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 2017 2,126.4 0.7 6.3
Real Gross domestic product at market prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2017 1,849.3 1.1 3.7
Business investment: Machinery and equipment(SAAR $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2017 75.9 0.9 2.1
Household final consumption expenditure(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) 2nd quarter 2017 1,061.2 1.1 3.8
Household disposable income(SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2017 1,213.8 1.6 5.3
Gross domestic product at basic prices(SAAR, $ billion chained, 2007) July 2017 1,741.0 0.0 3.8
Operating profits of enterprises(SA, $billion) 2nd quarter 2017 91.4 0.1 25.5
      percentage points
Household savings rate(SAAR, percent) 2nd quarter 2017 4.6 0.3 -0.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0063, 380-0064, and 380-0072.
 
General Government
      %
Revenue (SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2017 818.4 1.1 4.1
Current expenditure (SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2017 841.9 1.3 3.8
      $ billion
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)(SAAR, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2017 -17.6 -1.1 1.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 380-0079 and 380-0080.
 
Domestic demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) August 2017 48,925.9 -0.3 6.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Labour market
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) September 2017 6.2 0.0 -0.8
Participation rate (SA, %) September 2017 65.6 -0.1 -0.1
      %
Employment (SA, millions) September 2017 18.5 0.1 1.8
Labour income (SA, $ billion) June 2017 90.9 1.0 4.0
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) July 2017 970.47 -0.06 1.83
Fixed weight index of average hourly earnings (2002=100) July 2017 147.7 -1.1 1.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
International trade
      %
Merchandise exports (SA, $ billion) August 2017 43.6 -1.0 -0.2
Merchandise imports (SA, $ billion) August 2017 47.0 0.0 3.0
      $ billion
Merchandise trade balance (SA, $ billion) August 2017 -3.4 -0.4 -1.5
Balance of payments: Current account balance (SA, $ billion) 2nd quarter 2017 -16.3 -3.4 2.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 228-0059 and 376-0105.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ billion) August 2017 53.5 1.6 4.3
New orders (SA, $ billion) August 2017 53.6 4.4 6.8
Unfilled orders (SA, $ billion) August 2017 86.2 0.0 -2.9
      points
Inventory/shipments ratio (SA, ratio) August 2017 1.38 -0.02 0.02
Capacity utilization (%) 2nd quarter 2017 84.2 0.7 3.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 028-0002 and 304-0014.
 
Construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ billion) August 2017 7.5 -5.5 0.6
Housing starts (SAAR, thousand) September 2017 217.118 -3.895 -0.766
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 026-0006 and 027-0054.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) September 2017 130.8 0.2 1.6
Industrial product price index (2010=100) August 2017 112.1 0.3 1.9
Raw materials price index (2010=100) August 2017 96.3 1.0 6.1
New housing price index (2007=100) December 2016 117.5 0.1 3.0
Gross domestic product implicit chain price index (SAAR 2007=100) 2nd quarter 2017 115.0 -0.3 2.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 326-0020, 327-0046, 329-0075, 330-0008 and 380-0066.
 
Finance
      %
Money supply (M1+ (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2017 943.4 0.0 9.2
Money supply (M2 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2017 1,551.8 -0.1 6.3
Money supply (M3 (gross)) (SA, $ billion) August 2017 2,287.3 0.1 4.2
Toronto Stock Exchange 300 index (1975=1000) September 2017 15,634.94 2.78 6.17
      points
90-day prime corporate paper rate (%) September 2017 1.33 0.13 0.52
Prime lending rate (%) September 2017 3.20 0.25 0.50
Exchange rate ($C per $U.S.) April 2017 1.344 0.006 0.063
SA - seasonally adjusted
SAAR - seasonally adjusted at annual rates

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