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Friday, November 27, 2020
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Three-fifths of total federal, provincial, territorial and local spending went to social protection, health care and education in 2019
Governments in Canada spent an estimated $798.5 billion in 2019, the majority (61.0%) of which was directed towards social protection, health care and education.
Survival highest for thyroid and testicular cancer, lowest for mesothelioma and pancreatic cancer
Nearly one in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. The outlook for people who develop cancer can vary considerably depending on the type of cancer for which they are diagnosed. While the average probability of surviving some cancers for five or more years can exceed 95%, for other cancers it is 10% or less.
Provisional death counts and excess mortality: Data table, January to September 2020
Today, as part of its commitment to inform Canadians of the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Canada is releasing provisional estimates from the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database of adjusted, expected and excess mortality, by age and sex.
Production and disposition of tobacco products, October 2020
Canadian manufacturers produced 1.6 billion cigarettes in October, down 4.6% from September. Cigarette production was 13.7% lower compared with October 2019.
Prices and price indexes
Computers, peripherals and software price indexes, October 2020
The computers, peripherals and software price indexes are now available for October.
Agriculture and food
Poultry and egg statistics, November 2020
Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats, as well as edible dried egg products, are available for November. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for October, and data on egg production are available for September.
Weekly update: Canadian Economic Dashboard and COVID-19
The "Canadian Economic Dashboard and COVID-19" presents selected indicators to help monitor the impact of the pandemic on economic activity in Canada.
Statistics Canada - Data Visualization Products: "Canadian Economic Dashboard and COVID-19"
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COVID-19: A data perspective
Explore key economic trends and social challenges that arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves.
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