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  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201800154966
    Description:

    International trade in services is covered by a set of rules documented in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The GATS is a multilaterally agreed legal framework for trade in services, which provides a system of enforceable obligations and commitments for services trade that apply to all members of the World Trade Organization. The GATS defines trade in services as the supply of a service through any of the four modes of supply: cross border, consumption abroad, commercial presence, and the presence of natural persons.

    Release date: 2018-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2017077
    Description:

    On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada tabled legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis by adults. This will directly impact Canada’s statistical system. The focus of this Economic Insights article is to provide experimental estimates for the volume of cannabis consumption, based on existing information on the prevalence of cannabis use. The article presents experimental estimates of the number of tonnes of cannabis consumed by age group for the period from 1960 to 2015. The experimental estimates rely on survey data from multiple sources, statistical techniques to link the sources over time, and assumptions about consumption behaviour. They are subject to revision as improved or additional data sources become available.

    Release date: 2017-12-18

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-606-G201600114619
    Description:

    An explanation of the structure and concepts of Canada’s supply and use accounts.

    Release date: 2016-05-31

  • Articles and reports: 15-206-X2014037
    Description:

    This paper presents estimates of effective multifactor productivity (MFP) growth for Canada, the United States, Australia, Japan and selected European Union (EU) countries, based on the EU KLEMS productivity database and the World Input-Output Tables. Effective MFP growth captures the impact of the productivity gains in upstream industries on the productivity growth and international competitiveness of domestic industries, thereby providing an appropriate measure of productivity growth and international competitiveness in the production of final demand products such as consumption, investment and export products. A substantial portion of MFP growth, especially for small, open economies such as Canada’s, is attributable to gains in the production of intermediate inputs in foreign countries. Productivity growth tends to be higher in investment and export products than for the production of consumption products. Technical progress and productivity growth in foreign countries have made a larger contribution to production growth in investment and export products than in consumption products. The analysis provides empirical evidence consistent with the hypothesis that effective MFP growth is a more informative relevant indicator of international competitiveness than is standard MFP growth.

    Release date: 2014-09-09

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-001-X201300211888
    Description:

    When the study variables are functional and storage capacities are limited or transmission costs are high, using survey techniques to select a portion of the observations of the population is an interesting alternative to using signal compression techniques. In this context of functional data, our focus in this study is on estimating the mean electricity consumption curve over a one-week period. We compare different estimation strategies that take account of a piece of auxiliary information such as the mean consumption for the previous period. The first strategy consists in using a simple random sampling design without replacement, then incorporating the auxiliary information into the estimator by introducing a functional linear model. The second approach consists in incorporating the auxiliary information into the sampling designs by considering unequal probability designs, such as stratified and pi designs. We then address the issue of constructing confidence bands for these estimators of the mean. When effective estimators of the covariance function are available and the mean estimator satisfies a functional central limit theorem, it is possible to use a fast technique for constructing confidence bands, based on the simulation of Gaussian processes. This approach is compared with bootstrap techniques that have been adapted to take account of the functional nature of the data.

    Release date: 2014-01-15

  • Table: 45-004-X
    Description:

    This publication contains data on the supply and demand of refined petroleum products in Canada including refinery inputs, production, imports and exports, domestic sales and inventory levels by province and region. Data is available for propane and propane mixes, butane and butane mixes, petrochemical feedstocks, naphtha specialties, aviation gasoline, motor gasoline, aviation turbo fuel kerosene and naphtha types, stove oil kerosene, diesel fuel, light fuel oil, heavy fuel oil, asphalt, coke, lubes and greases, and still gas. It also includes notes and definitions.

    Release date: 2013-08-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201300111768
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In recent years, older Canadians have increased their Internet usage and are closing the gap with younger Canadians. However, older Canadians do not use the Internet as much for their consumption of cultural products, for example listening to music and watching videos. This study examines the extent to which seniors 65 and over are using the Internet as a source of cultural content, particularly music.

    Release date: 2013-01-30

  • Table: 22-008-X
    Description:

    The three bulletins in the Canadian potato production series are released in July, November and January as additional information on the potato crop becomes available. The bulletins contain information as to area planted and harvested; average yield; total production; farm price and value; and total amount sold, consumed, seeded or fed to livestock at both the provincial and national levels.

    Release date: 2012-11-16

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2012014
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series reports on the most recent statistical developments relating to the financial well-being of retirees. This summary is based on selected research done at Statistics Canada on the contribution of income, consumption, and financial wealth to the well-being of older Canadians.

    Release date: 2012-08-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201100411600
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Although the location of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is not important as far as their contribution to global warming is concerned, it can be useful to know how final domestic expenditures on products and services in Canada cause emissions in other countries and conversely, how final expenditures elsewhere cause emissions in Canada. This article uses a novel multi-regional input-output (MRIO) model to trace the connections between domestic final expenditures on goods and services in one country and the resulting GHG emissions in another.

    Release date: 2011-12-08
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  • Table: 45-004-X
    Description:

    This publication contains data on the supply and demand of refined petroleum products in Canada including refinery inputs, production, imports and exports, domestic sales and inventory levels by province and region. Data is available for propane and propane mixes, butane and butane mixes, petrochemical feedstocks, naphtha specialties, aviation gasoline, motor gasoline, aviation turbo fuel kerosene and naphtha types, stove oil kerosene, diesel fuel, light fuel oil, heavy fuel oil, asphalt, coke, lubes and greases, and still gas. It also includes notes and definitions.

    Release date: 2013-08-16

  • Table: 22-008-X
    Description:

    The three bulletins in the Canadian potato production series are released in July, November and January as additional information on the potato crop becomes available. The bulletins contain information as to area planted and harvested; average yield; total production; farm price and value; and total amount sold, consumed, seeded or fed to livestock at both the provincial and national levels.

    Release date: 2012-11-16

  • Table: 23-603-X
    Description:

    This publication contains data from 1976 to date for major livestock series: cattle and calves, hogs, sheep and lambs, wool, furs, trade and prices, stocks of frozen meats, and apparent per capita meat consumption. Data highlights are also included. New and revised estimates for these data are released four times a year.

    Release date: 2003-03-05

  • Table: 22-008-U
    Description:

    The three bulletins in the Canadian potato production series are released in July, November and January as additional information on the potato crop becomes available. The bulletins contain information as to area planted and harvested; average yield; total production; farm price and value; and total amount sold, consumed, seeded or fed to livestock at both the provincial and national levels.

    Release date: 2003-01-17

  • Table: 25-001-X
    Description:

    This on-line publication presents monthly and cumulative data by province of mill location on: receipts, consumption and inventories of pulpwood, and wood residue from pulp and paper mills in Canada. The December issue includes a list of reporting firms.

    Release date: 2002-10-30

  • Table: 31-212-X
    Description:

    This publication shows expenditures, by industry, for the various types of packaging materials.

    Release date: 2000-03-03
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  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201800154966
    Description:

    International trade in services is covered by a set of rules documented in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). The GATS is a multilaterally agreed legal framework for trade in services, which provides a system of enforceable obligations and commitments for services trade that apply to all members of the World Trade Organization. The GATS defines trade in services as the supply of a service through any of the four modes of supply: cross border, consumption abroad, commercial presence, and the presence of natural persons.

    Release date: 2018-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2017077
    Description:

    On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada tabled legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis by adults. This will directly impact Canada’s statistical system. The focus of this Economic Insights article is to provide experimental estimates for the volume of cannabis consumption, based on existing information on the prevalence of cannabis use. The article presents experimental estimates of the number of tonnes of cannabis consumed by age group for the period from 1960 to 2015. The experimental estimates rely on survey data from multiple sources, statistical techniques to link the sources over time, and assumptions about consumption behaviour. They are subject to revision as improved or additional data sources become available.

    Release date: 2017-12-18

  • Articles and reports: 15-206-X2014037
    Description:

    This paper presents estimates of effective multifactor productivity (MFP) growth for Canada, the United States, Australia, Japan and selected European Union (EU) countries, based on the EU KLEMS productivity database and the World Input-Output Tables. Effective MFP growth captures the impact of the productivity gains in upstream industries on the productivity growth and international competitiveness of domestic industries, thereby providing an appropriate measure of productivity growth and international competitiveness in the production of final demand products such as consumption, investment and export products. A substantial portion of MFP growth, especially for small, open economies such as Canada’s, is attributable to gains in the production of intermediate inputs in foreign countries. Productivity growth tends to be higher in investment and export products than for the production of consumption products. Technical progress and productivity growth in foreign countries have made a larger contribution to production growth in investment and export products than in consumption products. The analysis provides empirical evidence consistent with the hypothesis that effective MFP growth is a more informative relevant indicator of international competitiveness than is standard MFP growth.

    Release date: 2014-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201300111768
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In recent years, older Canadians have increased their Internet usage and are closing the gap with younger Canadians. However, older Canadians do not use the Internet as much for their consumption of cultural products, for example listening to music and watching videos. This study examines the extent to which seniors 65 and over are using the Internet as a source of cultural content, particularly music.

    Release date: 2013-01-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-626-X2012014
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article in the Economic Insights series reports on the most recent statistical developments relating to the financial well-being of retirees. This summary is based on selected research done at Statistics Canada on the contribution of income, consumption, and financial wealth to the well-being of older Canadians.

    Release date: 2012-08-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201100411600
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Although the location of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is not important as far as their contribution to global warming is concerned, it can be useful to know how final domestic expenditures on products and services in Canada cause emissions in other countries and conversely, how final expenditures elsewhere cause emissions in Canada. This article uses a novel multi-regional input-output (MRIO) model to trace the connections between domestic final expenditures on goods and services in one country and the resulting GHG emissions in another.

    Release date: 2011-12-08

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X201100211417
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Previous studies of older Canadians well-being have focused on changes in income as individuals age and leave the workforce. However, little has been published on the extent to which consumption levels change in this transitional period. This study uses data from the Survey of Family Expenditures and the Survey of Household Spending to develop a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by those born in the late 1930s changed from middle age (in the early 1980s) to retirement (in the late 2000s).

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2011067
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Studies of pre- and post-retirement annual income have focused on the extent to which income falls at this crucial stage in life. Although these studies vary in scope and intent, the overall consensus is that the Canadian retirement income system provides income replacement rates that are in the excess of 60% to 70% for a plurality of Canadians, especially for those who had low incomes during their prime working years. However, little has been published on the extent to which retirees maintain their same levels of consumption. Using data from the Survey of Family Expenditures (FAMEX) and from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), this study develops a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by individuals in their late 40s (in the early 1980s) differ from those of a group of households headed by individuals in their early 70s (in the late 2000s). It finds that, even though the nature of consumption changes over time, the overall levels of consumption "per adult" do not decline by substantial amounts among Canadians as they age.

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Stats in brief: 13-604-M2010064
    Description:

    This paper provides the latest annual results for the U.S./Canada purchasing power parities (PPPs) and real expenditure indexes in the U.S. compared with Canada for the period 2002 to 2009. Revisions to previously published data and an update using the most recent US and Canada expenditure data from the National Accounts and in-depth price comparisons for 2005 are incorporated. The paper provides a primer on purchasing power parities and related measures and why they are important in international comparisons of economic performance. It also describes a new projection methodology for total economy measures that are now based on Gross Domestic Income and shows the impact of this change on the data.

    Release date: 2011-01-28

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201000111101
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Fruit and vegetables are an important source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. A diet rich in fruit and vegetables may reduce the risk of heart disease and some types of cancer.

    Release date: 2010-04-12
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-606-G201600114619
    Description:

    An explanation of the structure and concepts of Canada’s supply and use accounts.

    Release date: 2016-05-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-001-X201300211888
    Description:

    When the study variables are functional and storage capacities are limited or transmission costs are high, using survey techniques to select a portion of the observations of the population is an interesting alternative to using signal compression techniques. In this context of functional data, our focus in this study is on estimating the mean electricity consumption curve over a one-week period. We compare different estimation strategies that take account of a piece of auxiliary information such as the mean consumption for the previous period. The first strategy consists in using a simple random sampling design without replacement, then incorporating the auxiliary information into the estimator by introducing a functional linear model. The second approach consists in incorporating the auxiliary information into the sampling designs by considering unequal probability designs, such as stratified and pi designs. We then address the issue of constructing confidence bands for these estimators of the mean. When effective estimators of the covariance function are available and the mean estimator satisfies a functional central limit theorem, it is possible to use a fast technique for constructing confidence bands, based on the simulation of Gaussian processes. This approach is compared with bootstrap techniques that have been adapted to take account of the functional nature of the data.

    Release date: 2014-01-15

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0031M2000003
    Description:

    This report examines the 1997 Canadian System of National Accounts (CSNA) and highlights the remaining differences from the 1993 SNA, thus providing a better understanding of the Canadian System vis-à-vis that of other countries. Our occasional departures from the 1993 SNA guidelines are primarily prompted by pragmatic considerations, such as institutional structure, statistical data sources, availability of resources and their cost-effective use.

    Release date: 1998-04-01
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