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: Nov 30 2020, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Mar 1 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Q3 2020 2.117B CAD -12.16%
Canada Balance on Commercial Services Q3 2020 841.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Compensation of Employees Q3 2020 -917.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Goods Q3 2020 -8.781B CAD
Canada Balance on Goods and Services Q3 2020 -8.189B CAD
Canada Balance on Government Services Q3 2020 8.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Investment Income Q3 2020 2.597B CAD 20.23%
Canada Balance on Primary Income Q3 2020 1.68B CAD 28.83%
Canada Balance on Services Q3 2020 593.00M CAD -19.32%
Canada Balance on Transportation Q3 2020 -1.886B CAD
Canada Balance on Travel Q3 2020 1.63B CAD -36.67%
Canada Current Account Balance Q3 2020 -7.528B CAD

Canada Building Permits

Last Updated: Dec 24 2020, 08:35 EST    Next Release: Jan 28 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Nov 2020 9.424B CAD 12.87%
Canada Building Permits MoM Nov 2020 12.87%
Canada Commercial Building Permits Nov 2020 1.601B CAD 31.23%
Canada Dwellings Building Permits Nov 2020 23561.00 7.88%
Canada Industrial Building Permits Nov 2020 536.66M CAD -9.34%
Canada Institutional and Governmental Building Permits Nov 2020 900.40M CAD 23.22%
Canada Non-residential Building Permits Nov 2020 3.038B CAD 19.48%
Canada Residential Building Permits Nov 2020 6.387B CAD 9.97%

Canada Consumer Price Index

Last Updated: Dec 16 2020, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Jan 20 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Nov 2020 134.90 0.37%
Canada All Items Excluding Food and Energy Nov 2020 132.90 0.30%
Canada Clothing and Footwear Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 94.90 1.71%
Canada Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 138.00 0.29%
Canada Consumer Price Index MoM Nov 2020 0.29% -0.27%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 132.90 0.30%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index MoM Nov 2020 0.30% 33.05%
Canada Food Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 154.70 -0.19%
Canada Health and Personal Care Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 130.60 0.31%
Canada Household Operations, Furnishings, and Equipment Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 124.20 0.08%
Canada Inflation Rate Nov 2020 0.95% 44.65%
Canada Recreation, Education, and Reading Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 117.60 1.91%
Canada Shelter Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 148.70 0.27%
Canada Transportation Consumer Price Index Nov 2020 142.40 0.28%

Canada GDP by Industry

Last Updated: Dec 23 2020, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Jan 29 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2020 1.920T Chn 2012 CAD 0.42%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Oct 2020 46.42B Chn 2012 CAD 1.59%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Business Sector Industries Oct 2020 1.573T Chn 2012 CAD 0.40%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Construction Oct 2020 138.31B Chn 2012 CAD 0.74%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Educational Services Oct 2020 102.57B Chn 2012 CAD 0.92%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Energy Sector Oct 2020 161.34B Chn 2012 CAD 1.96%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Finance and Insurance Oct 2020 144.87B Chn 2012 CAD 0.83%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Health Care and Social Assistance Oct 2020 135.00B Chn 2012 CAD 0.86%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Industrial Production Oct 2020 370.95B Chn 2012 CAD -0.37%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Manufacturing Oct 2020 186.80B Chn 2012 CAD -0.82%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Oct 2020 134.06B Chn 2012 CAD -0.03%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Oct 2020 262.49B Chn 2012 CAD 0.12%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Retail Trade Oct 2020 102.86B Chn 2012 CAD 0.26%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Service-producing Industries Oct 2020 1.367T Chn 2012 CAD 0.53%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Transportation and Warehousing Oct 2020 70.82B Chn 2012 CAD 0.75%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Utilities Oct 2020 42.07B Chn 2012 CAD 0.93%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Wholesale Trade Oct 2020 103.65B Chn 2012 CAD 0.84%
Canada Real GDP MoM Oct 2020 0.42% -48.97%

Canada Labour Force Survey

Last Updated: Jan 8 2021, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Feb 5 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Dec 2020 18.55M -0.34%
Canada Employment Net Change Dec 2020 -62.60K
Canada Employment Rate Dec 2020 59.30% -0.34%
Canada Full-time Employment Dec 2020 15.19M 0.24%
Canada Labour Force Dec 2020 20.31M -0.21%
Canada Labour Force Participation Rate Dec 2020 64.90% -0.31%
Canada Not in Labour Force Dec 2020 11.19M 1.30%
Canada Part-time Employment Dec 2020 3.365M -2.86%
Canada Population Dec 2020 31.30M 0.07%
Canada Unemployment Dec 2020 1.756M 1.19%
Canada Unemployment Rate Dec 2020 8.60% 1.18%

Canada Labour Productivity Measures

Last Updated: Dec 2 2020, 08:34 EST    Next Release: Mar 4 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Q3 2020 95.44 -0.19%
Canada Compensation per Hour Worked Q3 2020 128.60 -11.64%
Canada Construction Labour Productivity Q3 2020 108.13 -18.95%
Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Q3 2020 118.40 15.33%
Canada Hours Worked Q3 2020 96.32 23.96%
Canada Implicit Price Deflator Q3 2020 109.94 3.70%
Canada Labour Productivity Q3 2020 111.81 -10.28%
Canada Labour Share Q3 2020 104.62 -5.02%
Canada Real Gross Domestic Product Q3 2020 107.69 11.22%
Canada Total Compensation Q3 2020 123.87 9.53%
Canada Total Economy Labour Productivity Q3 2020 112.31 -9.09%
Canada Total Number of Jobs Q3 2020 100.92 24.19%

Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing

Last Updated: Dec 16 2020, 18:01 EST    Next Release: Jan 19 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2020 -7.65%
Canada Food Manufacturing New Orders Oct 2020 9.262B CAD -0.34%
Canada Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Raw Materials, Fuel, Supplies, and Components Oct 2020 854.33M CAD -4.21%
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Oct 2020 52.03B CAD -3.92%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments Oct 2020 54.13B CAD 0.31%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments MoM Oct 2020 0.31% -85.88%
Canada Manufacturing Total Inventory Oct 2020 86.46B CAD -0.38%
Canada Nondurable Goods Industries New Orders Oct 2020 24.92B CAD 0.49%
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 Oct 2020 2.768B CAD 3.14%
Canada Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Shipments Oct 2020 2.741B CAD 2.23%

Canada New Housing Price Index

Last Updated: Dec 21 2020, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Jan 21 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Nov 2020 97.80 0.41%
British Columbia New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 111.80 0.27%
Calgary, AB New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 97.30 0.31%
Canada New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 107.90 0.56%
Canada New Housing Price Index MoM Nov 2020 0.56% -25.56%
Canada New Housing Price Index YoY Nov 2020 4.55% 17.62%
Halifax, NS New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 110.10 0.73%
Manitoba New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 109.10 0.28%
Montréal, QC New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 121.30 1.34%
New Brunswick New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 104.20 0.00%
Newfoundland and Labrador New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 100.50 0.50%
Nova Scotia New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 110.10 0.73%
Ontario New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 110.20 0.64%
Prince Edward Island New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 106.50 1.72%
Quebec New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 116.70 1.30%
Toronto, ON New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 105.10 0.29%
Vancouver, BC New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 112.80 0.27%
Victoria, BC New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 106.50 0.66%
Windsor, ON New Housing Price Index Nov 2020 113.10 0.18%

Canada Retail Trade

Last Updated: Dec 18 2020, 08:31 EST    Next Release: Jan 22 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2020 2.176B CAD -3.23%
Canada Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Retail Sales Oct 2020 3.937B CAD 2.87%
Canada Clothing Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 2.014B CAD -1.45%
Canada Electronics and Appliance Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 1.307B CAD -0.64%
Canada Food and Beverage Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 11.68B CAD -1.47%
Canada Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 1.859B CAD 6.59%
Canada Gasoline Stations Retail Sales Oct 2020 4.440B CAD -2.74%
Canada General Merchandise Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 6.768B CAD -0.68%
Canada Health and Personal Care Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 4.316B CAD 0.61%
Canada Jewellery, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 305.48M CAD 0.22%
Canada Miscellaneous Store Retailers Retail Sales Oct 2020 1.747B CAD 0.97%
Canada Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Retail Sales Oct 2020 14.73B CAD 1.50%
Canada Retail Sales Oct 2020 54.59B CAD 0.37%
Canada Retail Sales MoM Oct 2020 0.37% -80.34%
Canada Shoe Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 290.81M CAD -8.21%
Canada Specialty Food Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 760.03M CAD 2.47%
Canada Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Retail Sales Oct 2020 1.201B CAD 11.84%

Canada Wholesale Trade

Last Updated: Dec 16 2020, 08:32 EST    Next Release: Jan 19 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2020 6.482B CAD 0.57%
British Columbia Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 7.003B CAD 1.94%
Canada Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 66.72B CAD 0.98%
Canada Wholesale Sales MoM Oct 2020 0.98% 63.37%
Manitoba Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 1.565B CAD -2.86%
New Brunswick Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 625.38M CAD 3.06%
Nova Scotia Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 933.29M CAD 1.34%
Ontario Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 34.71B CAD 1.71%
Prince Edward Island Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 87.15M CAD -5.24%
Quebec Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 12.51B CAD -1.96%
Saskatchewan Wholesale Sales Oct 2020 2.396B CAD 6.73%

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

Last Updated: Dec 11 2020, 08:30 EST    Next Release: Mar 2 2021, 08:30 EST

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 Q3 2020 2.235T CAD 11.62%
Canada GDP QoQ Q3 2020 55.20%
Canada Real GDP Q3 2020 2.003T Chn 2012 CAD 8.87%
Canada Real GDP QoQ Q3 2020 8.87%
Canada Real GDP QoQ Q3 2020 40.51%
Canada Real GDP YoY Q3 2020 -5.16%

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