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Online family history databases is part of a global network of Ancestry sites that includes in the U.S., in the UK, in Australia, in Germany, in Italy, in France, in Sweden and in China. facts and figures:

A member of the Ancestry global network of family history websites
400 million searchable names
Key Canadian collections include the first and only fully indexed Censuses of Canada for 1851, 1891, 1901, 1906 and 1911, The Drouin Collection – the complete set of French-Canadian vital records from 1621 to 1947, Ontario and British Columbia vital records from as early as 1813 and U.S. / Canada Border Crossings from 1895 to 1956
The world’s largest collection of family trees with more than 875 million names from over 100 countries in 9 million member trees
73 per cent* of Canadians consider knowing their family history to be important
The Ancestry international network:

9 Ancestry websites – and growing
7 billion searchable names
6.8 million unique site visitors to Ancestry websites in December 2008
250 million page views of historical records on Ancestry websites in December 2008
3.3 million hours spent on Ancestry websites in December 2008
500 employees worldwide
9 million member trees
15 million photographs uploaded