Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Canada)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Canada)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
Canada  
General indicators  
Gross domestic product at market prices (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 2,067.7 1.7 3.8
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2016 1,811.2 0.6 1.9
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2016 70.2 -2.7 -6.1
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2016 1,034.6 0.6 2.4
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 1,190.7 1.5 4.0
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) December 2016 1,697.9 0.3 2.0
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 4th quarter 2016 86.8 3.6 13.2
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 4th quarter 2016 5.8 0.3 0.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 792.4 0.6 1.8
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 825.6 1.0 3.5
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 -27.6 -5.3 -14.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) January 2017 45,952.1 2.2 4.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) February 2017 6.6 -0.2 -0.6
Participation rate (SA, %) February 2017 65.8 -0.1 0.0
      %
Employment (SA, millions) February 2017 18.3 0.1 1.6
Labour income (SA, $ billion) December 2016 89.7 1.1 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) December 2016 971.00 0.96 1.17
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) December 2016 149.6 2.4 2.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) January 2017 46.5 0.5 1.8
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) January 2017 45.6 -0.3 -2.1
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) January 2017 0.8 0.4 1.8
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 4th quarter 2016 -10.7 9.0 5.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) January 2017 53.8 0.6 2.7
New orders (SA, $ billion) January 2017 54.1 4.6 3.1
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) January 2017 87.7 0.3 -4.2
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) January 2017 1.31 0.01 -0.04
Capacity utilization (%) 4th quarter 2016 81.7 -0.1 -0.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) January 2017 7.6 5.4 17.1
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) February 2017 210.207 0.609 -3.828
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) January 2017 129.5 0.9 2.1
Industrial product price index (2010=100) January 2017 112.7 0.4 2.3
Raw materials price index (2010=100) January 2017 99.9 1.7 23.0
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 4th quarter 2016 114.2 1.1 1.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0075, 330-0008 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2017 904.6 1.1 10.2
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2017 1,509.1 0.9 8.9
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2017 2,237.4 -0.4 7.1
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) February 2017 14,582.74 -5.22 13.39
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) February 2017 0.88 0.00 0.08
Prime lending rate (%) February 2017 2.70 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) February 2017 1.311 -0.008 -0.069
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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