charts. The visual display of this data makes comparisons easier and promotes the trends, to better understand the current situation of Métis people. The Data Portal infrastructure was developed to support ongoing research in the areas of Métis Nation policy development. The system provides an interactive approach to statistical analysis. The web-based platform removes barriers for researchers and supports the ongoing exploration and sharing of data.

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The data sources used in this data tool include 2011 National Household Survey, 2017 Aboriginal People Survey, 2016 Census, multiple data query tools are implemented. With filters on location, Métis status, year and different indicators, users can explore data categories like Aboriginal Population, Age Characteristics, Family Characteristics, Mobility, Education, Labour force status, Work activity, Occupied private dwelling characteristics, Household characteristics, Shelter costs and Income of individuals till 2020. For any ad-hoc data inquiries, users can reach out through an online data request form that is published on the website as well. The long-term strategic plan for this data tool is to maintain the data set up-to-date and extend/introduce new functions/tools as data needs grow.