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 2015 1,996.6 0.1 0.2
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2015 1,775.7 0.2 0.5
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2015 69.7 -2.3 -8.1
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2015 1,004.8 0.2 1.4
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2015 1,131.4 0.5 3.4
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) February 2016 1,668.2 -0.1 1.5
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 1st quarter 2016 73.1 -4.6 -0.4
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 4th quarter 2015 4.0 0.0 -0.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 187-0002, 379-0031, 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2015 769.5 0.3 1.1
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2015 797.0 0.2 3.4
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2015 -21.9 1.0 -18.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) March 2016 43,763.2 -1.0 3.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) April 2016 7.1 0.0 0.3
Participation rate (SA, %) April 2016 65.8 -0.1 0.0
      %
Employment (SA, millions) April 2016 18.0 0.0 0.8
Labour income (SA, $ billion) December 2015 86.2 0.4 2.5
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) March 2016 960.30 0.53 0.74
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) March 2016 146.5 0.4 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) March 2016 41.0 -4.8 -5.1
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) March 2016 44.4 -2.4 -4.0
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) March 2016 -3.4 -0.9 -0.3
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 1st quarter 2016 -16.8 -1.1 0.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) March 2016 50.0 -0.9 -1.6
New orders (SA, $ billion) March 2016 47.3 -2.2 -6.7
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) March 2016 87.1 -3.0 -11.7
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) March 2016 1.43 0.01 0.02
Capacity utilization (%) 4th quarter 2015 83.3 -0.1 -0.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) March 2016 6.9 -7.0 -4.6
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) April 2016 191.512 -5.368 7.153
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) April 2016 128.3 0.3 1.7
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) March 2016 114.6 0.2 2.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 4th quarter 2015 112.4 -0.1 -0.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0058, 330-0007 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) May 2016 .. .. ..
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) May 2016 .. .. ..
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) May 2016 .. .. ..
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) April 2016 13,951.45 3.39 -8.36
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) May 2016 0.84 0.01 -0.05
Prime lending rate (%) May 2016 2.70 0.00 -0.15
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) April 2016 1.282 -0.041 0.049
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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