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) 2nd quarter 2014 1,956.5 1.0 4.9
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2014 1,729.3 0.8 2.5
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2014 78.6 0.4 -1.7
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2014 969.2 0.9 2.7
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2014 1,111.8 0.6 3.9
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) June 2014 1,629.2 0.3 3.1
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 2nd quarter 2014 87.8 2.6 6.8
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 2nd quarter 2014 3.9 -1.1 -1.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 187-0002, 379-0031, 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2014 735.0 0.4 3.5
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2014 774.3 0.6 2.4
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2014 -36.4 -2.0 6.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) June 2014 42,577.5 1.1 5.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) August 2014 7.0 0.0 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) August 2014 66.0 -0.1 -0.6
      %
Employment (SA, millions) August 2014 17.9 -0.1 0.5
Labour income (SA, $ billion) June 2014 82.6 0.3 4.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) June 2014 940.48 0.58 3.28
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) June 2014 140.4 1.1 2.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) July 2014 45.5 1.4 16.2
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) July 2014 43.0 -0.3 6.8
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) July 2014 2.6 0.7 3.6
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2014 -11.9 0.2 3.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) July 2014 53.7 2.5 8.2
New orders (SA, $ billion) July 2014 54.2 4.3 8.9
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) July 2014 89.6 0.6 22.5
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) July 2014 1.33 -0.03 -0.06
Capacity utilization (%) 2nd quarter 2014 82.0 1.0 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) July 2014 9.2 11.8 13.3
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) August 2014 192.368 -3.726 3.020
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) August 2014 125.7 0.0 2.1
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) July 2014 111.6 0.0 1.4
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 2nd quarter 2014 113.1 0.2 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0058, 330-0007 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2014 .. .. ..
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2014 .. .. ..
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2014 .. .. ..
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) August 2014 15,625.73 1.92 23.49
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) August 2014 1.17 0.00 0.00
Prime lending rate (%) August 2014 3.00 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) August 2014 1.093 0.019 0.052
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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