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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) 2017 510.69B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.17% of GDP -0.65%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits Sep 2018 8.056B CAD 0.41%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Oct 2018 15539.00 -8.77%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Oct 2018 17035.00 1.79%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.12 mt/Capita 2.75%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Aug 2018 1.790T Chn 2007 CAD 0.08%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada General Government Gross Debt (NSA) 2023 76.60% of GDP -2.42%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q1 2018 219.59 0.57%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Oct 2018 4.48% 1.13%
Industrial Production (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Sep 2018 58.83B CAD -0.35%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Oct 2018 4.48% 1.13%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 510.69B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.17% of GDP -0.65%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2013 34.00
Retail and Services (View all 2)
Canada Retail Sales Aug 2018 50.76B CAD -0.11%
Canada Wholesale Sales Aug 2018 63.64B CAD -0.08%
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