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) 3rd quarter 2014 1,991.6 1.1 4.6
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2014 1,754.5 0.7 2.6
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2014 75.4 1.3 0.3
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2014 978.5 0.7 2.8
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2014 1,125.7 1.1 4.0
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) November 2014 1,647.9 -0.2 1.9
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 4th quarter 2014 89.4 -2.8 8.5
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 3rd quarter 2014 3.9 0.0 -0.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 187-0002, 379-0031, 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2014 749.9 1.3 3.3
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2014 774.7 -0.1 1.8
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2014 -19.6 9.9 10.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) December 2014 42,081.2 -2.0 4.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) January 2015 6.6 -0.1 -0.4
Participation rate (SA, %) January 2015 65.7 0.0 -0.5
      %
Employment (SA, millions) January 2015 17.9 0.2 0.7
Labour income (SA, $ billion) September 2014 83.4 0.3 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) December 2014 943.47 0.73 1.99
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) December 2014 143.4 1.6 3.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) December 2014 44.1 1.5 7.9
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) December 2014 44.7 2.3 7.7
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) December 2014 -0.6 -0.3 0.0
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2014 -8.4 1.5 4.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) December 2014 52.4 1.7 5.2
New orders (SA, $ billion) December 2014 52.6 1.5 -0.9
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) December 2014 91.2 0.3 22.0
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) December 2014 1.34 -0.04 -0.04
Capacity utilization (%) 3rd quarter 2014 83.8 1.0 4.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) December 2014 7.1 7.7 10.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) January 2015 187.276 4.252 5.854
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) January 2015 124.3 -0.2 1.0
Industrial product price index (2002=100) October 2013 116.1 -0.3 0.8
Raw materials price index (2002=100) October 2013 165.7 -2.3 0.4
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2014 112.3 0.1 1.7
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 3rd quarter 2014 113.5 0.4 2.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0058, 330-0007 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2015 753.8 0.1 5.9
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2015 1,301.4 0.3 4.3
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) January 2015 1,914.0 1.2 6.9
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) January 2015 14,673.48 0.28 7.15
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) February 2015 0.87 -0.06 -0.30
Prime lending rate (%) February 2015 2.85 0.00 -0.15
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) January 2015 1.212 0.058 0.117
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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