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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 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 Jan 2019 8.379B CAD -5.46%
Canada Housing Completions (NSA) Feb 2019 11322.00 -20.05%
Canada Housing Starts (NSA) Feb 2019 10384.00 -17.35%
Environment (View all 1)
Canada CO2 Emissions (NSA) 2014 15.12 mt/Capita 2.75%
GDP (View all 1)
Canada Real GDP Dec 2018 1.944T Chn 2012 CAD -0.06%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2023 76.60% of GDP -2.42%
House Prices (View all 1)
Canada House Price Index Q2 2018 222.60 1.37%
Household Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Feb 2019 4.52% -1.53%
Industrial Production (View all 2)
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Jan 2019 56.00B CAD -11.87%
Interest Rates (View all 1)
Canada 5-year Conventional Mortgage Lending Rate (NSA) Feb 2019 4.52% -1.53%
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 Dec 2018 50.35B CAD -0.05%
Canada Wholesale Sales Dec 2018 63.14B CAD 0.30%
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