World Economic Outlook Database, October 2017

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20162017
CanadaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).1.4683.036
CanadaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1,529.7601,640.385
CanadaGross domestic product, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1,682.5031,763.785
CanadaGross domestic product, deflatorIndex See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).112.881115.165
CanadaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).49,578.68850,513.968
CanadaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).42,224.93944,773.260
CanadaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).46,440.98348,141.359
CanadaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world totalPercent See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.4001.393
CanadaImplied PPP conversion rateNational currency per current international dollar See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.2051.208
CanadaTotal investmentPercent of GDP Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/201722.88323.281
CanadaGross national savingsPercent of GDP Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/201719.58019.893
CanadaInflation, average consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017128.358130.417
CanadaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).1.4091.603
CanadaInflation, end of period consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017129.100131.204
CanadaInflation, end of period consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).1.3611.630
CanadaVolume of imports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-0.9034.107
CanadaVolume of Imports of goodsPercent change Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-1.1924.213
CanadaVolume of exports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/20171.0442.951
CanadaVolume of exports of goodsPercent change Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/20170.4952.917
CanadaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/20177.0006.475
CanadaEmploymentPersonsMillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/201718.08318.391
CanadaPopulationPersonsMillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/201736.22936.638
CanadaGeneral government revenueNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017789.676825.990
CanadaGeneral government revenuePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government revenue (National currency).38.94738.754
CanadaGeneral government total expenditureNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017827.577872.236
CanadaGeneral government total expenditurePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government total expenditure (National currency).40.81740.924
CanadaGeneral government net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-37.901-46.245
CanadaGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).-1.869-2.170
CanadaGeneral government structural balanceNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-22.366-44.736
CanadaGeneral government structural balancePercent of potential GDP See notes for: 
General government structural balance (National currency).-1.091-2.104
CanadaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-23.349-32.074
CanadaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).-1.152-1.505
CanadaGeneral government net debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017555.729523.885
CanadaGeneral government net debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net debt (National currency).27.40924.580
CanadaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/20171,873.4431,908.997
CanadaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).92.40089.567
CanadaGross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/20172,027.5442,131.372
CanadaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017-50.527-55.566
CanadaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-3.303-3.387
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Canada: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).


Canada: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Canada: Gross domestic product, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Canada: Gross domestic product, deflator (Index)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Canada: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Canada: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Canada: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Canada: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world total (Percent)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Canada: Implied PPP conversion rate (National currency per current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Canada: Total investment (Percent of GDP)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Gross national savings (Percent of GDP)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2007
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1980
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).


Canada: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2002
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).


Canada: Volume of imports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Volume of Imports of goods (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Volume of exports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Volume of exports of goods (Percent change)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Base year: 2014
Methodology used to derive volumes: Other
Formula used to derive volumes: Fisher
Chain-weighted: Yes, from 1997
Trade System: General trade
Oil coverage: Refers to energy exports (crude oil, natural gas, coal, and other)
Valuation of exports: Free on board (FOB). Total energy is used for the oil export deflator
Valuation of imports: Cost, insurance, freight (CIF). Total energy is used for the oil import deflator
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Employment (Persons)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Population (Persons)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government revenue (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government revenue (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government revenue (National currency).


Canada: General government total expenditure (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government total expenditure (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government total expenditure (National currency).


Canada: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).


Canada: General government structural balance (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government structural balance (Percent of potential GDP)
See notes for:
General government structural balance (National currency).


Canada: General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government primary net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).


Canada: General government net debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government net debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net debt (National currency).


Canada: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


Canada: Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current prices (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance or Treasury
Latest actual data: 2016
Notes: Fiscal data are on a calendar year basis. Government financial assets (used for the calculation of net debt) include currency and deposits, accounts receivable, short-term and other bonds, investment fund shares, loans, and equity.
Fiscal assumptions: Projections use the baseline forecasts in the 2017 federal budget, and 2017 provincial budgets as available. The IMF staff makes some adjustments to this forecast, including for differences in macroeconomic projections. The IMF staff forecast also incorporates the most recent data releases from Statistics Canada’s Canadian System of National Economic Accounts, including federal, provincial, and territorial budgetary outturns through Q2 2017.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001. Comment: Preliminary data: based on quarterly data.
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds;
Valuation of public debt: Face value
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: Canadian dollar
Data last updated: 08/2017


Canada: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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