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) February 2017 1,710.7 0.0 2.5
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) February 2017 47,762.8 -0.6 4.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) March 2017 6.7 0.1 -0.4
Participation rate (SA, %) March 2017 65.9 0.1 0.1
      %
Employment (SA, millions) March 2017 18.3 0.1 1.5
Labour income (SA, $ billion) December 2016 89.7 1.1 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) February 2017 967.59 0.09 1.48
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) February 2017 149.4 2.1 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) February 2017 45.3 -2.4 4.4
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) February 2017 46.3 0.6 1.4
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) February 2017 -1.0 -1.4 1.3
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) February 2017 53.6 -0.2 6.8
New orders (SA, $ billion) February 2017 54.3 0.8 12.6
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) February 2017 88.2 0.7 -1.4
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) February 2017 1.34 0.02 -0.06
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) February 2017 7.5 -2.5 3.9
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) March 2017 253.173 18.181 24.389
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) March 2017 129.9 0.2 1.6
Industrial product price index (2010=100) March 2017 114.0 0.8 5.1
Raw materials price index (2010=100) March 2017 99.6 -1.6 16.6
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 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) February 2017 902.1 -0.3 9.0
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) February 2017 1,506.6 -0.3 7.9
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) February 2017 2,242.5 0.2 6.7
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) March 2017 15,547.75 6.62 15.22
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) April 2017 0.84 0.01 0.01
Prime lending rate (%) April 2017 2.70 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) March 2017 1.339 0.028 0.016
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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