Create a New my.popdata Account:

The my.popdata website provides access to a variety of online resources from Population Data BC.

Access to some of these will require you to log in using your PopData account. If you don't have an account, you may create one by completing the form below and clicking the Create Account button.

If you already have an account with PopData, do not create a new one. The one PopData account should be used for access to all PopData services you are entitled to. If you have forgotten the passphrase for your PopData account, please email one of the following, depending on the purpose of your account:


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BC Data Scout: A data query service intended to provide cohort information in the form of highly aggregated, approximate results to researchers who are planning a study using Ministry of Health Data.
MetaDataCentral: A tool to assist researchers thinking of submitting a Data Access Request to PopData. It provides metadata information for data internal to PopData. Note: it does NOT provide individual level or aggregate data for analysis.

BC DataScout / MetaData Central Extra Information

If you do NOT fit into any of the above criteria, please contact dataaccess@popdata.bc.ca.


We are collecting information on research areas and patient oriented research.
Your response below will not impact your ability to access this service.
Patient-oriented research is defined as research that engages patients as partners and focuses on patient-identified priorities with the goals of improving patient experiences, health outcomes and the health system. With this definition in mind, does the work you plan to do with this tool meet the criteria for POR?


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