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, SAARQ2 20201,989,7842,275,320-12.5Gross domestic product
GDP at constant pricesC$ millions of chained (2007), SAARQ2 20201,820,3692,057,186-11.5Gross domestic product
Production index 
Production index (GDP by industry) Footnote 1C$ millions of chained (2007), SAARJune 20201,821,1421,710,5526.5(GDP by industry)
Labour market 
Employment'000, SAAugust 202018,091.717,845.91.4Labour Force Survey
Unemployment'000, SAAugust 20202,046.92,183.6-6.3Labour Force Survey
Wages/EarningsC$, SAJune 20201,118.50B1,138.50B-1.8BEmployment, earnings and hours
Prices Indices 
Consumer prices(2002=100), unadjustedAugust 2020137.0137.2-0.1Consumer Price Index
Producer prices(2010=100)July 2020114.6113.80.7Industrial Product Price Indexes
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Fiscal sector 
General government operations 
Net lending or borrowingC$ millionsQ2 2020-103,801-15,738-559.6
Central government operations 
Total budgetary revenues Footnote 2C$ millionsJune 202019,91413,76344.7Finance Canada
Central government debt 
Liabilities - gross debt Footnote 2C$ millionsJune 2020.......Finance 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, SAJuly 20201,276,9871,253,5851.9
Administered interest rates 
Interest rate (Bank rate)Effective rate
1-month Treasury bill rateEffective rateAugust 20200.160.16...
10-year Government of Canada bond rateEffective rateAugust 20200.610.48...
Stock market: Share price index 
Stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index)closing quotations, end of the monthJuly 202016,169.2015,515.224.2
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, SAQ2 2020-8,626-13,21634.7Balance of Payments
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity 
Canada's official international reserves-totalUS$ millionsAugust 202089,89590,400-0.6Finance 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$ millionsQ2 20201,102,190941,65117.0
Total external debt 
External debt detailC$ millionsQ2 20202,884,3672,858,2220.9
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 
PopulationQ2 202037,971,02037,894,7990.2Quarterly demographic statistics
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