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 Sep 2020 9.450B CAD 17.02%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Oct 2020 15327.00 -15.10%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Oct 2020 17876.00 -1.61%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.16 mt/Capita 2.83%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Aug 2020 1.904T Chn 2012 CAD 1.20%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2025 106.2% of GDP -3.45%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q1 2020 227.99 2.64%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Sep 2020 3.51% -1.68%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Sep 2020 3.51% -1.68%
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 Sep 2020 54.05B CAD 3.56%
Retail and Services (View all 1)
Canada Retail Sales Sep 2020 53.87B CAD 1.13%
Canada Wholesale Sales Sep 2020 66.23B CAD 0.92%
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Bank of Canada Interest Rates Nov 27, 13:35 EST
Canada Retail Trade Nov 20, 08:30 EST
Canada New Housing Price Index Nov 20, 08:30 EST
Canada Wholesale Trade Nov 18, 18:01 EST
Canada Housing Information Monthly Nov 18, 09:07 EST
Canada Consumer Price Index Nov 18, 09:01 EST
Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Nov 16, 08:33 EST

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