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 20192,298,9722,253,5762.0Gross domestic product
GDP at constant pricesC$ millions of chained (2007), SAARQ2 20192,085,4702,066,5710.9Gross domestic product
Production index 
Production index (GDP by industry) Footnote 1C$ millions of chained (2007), SAARJune 20191,969,1351,965,5120.2(GDP by industry)
Labour market 
Employment'000, SAAugust 201919,111.519,030.40.4Labour Force Survey
Unemployment'000, SAAugust 20191,160.11,149.90.9Labour Force Survey
Wages/EarningsC$, SAJune 20191,026.07A1,031.11A-0.5AEmployment, earnings and hours
Prices Indices 
Consumer prices(2002=100), unadjustedAugust 2019136.8137.0-0.1Consumer Price Index
Producer prices(2010=100)July 2019117.3117.7-0.3Industrial Product Price Indexes
SDDS data category and componentUnit DescriptionPeriod of latest dataLatest DataData for previous periodChange from previous periodOther links
Fiscal sector 
General government operations 
Net lending or borrowingC$ millionsQ2 20197,902-2,179462.6
Central government operations 
Total budgetary revenues Footnote 2C$ millionsJune 201927,85927,5901.0Finance Canada
Central government debt 
Liabilities - gross debt Footnote 2C$ millionsJune 2019.......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 20191,039,5081,026,4331.3
Administered interest rates 
Interest rate (Bank rate)Effective rate
1-month Treasury bill rateEffective rateAugust 20191.721.66...
10-year Government of Canada bond rateEffective rateAugust 20191.131.49...
Stock market: Share price index 
Stock market (S&P/TSX Composite Index)closing quotations, end of the monthJuly 201916,406.5616,382.200.1
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 2019-6,384-16,62961.6Balance of Payments
International reserves and foreign currency liquidity 
Canada's official international reserves-totalUS$ millionsAugust 201986,14885,2601.0Finance 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 2019689,721700,412-1.5
Total external debt 
External debt detailC$ millionsQ2 20192,736,1792,675,8932.3
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 201937,412,85237,314,4420.3Quarterly demographic statistics
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