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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) 2017 510.69B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.17% of GDP -0.65%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits Jul 2018 8.208B CAD -0.15%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Aug 2018 13537.00 -24.00%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Aug 2018 15571.00 -6.99%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.12 mt/Capita 2.75%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Jun 2018 1.784T Chn 2007 CAD 0.02%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada General Government Gross Debt (NSA) 2023 74.30% of GDP -2.75%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q4 2017 220.69 -1.55%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Aug 2018 4.43% 0.23%
Industrial Production (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Jul 2018 58.63B CAD -1.81%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Aug 2018 4.43% 0.23%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 510.69B USD 7.38%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2017 33.17% of GDP -0.65%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2013 34.00
Retail and Services (View all 2)
Canada Retail Sales Jul 2018 50.90B CAD 0.27%
Canada Wholesale Sales Jun 2018 63.07B CAD -0.76%
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