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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) 2017 511.41B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.41% of GDP -0.69%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits Jan 2020 9.246B CAD 4.03%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Feb 2020 13349.00 -8.13%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Feb 2020 13423.00 8.97%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.12 mt/Capita 2.75%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Jan 2020 1.987T Chn 2012 CAD 0.14%
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 Q3 2019 222.63 0.63%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Feb 2020 4.08% 0.00%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Feb 2020 4.08% 0.00%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 511.41B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.41% of GDP -0.69%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2013 34.00
Production & Business Activity (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Jan 2020 56.56B CAD 0.78%
Retail and Services (View all 1)
Canada Retail Sales Jan 2020 51.97B CAD 0.44%
Canada Wholesale Sales Jan 2020 65.18B CAD 1.78%
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Bank of Canada Interest Rates Report Apr 6, 08:31 EDT
Canada GDP by Industry Report Mar 31, 08:31 EDT
Canada Wholesale Trade Report Mar 23, 08:31 EDT
Canada Retail Trade Report Mar 20, 08:33 EDT
Canada New Housing Price Index Report Mar 19, 08:33 EDT
Canada Consumer Price Index Report Mar 18, 08:34 EDT
Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing Report Mar 17, 08:35 EDT
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