Canada Economy

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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) 2018 550.51B USD 6.24%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 34.09% of GDP 1.23%
Construction (View all 1)
Canada Building Permits May 2020 7.406B CAD 20.15%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) May 2020 14505.00 18.72%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) May 2020 16101.00 26.13%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.16 mt/Capita 2.83%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Apr 2020 1.631T Chn 2012 CAD -11.64%
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 Q4 2019 224.08 0.77%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) May 2020 3.86% -2.28%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) May 2020 3.86% -2.28%
International Transactions (View all 1)
Canada Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 550.51B USD 6.24%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 34.09% of GDP 1.23%
Personal Income and Spending (View all 1)
Canada GINI Index (NSA) 2013 33.80
Production & Business Activity (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Apr 2020 35.13B CAD -31.34%
Retail and Services (View all 1)
Canada Retail Sales Apr 2020 34.72B CAD -26.36%
Canada Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 49.82B CAD -21.56%
View and sort all 3664 Canada Indicators

Related Indicator Reports

Report Last Updated
Ivey Purchasing Managers Index Jul 7, 10:04 EDT
Bank of Canada Interest Rates Jul 7, 08:35 EDT
Canada GDP by Industry Jun 30, 08:31 EDT
Canada Building Permits Jun 29, 08:35 EDT
Canada Retail Trade Jun 19, 08:31 EDT
Canada Wholesale Trade Jun 18, 08:33 EDT
Canada New Housing Price Index Jun 18, 08:33 EDT

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