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Table B.2 Gross domestic product, expenditure-based, current prices and quarterly percentage change

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Item Second quarter 2008 Third quarter 2008 Fourth quarter 2008 First quarter 2009 Second quarter 2009 Third quarter 2009 2007 2008
seasonally adjusted data at annual rates

Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Economic Accounts Quarterly Review, catalogue number 13-010-X.

Personal expenditure on consumer goods and services
Millions of dollars
891,924 901,228 889,132 886,688 892,140 900,924 850,921 891,197
Percentage change, preceding period
1.1 1.0 -1.3 -0.3 0.6 1.0 6.2 4.7
Durable goods
Millions of dollars
113,688 112,492 107,688 104,324 105,504 107,520 111,767 112,404
Percentage change, preceding period
-1.8 -1.1 -4.3 -3.1 1.1 1.9 5.8 0.6
Semi-durable goods
Millions of dollars
70,812 71,300 69,732 69,164 69,004 68,796 69,372 70,518
Percentage change, preceding period
0.8 0.7 -2.2 -0.8 -0.2 -0.3 4.7 1.7
Non-durable goods
Millions of dollars
217,196 221,988 214,368 213,284 212,288 214,208 204,088 216,462
Percentage change, preceding period
2.3 2.2 -3.4 -0.5 -0.5 0.9 5.3 6.1
Services
Millions of dollars
490,228 495,448 497,344 499,916 505,344 510,400 465,694 491,813
Percentage change, preceding period
1.2 1.1 0.4 0.5 1.1 1.0 6.9 5.6
Government current expenditure on goods and services
Millions of dollars
312,704 315,356 320,148 323,688 328,852 333,248 294,776 313,669
Percentage change, preceding period
2.0 0.8 1.5 1.1 1.6 1.3 6.4 6.4
Government gross fixed capital formation
Millions of dollars
52,212 54,816 56,596 57,620 58,920 61,404 44,548 53,307
Percentage change, preceding period
5.3 5.0 3.2 1.8 2.3 4.2 9.8 19.7
Government investment in inventories
Millions of dollars
-24 -92 96 -16 -24 -16 15 29
Business gross fixed capital formation
Millions of dollars
309,428 313,204 307,284 283,772 273,888 274,968 302,246 309,173
Percentage change, preceding period
0.9 1.2 -1.9 -7.7 -3.5 0.4 6.7 2.3
Residential structures
Millions of dollars
110,532 109,464 102,428 95,304 97,008 99,848 108,050 108,175
Percentage change, preceding period
0.2 -1.0 -6.4 -7.0 1.8 2.9 10.1 0.1
Non-residential structures and equipment
Millions of dollars
198,896 203,740 204,856 188,468 176,880 175,120 194,196 200,998
Percentage change, preceding period
1.2 2.4 0.5 -8.0 -6.1 -1.0 4.8 3.5
Non-residential structures
Millions of dollars
97,092 100,120 100,604 94,212 89,224 85,304 92,705 98,092
Percentage change, preceding period
2.7 3.1 0.5 -6.4 -5.3 -4.4 8.7 5.8
Machinery and equipment
Millions of dollars
101,804 103,620 104,252 94,256 87,656 89,816 101,491 102,906
Percentage change, preceding period
-0.1 1.8 0.6 -9.6 -7.0 2.5 1.5 1.4
Business investment in inventories
Millions of dollars
10,908 13,396 7,660 -12,576 -13,716 -9,216 11,391 8,733
Non-farm
Millions of dollars
9,564 9,952 5,224 -10,048 -10,732 -8,156 12,493 6,915
Farm
Millions of dollars
1,344 3,444 2,436 -2,528 -2,984 -1,060 -1,102 1,818
Exports of goods and services
Millions of dollars
577,472 589,300 538,348 457,380 419,696 428,472 534,557 562,174
Percentage change, preceding period
6.2 2.0 -8.6 -15.0 -8.2 2.1 1.9 5.2
Goods
Millions of dollars
505,528 516,588 465,324 388,588 351,444 361,092 463,130 489,859
Percentage change, preceding period
7.1 2.2 -9.9 -16.5 -9.6 2.7 2.0 5.8
Services
Millions of dollars
71,944 72,712 73,024 68,792 68,252 67,380 71,427 72,315
Percentage change, preceding period
0.5 1.1 0.4 -5.8 -0.8 -1.3 1.5 1.2
Deduct: Imports of goods and services
Millions of dollars
534,444 553,612 547,800 475,896 448,060 465,784 504,618 536,792
Percentage change, preceding period
4.5 3.6 -1.0 -13.1 -5.8 4.0 3.5 6.4
Goods
Millions of dollars
440,628 460,104 451,260 384,676 357,860 376,972 415,228 442,988
Percentage change, preceding period
4.9 4.4 -1.9 -14.8 -7.0 5.3 2.7 6.7
Services
Millions of dollars
93,816 93,508 96,540 91,220 90,200 88,812 89,390 93,804
Percentage change, preceding period
2.7 -0.3 3.2 -5.5 -1.1 -1.5 7.2 4.9
Statistical discrepancy
Millions of dollars
-1,800 -928 -860 1,232 1,360 1,336 -892 -1,409
Gross domestic product at market prices
Millions of dollars
1,618,380 1,632,668 1,570,604 1,521,892 1,513,056 1,525,336 1,532,944 1,600,081
Percentage change, preceding period
2.5 0.9 -3.8 -3.1 -0.6 0.8 5.8 4.4
Final domestic demand
Millions of dollars
1,566,268 1,584,604 1,573,160 1,551,768 1,553,800 1,570,544 1,492,491 1,567,346
Percentage change, preceding period
1.4 1.2 -0.7 -1.4 0.1 1.1 6.4 5.0