Data sources

Summary of the data used in the ResilSIM tool

Source Dataset System Description
MPAC, City of London Buildings, land use classifications and critical facilities Physical
CanVec+ Engineering infrastructure Physical
StatsCan Census Data Economic and social


The resilience metric combines several system performance measures that represent the physical and socioeconomic impacts to an urban system.

The data used to compute the physical system performance measures are obtained from the following sources:
The data required to compute the socioeconomic system performance measures are Census profiles acquired from Statistics Canada. These datasets were selected because they are frequently available from municipalities in the province of Ontario; CanVec+ and Canadian Census profiles are available across Canada.

Some files are available for download; see download page.