Economy of Canada

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, crude oil, chemicals, electricity, durable consumer goods
Import partnersUS 50.6%, China 11%, Mexico 5.5% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesmotor vehicles and parts, industrial machinery, aircraft, telecommunications equipment; chemicals, plastics, fertilizers; wood pulp, timber, crude petroleum, natural gas, electricity, aluminum
Export partnersUS 74.5%, China 4.3%, UK 4.1% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productswheat, barley, oilseed, tobacco, fruits, vegetables; dairy products; fish; forest products
Industrial productstransportation equipment, chemicals, processed and unprocessed minerals, food products, wood and paper products, fish products, petroleum and natural gas
Economy
Unemployment7.10 % (2013)7.30 % (2012)7.50 % (2011)
Unemployment of Canada
GDP - Official Exchange Rate1.83 Trillion $ (2013)1.80 Trillion $ (2012)1.78 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Canada
GDP growth rate1.60 % (2013)1.70 % (2012)2.40 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Canada
GDP per Capita (PPP)43,100 $ (2013)42,300 $ (2012)41,200 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Canada
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity1.52 Trillion $ (2013)1.47 Trillion $ (2012)1.42 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Canada
GDP PPP per land area152 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)148 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)142 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Canada
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate1.00 % (2010)0.25 % (2009)1.75 % (2008)
Central bank discount rate of Canada
Commercial bank prime lending rate3.00 % (2013)3.00 % (2012)3.00 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Canada
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP1.70 % (2013)1.70 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP28.4 % (2013)28.5 % (2012)
Services % of GDP69.9 % (2013)69.8 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals16.3 Million (2012)16.0 Million (2011)16.2 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Canada
International tourism, number of departures32.3 Million (2012)30.5 Million (2011)28.7 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Canada
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio47.7 % (2012)47.1 % (2011)47.7 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Canada
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)86.3 % of GDP (2013)85.4 % of GDP (2012)87.4 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Canada
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-3.42 % of GDP (2012)-2.76 % of GDP (2011)-3.51 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Canada
Current Account Balance (Total)-59.50 Billion $ (2013)-62.27 Billion $ (2012)-48.91 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Canada
External Debt (Total)1.33 Trillion $ (2012)1.18 Trillion $ (2011)1.01 Trillion $ (2010)
External Debt (Total) of Canada
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)74.1 % of GDP (2012)66.4 % of GDP (2011)64.1 % of GDP (2010)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Canada
External Debt per Capita38,805 $ (2012)34,704 $ (2011)29,672 $ (2010)
External Debt per Capita of Canada