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Published: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Last Build Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Copyright: © Minister of Industry, 2018
 



Canadian Classification of Functions of Government: Selected Functions, 2016 (provisional estimates)

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Canadian general government—federal, provincial-territorial and local governments combined—spending on pollution abatement rose 62% from 2008 to $2.5 billion in 2016.



Government Finance Statistics, third quarter 2017

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Quarterly data for Government Finance Statistics (GFS), a system that presents fiscal statistics using the international standard GFS developed by the International Monetary Fund, are now available. This standard allows consistent aggregation and analysis between participating countries.



National tourism indicators, third quarter 2017

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Tourism spending in Canada rose 1.5% in the third quarter, the same rate as in the second quarter. The increase was driven by tourism spending by Canadians at home, as spending by international visitors in Canada declined.



Experimental quarterly estimates of business entry and exit, third quarter 2017

Fri, 5 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

Experimental quarterly estimates on the number of firm entries and exits in the business sector, with associated employment, broken down by North American Industrial Classification System industry, are now available in CANSIM for the third quarter.



Canadian Economic News, December 2017

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

The December 2017 issue of Canadian Economic News is now available.



Gross domestic product by industry, October 2017

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Real gross domestic product was essentially unchanged in October following 0.2% growth in September, as 9 of 20 industrial sectors expanded.



StatCan Blog: 2017: The year in statistics,

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Canada's 150th year is drawing to a close, but there is no need to toss out the candles just yet. Statistics Canada will reach its centennial in 2018, and the agency is taking advantage of the celebrations to prepare for the next 100 years and to take a look back at the past 100 years of fascinating stats on Canada.



Canada's international transactions in securities, October 2017

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $20.8 billion in October, led by record acquisitions of Canadian bonds. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $16.5 billion, mainly purchases of US shares.



Pension Satellite Account, 2016

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Pension wealth rose 3.8% to $3,603 billion by the end of 2016, following a 5.1% gain in 2015. This was the eighth consecutive year that pension wealth increased.



Product/Study: Latest Developments in the Canadian Economic Accounts

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Catalogue number 13-605-X (PDF)



National balance sheet and financial flow accounts, third quarter 2017

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

National wealth, the value of non-financial assets in the Canadian economy, rose 0.3% to $10,557.9 billion at the end of the third quarter, the second consecutive quarter of slow growth.



Distributions of household economic accounts for income, consumption, saving and wealth of Canadian households, 2016

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

New estimates for the distributions of household disposable income, final consumption expenditure, net saving and wealth indicate that households in the top disposable income quintile held 48.9% of total household wealth, while the bottom disposable income quintile held 5.8% in 2016.



Canada's international investment position, third quarter 2017

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Canada's net foreign asset position fell by $27.9 billion to $298.3 billion in the third quarter, following four consecutive quarterly increases.



Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account, 2007 to 2016

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

The environmental and clean technology products economic account measures the contribution of environmental goods and services in the Canadian economy, including products such as clean energy, waste management, environmental and clean technology product manufacturing and other technical services. Environmental and clean technology activities accounted for 3.1% or $59.3 billion of Canadian gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016 (in nominal terms). This ratio has remained relatively stable over the 10-year period, edging up from 3.0% in 2007.



Industrial capacity utilization rates, third quarter 2017

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Canadian industries operated at 85.0% of their production capacity in the third quarter, up from 84.3% the previous quarter. This was the fifth consecutive quarterly increase.



Labour productivity, hourly compensation and unit labour cost, third quarter 2017

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Labour productivity of Canadian businesses fell 0.6% in the third quarter, after edging down 0.2% in the second quarter and posting a 1.3% increase in the first quarter. This was the largest decrease since the second quarter of 2015 (-1.2%).



Fiscal Arrangements Certificates: Federal Equalization Program, 2018/2019

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Fiscal Arrangements Certificates prepared for the administration of the Federal–Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act and Regulations for 2018/2019 are now available.



Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, third quarter 2017

Fri, 1 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Growth in real gross domestic product slowed to 0.4% in the third quarter, following a 1.0% increase in the second quarter. Increased household final consumption expenditure (+1.0%) was the main contributor, while weaker exports (-2.7%) moderated growth.



Gross domestic product by industry, September 2017

Fri, 1 Dec 2017 08:30:00 EST

Real gross domestic product rose 0.2% in September after edging down 0.1% in August. Goods-producing (+0.4%) and services-producing (+0.1%) industries rose as 12 of 20 industrial sectors grew, led by the mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction sector.



Canada's balance of international payments, third quarter 2017

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Canada's current account deficit (on a seasonally adjusted basis) widened by $3.8 billion in the third quarter to $19.3 billion. In the financial account (unadjusted for seasonal variation), strong and continued foreign investment in Canadian bonds again led the inflow of funds into the economy.



Canadian Economic News, November 2017

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

The November issue of Canadian Economic News is now available.



Business and employment dynamics data, for each province and the territories, 2015

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Annual 2015 data on business and employment dynamics in the private sector for every province and the territories, broken down by North American Industry Classification System industry or by firm size class, are now available.



Product/Study: Provincial and Territorial Economic Accounts Review, 2016, Vol. 11, no. 1

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Catalogue number 13-016-X (PDF)



Consolidated Canadian Government Finance Statistics, 2016

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

The deficit of the Canadian General Government—federal, provincial-territorial and local governments combined—in their consolidated net operating balance totalled $18.1 billion in 2016, following a $12.9 billion deficit in 2015. This increase was largely attributable to expenses (+2.6%) outpacing revenues (+1.9%).



A cannabis economic account – The framework,

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Statistics Canada is preparing Canada's statistical system to capture the associated economic and social implications of the prospective legalization of cannabis.



Activities of Canadian majority-owned affiliates abroad, 2015

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Total employment of Canadian majority-owned foreign affiliates rose by 3.7% in 2015 to 1.31 million on the strength of non-US employment.



Activities of foreign majority-owned affiliates in Canada, 2015

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Foreign majority-owned affiliates operating in Canada saw a reduction in many of their key economic and financial activities in 2015, including level of employment, the value of merchandise exports, and operating revenues, expenses and profits.



Stock and consumption of fixed capital, 2016

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

The volume of Canada's non-residential and residential net capital stock increased 1.9% in 2016. In value terms, Canadian net capital stock reached $4.7 trillion in 2016, of which non-residential capital stock represented 52.2%, while residential capital stock accounted for the remaining 47.8%.



Canada's international transactions in securities, September 2017

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $16.8 billion in September, up from $9.8 billion in August. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities slowed to $2.4 billion in September, after reaching $12.1 billion in August.



Provincial and territorial economic accounts, 2016

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Real gross domestic product in Canada rose 1.4% in 2016, following a 1.0% gain in 2015.



Supply and use tables, 2014

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

The national, provincial, and territorial supply and use tables are now available for 2014.



Product/Study: Supply and Use Tables, 2014

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EST

Catalogue number 15-602-X (HTML)



Canadian Economic News, October 2017

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 08:30:00 EDT

The October issue of Canadian Economic News is now available.



Gross domestic product by industry, August 2017

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in August, after being essentially unchanged in July. Declines in manufacturing and mining, quarrying and oil and gas extraction more than offset increases in most sectors.



Study: Multinationals and the process of reallocation: The changing importance of multinationals and their impact on productivity growth in the Canadian manufacturing sector,

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Historically, foreign multinationals have had an important presence in the Canadian manufacturing sector. Previous Statistics Canada studies have shown that foreign multinationals had made substantial investments in innovation, advanced technology and skilled labour. These investments translated into higher levels and growth rates of productivity for foreign multinationals relative to their Canadian counterparts in manufacturing.









Revision of motor vehicle fuel sales,

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Nunavut motor vehicle fuel sales data for 2015 have been revised.



Canada's international transactions in securities, August 2017

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $9.8 billion in August, down from $24.0 billion in July. At the same time, Canadian investors increased their holdings of foreign securities by $12.0 billion, led by purchases of US corporate instruments.



Canada's international trade in services, 2016

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Canada's deficit on international transactions in services narrowed by $2.3 billion to $23.3 billion in 2016, mainly reflecting a lower travel services deficit. Moderating this change was a fourth consecutive annual reduction in Canada's commercial services surplus.



Study: A Long-run Version of the Bank of Canada Commodity Price Index, 1870 to 2015

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Over much of the 2000s, significant changes in the price of commodities that Canada produced have influenced overall economic performance and the real income growth of Canadians. Nevertheless, the pronounced changes in commodity prices observed over this period are not unprecedented over Canada's economic history.