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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 Feb 2017 7.450B CAD -2.51%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Mar 2017 12517.00 -4.60%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Mar 2017 16127.00 31.04%
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 Feb 2017 1.711T Chn 2007 CAD 0.03%
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) Mar 2017 3.66% -2.40%
Industrial Production (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2017 54.26B CAD 0.76%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Mar 2017 3.66% -2.40%
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 Feb 2017 47.76B CAD -0.58%
Canada Wholesale Sales Feb 2017 58.86B CAD -0.22%
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Canada Weekly Financial Statistics Report Apr 28, 08:33 EDT
Canada GDP by Industry Report Apr 28, 08:30 EDT
Canada Housing Information Monthly Report Apr 26, 08:32 EDT
Canada Retail Trade Report Apr 26, 08:31 EDT
Canada Wholesale Trade Report Apr 24, 08:31 EDT
Canada Consumer Price Index Report Apr 21, 08:30 EDT
Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Report Apr 14, 19:16 EDT
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