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) 3rd quarter 2016 2,034.2 1.5 2.0
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2016 1,798.0 0.9 1.3
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2016 72.7 -3.2 -5.3
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 3rd quarter 2016 1,027.7 0.6 2.2
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2016 1,178.0 2.2 4.3
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) November 2016 1,688.1 0.4 1.6
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 4th quarter 2016 86.8 3.6 13.2
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 3rd quarter 2016 5.8 1.0 1.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2016 788.5 -0.3 1.7
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2016 815.1 0.8 2.3
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2016 -21.6 -9.4 -5.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) December 2016 44,912.0 -0.5 4.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) January 2017 6.8 -0.1 -0.4
Participation rate (SA, %) January 2017 65.9 0.1 0.1
      %
Employment (SA, millions) January 2017 18.3 0.3 1.5
Labour income (SA, $ billion) September 2016 88.1 0.4 2.7
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) December 2016 971.00 0.96 1.17
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) December 2016 149.6 2.4 2.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) December 2016 46.4 0.8 3.4
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) December 2016 45.5 1.0 -0.7
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) December 2016 0.9 -0.1 1.8
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 3rd quarter 2016 -18.3 0.7 -2.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) December 2016 53.5 2.3 4.1
New orders (SA, $ billion) December 2016 51.8 -0.6 4.2
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) December 2016 87.7 -1.9 -4.1
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) December 2016 1.30 -0.04 -0.08
Capacity utilization (%) 3rd quarter 2016 82.6 0.7 -0.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) December 2016 7.2 -6.6 1.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) January 2017 207.408 0.535 18.247
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) December 2016 128.4 -0.2 1.5
Industrial product price index (2010=100) December 2016 112.1 0.4 2.2
Raw materials price index (2010=100) December 2016 98.2 6.5 17.2
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 3rd quarter 2016 113.1 0.6 0.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0075, 330-0008 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) December 2016 893.1 0.6 9.6
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) December 2016 1,494.1 0.4 8.6
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) December 2016 2,240.3 0.6 8.4
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) December 2016 15,287.59 1.36 17.51
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) January 2017 0.88 0.04 0.08
Prime lending rate (%) January 2017 2.70 0.00 0.00
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) January 2017 1.319 -0.014 -0.103
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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