Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada, a member of the Industry Portfolio, produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.
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Canada Balance of International Payments

Last Updated: Mar 1 2021, 08:31 EST    Next Release: May 31 2021, 08:30 EDT

The balance of international payments covers all economic transactions between Canadian residents and non-residents in three accounts: the current account, the capital account and the financial account.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Balance of Taxes Q4 2020 2.137B CAD 2.40%
Canada Balance on Commercial Services Q4 2020 1.398B CAD 89.43%
Canada Balance on Compensation of Employees Q4 2020 -1.059B CAD
Canada Balance on Goods Q4 2020 -9.49B CAD
Canada Balance on Goods and Services Q4 2020 -9.205B CAD
Canada Balance on Government Services Q4 2020 4.00M CAD -55.56%
Canada Balance on Investment Income Q4 2020 4.171B CAD 247.0%
Canada Balance on Primary Income Q4 2020 3.112B CAD 1.40K%
Canada Balance on Services Q4 2020 285.00M CAD 68.64%
Canada Balance on Transportation Q4 2020 -2.31B CAD
Canada Balance on Travel Q4 2020 1.192B CAD -21.78%
Canada Current Account Balance Q4 2020 -7.261B CAD

Canada Building Permits

Last Updated: Apr 1 2021, 08:36 EDT    Next Release: May 4 2021, 08:30 EDT

The monthly Building Permits Survey collects data on the value of permits issued by Canadian municipalities for both residential and non-residential buildings, and the number of residential dwellings authorized. The survey also measures the number of dwelling units demolished.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Building Permits Feb 2021 10.15B CAD 2.08%
Canada Building Permits MoM Feb 2021 2.08% -69.76%
Canada Commercial Building Permits Feb 2021 1.727B CAD 11.35%
Canada Dwellings Building Permits Feb 2021 24197.00 -4.21%
Canada Industrial Building Permits Feb 2021 543.90M CAD 1.85%
Canada Institutional and Governmental Building Permits Feb 2021 1.038B CAD 27.86%
Canada Non-residential Building Permits Feb 2021 3.309B CAD 14.23%
Canada Residential Building Permits Feb 2021 6.841B CAD -2.92%

Canada Consumer Price Index

Last Updated: Mar 17 2021, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Apr 21 2021, 08:30 EDT

The Consumer Price Index is an indicator of changes in consumer prices experienced by Canadians. It is obtained by comparing, over time, the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services purchased by consumers.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada All Items Excluding Food Feb 2021 135.80 0.07%
Canada All Items Excluding Food and Energy Feb 2021 132.90 -0.37%
Canada Clothing and Footwear Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 93.50 -0.43%
Canada Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 139.00 0.14%
Canada Consumer Price Index MoM Feb 2021 0.14% -66.81%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 132.90 -0.37%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index MoM Feb 2021 -0.37%
Canada Food Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 154.90 0.32%
Canada Health and Personal Care Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 130.40 0.08%
Canada Household Operations, Furnishings, and Equipment Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 124.20 -0.56%
Canada Inflation Rate Feb 2021 1.09% 6.67%
Canada Recreation, Education, and Reading Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 116.00 -2.27%
Canada Shelter Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 148.80 0.27%
Canada Transportation Consumer Price Index Feb 2021 147.10 0.89%

Canada GDP by Industry

Last Updated: Mar 31 2021, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Apr 30 2021, 08:30 EDT

Gross Domestic Product by industry at basic prices is a measure of the economic production which takes place within the geographical boundaries of Canada. It measures provide an alternate dimension that supplements the income and expenditure-based GDP estimates, and constitute an extension (on a monthly basis) of the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts Supply and Use Tables.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Real GDP Jan 2021 1.950T Chn 2012 CAD 0.69%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Jan 2021 48.34B Chn 2012 CAD -0.35%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Business Sector Industries Jan 2021 1.601T Chn 2012 CAD 0.83%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Construction Jan 2021 142.95B Chn 2012 CAD 1.38%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Educational Services Jan 2021 103.78B Chn 2012 CAD 0.40%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Energy Sector Jan 2021 170.02B Chn 2012 CAD 1.27%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Finance and Insurance Jan 2021 147.82B Chn 2012 CAD 0.75%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Health Care and Social Assistance Jan 2021 139.34B Chn 2012 CAD 0.83%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Industrial Production Jan 2021 388.47B Chn 2012 CAD 1.75%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Manufacturing Jan 2021 190.21B Chn 2012 CAD 1.89%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Jan 2021 153.45B Chn 2012 CAD 2.65%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Jan 2021 265.18B Chn 2012 CAD 0.35%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Retail Trade Jan 2021 97.99B Chn 2012 CAD -1.73%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Service-producing Industries Jan 2021 1.375T Chn 2012 CAD 0.40%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Transportation and Warehousing Jan 2021 71.94B Chn 2012 CAD -0.65%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Utilities Jan 2021 41.05B Chn 2012 CAD -0.78%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Wholesale Trade Jan 2021 108.09B Chn 2012 CAD 3.85%
Canada Real GDP MoM Jan 2021 0.69% 483.0%

Canada Labour Force Survey

Last Updated: Apr 9 2021, 08:38 EDT    Next Release: May 7 2021, 08:30 EDT

The Canada Labour Force Survey data are used to produce the well-known unemployment rate as well as other standard labour market indicators such as the employment rate and the participation rate. The LFS also provides employment estimates by industry, occupation, public and private sector, hours worked and much more, all cross-classifiable by a variety of demographic characteristics. Estimates are produced for Canada, the provinces, the territories and a large number of sub-provincial regions. For employees, data on wage rates, union status, job permanency and establishment size are also produced.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Employment Mar 2021 18.83M 1.64%
Canada Employment Net Change Mar 2021 303.10K 16.94%
Canada Employment Rate Mar 2021 60.30% 1.52%
Canada Full-time Employment Mar 2021 15.40M 1.15%
Canada Labour Force Mar 2021 20.35M 0.77%
Canada Labour Force Participation Rate Mar 2021 65.20% 0.77%
Canada Not in Labour Force Mar 2021 11.10M -1.26%
Canada Part-time Employment Mar 2021 3.438M 3.86%
Canada Population Mar 2021 31.23M 0.06%
Canada Unemployment Mar 2021 1.517M -8.91%
Canada Unemployment Rate Mar 2021 7.50% -8.54%

Canada Labour Productivity Measures

Last Updated: Mar 4 2021, 08:30 EST    Next Release: Jun 4 2021, 08:30 EDT

The quarterly program of the Canadian Productivity Accounts produces, on a timely basis, data on labour productivity and related variables such as output, employment, hours worked, labour compensation and unit labour cost.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Average Hours Worked Q4 2020 96.25 1.96%
Canada Compensation per Hour Worked Q4 2020 128.90 -1.98%
Canada Construction Labour Productivity Q4 2020 104.51 -3.65%
Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Q4 2020 122.69 3.94%
Canada Hours Worked Q4 2020 98.50 4.59%
Canada Implicit Price Deflator Q4 2020 111.13 1.39%
Canada Labour Productivity Q4 2020 112.08 -1.99%
Canada Labour Share Q4 2020 103.49 -1.36%
Canada Real Gross Domestic Product Q4 2020 110.40 2.51%
Canada Total Compensation Q4 2020 126.97 2.52%
Canada Total Economy Labour Productivity Q4 2020 111.84 -1.85%
Canada Total Number of Jobs Q4 2020 102.34 2.58%

Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing

Last Updated: Apr 15 2021, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: May 14 2021, 08:30 EDT

The Monthly Survey of Manufacturing publishes statistical series for manufacturers -- sales of goods manufactured, inventories, unfilled orders, new orders and capacity utilization rate.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Durable Goods Industries New Orders MoM Feb 2021 -11.28%
Canada Food Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2021 9.464B CAD -0.81%
Canada Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Raw Materials, Fuel, Supplies, and Components Feb 2021 777.75M CAD -8.00%
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2021 54.41B CAD -6.59%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments Feb 2021 55.36B CAD -1.63%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments MoM Feb 2021 -1.63%
Canada Manufacturing Total Inventory Feb 2021 88.71B CAD 0.85%
Canada Nondurable Goods Industries New Orders Feb 2021 26.14B CAD -0.92%
Canada Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing New Orders Jun 2012 6.267B CAD -12.50%
Canada Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing Shipments Mar 2018 5.976B CAD -0.27%
Canada Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2021 2.628B CAD -11.22%
Canada Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Shipments Feb 2021 2.671B CAD -8.73%

Canada New Housing Price Index

Last Updated: Mar 18 2021, 09:33 EDT    Next Release: Apr 22 2021, 13:15 EDT

The New Housing Price Index is a monthly series that measures changes over time in the contractors' selling prices of new residential houses, where detailed specifications pertaining to each house remain the same between two consecutive periods.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Alberta New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 98.80 0.82%
British Columbia New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 116.30 3.56%
Calgary, AB New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 98.40 0.82%
Canada New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 111.10 1.93%
Canada New Housing Price Index MoM Feb 2021 1.93% 160.6%
Canada New Housing Price Index YoY Feb 2021 7.03% 29.85%
Halifax, NS New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 112.70 2.36%
Manitoba New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 112.30 1.72%
Montréal, QC New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 123.00 0.74%
New Brunswick New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 105.50 1.25%
Newfoundland and Labrador New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 100.70 0.00%
Nova Scotia New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 112.70 2.36%
Ontario New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 113.70 1.34%
Prince Edward Island New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 110.20 0.18%
Quebec New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 118.80 0.85%
Toronto, ON New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 107.70 1.41%
Vancouver, BC New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 117.60 3.98%
Victoria, BC New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 108.50 0.65%
Windsor, ON New Housing Price Index Feb 2021 116.30 0.87%

Canada Retail Trade

Last Updated: Mar 19 2021, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Apr 28 2021, 08:30 EDT

The Monthly Retail Trade Survey collects sales, e-commerce sales, and the number of retail locations by province, territory, and selected Census Metropolitan Areas from a sample of retailers.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 2.219B CAD 4.06%
Canada Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Retail Sales Jan 2021 4.119B CAD 2.87%
Canada Clothing Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 1.272B CAD -17.96%
Canada Electronics and Appliance Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 1.242B CAD -1.42%
Canada Food and Beverage Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 12.36B CAD 0.06%
Canada Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 1.459B CAD -15.07%
Canada Gasoline Stations Retail Sales Jan 2021 4.370B CAD 0.87%
Canada General Merchandise Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 6.602B CAD 3.27%
Canada Health and Personal Care Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 4.406B CAD 0.10%
Canada Jewellery, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 258.53M CAD -3.99%
Canada Miscellaneous Store Retailers Retail Sales Jan 2021 1.698B CAD -1.20%
Canada Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Retail Sales Jan 2021 13.75B CAD -0.98%
Canada Retail Sales Jan 2021 52.55B CAD -1.13%
Canada Retail Sales MoM Jan 2021 -1.13%
Canada Shoe Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 183.46M CAD -31.07%
Canada Specialty Food Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 838.81M CAD 10.49%
Canada Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Retail Sales Jan 2021 827.83M CAD -16.76%

Canada Wholesale Trade

Last Updated: Mar 12 2021, 08:35 EST    Next Release: Apr 16 2021, 08:30 EDT

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey provides information on the performance of the wholesale trade sector and is an important indicator of the health of the Canadian economy. In addition, the business community uses the data to analyse market performance.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Alberta Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 6.929B CAD 5.25%
British Columbia Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 7.353B CAD 6.98%
Canada Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 69.20B CAD 3.95%
Canada Wholesale Sales MoM Jan 2021 3.95%
Manitoba Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 1.623B CAD -1.46%
New Brunswick Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 701.34M CAD 13.85%
Nova Scotia Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 998.92M CAD -0.15%
Ontario Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 35.59B CAD 3.00%
Prince Edward Island Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 112.24M CAD 10.34%
Quebec Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 13.08B CAD 5.46%
Saskatchewan Wholesale Sales Jan 2021 2.396B CAD -0.01%

National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Income and by Expenditure Accounts

Last Updated: Mar 12 2021, 08:33 EST    Next Release: Jun 1 2021, 08:30 EDT

The National Gross Domestic Product by Income and by Expenditure Accounts give a comprehensive statistical picture of Canadian economic developments. The national gross domestic product by income and by expenditure is at the centre of macroeconomic analysis and policy-making in Canada.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Canada GDP Q4 2020 2.307T CAD 3.40%
Canada GDP QoQ Q4 2020 14.30% -73.80%
Canada Real GDP Q4 2020 2.046T Chn 2012 CAD 2.32%
Canada Real GDP QoQ Q4 2020 2.32% -73.86%
Canada Real GDP QoQ Q4 2020 9.63% -76.28%
Canada Real GDP YoY Q4 2020 -3.23%

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