Canada Productivity  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Labour productivity in Canada increased 0.4 percent on quarter in the last three months 2016 compared to 1.2 percent rise in the previous period. Despite slower growth in business output in the fourth quarter, hours worked rebounded slightly after two consecutive quarterly declines. The output of businesses grew 0.7 percent, down from 1.1 percent gain the previous quarter. Meanwhile, hours worked to produce goods and services in the business sector rose 0.4 percent, the most since the third quarter of 2015. Productivity growth was mainly attributable to goods-producing businesses (0.7 percent from 2.7 percent in Q3) led by mining and oil and gas extraction (+2.9 percent) while productivity in service-producing businesses edged up 0.1 percent following a 0.5 percent gain in the prior quarter. Productivity in Canada averaged 88.75 Index Points from 1981 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 108.04 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 69.08 Index Points in the third quarter of 1981.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-02 12:30 PM Q2 -0.3% 0.4% -0.4%
2016-12-02 01:30 PM Q3 1.2% -0.2% 1%
2017-03-08 01:30 PM Q4 0.4% 1.2%
2017-06-02 12:30 PM Q1 0.4%
2017-09-06 12:30 PM Q2
2017-12-06 01:30 PM Q3




Canada Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.60 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 18288.60 18273.30 18288.60 9636.70 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 1286.10 1324.40 1748.90 691.50 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment -89.80 32.40 136.30 -89.80 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 105.10 15.80 148.40 -145.10 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 15.30 48.30 94.00 -124.80 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.80 65.90 67.70 61.40 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.40 13.30 20.70 10.40 percent [+]
Productivity 108.04 107.78 108.04 69.08 Index Points [+]
Labour Costs 116.36 115.82 116.47 49.37 Index Points [+]
Wages 24.28 24.18 24.28 13.73 CAD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 25.65 24.74 25.65 14.96 CAD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 11.40 11.40 11.40 1.00 CAD/Hour [+]
Population 36.44 35.99 36.44 17.91 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 1777.70 1777.80 1777.80 1750.90 CAD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1514.65 1514.72 1514.72 1506.91 CAD/Month [+]
Job Vacancies 401590.00 392290.00 437370.00 328135.00 [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 16082.10 16043.00 16082.10 10863.80 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 61.40 61.40 63.70 56.00 percent [+]



Canada Productivity Notes

In Canada, Productivity is the real value of output produced by a unit of labor during a certain time. This page provides - Canada Productivity - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Productivity - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.04 107.78 108.04 69.08 1981 - 2016 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2007=100



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