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 2013 1,904.1 0.8 3.7
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2013 1,712.0 0.7 2.7
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2013 80.1 0.8 -0.6
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 4th quarter 2013 954.9 0.8 2.5
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2013 1,090.4 1.1 3.4
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) January 2014 1,609.5 0.5 2.5
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 4th quarter 2013 79.1 0.8 5.6
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 4th quarter 2013 5.0 0.1 -0.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 187-0002, 379-0031, 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2013 724.4 0.2 3.7
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2013 763.8 0.6 2.5
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 4th quarter 2013 -35.7 -2.8 7.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) January 2014 40,696.5 1.3 3.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) March 2014 6.9 -0.1 -0.4
Participation rate (SA, %) March 2014 66.2 0.0 -0.4
      %
Employment (SA, millions) March 2014 17.8 0.2 1.1
Labour income (SA, $ billion) December 2013 80.9 0.1 3.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) January 2014 924.77 -0.03 3.00
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) January 2014 139.0 0.4 2.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) February 2014 42.3 3.6 7.1
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) February 2014 42.1 2.1 4.8
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) February 2014 0.3 0.6 0.9
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 4th quarter 2013 -16.0 -1.2 -1.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) February 2014 51.2 1.4 3.3
New orders (SA, $ billion) February 2014 64.2 18.8 29.4
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) February 2014 91.6 16.5 27.6
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) February 2014 1.41 -0.01 0.03
Capacity utilization (%) 4th quarter 2013 80.7 0.8 1.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) February 2014 6.1 -11.6 3.8
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) March 2014 156.823 -17.738 -11.338
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) March 2014 124.8 0.6 1.5
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) February 2014 110.9 0.2 1.5
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 4th quarter 2013 111.2 0.1 1.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0058, 330-0007 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) March 2014 .. .. ..
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) March 2014 .. .. ..
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) March 2014 .. .. ..
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) March 2014 14,335.31 0.88 12.43
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) March 2014 1.17 0.00 0.01
Prime lending rate (%) March 2014 3.00 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) March 2014 1.111 0.005 0.086
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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