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    • Journals and periodicals: 62F0014M
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The Prices Analytical Series provides research and analysis pertaining to price indices. The Analytical series is intended to stimulate discussion on a variety of topics related to the analysis of the evolution of prices through time or space.

      Release date: 2022-01-19

    • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019015
      Description:

      This dashboard highlights the latest data for the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) and the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI). The WSPI and the RSPI are indicators of change in the price of wholesaling and retailing services in Canada. This price is defined as a margin, which is the difference between the selling price and the purchase price of products sold. With this tool, data users can explore current and historical trends for various types of wholesaling and retailing services. Key indicators such as the latest quarterly and year-over-year (annual) changes, as well as services price trends are presented in interactive charts, allowing users to compare and analyze services price changes over time for different types of services. The interactive tool also allows users to rank subsectors based on their relative importance (2013 weights) to the overall Canadian wholesale or retail sector . This web-based application is updated quarterly, as soon as data for the latest reference period are released in The Daily.

      Release date: 2022-01-13

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021014
      Description:

      This article presents the data sources and methodology for the Freight Rail Services Price Index (FRSPI). The FRSPI measures the monthly and the quarterly changes in the price of freight rail services in Canada. The index is an indicator of economic activity in the freight rail services industry, as well as a tool that can be utilized by the industry for cost monitoring, contract assessment and benchmark comparisons.

      Release date: 2021-08-31

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021012
      Description:

      The additive and multiplicative decompositions for geometric, arithmetic, and Fisher price indexes that make use of the logarithmic mean are generalized by replacing the logarithmic mean with the more general extended mean. The result is a simple decomposition that takes existing results as special cases, and applies to other index numbers like the harmonic, Lloyd-Moulton, and superlative quadratic mean indexes, and their sample counterparts.

      Release date: 2021-07-05

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021013
      Description:

      This article presents the data sources and methodology for the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI). The WSPI measures the monthly and the quarterly changes in the price of wholesale services in Canada. The index is an indicator of economic activity in the wholesales services sector, as well as a tool that can be utilized by the industry for cost monitoring, contract assessment and benchmark comparisons.

      Release date: 2021-06-30

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021002
      Description:

      This technical guide describes the methodological details for the Consulting Services Price Index (COSPI). The document includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, and index estimation and aggregation.

      Release date: 2021-01-28

    • Articles and reports: 45-28-0001202000100092
      Description:

      This article contributes to a series studies of COVID-19 impact on Canadian industries, with focus on the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI). The study analyzes the movements of RSPI during 2020 pandemic by subsectors, including clothing stores, grocery stores, and electronic stores, etc. It also compares different responses of retail sectors during 2020 pandemic and during 2008-2009 recession. Based on the in-depth analysis, the article also provides an outlook of the price index trend for the year 2020.

      Release date: 2020-12-21

    • Table: 12-581-X
      Description:

      Canada at a Glance presents current statistics on Canadian demography, education, health and aging, justice, housing, income, labour market, household, economy, travel, finance, agriculture, foreign trade and environment. This booklet also includes important international comparisons, so that readers can see how Canada stacks up against its neighbours. Updated yearly, Canada at a Glance is a very useful reference for those who want quick access to current Canadian statistics.

      Release date: 2020-11-30

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020018
      Description:

      This paper looks at price movements for surveying and mapping services in Canada between 2013 and 2018, the types of services offered and the forces driving the industry, and provides an industry update for 2020.

      Release date: 2020-10-02

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020015
      Description:

      This document describes the methodological details for the Commercial Rents Services Price Index (CRSPI). It includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, the index estimation and aggregation methods.

      Release date: 2020-09-10
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    • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019015
      Description:

      This dashboard highlights the latest data for the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI) and the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI). The WSPI and the RSPI are indicators of change in the price of wholesaling and retailing services in Canada. This price is defined as a margin, which is the difference between the selling price and the purchase price of products sold. With this tool, data users can explore current and historical trends for various types of wholesaling and retailing services. Key indicators such as the latest quarterly and year-over-year (annual) changes, as well as services price trends are presented in interactive charts, allowing users to compare and analyze services price changes over time for different types of services. The interactive tool also allows users to rank subsectors based on their relative importance (2013 weights) to the overall Canadian wholesale or retail sector . This web-based application is updated quarterly, as soon as data for the latest reference period are released in The Daily.

      Release date: 2022-01-13

    • Table: 12-581-X
      Description:

      Canada at a Glance presents current statistics on Canadian demography, education, health and aging, justice, housing, income, labour market, household, economy, travel, finance, agriculture, foreign trade and environment. This booklet also includes important international comparisons, so that readers can see how Canada stacks up against its neighbours. Updated yearly, Canada at a Glance is a very useful reference for those who want quick access to current Canadian statistics.

      Release date: 2020-11-30

    • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2020004
      Description:

      This data visualization tool provides access to current and historical data for the Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index (AESPI), and it's subcomponents at the national level, as well as at regional levels for B.C. and Territories, the Prairies, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. It allows users to view the index series, quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year percent changes, and to compare and analyze price changes across the different sub-components and regions. This web-based application is updated quarterly.

      Release date: 2020-03-05

    • Table: 65-001-X
      Description:

      Included in this publication are a series of summary tables showing monthly, quarterly, and annual data on both a customs and balance of payments basis. Data are presented by commodity category and province. Price and volume indexes and constant dollar information are also included.

      Release date: 2017-02-07

    • 5. Retail Trade Archived
      Table: 63-005-X
      Description:

      This publication presents retail sales estimates for all retail locations in Canada, by trade group and by province/territory. It includes data analysis, definitions, methodology, data reliability and a bibliography.

      Release date: 2016-02-22

    • Table: 62-011-X
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      This publication provides monthly and annual indexes of industry selling-prices for manufacturing industries, with commodity detail; purchase price indexes of raw materials; and non-residential electric power selling-price indexes. Explanations of the methods used and additional sources are included.

      Release date: 2013-12-05

    • Table: 21-007-X
      Description:

      This publication presents indexes of prices received by farmers from the sale of agricultural products. A variety of monthly and annual indexes of crops, livestock and overall prices are included by province from 1950 to date. Indexes for the major commodity groups are also available, but only at the Canada level. The publication includes data highlights, concepts and methods.

      Release date: 2013-03-05

    • Table: 62-001-X20040016915
      Description:

      This article provides annual average index movements in components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the year 2003.

      Release date: 2004-02-20

    • Table: 62-201-X
      Description:

      The publication Homeowner repair and renovation expenditure presents information about homeowner spending on repairs and maintenance, renovations, additions, and the replacement or installation of household equipment, fixtures or built-in appliances.

      Repairs and maintenance covers everything from outdoor patios to electrical systems. Additions includes garages, swimming pools and fences as well as extensions of the dwelling. Equipment replaced or newly installed includes plumbing fixtures, flooring, and built-in appliances. Data are presented separately for work contracted out and materials purchased separately.

      In addition to an historical table, the publication tables present data by province, size of area of residence (urban/rural), household income group and expenditure level, type of dwelling, period of construction, age of reference person, and year the reference person moved to the dwelling.

      Release date: 2003-11-18

    • Table: 62F0082X
      Description:

      These Indexes are calculated to establish and adjust Post Living Allowances paid to expatriate Canadian government employees serving under the terms and conditions of the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs). They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. They reflect the circumstances for personnel who may have access to certain goods and services that are free of duties or taxes or to stores or sources of supply that are not available to the general public. Where employees do not have, either directly or indirectly, duty free purchasing privileges, Departmental administrators must consult with Statistics Canada to calculate an additional index to reflect the specific circumstances in effect at that post.

      Release date: 2003-05-01
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    • Journals and periodicals: 62F0014M
      Geography: Canada
      Description:

      The Prices Analytical Series provides research and analysis pertaining to price indices. The Analytical series is intended to stimulate discussion on a variety of topics related to the analysis of the evolution of prices through time or space.

      Release date: 2022-01-19

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021014
      Description:

      This article presents the data sources and methodology for the Freight Rail Services Price Index (FRSPI). The FRSPI measures the monthly and the quarterly changes in the price of freight rail services in Canada. The index is an indicator of economic activity in the freight rail services industry, as well as a tool that can be utilized by the industry for cost monitoring, contract assessment and benchmark comparisons.

      Release date: 2021-08-31

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021012
      Description:

      The additive and multiplicative decompositions for geometric, arithmetic, and Fisher price indexes that make use of the logarithmic mean are generalized by replacing the logarithmic mean with the more general extended mean. The result is a simple decomposition that takes existing results as special cases, and applies to other index numbers like the harmonic, Lloyd-Moulton, and superlative quadratic mean indexes, and their sample counterparts.

      Release date: 2021-07-05

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021013
      Description:

      This article presents the data sources and methodology for the Wholesale Services Price Index (WSPI). The WSPI measures the monthly and the quarterly changes in the price of wholesale services in Canada. The index is an indicator of economic activity in the wholesales services sector, as well as a tool that can be utilized by the industry for cost monitoring, contract assessment and benchmark comparisons.

      Release date: 2021-06-30

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2021002
      Description:

      This technical guide describes the methodological details for the Consulting Services Price Index (COSPI). The document includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, and index estimation and aggregation.

      Release date: 2021-01-28

    • Articles and reports: 45-28-0001202000100092
      Description:

      This article contributes to a series studies of COVID-19 impact on Canadian industries, with focus on the Retail Services Price Index (RSPI). The study analyzes the movements of RSPI during 2020 pandemic by subsectors, including clothing stores, grocery stores, and electronic stores, etc. It also compares different responses of retail sectors during 2020 pandemic and during 2008-2009 recession. Based on the in-depth analysis, the article also provides an outlook of the price index trend for the year 2020.

      Release date: 2020-12-21

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020018
      Description:

      This paper looks at price movements for surveying and mapping services in Canada between 2013 and 2018, the types of services offered and the forces driving the industry, and provides an industry update for 2020.

      Release date: 2020-10-02

    • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020015
      Description:

      This document describes the methodological details for the Commercial Rents Services Price Index (CRSPI). It includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, the index estimation and aggregation methods.

      Release date: 2020-09-10

    • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100053
      Description:

      This article examines key housing markets in Canada prior to COVID-19 and offers an outlook of the impacts of the pandemic on the real estate market over the next few months. Price trends for four property types, such as new houses, new condominiums, resale houses and resale condominiums are explored. Prior to COVID-19, the price of condominium apartments increased at a faster pace than singles, semi-detached and row homes. The global pandemic may cause a shift of preferences for larger homes instead of condominiums as future home buyers may prefer larger homes in the suburbs as working from home becomes more prevalent.

      Release date: 2020-07-21

    • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100038
      Description:

      This article presents an impact analysis and 2020 outlook for the Couriers and messenger services price index (CMSPI) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Release date: 2020-06-30
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    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0014M2020013
      Description:

      This technical guide describes the methodological details for the Architectural, Engineering and Related Services Price Index (AESPI). The document includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, and index estimation and aggregation.

      Release date: 2020-09-01

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0014M2020007
      Description:

      This technical guide describes the methodological details for the Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI). The document includes information about the purpose of the index, data sources, and index estimation and aggregation.

      Release date: 2020-05-21

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-606-G201600114622
      Description:

      An explanation of the national accounts price-quantity decomposition using Laspeyres, Paasche and Fisher indexes.

      Release date: 2016-11-30

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0072G
      Description:

      The primary source of data used in post index construction are periodic retail-price and cost-of-living surveys conducted at foreign locations by the foreign service personnel stationed there. Statistics Canada analyses this survey data. In addition to a variety of price information gathered from retail outlets patronized by Canadian personnel at the post, data are also obtained regarding their spending patterns, along with information on the availability of any special local purchasing facilities, and the extent to which staff make direct importation of consumer goods from other countries. The general aim is for full-scale surveys to be carried out at about three-year intervals. However, specific studies may be undertaken more or less frequently than this, depending on the volatility of retail price conditions in each particular country, the instability of exchange rates and the extent to which close monitoring of changes in the local retail price situation being faced by Canadian personnel can be achieved through reference to other statistical indicators.

      Release date: 2010-06-09

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-604-M2009062
      Description:

      Statistics Canada produces monthly import and export merchandise trade price indexes. For the majority of these prices, Statistics Canada uses a variety of proxy measures to derive the price index in lieu of collecting observed import and export prices. The ability of these proxy measures to reflect international trade price movements during times of exchange rate volatility is limited. For this reason, the constant dollar trade estimates derived using these proxy price indexes have been refined with constant dollar adjustments following the appreciation of the Canadian exchange rate beginning at the end of 2002. This paper explains the rational and methodology behind these adjustments, as well as the impact on published trade and GDP estimates.

      Release date: 2009-12-04

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-017-X
      Description:

      This guide focuses on the Income and Expenditure Accounts. It provides an overview, an outline of the concepts and definitions, an explanation of the sources of information and statistical methods, a glossary of terms, and a broad compilation of other facts about the accounts.

      Release date: 2008-06-30

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0026M2005005
      Description:

      This discussion paper reviews the previous research into the subject of presenting historical time series and comparisons in constant dollars for the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), and its predecessor the Family Expenditure Survey (FAMEX). It examines two principal methods of converting spending data into constant dollars. The purpose of this discussion paper is to show interested parties how the two methods differ in complexity of implementation and interpretation.

      Release date: 2005-07-15

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11F0026M2005003
      Description:

      This paper examines the revision cycle for labour productivity estimates over the period 2000-2003.

      Release date: 2005-03-10

    • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X20040048511
      Description:

      The National Accounts Advisory Committee reviews and gives advice on the concepts, methods, plans, standards as well as results associated with Statistics Canada's System of National Accounts.

      Release date: 2004-08-13

    • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 62F0083X
      Description:

      These Indexes are calculated for persons who do not have special access privileges and may be used by non-government organizations. They are comparative measurements that numerically express the difference between the retail prices of a representative basket of goods and services at a foreign location with prices for a similar basket of goods and services in Ottawa. Interested users should contact Statistics Canada to ensure the use of these indexes is appropriate for their needs. Customized indexes that reflect specific circumstances can be produced.

      Release date: 2003-05-01
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