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), SAARNovember 20181,944,0421,945,918-0.1(GDP by industry)
Labour market 
Employment'000, SAJanuary 201918,873.918,807.10.4Labour Force Survey
Unemployment'000, SAJanuary 20191,162.01,125.13.3Labour Force Survey
Wages/EarningsC$, SANovember 20181,011.79A1,008.85A0.3AEmployment, earnings and hours
Prices Indices 
Consumer prices(2002=100), unadjustedDecember 2018133.4133.5-0.1Consumer Price Index
Producer prices(2010=100)December 2018117.3118.1-0.7Industrial Product Price Indexes
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Fiscal sector 
General government operations 
Net lending or borrowingC$ millionsQ3 2018-6,0682,556-337.4
Central government operations 
Total budgetary revenues Footnote 2C$ millionsNovember 201825,53426,867-5.0Finance Canada
Central government debt 
Liabilities - gross debt Footnote 2C$ millionsNovember 20181,171,9021,172,637-0.1Finance 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, SADecember 20181,008,1291,000,2720.8
Administered interest rates 
Interest rate (Bank rate)Effective rate
1-month Treasury bill rateEffective rateJanuary 20191.681.63...
10-year Government of Canada bond rateEffective rateJanuary 20191.921.98...
Stock market: Share price index 
Stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index)closing quotations, end of the monthDecember 201814,322.8615,197.82-5.8
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$ millionsJanuary 201987,87283,9264.7Finance 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 
PopulationQ4 201837,242,57137,058,8560.5Quarterly demographic statistics
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