Business Employee Analytical Microdata
2001 - 2019
The BEAM is a set of linkable microdata files extracted from Statistics Canada’s tax and administrative data. The BEAM contains information on all individual tax filers and all paid employees who were issued a T4 slip. All corporations that filed a T2 corporation tax return and all unincorporated businesses with a valid Business Number are also included in the BEAM. Names and addresses of both individuals and businesses have been removed and replaced with anonymized identifiers. The BEAM provides rich information on individuals and on the characteristics and performance of businesses. For example, for individual employees, The BEAM includes information on demographic, income, job mobility, and immigration status. For businesses, the BEAM includes information on the characteristics and performance of businesses such as income, expenses, assets, liabilities, payroll and employment as well as ownership and workforce compositions.
|2001-2019||Business Employee Analytical Microdata|
All publications (e.g. scientific articles, reports, dissertations, theses) and presentations based on a dataset available in the RDCs should include an acknowledgement of the support provided by granting councils (SSHRC, CIHR, CFI), Statistics Canada and host university. See a sample
Canadian Community Health Survey Linked to Vital Statistics – Discharge Abstracts – Ambulatory Care and Mental Health Records
Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics – Cross-national Equivalent File