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, SAARQ4 20182,223,1442,238,188-0.7Gross domestic product
GDP at constant pricesC$ millions of chained (2007), SAARQ4 20182,063,4392,061,3390.1Gross domestic product
Production index 
Production index (GDP by industry) Footnote 1C$ millions of chained (2007), SAARJanuary 20191,949,8551,943,0800.3(GDP by industry)
Labour market 
Employment'000, SAMarch 201918,922.618,929.8-0.0Labour Force Survey
Unemployment'000, SAMarch 20191,157.21,161.3-0.4Labour Force Survey
Wages/EarningsC$, SAJanuary 20191,011.62A1,008.45A0.3AEmployment, earnings and hours
Prices Indices 
Consumer prices(2002=100), unadjustedMarch 2019135.4134.50.7Consumer Price Index
Producer prices(2010=100)February 2019117.1116.70.3Industrial Product Price Indexes
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Fiscal sector 
General government operations 
Net lending or borrowingC$ millionsQ4 2018-5,962-5,000-19.2
Central government operations 
Total budgetary revenues Footnote 2C$ millionsJanuary 201929,09629,483-1.3Finance Canada
Central government debt 
Liabilities - gross debt Footnote 2C$ millionsJanuary 20191,181,7071,176,8270.4Finance 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, SAFebruary 20191,001,5021,001,4540.0
Administered interest rates 
Interest rate (Bank rate)Effective rate
1-month Treasury bill rateEffective rateMarch 20191.661.64...
10-year Government of Canada bond rateEffective rateMarch 20191.541.91...
Stock market: Share price index 
Stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index)closing quotations, end of the monthFebruary 201915,999.0115,540.602.9
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, SAQ4 2018-15,483-10,108-53.2Balance of Payments
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity 
Canada's official international reserves-totalUS$ millionsMarch 201983,41684,420-1.2Finance 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$ millionsQ4 2018528,583637,694-17.1
Total external debt 
External debt detailC$ millionsQ4 20182,691,1442,561,2435.1
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 
PopulationQ1 201937,314,44237,242,5710.2Quarterly demographic statistics
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