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Gross domestic product by industry
The following standard symbols are used in Statistics Canada publications:
With this release of monthly GDP by industry revisions have been made back to January 2005.
The monthly gross domestic product (GDP) by industry data are chain volume estimates with 1997 as their reference year. This means that the estimates for each industry and aggregate are obtained from a chained volume index multiplied by the industry's value added in 1997. For the period 1997 to 2002, the monthly estimates are benchmarked to annually chained Fisher volume indexes of GDP obtained from the constant-price input-output tables. For the period starting with January 2003, the estimates are derived by chaining a Laspeyres volume index at 2002 prices to the prior period. This makes the monthly GDP by industry estimates more comparable with the expenditure-based GDP data, chained quarterly. For more information, see the Chain Fisher Volume Index page on our website.CANSIM
All current and historical statistics on Gross Domestic Product (Table Nos. 3790017-3790022), as well as many other series are available to the public from Statistics Canada's computerized data bank CANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) via terminal, on computer printouts, or in machine readable form.
See also - Appendix III: Series identifiers for CANSIM tables.
For further information, please visit CANSIM.
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