Canada Economy

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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 2)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 550.51B USD 6.24%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 34.09% of GDP 1.23%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits Jul 2020 7.775B CAD -3.04%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Aug 2020 16658.00 -16.09%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Aug 2020 20373.00 1.30%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.16 mt/Capita 2.83%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Jun 2020 1.821T Chn 2012 CAD 6.47%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2024 74.60% of GDP -3.24%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q4 2019 224.08 0.77%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Aug 2020 3.57% -1.92%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Aug 2020 3.57% -1.92%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 550.51B USD 6.24%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 34.09% of GDP 1.23%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2013 33.80
Production & Business Activity (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Jul 2020 52.05B CAD 8.98%
Retail and Services (View all 1)
Canada Retail Sales Jul 2020 52.86B CAD 0.57%
Canada Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 64.97B CAD 4.29%
View and sort all 3664 Canada Indicators

Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Bank of Canada Interest Rates Sep 18, 08:32 EDT
Canada Retail Trade Sep 18, 08:32 EDT
Canada Wholesale Trade Sep 18, 08:32 EDT
Canada Consumer Price Index Sep 16, 08:32 EDT
Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Sep 15, 08:33 EDT
Canada National Economic Accounts Sep 11, 08:30 EDT
Canada Housing Information Monthly Sep 9, 08:32 EDT

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