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Canada is the 10th largest economy in the world with a nominal GDP of $1.75 trillion according to 2011 estimates. The service sector is the largest sector of the economy, employing about 75% of Canadians. The primary sector, including logging and oil, is also very important to Canada's economy, which is unusual among developed nations. Canada is a member of the OECD, G8, NAFTA and WTO.

Major Canada Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Components of GDP (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 488.96B USD -13.41%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 33.84% of GDP 3.82%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits Apr 2017 7.057B CAD -0.17%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) May 2017 12434.00 -8.27%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) May 2017 16370.00 0.78%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 1)
Canada Economic Freedom Index 2016 78.00 -1.39%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2013 13.53 mt/Capita -2.35%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Mar 2017 1.719T Chn 2007 CAD 0.51%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada Government Debt (NSA) 2015 91.47% of GDP 6.11%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q1 2016 185.04 2.75%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) May 2017 3.59% -0.83%
Industrial Production (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Apr 2017 55.34B CAD 0.37%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) May 2017 3.59% -0.83%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 488.96B USD -13.41%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2015 33.84% of GDP 3.82%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2010 33.68
Retail and Services (View all 2)
Canada Retail Sales Apr 2017 48.64B CAD 0.80%
Canada Wholesale Sales Apr 2017 61.01B CAD 1.04%
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