Access, Retrieve, and Work with Canadian Census Data and Geography


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Documentation for package ‘cancensus’ version 0.4.3

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as_census_region_list Convert a (suitably filtered) data frame from 'list_census_regions' to a list suitable for passing to 'get_census'.
census_vectors Return Census variable names and labels as a tidy data frame (Deprecated)
child_census_vectors List all child variables from vector hierarchies given either a list of Census variables returned by 'list_census_vectors', 'search_census_vectors', 'find_census_vectors', or a direct string reference to the vector code.
CODES_TABLE A dataset with code table summaries for census data
COV_SKYTRAIN_STATIONS A dataset City of Vancouver skytrain station locations
dataset_attribution Get attribution for datasets
explore_census_regions Interactively browse Census variables and regions on Censusmapper.ca in a new browser window
explore_census_vectors Interactively browse Census variables and regions on Censusmapper.ca in a new browser window
find_census_vectors Query the CensusMapper API for vectors using exact, semantic, or keyword search
get_census Access to Canadian census data through the CensusMapper API
get_intersecting_geometries Get identifiers for census regions interesecting a geometry
label_vectors Return Census variable names and labels as a tidy data frame
list_census_datasets Query the CensusMapper API for available datasets.
list_census_regions Query the CensusMapper API for available regions in a given dataset.
list_census_vectors Query the CensusMapper API for available vectors for a given dataset.
parent_census_vectors List all parent variables from vector hierarchies given either a list of Census variables returned by 'list_census_vectors', 'search_census_vectors', 'find_census_vectors', or a direct string reference to the vector code.
search_census_regions Query the CensusMapper API for regions with names matching a searchterm.
search_census_vectors Query the CensusMapper API for vectors with descriptions matching a search term or phrase (deprecated)
set_api_key Set Censusmapper API key
set_cache_path Set persistent cancensus cache location
show_api_key View saved Censusmapper API key
show_cache_path View saved cache directory path