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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 Sep 2019 8.340B CAD -6.51%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Oct 2019 12984.00 -10.06%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Oct 2019 16586.00 -13.31%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.12 mt/Capita 2.75%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Aug 2019 1.973T 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 Q1 2019 217.69 -0.39%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Oct 2019 4.09% 0.49%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Oct 2019 4.09% 0.49%
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 Aug 2019 58.34B CAD 6.10%
Retail and Services (View all 2)
Canada Retail Sales Aug 2019 51.54B CAD -0.08%
Canada Wholesale Sales Aug 2019 64.31B CAD -1.24%
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Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Canada Weekly Financial Statistics Report Nov 12, 08:32 EST
Canada Building Permits Report Nov 8, 08:49 EST
Canada Housing Information Monthly Report Nov 8, 08:40 EST
Canada Labour Force Survey Report Nov 8, 08:35 EST
Ivey Purchasing Managers Index Report Nov 6, 10:01 EST
Canada GDP by Industry Report Oct 31, 08:38 EDT
Canada Wholesale Trade Report Oct 23, 08:32 EDT
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