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General Social Survey (GSS) – Victimization
The two primary objectives of the General Social Survey (GSS) are: to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in the living conditions and well being of Canadians over time; and to provide information on specific social policy issues of current or emerging interest.
This survey collects information on the nature and extent of criminal victimization in Canada.
- Content from this cycle is related to content from previous cycles of the General Social Survey Cycles 3, 8, 13, 18 (Victimization).
- For more information, consult the Integrated Metadata base (IMDB) number: 4504.
Major topics and subtopics
Ethnic diversity and immigration
Families and households
Income and earnings
Place of work and commuting to work
Housing and shelter costs
Every 5 years
Lowest levels of geography
Provinces, territories (limited information in 2004 and 2009) and certain census metropolitan areas
Products and services
- Basic standard products
- Public use microdata file
- Customized tabulations
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