Government Finance Statistics, first quarter 2017
Quarterly data for Government Finance Statistics (GFS), a system that presents fiscal statistics using the international standard GFS developed by the International Monetary Fund, are now available. This standard allows consistent aggregation and analysis between participating countries.
Quarterly GFS data are available in CANSIM for overall government in Canada and for four sectors, from 1990 to the first quarter of 2017. These sectors are the federal government, provincial/territorial governments, local governments, and Canada and Quebec Pension Plans.
Note to readers
Additional information can also be found in the Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts (13-605-X).
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