Measuring remoteness and accessibility: CS18-001/2017-2E-PDF

a set of indices for Canadian communities /

"This working paper presents a methodology to measure remoteness at the community level. The method takes into account some of the recent literature on the subject, as well as new computational opportunities provided by the integration of official statistics with data from non-official statistical sources. The approach that was used in the computations accounts for multiple points of access to services; it also establishes a continuum between communities with different transportation infrastructures and connectivity while at the same time retaining the information on the community transportation infrastructures in the database. In addition, a method to implement accessibility measures to selected services is also outlined and a sample of accessibility measures are computed"--Abstract provided by publisher.

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Title Measuring remoteness and accessibility
Subtitle a set of indices for Canadian communities /
Series Title [Reports on special business projects] ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Mesurer l’éloignement et l’accessibilité : un ensemble d’indices applicables aux collectivités canadiennes. Cover title. "Release date: May 9, 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 43 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-08282-0
Catalogue Number
  • CS18-001/2017-2E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 18-001-X
Subject Terms Isolated communities, Statistical analysis, Methodology