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 2017 2,144.3 0.5 4.9
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2017 1,860.7 0.4 3.0
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2017 74.5 1.5 9.4
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2017 1,071.9 1.0 4.0
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2017 1,208.3 0.8 3.7
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) September 2017 1,750.4 0.2 3.3
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 3rd quarter 2017 100.5 8.5 17.2
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 3rd quarter 2017 2.6 -0.2 -1.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2017 838.5 -2.1 4.5
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2017 848.4 0.2 3.7
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2017 -2.2 -20.2 6.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) September 2017 49,061.0 0.1 6.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) November 2017 5.9 -0.4 -0.9
Participation rate (SA, %) November 2017 65.7 0.0 0.0
      %
Employment (SA, millions) November 2017 18.6 0.4 2.1
Labour income (SA, $ billion) September 2017 91.5 0.7 4.7
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) September 2017 985.95 0.96 3.12
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) September 2017 149.1 1.0 2.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) October 2017 44.5 2.7 0.8
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) October 2017 45.9 -1.6 0.9
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) October 2017 -1.5 1.9 -0.1
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2017 -19.3 -3.8 -2.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) October 2017 53.5 -0.4 4.3
New orders (SA, $ billion) October 2017 55.5 5.3 6.6
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) October 2017 87.3 2.4 -2.4
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) October 2017 1.40 0.03 0.03
Capacity utilization (%) 3rd quarter 2017 85.2 0.1 3.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) October 2017 8.2 3.5 1.0
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) November 2017 252.184 13.242 34.462
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) October 2017 130.9 0.1 1.4
Industrial product price index (2010=100) October 2017 113.3 1.0 1.8
Raw materials price index (2010=100) October 2017 100.0 3.8 6.6
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 3rd quarter 2017 115.2 0.0 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) October 2017 951.4 0.7 7.9
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) October 2017 1,566.9 0.6 5.8
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) October 2017 2,320.3 1.0 4.3
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) November 2017 16,067.48 0.26 6.53
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) November 2017 1.32 -0.01 0.50
Prime lending rate (%) November 2017 3.20 0.00 0.50
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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