Canada Capacity Utilization 1987-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Capacity Utilization in Canada decreased to 82.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015 from 83.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. Capacity Utilization in Canada averaged 82.51 percent from 1987 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 87.60 percent in the first quarter of 1988 and a record low of 71.60 percent in the second quarter of 2009. Capacity Utilization in Canada is reported by the Statistics Canada.

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Canada Capacity Utilization
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
82.70 83.50 87.60 71.60 1987 - 2015 percent Quarterly
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The rates of capacity utilization are measures of the intensity with which industries use their production capacity. Capacity utilization is the percentage of actual to potential output. Content for - Canada Capacity Utilization - was last refreshed on Monday, July 6, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-11 01:30 PM Q3 83.4% 82.8% (R) 83.1% 83.01%
2015-03-12 12:30 PM Q4 83.6% 83.2%(R) 83.6 % 83.85%
2015-06-11 01:30 PM Q1 82.7% 83.5%(R) 83.0% 83.6%
2015-09-10 01:30 PM Q2 82.7% 83.43%
2015-12-11 01:30 PM Q3 83.48%

Canada Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 55.90 62.30 75.00 36.10 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.30 49.80 56.30 48.70 [+]
Industrial Production -1.08 -0.55 11.40 -14.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.70 83.50 87.60 71.60 percent [+]
New Orders 47833103.00 50814491.00 62785328.00 14816411.00 CAD THO [+]
Changes in Inventories 11460.00 8513.00 19713.00 -18820.00 CAD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 309.00 257.00 872.00 219.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 53256.00 62204.00 73394.00 -758.00 CAD Million [+]
Car Registrations 192503.00 164251.00 198479.00 19807.00 Thousand [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.24 5.20 5.37 5.20 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 15.00 14.00 15.00 9.00 [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 92.00 81.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 9.00 14.00 5.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 16.00 19.00 19.00 8.00 [+]
Industrial Production Mom -5.74 -1.72 9.77 -12.60 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 -0.20 1.22 -1.38 percent [+]
Mining Production -6.43 -3.44 15.62 -16.75 percent [+]


Capacity Utilization Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 80.78 May/15 80.13 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
Brazil 80.60 Apr/15 80.80 84.40 79.10 percent [+]
Canada 82.70 Mar/15 83.50 87.60 71.60 percent [+]
Euro Area 81.10 Jun/15 81.00 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
France 81.80 Jun/15 80.60 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
Germany 84.40 Jun/15 84.50 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 73.06 Mar/15 79.78 79.78 62.43 percent [+]
Italy 75.50 Jun/15 74.00 80.30 64.90 percent [+]
Japan 99.40 Apr/15 99.80 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
Mexico 79.70 Apr/15 81.20 81.20 74.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 81.80 Jun/15 80.40 86.50 74.40 percent [+]
Russia 61.00 Apr/15 60.00 65.00 38.00 percent [+]
South Korea 111.10 Apr/15 111.40 111.40 4.20 Index Points [+]
Spain 77.73 Jun/15 76.76 90.00 68.86 percent [+]
Switzerland 80.59 Jun/15 82.58 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Turkey 75.10 Jun/15 74.90 82.00 58.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 82.30 Jun/15 83.10 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
United States 78.10 May/15 78.30 89.39 66.93 percent [+]