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Revision to quarterly income and expenditure accounts, 1961 to 1980

Released: 2017-08-31

Data for the quarterly gross domestic product, income and expenditure accounts from 1961 to 1980 are released today in CANSIM.

Prior to this release, the data for these CANSIM tables were available from 1981 to 2016. Previously published data for 1961 to 1980 were revised to be consistent with current methods, concepts, definitions and classifications. The methodology and results of this revision process is outlined in "Revision to Quarterly Income and Expenditure Accounts: 1961 to 1980".


The article "Revision to Quarterly Income and Expenditure Accounts: 1961 to 1980", which is part of Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts (Catalogue number13-605-X), is now available.

The System of Macroeconomic Accounts module features an up-to-date portrait of national and provincial economies and their structure.

The Methodological Guide: Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts (Catalogue number13-607-X) is available.

The User Guide: Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts (Catalogue number13-606-G) is also available. This publication will be updated to maintain its relevance.

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