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: May 28 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Aug 27 2020, 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 Q1 2020 2.018B CAD -37.72%
Canada Balance on Commercial Services Q1 2020 461.00M CAD -47.25%
Canada Balance on Compensation of Employees Q1 2020 -730.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Goods Q1 2020 -3.908B CAD
Canada Balance on Goods and Services Q1 2020 -9.813B CAD
Canada Balance on Government Services Q1 2020 82.00M CAD -9.89%
Canada Balance on Investment Income Q1 2020 609.00M CAD 210.7%
Canada Balance on Primary Income Q1 2020 -121.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Services Q1 2020 -5.905B CAD
Canada Balance on Transportation Q1 2020 -3.201B CAD
Canada Balance on Travel Q1 2020 -3.247B CAD
Canada Current Account Balance Q1 2020 -11.09B CAD

Canada Building Permits

Last Updated: Jun 29 2020, 08:35 EDT    Next Release: Aug 11 2020, 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 May 2020 7.406B CAD 20.15%
Canada Building Permits MoM May 2020 20.15%
Canada Commercial Building Permits May 2020 1.458B CAD 20.79%
Canada Dwellings Building Permits May 2020 18375.00 12.25%
Canada Industrial Building Permits May 2020 599.94M CAD 57.59%
Canada Institutional and Governmental Building Permits May 2020 544.00M CAD 2.78%
Canada Non-residential Building Permits May 2020 2.602B CAD 22.90%
Canada Residential Building Permits May 2020 4.805B CAD 18.72%

Canada Consumer Price Index

Last Updated: Jun 17 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Jul 22 2020, 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 May 2020 131.90 0.08%
Canada All Items Excluding Food and Energy May 2020 131.50 -0.15%
Canada Clothing and Footwear Consumer Price Index May 2020 90.60 -0.88%
Canada Consumer Price Index May 2020 135.50 0.07%
Canada Consumer Price Index MoM May 2020 0.07%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index May 2020 131.50 -0.15%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index MoM May 2020 -0.15%
Canada Food Consumer Price Index May 2020 154.00 -0.06%
Canada Health and Personal Care Consumer Price Index May 2020 128.40 -0.08%
Canada Household Operations, Furnishings, and Equipment Consumer Price Index May 2020 123.40 -0.32%
Canada Inflation Rate May 2020 -0.37%
Canada Recreation, Education, and Reading Consumer Price Index May 2020 114.80 -0.61%
Canada Shelter Consumer Price Index May 2020 145.60 -0.27%
Canada Transportation Consumer Price Index May 2020 139.30 2.73%

Canada GDP by Industry

Last Updated: Jun 30 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Jul 31 2020, 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 Apr 2020 1.631T Chn 2012 CAD -11.64%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Apr 2020 40.84B Chn 2007 CAD -1.04%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Business Sector Industries Apr 2020 1.322T Chn 2007 CAD -12.97%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Construction Apr 2020 105.57B Chn 2007 CAD -22.88%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Educational Services Apr 2020 82.44B Chn 2007 CAD -8.62%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Energy Sector Apr 2020 164.06B Chn 2007 CAD -5.58%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Finance and Insurance Apr 2020 132.23B Chn 2007 CAD -1.01%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Health Care and Social Assistance Apr 2020 114.43B Chn 2007 CAD -10.41%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Industrial Production Apr 2020 313.22B Chn 2007 CAD -16.10%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Manufacturing Apr 2020 141.69B Chn 2007 CAD -22.49%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Apr 2020 127.59B Chn 2007 CAD -9.37%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Apr 2020 244.28B Chn 2007 CAD -3.50%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Retail Trade Apr 2020 72.10B Chn 2007 CAD -22.93%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Service-producing Industries Apr 2020 1.174T Chn 2007 CAD -9.69%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Transportation and Warehousing Apr 2020 59.29B Chn 2007 CAD -23.08%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Utilities Apr 2020 42.98B Chn 2007 CAD -1.78%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Wholesale Trade Apr 2020 80.98B Chn 2007 CAD -17.86%
Canada Real GDP MoM Apr 2020 -11.64%

Canada Labour Force Survey

Last Updated: Jun 5 2020, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Jul 10 2020, 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 May 2020 16.47M 1.79%
Canada Employment Net Change May 2020 289.60K
Canada Employment Rate May 2020 52.90% 1.54%
Canada Full-time Employment May 2020 13.88M 1.61%
Canada Labour Force May 2020 19.09M 2.64%
Canada Labour Force Participation Rate May 2020 61.40% 2.68%
Canada Not in Labour Force May 2020 11.82M -6.06%
Canada Part-time Employment May 2020 2.592M 2.79%
Canada Population May 2020 31.11M 0.06%
Canada Unemployment May 2020 2.619M 8.31%
Canada Unemployment Rate May 2020 13.70% 5.38%

Canada Labour Productivity Measures

Last Updated: Jun 3 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Sep 2 2020, 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 Q1 2020 96.64 -1.37%
Canada Compensation per Hour Worked Q1 2020 123.92 4.49%
Canada Construction Labour Productivity Q1 2020 108.94 8.08%
Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Q1 2020 122.74 -2.54%
Canada Hours Worked Q1 2020 101.14 -5.83%
Canada Implicit Price Deflator Q1 2020 109.78 0.07%
Canada Labour Productivity Q1 2020 110.55 3.41%
Canada Labour Share Q1 2020 102.11 0.98%
Canada Real Gross Domestic Product Q1 2020 111.80 -2.62%
Canada Total Compensation Q1 2020 125.33 -1.59%
Canada Total Economy Labour Productivity Q1 2020 110.57 3.46%
Canada Total Number of Jobs Q1 2020 104.66 -4.52%

Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing

Last Updated: Jun 15 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Jul 15 2020, 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 Apr 2020 -42.96%
Canada Food Manufacturing New Orders Apr 2020 8.653B CAD -13.27%
Canada Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Raw Materials, Fuel, Supplies, and Components Apr 2020 901.39M CAD 5.42%
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Apr 2020 35.13B CAD -31.34%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments Apr 2020 36.36B CAD -28.54%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments MoM Apr 2020 -28.54%
Canada Manufacturing Total Inventory Apr 2020 87.80B CAD -0.65%
Canada Nondurable Goods Industries New Orders Apr 2020 20.60B CAD -19.83%
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 Apr 2020 1.681B CAD -30.83%
Canada Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Shipments Apr 2020 1.623B CAD -31.01%

Canada National Economic Accounts

Last Updated: Jun 12 2020, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Aug 28 2020, 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 Exports of Goods and Services Q1 2020 169.95B CAD -5.91%
Canada Exports of Services Q1 2020 110.60 0.64%
Canada GDP Q1 2020 544.56B CAD -8.76%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services Q1 2020 181.03B CAD -2.89%
Canada National Net Saving Q1 2020 -122.00M CAD
Canada Real GDP Q1 2020 2.057T Chn 2012 CAD -2.11%
Canada Real GDP Growth Q1 2020 -2.10% Chg Qtr
Canada Real Gross Domestic Income QoQ Q1 2020 -2.30%
Canada Real Gross National Income QoQ Q1 2020 -2.20%

Canada New Housing Price Index

Last Updated: Jun 18 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Jul 21 2020, 08:30 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 May 2020 97.20 0.00%
British Columbia New Housing Price Index May 2020 106.30 0.00%
Calgary, AB New Housing Price Index May 2020 96.90 0.00%
Canada New Housing Price Index May 2020 104.20 0.10%
Canada New Housing Price Index MoM May 2020 0.10%
Canada New Housing Price Index YoY May 2020 1.07% 22.34%
Halifax, NS New Housing Price Index May 2020 104.40 0.48%
Manitoba New Housing Price Index May 2020 105.50 -0.09%
Montréal, QC New Housing Price Index May 2020 113.80 0.00%
New Brunswick New Housing Price Index May 2020 103.20 0.00%
Newfoundland and Labrador New Housing Price Index May 2020 97.20 0.00%
Nova Scotia New Housing Price Index May 2020 104.40 0.48%
Ontario New Housing Price Index May 2020 106.50 0.09%
Prince Edward Island New Housing Price Index May 2020 102.60 0.59%
Quebec New Housing Price Index May 2020 110.30 0.00%
Toronto, ON New Housing Price Index May 2020 102.80 0.00%
Vancouver, BC New Housing Price Index May 2020 106.90 0.00%
Victoria, BC New Housing Price Index May 2020 102.60 0.00%
Windsor, ON New Housing Price Index May 2020 108.60 0.00%

Canada Retail Trade

Last Updated: Jun 19 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Jul 21 2020, 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 Apr 2020 1.887B CAD -20.32%
Canada Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Retail Sales Apr 2020 2.803B CAD -15.68%
Canada Clothing Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 304.76M CAD -72.82%
Canada Electronics and Appliance Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 901.61M CAD -19.15%
Canada Food and Beverage Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 11.74B CAD -12.71%
Canada Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 581.58M CAD -50.60%
Canada Gasoline Stations Retail Sales Apr 2020 2.936B CAD -32.17%
Canada General Merchandise Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 5.302B CAD -18.71%
Canada Health and Personal Care Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 3.515B CAD -18.10%
Canada Jewellery, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 69.92M CAD -60.99%
Canada Miscellaneous Store Retailers Retail Sales Apr 2020 1.026B CAD -31.45%
Canada Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Retail Sales Apr 2020 5.110B CAD -44.30%
Canada Retail Sales Apr 2020 34.72B CAD -26.36%
Canada Retail Sales MoM Apr 2020 -26.36%
Canada Shoe Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 69.82M CAD -56.10%
Canada Specialty Food Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 643.87M CAD -15.71%
Canada Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Retail Sales Apr 2020 359.66M CAD -55.41%

Canada Wholesale Trade

Last Updated: Jun 18 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Jul 17 2020, 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 Apr 2020 6.208B CAD -2.88%
British Columbia Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 5.340B CAD -14.96%
Canada Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 49.82B CAD -21.56%
Canada Wholesale Sales MoM Apr 2020 -21.56%
Manitoba Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 1.438B CAD -9.10%
New Brunswick Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 466.37M CAD -21.24%
Nova Scotia Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 707.42M CAD -19.50%
Ontario Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 23.03B CAD -30.22%
Prince Edward Island Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 90.71M CAD -7.54%
Quebec Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 9.901B CAD -17.57%
Saskatchewan Wholesale Sales Apr 2020 2.297B CAD 1.64%

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