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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20193383313
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 62-013-X
    Description:

    These indexes are calculated to establish and adjust the Post Living Allowance (PLA) paid to Canadian government employees serving outside of Canada. 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.

    Three separate reports are provided to reflect the specific terms and conditions of service for these personnel. A description of each report is provided below.

    Foreign Service Directives Post Indexes

    These indexes are calculated for personnel serving under the terms and conditions of the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs). They reflect circumstances for personnel who may have access to certain goods and services that are free of duties or taxes or to 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.

    Global Affairs Canada (GAC) Post Indexes (TAH)

    These indexes are calculated for cooperants and advisors serving under the Technical Assistance Handbook (TAH), whose terms and conditions are governed by Global Affairs Canada (GAC).

    Canadian Forces Post Indexes

    These indexes are calculated for Canadian Forces members serving under either the terms and conditions of the Military Foreign Service Instructions (MFSIs) or the Foreign Service Directives (FSDs). They reflect circumstances for personnel who may have access to sources of supply that are not available to the general public. These personnel also may have access to certain goods and services that are free of duties or taxes or may be provided with supplies or allowances by the Department of National Defence or the United Nations. The indexes in this listing are not appropriate for use by non-military personnel.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 36-10-0206-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 383-0008)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Quarterly labour productivity and related measures, for the aggregate business sector, indexes.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 36-10-0207-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 383-0012)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Quarterly labour productivity and related measures, by major industrial sectors for the business sector (15 two-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) industries) and two sectors (goods-producing businesses and service-producing businesses), as well as for the total economy and the non-business sector, indexes.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 36-10-0468-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 381-0036)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains data for gross domestic product (GDP), in current dollars, for all census metropolitan area and non-census metropolitan areas.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

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

    This product contains articles related to the latest methodological, conceptual developments in the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts as well as the analysis of the Canadian economy. It includes articles detailing new methods, concepts and statistical techniques used to compile the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts. It also includes information related to new or expanded data products, provides updates and supplements to information found in various guides and analytical articles touching upon a broad range of topics related to the Canadian economy.

    Release date: 2019-12-02

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100013
    Description:

    Revised estimates of the Income and Expenditure Accounts (IEA) covering the period 2016 to 2018 have been released. These revised estimates incorporate the most current source data and seasonal patterns.

    Release date: 2019-11-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20193333278
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-11-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20193333569
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-11-29

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2018013
    Description:

    The infrastructure economic accounts represents a set of statistical statements that record the economic, social and environmental impacts related to the production and use of infrastructure in Canada and each province and territory. The infrastructure economic accounts are organized using a statistical framework that outlines the concepts, classification systems and methods required to construct the accounts. This statistical framework is consistent with the Canadian system of national accounts, Canadian government finance statistics and Canada's balance of payments. This consistency permits users to analyze the infrastructure related statistical statements in the context of economy wide measures such as investment, gross domestic product (GDP), national income and wealth.

    Release date: 2019-11-29
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  • Table: 36-10-0299-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 382-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 22 series, with data for years 1926 - 1960 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2000-02-18. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Prince Edward Island ...), Wages and salaries (2 items: Based on Standard Industrial Classification; 1948 (SIC); Based on Standard Industrial Classification; 1980 (SIC) ...).
    Release date: 2000-02-18

  • Table: 36-10-0281-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0044)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: This table contains 6 series, with data for years 1926 - 1975 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2000-02-18. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Civilian labour force (6 items: Total civilian labour force; Civilian labour force; employed; agricultural; Total civilian labour force; employed; Civilian labour force; employed; non-agricultural ...).
    Release date: 2000-02-18

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111300
    Description:

    The statistics in this section are in six main divisions: federal income security programs (series Cl-195); federal and provincial income insurance programs (series C196-286); cost-shared federal-provincial income security programs (series C287-442); federal and provincial social service programs (series C443-507); provincial-municipal income security programs (series C508-559); government expenditures on social security by broad program areas (series C560-599).

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111303
    Description:

    The statistical data of this section are in five subsections. They contain data on national income and expenditure and related aggregates from 1926 to 1976 in series F1-152; on income produced, by industry, from 1919 to 1926 and on gross capital formation from 1901 to 1930 in series F153-182; on the stock of tangible capital from 1926 onwards in series F183-220 and on inventory book values in series F221-224; on real gross domestic product by industry in series F225-240; and on indexes of labour productivity in series F241-294.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111304
    Description:

    The statistics presented in this section are in three major divisions. The first of these, series G1-151, cover private and official estimates of the balance of payments on current and capital account from 1900 to 1975. This subsection is itself divided into three parts: series G1-56 contain the estimates of the balance of payments of Professors Jacob Viner and Frank Knox for the period 1900 to 1926; series G57-83 contain the official estimates of the balance of payments, current account, prepared by Statistics Canada (formerly Dominion Bureau of Statistics) for the period 1926 to 1975; series G84-152 contain the official estimates of the balance of payments, capital account for 1926 to 1975.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111305
    Description:

    The data contained in this section for the most part relate only to the revenues, expenditures and debt of the federal, provincial and municipal governments proper. The first part of the chapter contains information on the finances of the federal government from Confederation to 1975. The second part contains information on the finances of all governments for various years since 1933 to 1975. The final part of the chapter contains miscellaneous data relating to various aspects of governmental finance.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111306
    Description:

    The data of this section are presented in six groups as follows: the supply of money, series J1-54; central banking, series J55-74; chartered banking, series J75-272; other financial institutions, series J273-470; issues of stocks and bonds, yields and exchange rates, series J471-567; and year-end financial assets and liabilities according to the financial flow accounts, series J568-875.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Table: 16F0006P
    Description:

    Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector, preliminary data presents operating and capital expenditures made by primary and manufacturing industries in response to, or in anticipation of, environmental regulations and conventions. The results are from the Environmental Protection Expenditure Survey. The data contained in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector help to fill important gaps in existing information on the demand side of the 'environment industry.' More specifically, it provides a measure of the cost to the industry of adopting pollution prevention and abatement technologies and other environmental protection practices. Data included in Environmental protection expenditures in the business sector are components of a national statistical database on the environment industry.

    Release date: 1999-02-19

  • Table: 68-513-X19970013571
    Description:

    "Intergenerational equity" is a term that can be interpreted in the sense of either: [1] equity between persons in the intergenerational transmission of economic status - often judged by the norm of "equality of opportunity"; or [2] equity in the intergenerational division of aggregate resources, considering all members of each generation as a group. Many of the papers in the companion volume (Corak, 1998) of intergenerational social mobility has long been a central issue in sociology and politics. This volume has focussed on the second interpretation, and espoused a "new" type of measurement of "Generational Accounting."

    Release date: 1998-02-04

  • Table: 13-001-X19960022843
    Description:

    Release date: 1996-10-25
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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X2019114951
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-04-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20191133304
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-04-23

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100005
    Description:

    The last global financial crisis revealed some important data gaps in countries’ statistics to properly assess the build-up of risk and the interconnectedness in financial markets. These gaps have led to the development of a series of initiatives at the international level with clear deliverables to enhance the quality of the information produced by countries in the area of financial investment statistics, including statistics on securities. The initiative undertaken at Statistics Canada to enhance securities statistics has produced many benefits with important expansions in terms of additional characteristics of instruments issued and held by Canadians, additional sector details as well as increased frequency and timeliness.

    Release date: 2019-04-16

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201910119099
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-04-11

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100004
    Description:

    The revisions to the National Tourism Indicators are the result of new benchmarks from the 2015 supply and use tables and revisions to the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts. Constant dollar estimates were also updated to base year 2012.

    Release date: 2019-03-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201908615681
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-27

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2019001
    Description:

    This documentation outlines a step towards a more complete program of annual distributional estimates for the household sector in the Canadian macroeconomic accounts. This documentation also presents the methodology used to develop distributions of wealth for the household sector of the National Balance Sheet Accounts (NBSA) for the reference years 2010 to 2018.

    Release date: 2019-03-27

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201908418403
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-25

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201907919154
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100001
    Description:

    Statistics Canada continuously works to ensure that economic measures reflect our reality, including new and emerging activities such as the private short-term accommodation market. The Canadian Macroeconomic Accounts have developed provisional estimates of the private short-term accommodation market in Canada, the provinces and territories. This paper outlines an innovative approach to measuring this activity using web-scrapped data. In addition to providing provisional estimates of the overall market, this paper contains detailed analysis of the largest private accommodation digital platform used in Canada. Finally, it summarizes the approach taken for incorporating the data into various macroeconomic measures, such as gross domestic product (GDP).

    Release date: 2019-03-14
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-599-X
    Description:

    This guide presents an overview of the scope and structure of the Pension Satellite Account as well as the methodology used to derive its stocks and flows estimates.

    Release date: 2010-11-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2010027
    Description:

    Measures of productivity are derived by comparing outputs and inputs. The System of National Accounts (SNA) in Canada provides a useful framework for organizing the information required for comparisons of this type. Integrated systems of economic accounts provide coherent, consistent alternate estimates of the various concepts that can be used to measure productivity.

    Release date: 2010-06-29

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X201000111130
    Description:

    The majority of Canada's national, provincial and territorial macroeconomic indicators originate from the Canadian System of National Accounts (CSNA). These indicators include such things as gross domestic product, net worth, savings, personal disposable income and government debt. Statistics Canada is launching a project that will make key changes to these macroeconomic indicators. The changes introduced by this project are outlined in this paper.

    Release date: 2010-05-05

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X201000111155
    Description:

    The government finance statistical program is designed to measure and analyze the economic dimensions of the public sector of Canada

    Statistics Canada, in cooperation with representatives of all levels of government and with the academic and business communities, developed the Financial Management System (FMS) over the last 65 years. The FMS was founded on a modified-cash based system of accounting. Recently, Canadian governments have decided to move from that modified-cash based accounting system to an accrual based accounting system. In addition, an internationally accepted Government Finance Statistics (GFS) manual has been developed. This article outlines the move to Government Finance Statistics.

    Release date: 2010-05-05

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13-605-X200900211057
    Description:

    With the latest release of the bilateral Purchasing Power Parities estimates for Canada and the U.S., an improved projection methodology for the non-benchmark year has been employed. This note summarizes the new methodology and its rationale.

    Release date: 2009-12-10

  • 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

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X200900111027
    Description:

    With the release of the Financial Flow Accounts (FFA) on December 1st and the National Balance Sheet Accounts (NBSA) on December 14th, the Income and Expenditure Accounts Division will be publishing revised sector and category detail on CANSIM.

    Release date: 2009-11-19

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 68F0023X
    Description:

    Government financial reports are based on the organisation of each individual government and on their accounting and reporting practices. There is therefore little uniformity from one level of government to another or from one province to another. The Financial Management System (FMS) is an analytical framework designed to produce statistical series that are both consistent and compatible.

    Written in plain English, the Financial Management System (FMS) manual was designed to assist you in better understanding the framework of the Financial Management System (FMS). It will explain the strengths and caveats of the FMS and will provide you with clear explanations of what is included in each revenue source and each expenditure function.

    Release date: 2009-07-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-589-X
    Description:

    This free publication presents the concepts and criteria utilized to determine the entities that comprise the public sector of Canada.

    The resulting statistical universe provides the framework to observe the extent of governments' involvement in the production of goods and services and the associated resource allocation process in the Canadian economy.

    The concepts and criteria contained in the guide are consistent with two internationally accepted classification standards: the System of National Accounts (SNA 2008) guide; and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Government Finance Statistics Manual 2001.

    As well, the guide delineates the various public sector components that are used in compiling and aggregating public sector data. This structure also enables comparisons of Canadian government finance data with international macroeconomic statistical systems.

    Release date: 2008-09-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 15-206-X2008018
    Description:

    Official data from statistical agencies are not always ideal for cross-country comparisons because of differences in data sources and methodology. Analysts who engage in cross-country comparisons need to carefully choose among alternatives and sometimes adapt data especially for their purposes. This paper develops comparable capital stock estimates to examine the relative capital intensity of Canada and the United States.

    To do so, the paper applies common depreciation rates to Canadian and U.S. assets to come up with comparable capital stock estimates by assets and by industry between the two countries. Based on common depreciation rates, it finds that capital intensity is higher in the Canadian business sector than in the U.S. business sector. This is the net result of quite different ratios at the individual asset level. Canada has as higher intensity of engineering infrastructure assets per dollar of gross domestic product produced. Canada has a lower intensity of information and communications technology (ICT) machinery and equipment (M&E). Non-ICT M&E and building assets intensities are more alike in the two countries.

    However, these results do not control for the fact that different asset-specific capital intensities between Canada and the United States may be the result of a different industrial structure. When both assets and industry structure are taken into account, the overall picture changes somewhat. Canada's business sector continues to have a higher intensity of engineering infrastructure and about the same intensity of building assets; however, it has a deficit in M&E that goes beyond ICT assets.

    Release date: 2008-07-10

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