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    Key seasonally adjusted economic indicators. Annualized levels.

      

    Québec


    Quarterly economic accounts 2021 2022 2021 2022
         
        Year to date I II III IV I

    Aggregates in chained $M (2012)
    GDP at market prices 407,177 419,987 402,606 404,674 408,399 413,029 419,987
    Final domestic demand 428,932 439,943 421,997 426,553 433,505 433,673 439,943
         Household final consumption expenditure 240,738 248,597 234,514 237,203 245,779 245,456 248,597
         General governments final consumption expenditure 97,622 99,628 96,610 97,540 97,883 98,455 99,628
         Business gross fixed capital formation 65,819 66,171 66,127 67,143 65,333 64,673 66,171
         General governments gross fixed capital formation 16,877 17,774 16,632 16,548 16,924 17,404 17,774
    Exports of goods and services 181,269 180,609 179,489 177,297 181,566 186,724 180,609
    Imports of goods and services 203,833 203,250 198,345 202,242 205,707 209,038 203,250
    Aggregates in current $M
    GDP at market prices 505,095 552,670 485,929 496,727 509,014 528,710 552,670
    Compensation of employees 269,108 291,900 258,380 266,296 272,392 279,364 291,900
    Net operating surplus of corporations 77,061 83,207 76,821 77,905 76,145 77,373 83,207
    Net mixed income 36,771 38,232 36,028 36,760 37,056 37,240 38,232
    Household disposable income 299,862 310,766 283,960 305,688 305,813 303,987 310,766
    Household net saving 51,745 47,835 46,056 62,974 51,397 46,553 47,835

      

    Other indicators 2021 2022 2021 2022
         
        Year to date II III IV I II

    Real GDP at basic prices (2012 $M) 377,909 389,533 375,674 379,063 383,284 388,936  
    Real international merchandise exports (2012 $M) 76,549 76,066 74,596 77,253 78,505 74,741  
    Real international merchandise imports (2012 $M) 89,292 86,418 90,021 88,639 90,746 83,741  
    Housing starts (n) 67,810 66,337 70,876 62,503 63,639 61,895 64,678
    Residential building permits (current $M) 17,602 17,909 17,853 15,957 18,415 18,958 16,860
    Non-residential building permits (current $M) 10,272 12,244 10,197 10,878 11,032 13,096 11,393
    Sales of manufactured goods (current $M) 184,412 212,495 181,878 185,674 195,336 209,112  
    Wholesale sales (current $M) 168,680 180,474 174,727 165,965 173,743 181,413  
    Retail sales (current $M) 152,011 163,031 153,231 153,749 156,866 162,182  
    Average weekly earnings, including overtime (current $) 1,070.92 1,107.47 1,066.01 1,068.88 1,079.06 1,105.39  
    Labour force (K) 4,547.5 4,564.8 4,540.8 4,563.0 4,569.6 4,575.7 4,562.7
    Employment (K) 4,269.0 4,365.3 4,250.9 4,296.0 4,344.5 4,360.8 4,373.9
         Full-time (K) 3,520.1 3,576.3 3,506.9 3,528.8 3,557.6 3,573.7 3,581.1
         Part-time (K) 748.9 789.0 744.0 767.2 787.0 787.2 792.8
    Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 4.4 6.4 5.9 4.9 4.7 4.1
    Participation rate (%) 64.1 63.9 64.0 64.2 64.2 64.2 63.9
    Employment rate (%) 60.1 61.1 59.9 60.5 61.1 61.2 61.2
    Consumer price index, non-seasonally adjusted (2002=100) 137.8 145.0 137.1 138.8 140.3 142.7 147.3
    U.S. exchange rate in cents, non-seasonally adjusted 79.78 78.32 81.44 79.36 79.37 78.97 78.35

      
      

    Canada


    Quarterly economic accounts 2021 2022 2021 2022
         
        Year to date I II III IV I

    Aggregates in chained $M (2012)
    GDP at market prices 2,090,196 2,140,751 2,080,680 2,064,200 2,091,196 2,124,709 2,140,751
    Final domestic demand 2,107,738 2,165,640 2,085,372 2,083,936 2,121,054 2,140,589 2,165,640
         Household final consumption expenditure 1,165,086 1,205,133 1,138,778 1,136,505 1,189,876 1,195,185 1,205,133
         General governments final consumption expenditure 449,405 455,125 445,226 448,694 450,584 453,114 455,125
         Business gross fixed capital formation 379,159 388,613 385,649 385,035 368,514 377,438 388,613
         General governments gross fixed capital formation 81,731 84,013 82,160 80,077 81,689 82,998 84,013
    Exports of goods and services 624,929 622,005 636,834 607,738 617,543 637,600 622,005
    Imports of goods and services 647,570 661,907 639,349 643,126 641,115 666,689 661,907
    Aggregates in current $M              
    GDP at market prices 2,493,129 2,698,028 2,410,708 2,448,816 2,511,304 2,601,688 2,698,028
    Compensation of employees 1,264,380 1,355,212 1,225,456 1,245,868 1,280,480 1,305,716 1,355,212
    Net operating surplus of corporations 377,053 410,916 385,392 381,948 358,768 382,104 410,916
    Net mixed income 219,998 232,108 217,040 220,676 220,796 221,480 232,108
    Household disposable income 1,440,034 1,480,976 1,427,836 1,449,872 1,449,424 1,433,004 1,480,976
    Household net saving 160,717 119,556 195,884 210,404 138,212 98,368 119,556

      

    Other indicators 2021 2022 2021 2022
         
        Year to date II III IV I II

    Real GDP at basic prices (2012 $M) 1,977,029 2,041,163 1,954,173 1,980,976 2,013,822 2,032,196  
    Real international merchandise exports (2012 $M) 540,345 545,584 528,541 527,979 545,461 539,242 551,926
    Real international merchandise imports (2012 $M) 522,136 555,268 516,862 509,747 540,312 539,025 571,512
    Housing starts (n) 271,198 258,295 277,871 263,170 265,288 237,412 270,451
    Residential building permits (current $M) 87,396 93,122 86,616 82,602 90,933 89,868 96,375
    Non-residential building permits (current $M) 39,976 48,341 39,491 40,169 43,334 49,609 47,073
    Sales of manufactured goods (current $M) 721,660 840,060 709,373 721,469 765,420 821,445  
    Wholesale sales (current $M) 870,317 961,382 864,592 861,966 921,685 958,663  
    Retail sales (current $M) 680,101 728,963 667,827 686,742 699,558 722,421  
    Average weekly earnings, including overtime (current $) 1,130.61 1,160.83 1,125.29 1,133.47 1,133.79 1,161.16  
    Labour force (K) 20,385.3 20,630.0 20,266.5 20,453.1 20,569.8 20,617.1 20,661.7
    Employment (K) 18,865.4 19,525.5 18,673.3 18,982.9 19,271.9 19,424.7 19,612.6
         Full-time (K) 15,393.8 15,921.9 15,259.7 15,402.3 15,681.0 15,826.5 15,986.1
         Part-time (K) 3,471.6 3,603.6 3,413.6 3,580.6 3,590.9 3,598.1 3,626.5
    Unemployment rate (%) 7.5 5.4 7.9 7.2 6.3 5.8 5.1
    Participation rate (%) 65.1 65.1 64.8 65.2 65.4 65.3 65.2
    Employment rate (%) 60.2 61.7 59.7 60.5 61.2 61.5 61.9
    Consumer price index, non-seasonally adjusted (2002=100) 141.6 149.3 140.9 142.6 144.0 147.0 151.5
    U.S. exchange rate in cents, non-seasonally adjusted 79.78 78.32 81.44 79.36 79.37 78.97 78.35

      
    – The year-to-date levels represent the average of all observable annualized periods. When annual gross value and changes are available, they are presented.
    – Due to more frequent updating, the quarterly economic accounts data may differ from those published by Statistics Canada in the Provincial and Territorial Economic Accounts.
    – Monthly and quarterly data on housing starts are seasonally adjusted independently; quarterly data do not correspond to the average of monthly data.
    – In April 2020, the CMHC's monthly survey was carried out in all Canadian provinces except Québec. As a result, the April 2020 data for Québec is not available and the April 2020 data for Canada excludes Québec.
    – Annual sales of manufactured goods are calculated from the monthly survey.
    – Numbers in bold have been revised since last Friday.
      
    Sources : Institut de la statistique du Québec,
                      Statistics Canada,
                      Mortgage and Housing Corporation (housing starts),
                      Bank of Canada (exchange rates).
     

     

    Update : August 8, 2022
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