Table 1 
Net operating balance as a percentage of gross domestic product, 2008 to 2017 

Net operating balance as a percentage of gross domestic product, 2008 to 2017
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  %%%%%%%%%%
Canadian general government -0.6 -4.0 -3.4 -2.5 -2.1 -1.0 -0.7 -0.5 -0.8 -0.4
Federal government -0.7 -2.7 -2.0 -1.3 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.4 -0.3
Provincial governments1 0.1 -1.2 -1.4 -1.3 -1.1 -0.8 -0.6 -0.6 -0.5 -0.1
   Newfoundland and Labrador 3.7 0.6 2.2 2.4 -1.3 -1.6 -3.2 -6.8 -3.8 -3.8
   Prince Edward Island -1.9 -3.0 -1.8 -2.4 -1.6 -2.3 -1.1 -1.6 -0.4 -0.5
   Nova Scotia 0.8 -0.5 0.6 -0.7 -1.2 -1.7 -1.1 -0.6 0.1 0.3
   New Brunswick -2.8 -3.4 -3.5 -2.9 -3.1 -4.3 -4.4 -4.3 -3.6 -2.7
   Quebec -0.8 -1.1 -0.7 0.3 -0.7 -0.8 0.0 1.1 0.8 1.7
   Ontario -1.2 -2.3 -3.0 -3.1 -1.6 -1.6 -1.8 -0.7 -0.0 0.4
   Manitoba 0.2 -1.6 -1.3 -2.7 -1.9 -1.5 -2.1 -2.4 -2.0 -1.7
   Saskatchewan 5.5 1.2 0.8 -0.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 -0.7 -2.5 -1.4
   Alberta 2.1 0.1 -0.6 0.4 -0.9 0.5 0.3 -2.5 -3.7 -3.4
   British Columbia -0.0 -0.7 0.4 -0.9 -0.4 0.3 1.0 1.1 1.8 1.6
   Yukon -4.6 -2.9 -4.3 -0.7 0.7 -0.7 -1.4 -5.0 -4.6 -4.0
   Northwest Territories 0.9 0.6 -0.1 -0.3 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.8 -1.7
   Nunavut 2.6 7.9 10.1 5.9 8.8 6.3 7.6 6.5 2.0 1.2
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