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) July 2014 1,630.2 0.0 2.5
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) August 2014 42,416.2 -0.3 4.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) September 2014 6.8 -0.2 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) September 2014 66.0 0.0 -0.4
      %
Employment (SA, millions) September 2014 17.9 0.4 0.8
Labour income (SA, $ billion) June 2014 82.6 0.3 4.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) July 2014 940.43 0.36 3.29
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) July 2014 140.6 0.1 3.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) August 2014 44.2 -2.5 9.1
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) August 2014 44.8 3.9 8.8
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) August 2014 -0.6 -2.8 0.0
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) August 2014 52.1 -3.3 6.1
New orders (SA, $ billion) August 2014 52.0 -3.8 5.3
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) August 2014 89.2 -0.1 21.5
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) August 2014 1.37 0.04 -0.03
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) August 2014 6.7 -27.3 2.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) September 2014 197.331 0.540 0.308
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) September 2014 125.8 0.1 2.0
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) August 2014 111.9 0.3 1.5
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) September 2014 740.5 1.0 7.6
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) September 2014 1,284.9 0.7 5.4
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) September 2014 1,865.1 0.7 9.0
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) September 2014 14,960.51 -4.26 17.00
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) September 2014 1.17 0.00 0.00
Prime lending rate (%) September 2014 3.00 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) September 2014 1.101 0.008 0.067
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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