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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 26)
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 108)
Canada Building Permits Dec 2016 7.168B CAD -6.59%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Jan 2017 13355.00 -11.89%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Jan 2017 12326.00 -21.75%
Economic Activity Indexes (View all 16)
Canada Economic Freedom Index 2016 78.00 -1.39%
Environment (View all 24)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2013 13.53 mt/Capita -2.35%
GDP (View all 1158)
Canada Real GDP Nov 2016 1.688T Chn 2007 CAD 0.40%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 9)
Canada Government Debt (NSA) 2015 91.47% of GDP 6.11%
House Prices (View all 9)
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) Jan 2017 3.73% -0.27%
Industrial Production (View all 433)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Dec 2016 51.80B CAD -0.59%
Interest Rates (View all 31)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Jan 2017 3.73% -0.27%
International Transactions (View all 101)
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 5)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2010 33.68
Retail and Services (View all 202)
Canada Retail Sales Dec 2016 44.91B CAD -0.46%
Canada Wholesale Sales Dec 2016 57.34B CAD 0.73%
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