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Table B.5 Contributions to percentage change in real gross domestic product, expenditure-based

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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
using seasonally adjusted data, percentage points

Notes:

The chained (2002) dollars data shown in the table "Real gross domestic product, expenditure-based, quarterly percentage change" are not additive. The contributions to percentage change shown in the above table are additive and provide a measure of the composition of GDP growth.

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

Personal expenditure on consumer goods and services
0.152 0.079 -0.443 -0.202 0.255 0.448 2.528 1.631
Durable goods
-0.054 -0.013 -0.211 -0.167 0.071 0.163 0.548 0.389
Semi-durable goods
0.048 0.022 -0.074 -0.068 -0.021 -0.003 0.251 0.161
Non-durable goods
0.028 -0.006 -0.047 0.043 -0.004 0.057 0.435 0.202
Services
0.130 0.076 -0.112 -0.010 0.209 0.230 1.294 0.880
Government current expenditure on goods and services
0.216 -0.001 0.121 0.110 0.172 0.265 0.640 0.700
Government gross fixed capital formation
0.089 0.057 0.072 0.076 0.146 0.218 0.168 0.356
Government investment in inventories
-0.010 -0.004 0.012 -0.007 -0.001 0.001 0.004 0.001
Business gross fixed capital formation
-0.104 -0.021 -0.992 -1.557 -0.433 0.246 0.677 -0.162
Residential structures
-0.023 -0.085 -0.429 -0.366 0.112 0.127 0.200 -0.187
Non-residential structures and equipment
-0.081 0.063 -0.563 -1.190 -0.545 0.120 0.477 0.025
Non-residential structures
0.015 0.110 -0.020 -0.448 -0.295 -0.213 0.181 -0.006
Machinery and equipment
-0.096 -0.047 -0.544 -0.743 -0.250 0.333 0.296 0.032
Business investment in inventories
0.330 0.028 -0.305 -1.400 0.100 0.229 0.163 -0.228
Non-farm
0.272 -0.110 -0.261 -1.119 0.148 0.105 0.184 -0.444
Farm
0.058 0.138 -0.045 -0.282 -0.048 0.124 -0.021 0.216
Exports of goods and services
-0.368 -0.382 -1.707 -2.822 -1.563 0.998 0.395 -1.623
Goods
-0.321 -0.389 -1.726 -2.556 -1.570 1.050 0.403 -1.498
Services
-0.048 0.008 0.019 -0.266 0.007 -0.052 -0.008 -0.125
Deduct: Imports of goods and services
0.241 -0.293 -2.292 -4.084 -0.542 2.316 1.924 0.231
Goods
0.282 -0.113 -2.024 -3.685 -0.656 2.191 1.504 0.236
Services
-0.041 -0.180 -0.268 -0.399 0.113 0.125 0.421 -0.005
Statistical discrepancy
0.018 0.054 0.003 0.134 0.008 -0.002 -0.119 -0.030
Gross domestic product at market prices
0.082 0.103 -0.949 -1.584 -0.773 0.088 2.531 0.414
Final domestic demand
0.353 0.113 -1.242 -1.573 0.141 1.178 4.013 2.525