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statcan.gc.ca: Statistics Canada: Canada's national statistical agency / Statistique Canada : Organisme statistique national du Canada

Statistics Canada provides economic, social and census data / Statistique Canada fournit des données sur l'économie, la société et le recensement.

Page load speed analysis

  • 74/100

    Good result
  • 7

    Successful tests
  • 1

    Failed test
  • First response

    138 ms

  • Resources loaded

    567 ms

  • Page rendered

    139 ms

  • Total page load time

    844 ms

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We analyzed Statcan.gc.ca page load time and found that the first response time was 138 ms and then it took 706 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 6.4 kB
    Images 36.7 kB
    Javascripts 233.8 kB
    CSS 305.1 kB

    In fact, the total size of Statcan.gc.ca main page is 581.9 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 15% of websites need less resources to load. CSS take 305.1 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 6.4 kB
    • After minification 6.2 kB
    • After compression 2.0 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 4.4 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 36.7 kB
    • After optimization 36.7 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Statcan Gc images are well optimized though.

    • Original 233.8 kB
    • After minification 233.7 kB
    • After compression 83.6 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 150.1 kB or 64% of the original size.

    • Original 305.1 kB
    • After minification 305.0 kB
    • After compression 63.7 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Statcan.gc.ca needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 241.4 kB or 79% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • statcan.gc.ca
  • wet-boew.min.css
  • theme.min.css
  • messages.min.css
  • jquery.min.js
  • wet-boew.min.js
  • theme.min.js
  • sp-bg-2.jpg
  • gtm.js
  • sig-blk-en.svg
  • wmms-spl.svg
  • datepicker.min.js
  • datepicker.min.css
  • en.min.js
  • glyphicons-halflings-regular.woff
  • datepicker.min.js
  • datepicker.min.css
  • en.min.js

Our browser made a total of 18 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 94% of them (17 requests) were addressed to the original Statcan.gc.ca, 6% (1 request) were made to Googletagmanager.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (249 ms) belongs to the original domain Statcan.gc.ca.

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Requests

The browser has sent 16 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Statcan Gc. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 5 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

3

Images

5

CSS

16

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

3

Images

1

CSS

11

Optimized

5

All

Good result

IP address

Statcan.gc.ca uses IP address which is currently shared with 1 other domain. The more sites share the same IP address, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Normal result

IP Trace

statcan.gc.ca

statcan.ca

52.228.102.175

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

statcan.gc.ca

52.228.102.175 3600
NS

statcan.gc.ca

stcottem2.statcan.ca 86400
NS

statcan.gc.ca

stcottem1.statcan.ca 86400
SOA

statcan.gc.ca

3600 Mname: stcottem1.statcan.ca
Rname: tech.statcan.ca
Serial: 454934900
Refresh: 7200
Retry: 3600
Expire: 1209600
Minimum-ttl: 3600
MX

statcan.gc.ca

mx2.canada.ca 300 Pri: 20

Language and encoding

Good result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

EN en language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Statcan.gc.ca can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Statcan.gc.ca main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Statcan.gc.ca has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

The server of Statcan.gc.ca is located in Canada, but, unfortunately, we cannot identify the countries where the visitors come from and thus it’s impossible to define if the distance can potentially affect the page load time.

Good result

Poor result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Statcan Gc. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks:

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