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COVID-19 A data perspective

COVID-19: A data perspective: Explore key economic trends and social challenges that arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

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  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020010
    Description:

    Using various sources of expenditure data, Statistics Canada, in partnership with the Bank of Canada, has estimated Consumer Price Index (CPI) basket expenditures that reflect shifts in consumption patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data cover the majority of CPI goods and services, and provide a snapshot estimate of expenditure weights for March, April and May, 2020. These estimates, updated to reflect recent expenditures during the pandemic and concurrent period of physical distancing, can provide insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the headline CPI.

    Release date: 2020-07-13

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020009
    Description:

    A summary of methodological treatments as applied to the May 2020 CPI in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on price collection, price availability, and business closures.

    Release date: 2020-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020008
    Description:

    This document describes the methodology and data source for the provincial monthly average retail prices table. This supplement also explains the difference between the Consumer Price Index and average retail prices in context of inflation.

    Release date: 2020-06-10

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020006
    Description:

    A summary of methodological treatments as applied to the April 2020 CPI in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on price collection, price availability, and business closures.

    Release date: 2020-05-19

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020005
    Description:

    An analysis of trends in Canadian consumer demand and sales using transaction data for grocery products amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This analysis includes Canadian grocery sales up to April 11.

    Release date: 2020-05-11

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020004
    Description:

    An analysis of trends in Canadian consumer demand and sales using transaction data for grocery products amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Release date: 2020-04-08

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020003
    Description:

    This paper describes the change to the method of collection and sample enhancements for the clothing and footwear component of the Consumer Price Index.

    Release date: 2020-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2020001
    Description:

    This paper describes the changes in the methodology for measuring the air transportation index.

    Release date: 2020-01-22

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2019008
    Description:

    The rise of the digital economy presents new challenges to the measurement of price change, driven by the increasing popularity of online shopping and the availability of new consumer goods and services. Consumption patterns as well as the behaviour of online prices, compared to those collected in-store, must be considered in the context of consumer price inflation.

    This analytical article explores the impact of e-commerce on the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) and discusses how price collection and methods are evolving in the context of an increasingly digitalized retail landscape.

    Release date: 2019-09-27

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2019004
    Description:

    This paper describes a measure of inflation as experienced by seniors in Canada for the period of January 2013 to August 2018. It defines a senior population, examines their spending behavior, and describes the construction of a Senior Price Index (SPI). An analysis by geography and by major consumer basket components is provided, as well as a comparison with the official Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI).

    Release date: 2019-06-20
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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: 2020-07-13

  • Journals and periodicals: 62-604-X
    Description:

    This paper surveys the history of Statistics Canada's Consumer Price Index (CPI) from its origins to today. It discusses changes in the construction, scope and uses of the CPI within the context of historical events.

    Release date: 2015-02-06
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