Retrieves a data table using an NDM catalogue number as a tidy data frame. Retrieved table data is cached for the duration of the current R session only by default.

get_cansim(
  cansimTableNumber,
  language = "english",
  refresh = FALSE,
  timeout = 200,
  factors = TRUE,
  default_month = "07",
  default_day = "01"
)

Arguments

cansimTableNumber

the NDM table number to load

language

"en" or "english" for English and "fr" or "french" for French language versions (defaults to English)

refresh

(Optional) When set to TRUE, forces a reload of data table (default is FALSE)

timeout

(Optional) Timeout in seconds for downloading cansim table to work around scenarios where StatCan servers drop the network connection.

factors

(Optional) Logical value indicating if dimensions should be converted to factors. (Default set to TRUE).

default_month

The default month that should be used when creating Date objects for annual data (default set to "07")

default_day

The default day of the month that should be used when creating Date objects for monthly data (default set to "01") Set to higher values for large tables and slow network connection. (Default is 200).

Value

A tibble with StatCan Table data and added Date column with inferred date objects and added val_norm column with normalized value from the VALUE column.

Examples

if (FALSE) { get_cansim("34-10-0013") }