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Economic indicators

For the latest data on all of Statistics Canada’s economic indicators, see Latest statistics.

An exhaustive list of Economic indicators is available in Summary tables.


Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the rate of price change for goods and services bought by Canadian consumers. It is the most widely used indicator of price changes in Canada. See latest release.

Unemployment rate

The Labour Force Survey provides estimates of employment and unemployment which are among the most timely and important measures of performance of the Canadian economy. See latest release.

Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) by industry measures the value of production of goods and services, factoring out the effect of price changes, for all business and non-business sector industries in Canada. It is the most comprehensive measure of performance for the total economy and its underlying industrial structure. See latest release. See also free data tables and comprehensive information from National Economic Accounts.