Chart 1
Manufacturing's share of gross domestic product

% 0 10 20 30 40 1887 1898 1909 1920 1931 1942 1953 1964 1975 1986 1997 2008
Source(s):
M.C. Urquhart, 1993, Gross National Product, Canada: 1870-1926: The Derivation of the Estimates; Statistics Canada. n.d.b. Table 383-0021, Multifactor productivity, value added, capital input and labour input in the aggregate business sector and major sub-sectors, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (table). CANSIM (database). Data points from 2013 to 2016 were estimated using the variation in the annualized data from CANSIM table 379-0031.

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Manufacturing's share of gross domestic product
  %
1887 21.9
1888 22.3
1889 22.5
1890 23.3
1891 22.9
1892 22.1
1893 21.7
1894 20.8
1895 20.4
1896 20.4
1897 20.5
1898 20.8
1899 20.5
1900 20.8
1901 19.5
1902 20.6
1903 20.9
1904 20.0
1905 21.3
1906 22.4
1907 21.9
1908 19.8
1909 20.6
1910 21.0
1911 19.7
1912 19.6
1913 18.3
1914 17.1
1915 16.5
1916 19.3
1917 22.7
1918 24.2
1919 22.9
1920 24.3
1921 21.1
1922 20.1
1923 20.6
1924 19.5
1925 18.7
1926 19.3
1927 19.7
1928 19.9
1929 21.0
1930 20.5
1931 19.7
1932 18.2
1933 17.9
1934 19.5
1935 20.0
1936 20.8
1937 21.8
1938 21.3
1939 21.7
1940 23.6
1941 26.6
1942 27.6
1943 28.5
1944 26.9
1945 25.1
1946 24.0
1947 26.1
1948 26.5
1949 27.0
1950 26.6
1951 26.9
1952 27.0
1953 27.3
1954 26.6
1955 26.0
1956 26.1
1957 25.6
1958 24.5
1959 24.6
1960 24.1
1961 23.7
1962 24.3
1963 24.5
1964 24.8
1965 24.9
1966 24.0
1967 23.3
1968 23.2
1969 23.3
1970 21.3
1971 21.5
1972 21.5
1973 21.3
1974 20.9
1975 19.3
1976 18.9
1977 18.8
1978 19.3
1979 19.5
1980 18.4
1981 17.9
1982 16.1
1983 16.8
1984 18.0
1985 18.1
1986 18.4
1987 18.4
1988 18.9
1989 18.3
1990 17.1
1991 16.0
1992 15.7
1993 16.4
1994 17.7
1995 19.0
1996 18.6
1997 18.7
1998 19.1
1999 20.1
2000 20.0
2001 18.7
2002 18.4
2003 17.1
2004 16.6
2005 15.5
2006 14.6
2007 13.7
2008 12.2
2009 11.7
2010 11.6
2011 11.5
2012 11.6
2013 11.3
2014 11.3
2015 11.3
2016 11.2
Source(s):
M.C. Urquhart, 1993, Gross National Product, Canada: 1870-1926: The Derivation of the Estimates; Statistics Canada. n.d.b. Table 383-0021, Multifactor productivity, value added, capital input and labour input in the aggregate business sector and major sub-sectors, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (table). CANSIM (database). Data points from 2013 to 2016 were estimated using the variation in the annualized data from CANSIM table 379-0031.
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