Canada: Economic and financial data

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Canada: Economic and financial data
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Real sector 
National accounts 
GDP at current pricesC$ millions at current prices, SAARQ3 20182,242,0962,215,0321.2Gross domestic product
GDP at constant pricesC$ millions of chained (2007), SAARQ3 20182,059,1042,048,9530.5Gross domestic product
Production index 
Production index (GDP by industry) Footnote 1C$ millions of chained (2007), SAARSeptember 20181,941,5551,942,985-0.1(GDP by industry)
Labour market 
Employment'000, SANovember 201818,799.118,705.00.5Labour Force Survey
Unemployment'000, SANovember 20181,124.81,141.7-1.5Labour Force Survey
Wages/EarningsC$, SASeptember 20181,004.09A1,005.71A-0.2AEmployment, earnings and hours
Prices Indices 
Consumer prices(2002=100), unadjustedOctober 2018134.1133.70.3Consumer Price Index
Producer prices(2010=100)October 2018119.2119.00.2Industrial Product Price Indexes
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Fiscal sector 
General government operations 
Net lending or borrowingC$ millionsQ3 2018-6,0682,556-337.4
Central government operations 
Total budgetary revenues Footnote 2C$ millionsSeptember 201825,23425,1270.4Finance Canada
Central government debt 
Liabilities - gross debt Footnote 2C$ millionsSeptember 20181,155,1751,157,044-0.2Finance Canada
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Financial sector 
Analytical accounts of the banking sector 
M1+ (gross)C$ millions, SAOctober 2018993,758992,1180.2
Administered interest rates 
Interest rate (Bank rate)Effective rate
1-month Treasury bill rateEffective rateNovember 20181.641.60...
10-year Government of Canada bond rateEffective rateNovember 20182.332.49...
Stock market: Share price index 
Stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index)closing quotations, end of the monthOctober 201815,027.2816,073.14-6.5
Stock market (Toronto stock exchange)C$ millions, value of shares tradedMarch 2018138,774.1141,921.1-2.2
Stock market (Toronto stock exchange)millions, volume of shares tradedMarch 20186,961.47,183.0-3.1
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
External sector 
Balance of Payments 
Current account balanceC$ millions, SAQ3 2018-10,343-16,67938.0Balance of Payments
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity 
Canada's official international reserves-totalUS$ millionsNovember 201882,00882,088-0.1Finance Canada
Merchandise trade 
Total exportscurrent C$ millions, SASeptember 201850,374.650,453.2-0.2Canadian international trade
Total importscurrent C$ millions, SASeptember 201850,790.951,004.1-0.4
International investment position 
Net International Investment Position, market valueC$ millionsQ3 2018647,927531,83321.8
Total external debt 
External debt detailC$ millionsQ3 20182,550,9992,546,8610.2
Exchange rates 
Exchange rates (USA noon spot rate)C$ per US$, unadjusted, change columns reflect actual change.
3-month forward rateUS/Canada point spread
6-month forward rateUS/Canada point spread
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Population 
PopulationQ3 201837,058,85636,890,1690.5Quarterly demographic statistics
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