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) 1st quarter 2016 1,998.4 0.3 1.3
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2016 1,783.0 0.6 1.1
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2016 68.6 -0.7 -8.4
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 1st quarter 2016 1,012.0 0.6 2.2
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2016 1,132.9 0.6 3.4
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) March 2016 1,660.9 -0.2 1.1
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 1st quarter 2016 73.1 -4.6 -0.4
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 1st quarter 2016 3.9 -0.3 -0.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 187-0002, 379-0031, 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2016 778.0 -1.4 1.4
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2016 804.6 0.9 2.6
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 1st quarter 2016 -20.5 -7.9 -9.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) April 2016 44,280.6 0.9 4.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) May 2016 6.9 -0.2 0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) May 2016 65.7 -0.1 -0.2
      %
Employment (SA, millions) May 2016 18.1 0.1 0.6
Labour income (SA, $ billion) March 2016 86.7 0.3 1.9
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) April 2016 41.8 1.5 -2.3
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) April 2016 44.7 0.9 -0.9
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) April 2016 -2.9 0.2 -0.6
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) April 2016 50.4 1.0 0.7
New orders (SA, $ billion) April 2016 51.0 7.9 5.7
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) April 2016 87.6 0.6 -9.4
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) April 2016 1.41 -0.02 -0.03
Capacity utilization (%) 1st quarter 2016 83.2 0.2 1.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) April 2016 6.9 -0.3 -8.1
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) May 2016 188.513 -1.501 -4.947
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) May 2016 128.8 0.4 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) April 2016 114.9 0.3 2.1
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 1st quarter 2016 112.1 -0.3 0.2
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 842.4 0.7 8.4
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) May 2016 1,421.9 0.7 7.4
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) May 2016 2,148.8 1.5 10.1
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) May 2016 14,065.78 0.82 -6.32
      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.) May 2016 1.294 0.012 0.076
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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