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) 1st quarter 2017 2,113.0 2.0 5.4
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2017 1,829.3 0.9 2.3
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2017 74.7 5.8 0.9
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2017 1,048.1 1.1 3.1
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2017 1,190.6 0.4 3.7
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) March 2017 1,719.2 0.5 3.2
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 1st quarter 2017 91.9 -7.4 19.1
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 1st quarter 2017 4.3 -1.0 -0.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2017 809.4 1.1 3.6
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2017 830.7 0.5 3.0
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2017 -14.2 6.9 3.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) April 2017 48,639.2 0.8 7.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) May 2017 6.6 0.1 -0.3
Participation rate (SA, %) May 2017 65.8 0.2 0.2
      %
Employment (SA, millions) May 2017 18.4 0.3 1.8
Labour income (SA, $ billion) March 2017 89.7 0.4 2.9
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) March 2017 966.06 0.20 0.86
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) March 2017 148.9 0.1 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) April 2017 47.7 1.8 14.7
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) April 2017 48.1 0.6 7.4
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) April 2017 -0.4 0.6 2.8
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 1st quarter 2017 -14.1 -2.3 3.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) April 2017 54.4 1.1 7.6
New orders (SA, $ billion) April 2017 55.3 0.4 8.4
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) April 2017 90.2 1.0 3.4
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) April 2017 1.35 0.00 -0.03
Capacity utilization (%) 1st quarter 2017 83.4 1.5 1.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) April 2017 7.1 -0.2 -3.3
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) May 2017 194.622 -8.842 4.070
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) May 2017 130.5 0.1 1.3
Industrial product price index (2010=100) April 2017 114.7 0.6 6.3
Raw materials price index (2010=100) April 2017 101.3 1.6 17.7
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 1st quarter 2017 115.5 1.0 3.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0075, 330-0008 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) April 2017 929.0 1.8 11.0
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) April 2017 1,535.1 1.1 8.7
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) April 2017 2,290.0 1.4 8.3
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) May 2017 15,349.91 -1.52 9.13
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) May 2017 0.78 -0.06 -0.06
Prime lending rate (%) May 2017 2.70 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) April 2017 1.344 0.006 0.063
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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