Canada Economic Indicators

BALANCE OF TRADE
Last: 135.8
UNITS IN: CAD Million
Between 1970 and 2008 Canada had been recording trade surpluses every year. From 2009 the trade balance shifted to deficit, with an exception of 2011 and 2014. In 2018, the largest trade deficits were recorded with China, Germany and Mexico, while the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with the U...
Between 1970 and 2008 Canada had been recording trade surpluses every year. From 2009 the trade balance shifted to deficit, with an exception of 2011 and 2014. In 2018, the largest trade deficits were recorded with China, Germany and Mexico, while the biggest trade surpluses were recorded with the U...
BANK LENDING RATE
Last: 3.95
UNITS IN: %
CPI
Last: 137
UNITS IN: Index Points
GDP GROWTH RATE
Last: 1.3
UNITS IN: %
In Canada, services account for more than 70 percent of GDP. Within services the most important are: finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing and management of companies and enterprises (21 percent of total GDP); retail and wholesale trade (12 percent), health (8 percent) and public admin...
In Canada, services account for more than 70 percent of GDP. Within services the most important are: finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing and management of companies and enterprises (21 percent of total GDP); retail and wholesale trade (12 percent), health (8 percent) and public admin...
CURRENT ACCOUNT TO GDP
Last: -2.6
UNITS IN: %
GOVERMENT DEBT TO GDP
Last: 90.6
UNITS IN: %
HOUSING STARTS
Last: 222.01
UNITS IN: Thousand units
Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month.
Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month.
INTEREST RATE
Last: 1.75
UNITS IN: %
In Canada, benchmark interest rate is set by the Bank of Canada's (BoC) Governing Council. The official interest rate is the Overnight Rate. Since 1996 the Bank Rate is set at the upper limit of an operating band for the money market overnight rate. Previously, from March 1980 until February 1996 th...
In Canada, benchmark interest rate is set by the Bank of Canada's (BoC) Governing Council. The official interest rate is the Overnight Rate. Since 1996 the Bank Rate is set at the upper limit of an operating band for the money market overnight rate. Previously, from March 1980 until February 1996 th...
NEW ORDERS
Last: 56,779,434
UNITS IN: CAD THO
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
Last: 5.7
UNITS IN: %
In Canada, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
In Canada, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

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All Economic Indicators

GDP
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Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
GDP
1,709.3
Dec 2018
1,646.9
Dec 2017
40.77
Dec 1961
1,842.02
Dec 2013
USD Billion Yearly 1960 - 2018
GDP Annual Growth Rate
1.3
Mar 2019
1.6
Dec 2018
-4.1
Dec 1982
9.3
Mar 1962
% Quarterly 1962 - 2019
GDP Constant Prices
2,065,958
Mar 2019
2,063,887
Dec 2018
343,571
Mar 1961
2,065,958
Mar 2019
CAD Million Quarterly 1961 - 2019
GDP From Agriculture
40,605
May 2019
40,309
Apr 2019
23,668
Jun 1998
40,605
May 2019
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Construction
137,926
May 2019
136,840
Apr 2019
71,290
Jan 1997
147,533
Nov 2014
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Manufacturing
206,292
May 2019
203,262
Apr 2019
162,048
Jun 2009
218,407
Jan 2006
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Public Administration
131,926
May 2019
131,191
Apr 2019
82,547
Jan 1998
131,926
May 2019
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Services
1,384,958
May 2019
1,383,334
Apr 2019
753,366
Jan 1997
1,384,958
May 2019
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Transport
89,569
May 2019
88,254
Apr 2019
51,402
Jan 1997
89,569
May 2019
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
GDP From Utilities
42,586
May 2019
42,863
Apr 2019
31,420
Sep 2001
43,892
Feb 2019
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
Gdp Growth Annualized
0.4
Mar 2019
0.3
Dec 2018
-9.1
Mar 2009
12.6
Mar 1965
% Quarterly 1961 - 2019
GDP Growth Rate
0.1
Mar 2019
0.1
Dec 2018
-2.3
Mar 2009
3.1
Mar 1965
% Quarterly 1961 - 2019
GDP per capita
51,357.8
Dec 2018
51,126.2
Dec 2017
17,665.1
Dec 1960
51,357.8
Dec 2018
USD Yearly 1960 - 2018
GDP per capita PPP
44,051.05
Dec 2018
43,852.42
Dec 2017
30,264.47
Dec 1992
44,051.05
Dec 2018
USD Yearly 1990 - 2018
GDP From Mining
153,029
May 2019
152,417
Apr 2019
99,564
Jan 1997
154,772
May 2018
CAD Million Monthly 1997 - 2019
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
431,706
Mar 2019
427,409
Dec 2018
57,964
Mar 1961
473,052
Dec 2014
CAD Million Quarterly 1961 - 2019
Gross National Product
2,220,740
Mar 2019
2,192,664
Dec 2018
39,924
Mar 1961
2,220,740
Mar 2019
CAD Million Quarterly 1961 - 2019
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Latest Releases and Calendar Events

DATETIMETITLE
Aug 21, 201912:57Canada July Inflation Rate Steady at 2%
Aug 9, 201912:45Canada Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Rises to 5.7% in July
Aug 2, 201913:19Canada Trade Surplus Narrows in June
Jul 17, 201913:03Canada Inflation Rate Slows to 2% in June
Jul 10, 201914:05Canada Holds Interest Rate at 1.75%
Jul 5, 201912:48Canada Jobless Rate Rises to 5.5% in June
Jul 3, 201916:27Canada Trade Balance Swings to Surplus in May
DATETIMEEVENT
Aug 21, 201912:30Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 9, 201912:30Employment Change
Aug 7, 201914:00Ivey PMI s.a
Aug 2, 201912:30Balance of Trade
Jul 17, 201912:30Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 5, 201914:00Ivey PMI s.a
Jul 5, 201912:30Employment Change

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