Canada | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 1.10 1.11 1.22 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Government Bond 10Y 2.45 2.46 6.23 Percent 2014-04-21 Daily [+]
Stock Market 14500.39 14260.72 3826.54 Index points 2014-04-18 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Constant Prices 1712001.00 1699725.00 1210933.56 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gdp Growth Annualized 2.89 2.66 2.38 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 396446.00 399916.00 248244.17 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 1870288.00 1859116.00 994728.75 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 35992.10 35794.30 25160.41 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 35936.26 35738.70 29570.25 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.70 0.70 0.82 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.66 2.16 3.30 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP 1821.40 1777.80 524.79 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 35.35 35.06 26.59 Million 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employment Change 42.90 -7.00 17.95 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Employed Persons 17833.20 17790.30 13737.05 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Full Time Employment 12.80 18.90 13.16 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Labour Costs 113.35 112.85 94.85 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.50 65.40 65.72 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 104.37 103.38 87.55 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 1325.40 1343.10 1242.72 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 22.99 23.23 17.66 CAD 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 22.49 23.04 19.20 CAD 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.60 13.60 14.18 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Unemployment Rate 6.90 7.00 7.75 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.10 3.21 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 124.80 124.10 56.77 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.20 122.10 94.17 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 116.10 115.00 95.13 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
GDP Deflator 111.20 111.10 67.88 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 117.80 116.60 90.45 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.81 0.30 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 111.60 110.50 62.08 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.80 2.30 2.80 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.24 2.22 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Central Bank Balance Sheet 88028.00 88584.00 22728.39 CAD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 76450.00 77169.00 16073.12 USD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Stock Investment 6080.00 1220.00 3004.08 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 1.00 0.99 6.49 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 218828.00 219109.00 97230.20 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 71139.00 70790.00 23141.65 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 735990.00 735642.00 222642.16 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 1249498.00 1248366.00 395310.08 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 1788525.00 1800319.00 550520.84 CAD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 1.00 1.00 6.02 Percent 2014-04-16 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account -16009.00 -14800.00 -1650.68 CAD Billion 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Capital Flows -2.00 -4.00 -46.79 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Crude Oil Production 3690.00 3352.00 1894.51 Thousands Barrels per Day 2013-10-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 602.44 583.58 281.95 CAD Billion 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 132.00 -546.00 281.83 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gold Reserves 2.99 3.05 10.13 Tonnes 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Terms Of Trade 98.60 98.60 90.56 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.20 -3.40 -1.24 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Balance of Trade 289.70 -340.00 1636.81 CAD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 42346.90 40867.90 22773.26 CAD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 42057.20 41204.60 17809.75 CAD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget Value 2159.00 1148.00 -1027.20 CAD Million 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 350496.00 349082.00 204346.44 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Debt To GDP 84.60 85.00 83.35 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget -1.00 -1.50 -1.89 Percent of GDP 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 98.06 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Industrial Production 3.29 2.83 2.93 Percent 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
Bankruptcies 247.00 280.00 449.89 Companies 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.00 81.20 82.34 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Car Registrations 97624.00 115368.00 95153.72 Thousand 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories 18025.00 12418.00 2807.80 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 53.30 52.90 52.89 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
New Orders 53924825.00 52573377.00 35210271.50 CAD THO 2014-01-15 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 55.20 57.20 57.23 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bank Lending Rate 3.00 3.00 7.68 Percent 2014-04-30 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 954859.00 947646.00 493412.30 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1090364.00 1078704.00 415622.97 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Personal Savings 54700.00 52888.00 29494.59 CAD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.70 3.40 4.46 Percent 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.30 -1.90 0.36 Percent 2014-01-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Confidence 84.40 81.20 82.08 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 26.00 26.00 30.63 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 29.00 29.00 29.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 5.00 5.00 5.33 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 12.53 14.28 13.48 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 7.58 7.50 7.19 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.83 6.78 6.41 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Building Permits 6148228.00 6955000.00 2020077.88 Thousands CAD 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Index 110.90 110.70 73.17 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Starts 156.82 190.60 182.98 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]





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