Latest statistics (monthly)

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Latest statistics (monthly)
  Period of latest data Latest data Change, previous period Change, previous year
General        
Gross domestic product ($ billions chained, 2007)1 Jul/14 1,630.2 0.0% 2.5%
Leading indicator (1992=100) Apr/12 265.8 0.3% 4.9%
Operating profits of enterprises ($ billions) Q2/14 87.8 2.6% 6.8%
Capacity utilization rate (%)2 Q2/14 82.7 0.6† 2.0†
Domestic demand        
Retail trade ($ billions) Aug/14 42.4 -0.3% 4.4%
Wholesale trade ($ billions) Aug/14 53.1 0.2% 6.0%
Labour        
Unemployment rate (%) Sep/14 6.8 -2.9% -1.4%
Average weekly earnings ($) Jul/14 940.4 0.4% 3.3%
Regular Employment Insurance beneficiaries (thousands) Aug/14 498.1 -0.1% -3.6%
International Trade        
Merchandise exports ($ billions) Aug/14 44.2 -2.5% 9.1%
Merchandise imports ($ billions) Aug/14 44.8 3.9% 8.8%
Merchandise trade balance (all figures in $ billions) Aug/14 -0.6 -2.8 0.0
Manufacturing        
Sales ($ billions) Aug/14 52.1 -3.3% 6.1%
New orders ($ billions) Aug/14 52.0 -3.8% 5.3%
Unfilled orders ($ billions) Aug/14 89.2 -0.1% 21.5%
Inventory/shipments ratio Aug/14 1.37 0.04† -0.03†
Prices        
Consumer Price Index (2002=100) Sep/14 125.8 0.1% 2.0%
Industrial Product Price Index (2002=100) Oct/13 116.1 -0.3% 0.8%
Raw Materials Price Index (2002=100) Oct/13 165.7 -2.3% 0.4%
New Housing Price Index (2007=100) Aug/14 111.9 0.3% 1.5%

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