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: Aug 27 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Nov 30 2020, 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 Q2 2020 2.393B CAD 16.96%
Canada Balance on Commercial Services Q2 2020 -466.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Compensation of Employees Q2 2020 -486.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Goods Q2 2020 -7.688B CAD
Canada Balance on Goods and Services Q2 2020 -7.859B CAD
Canada Balance on Government Services Q2 2020 50.00M CAD -5.66%
Canada Balance on Investment Income Q2 2020 726.00M CAD -60.84%
Canada Balance on Primary Income Q2 2020 240.00M CAD -78.69%
Canada Balance on Services Q2 2020 -171.00M CAD
Canada Balance on Transportation Q2 2020 -1.80B CAD
Canada Balance on Travel Q2 2020 2.045B CAD
Canada Current Account Balance Q2 2020 -8.626B CAD

Canada Building Permits

Last Updated: Aug 31 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Oct 1 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 Jul 2020 7.775B CAD -3.04%
Canada Building Permits MoM Jul 2020 -3.04%
Canada Commercial Building Permits Jul 2020 1.628B CAD 29.88%
Canada Dwellings Building Permits Jul 2020 17956.00 -8.00%
Canada Industrial Building Permits Jul 2020 461.93M CAD -15.72%
Canada Institutional and Governmental Building Permits Jul 2020 628.09M CAD -24.22%
Canada Non-residential Building Permits Jul 2020 2.718B CAD 3.33%
Canada Residential Building Permits Jul 2020 5.057B CAD -6.15%

Canada Consumer Price Index

Last Updated: Sep 16 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Oct 21 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 Aug 2020 133.70 0.15%
Canada All Items Excluding Food and Energy Aug 2020 131.70 0.08%
Canada Clothing and Footwear Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 95.60 0.42%
Canada Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 136.90 0.07%
Canada Consumer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.07%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 131.70 0.08%
Canada Core Consumer Price Index MoM Aug 2020 0.08%
Canada Food Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 153.60 -0.26%
Canada Health and Personal Care Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 129.20 0.47%
Canada Household Operations, Furnishings, and Equipment Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 124.10 -0.08%
Canada Inflation Rate Aug 2020 0.15% 0.14%
Canada Recreation, Education, and Reading Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 114.20 0.97%
Canada Shelter Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 146.80 0.27%
Canada Transportation Consumer Price Index Aug 2020 141.20 0.07%

Canada GDP by Industry

Last Updated: Aug 28 2020, 08:36 EDT    Next Release: Sep 30 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 Jun 2020 1.821T Chn 2012 CAD 6.47%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Jun 2020 41.88B Chn 2007 CAD 0.28%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Business Sector Industries Jun 2020 1.488T Chn 2007 CAD 7.66%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Construction Jun 2020 139.42B Chn 2007 CAD 9.42%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Educational Services Jun 2020 95.17B Chn 2007 CAD 0.93%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Energy Sector Jun 2020 155.38B Chn 2007 CAD -2.26%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Finance and Insurance Jun 2020 136.70B Chn 2007 CAD 2.16%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Health Care and Social Assistance Jun 2020 126.71B Chn 2007 CAD 6.99%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Industrial Production Jun 2020 350.28B Chn 2007 CAD 7.45%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Manufacturing Jun 2020 175.64B Chn 2007 CAD 14.56%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction Jun 2020 119.98B Chn 2007 CAD -4.67%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Jun 2020 253.44B Chn 2007 CAD 2.51%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Retail Trade Jun 2020 104.01B Chn 2007 CAD 22.30%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Service-producing Industries Jun 2020 1.291T Chn 2007 CAD 6.11%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Transportation and Warehousing Jun 2020 65.14B Chn 2007 CAD 8.04%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Utilities Jun 2020 43.32B Chn 2007 CAD 1.29%
Canada Real GDP by Industry: Wholesale Trade Jun 2020 96.13B Chn 2007 CAD 15.82%
Canada Real GDP MoM Jun 2020 6.47% 33.47%

Canada Labour Force Survey

Last Updated: Sep 4 2020, 08:37 EDT    Next Release: Oct 9 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 Aug 2020 18.09M 1.38%
Canada Employment Net Change Aug 2020 245.80K -41.27%
Canada Employment Rate Aug 2020 58.00% 1.22%
Canada Full-time Employment Aug 2020 14.65M 1.42%
Canada Labour Force Aug 2020 20.14M 0.54%
Canada Labour Force Participation Rate Aug 2020 64.60% 0.47%
Canada Not in Labour Force Aug 2020 10.64M -1.61%
Canada Part-time Employment Aug 2020 3.442M 1.18%
Canada Population Aug 2020 31.19M 0.07%
Canada Unemployment Aug 2020 2.047M -6.26%
Canada Unemployment Rate Aug 2020 10.20% -6.42%

Canada Labour Productivity Measures

Last Updated: Sep 2 2020, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Dec 2 2020, 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 Q2 2020 96.00 0.73%
Canada Compensation per Hour Worked Q2 2020 142.35 14.33%
Canada Construction Labour Productivity Q2 2020 130.56 16.24%
Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Q2 2020 101.47 -16.31%
Canada Hours Worked Q2 2020 77.95 -22.13%
Canada Implicit Price Deflator Q2 2020 106.37 -2.12%
Canada Labour Productivity Q2 2020 122.39 9.80%
Canada Labour Share Q2 2020 109.35 6.38%
Canada Real Gross Domestic Product Q2 2020 95.40 -14.50%
Canada Total Compensation Q2 2020 110.96 -10.98%
Canada Total Economy Labour Productivity Q2 2020 122.13 10.05%
Canada Total Number of Jobs Q2 2020 81.19 -22.70%

Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing

Last Updated: Sep 15 2020, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Oct 16 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 Jul 2020 15.09% -65.58%
Canada Food Manufacturing New Orders Jul 2020 9.015B CAD -1.63%
Canada Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Raw Materials, Fuel, Supplies, and Components Jul 2020 929.19M CAD 2.07%
Canada Manufacturing New Orders Jul 2020 52.05B CAD 8.98%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments Jul 2020 53.13B CAD 6.99%
Canada Manufacturing Shipments MoM Jul 2020 6.99% -69.61%
Canada Manufacturing Total Inventory Jul 2020 86.36B CAD -0.83%
Canada Nondurable Goods Industries New Orders Jul 2020 24.39B CAD 2.80%
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 Jul 2020 2.854B CAD 12.09%
Canada Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing Shipments Jul 2020 2.875B CAD 15.14%

Canada National Economic Accounts

Last Updated: Sep 11 2020, 08:30 EDT    Next Release: Dec 1 2020, 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 Exports of Goods and Services Q2 2020 133.94B CAD -20.73%
Canada Exports of Services Q2 2020 108.50 -1.81%
Canada GDP Q2 2020 484.65B CAD -10.52%
Canada Imports of Goods and Services Q2 2020 143.49B CAD -21.77%
Canada National Net Saving Q2 2020 -26.29B CAD
Canada Real GDP Q2 2020 1.820T Chn 2012 CAD -11.51%
Canada Real GDP Growth Q2 2020 -11.50% Chg Qtr
Canada Real Gross Domestic Income QoQ Q2 2020 -12.40%
Canada Real Gross National Income QoQ Q2 2020 -12.50%

Canada New Housing Price Index

Last Updated: Aug 21 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Sep 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 Jul 2020 96.70 -0.41%
British Columbia New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 107.20 0.75%
Calgary, AB New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 96.30 -0.52%
Canada New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 104.70 0.38%
Canada New Housing Price Index MoM Jul 2020 0.38% 299.5%
Canada New Housing Price Index YoY Jul 2020 1.75% 38.60%
Halifax, NS New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 105.40 0.48%
Manitoba New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 106.00 0.19%
Montréal, QC New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 114.80 0.53%
New Brunswick New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 103.20 0.00%
Newfoundland and Labrador New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 96.90 -0.31%
Nova Scotia New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 105.40 0.48%
Ontario New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 107.20 0.47%
Prince Edward Island New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 102.60 0.00%
Quebec New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 111.10 0.36%
Toronto, ON New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 103.10 0.29%
Vancouver, BC New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 107.80 0.75%
Victoria, BC New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 102.60 0.00%
Windsor, ON New Housing Price Index Jul 2020 109.40 0.74%

Canada Retail Trade

Last Updated: Sep 18 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Oct 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 Jul 2020 2.168B CAD -3.21%
Canada Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Retail Sales Jul 2020 3.394B CAD -11.60%
Canada Clothing Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 1.937B CAD 8.94%
Canada Electronics and Appliance Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 1.234B CAD 0.63%
Canada Food and Beverage Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 11.73B CAD -2.07%
Canada Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 1.693B CAD 4.95%
Canada Gasoline Stations Retail Sales Jul 2020 4.564B CAD 6.10%
Canada General Merchandise Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 6.710B CAD -0.40%
Canada Health and Personal Care Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 4.201B CAD -0.04%
Canada Jewellery, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 286.07M CAD 43.76%
Canada Miscellaneous Store Retailers Retail Sales Jul 2020 1.620B CAD 4.70%
Canada Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Retail Sales Jul 2020 14.02B CAD 3.33%
Canada Retail Sales Jul 2020 52.86B CAD 0.57%
Canada Retail Sales MoM Jul 2020 0.57% -97.48%
Canada Shoe Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 325.04M CAD 3.57%
Canada Specialty Food Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 747.85M CAD 0.85%
Canada Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Retail Sales Jul 2020 1.140B CAD -8.83%

Canada Wholesale Trade

Last Updated: Sep 18 2020, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Oct 19 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 Jul 2020 6.589B CAD 2.07%
British Columbia Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 6.390B CAD 7.87%
Canada Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 64.97B CAD 4.29%
Canada Wholesale Sales MoM Jul 2020 4.29% -77.15%
Manitoba Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 1.663B CAD 8.49%
New Brunswick Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 600.08M CAD -3.67%
Nova Scotia Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 928.88M CAD 2.42%
Ontario Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 33.78B CAD 5.29%
Prince Edward Island Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 84.16M CAD 5.47%
Quebec Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 12.24B CAD 1.57%
Saskatchewan Wholesale Sales Jul 2020 2.289B CAD 0.64%

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