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Starting today, the #TeamCanada #golf team will showcase our country’s golfing talent at the #Tokyo2020 Olympics! #DYK? In 2020, Canada imported 22,243,912 dozens of #GolfBalls. ⛳
Despite the economic impacts of #COVID19, 112,764 new businesses were created in Canada in 2020, with most launching in the latter half of the year. Learn more: #CanadianBusinesses #CdnBiz
For more information on #energy in Canada, including production, consumption, international trade and much more, visit the Canadian Centre for Energy Information (#CCEI): #EnergyNews
In April 2021, the oil and gas sector’s gross domestic product, employment and exports recovered—they reached 95.4%, 95.7% and 102.5%, respectively, of their corresponding levels from January 2020.
Data for Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Alberta are not available individually because of contractual limitations of the existing data sharing agreements; however, they are included in the Canada totals.
Do you have questions about average Canadian household spending during the #pandemic and our Consumer Price Index (CPI) program? Come ask our #CPI data experts TOMORROW!
In June 2021, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 3.1% on a year-over-year basis, down from a 3.6% gain in May. Check out our first #CPI release calculated with updated basket weights, based on 2020 expenditure data:
Building construction price indexes, second quarter 2021: Residential building construction prices rose 7.5% in the second quarter.
In April 2021, the number of #business closures in Canada increased by 1.9%, while the number of business openings decreased by 8.2%, after two consecutive months of positive growth. Learn more: #CdnBiz
Congratulations to #TeamCanada’s women’s softball team for winning #bronze at #Tokyo2020! Are you excited to see the new sports added to the #Olympic program this year, such as #baseball and #softball? @TeamCanada
Check out our new interactive dashboard to explore data from the Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy, the primary source of business #innovation data for the #CanadianEconomy.
In 2019, approximately four in five small businesses relied on the local market as their main market, compared with a little more than half of large businesses. Learn more: #CdnBiz #ShopLocal
To visualize the data on zero-emission vehicle registrations, check out our new interactive geospatial tool. It allows users to compare and analyze the data by fuel type and geography: . #DataVisualization
In the first quarter of 2021, Canadians registered 11.8% more new vehicles than in the same quarter of 2020. #ZeroEmission vehicles 🚘🔌 represented 4.6% of these registrations, up from 3.5% in the same quarter of
We’re nearing the end of the census collection period. Have you completed your #2021Census questionnaire already? Let us know!
Police-reported #crime in Canada, as measured by the Crime Severity Index, fell 8% in the first year of the #pandemic—from 79.8 in 2019 to 73.4 in 2020. Learn more:
Our Consumer Price Index (#CPI) basket is keeping up with Canadian consumers, and so are our #data experts! Join us July 29 at 1:30 p.m. (ET) to ask questions about how the basket update helps shape #Canada’s post-pandemic #economic recovery.
Congratulations to swimmer Margaret Mac Neil on winning #TeamCanada’s first #gold at #Tokyo2020! #DYK? The value of proven and probable gold reserves from gold mines in Canada in 2019 was $38.5 billion.…
#DYK? Young #women have considerably increased their presence in the labour market over the last four decades, but they still earned lower wages than young men in 2019. To learn more:
#DYK? Completing your #2021Census questionnaire is a legal obligation in Canada, and time is running out to do so! Households that haven’t completed it yet need to do so as soon as possible to avoid any penalties. Complete it online here:
Our new study looks at what types of credit debt private non-financial corporations took on prior to and during #COVID19. It also examines how they have used that liquidity over this period. Check it out: #CdnEcon
Our list of upcoming releases for July 26 to August 6, 2021 is now online:
Have plans to start #travelling locally again this summer? Don’t forget to complete your #2021Census questionnaire before leaving! In Canada, the #census is a mandatory civic exercise for every household. To learn more:
Measuring the current state of the country’s #labour market is more important than ever to support Canadians as we focus on post-pandemic #economic recovery. Please participate:
#FunFact! In 2016, 13.5% of Canada’s population, or 4.8 million Canadians, lived within 10 km of the Pacific, Arctic or Atlantic #coasts.
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Listen to Samantha, a Canadian student and our contest winner, explain the importance of completing the #2021Census questionnaire. Looks like Canada’s future is in good hands!
In May 2020, Canadians reported having meditated (12%) or exercised outdoors (57%) to improve their health during stressful times. As we celebrate #InternationalSelfCareDay, make sure you do what makes you happy!🧘�QK
After a year-long delay, the Olympic Games are now underway in Tokyo, Japan. Good luck to the more than 370 Canadian athletes who will be representing #TeamCanada! #Tokyo2020 #SportCanada
Need #data on gender, diversity and inclusion in Canada? @StatCan_eng has disaggregated data for diverse population groups, based on tested and trusted statistical standards. Visit today: #PrideSeason #RepresentationMatters
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It’s that time of year again! Canadian #ComicBook enthusiasts, #gamers and #artists, how will you be participating in #ComicConAtHome2021? #DYK? Just over one-third of Canadians aged 15 and older (35%) reported playing online video games in 2020.
Food services and drinking places, May 2021: Sales in the food services and drinking places subsector fell slightly (-0.6%) to $4.4 billion in May 2021 compared with the previous month.
Retail trade, May 2021: Retail sales declined 2.1% to $53.8 billion in May.
#DYK? Our #CPI basket has been updated to reflect Canadian consumption throughout the pandemic. 💬 You can learn more by chatting with our#dataa experts at our upcoming digital#eventt!
#DYK? In 2019, women faculty and researchers were 3.5 times more likely than men to be a victim of unwanted sexual attention or sexual harassment in postsecondary institutions in Canada. To learn more:
The #2021Census will help provide #CanadianBusinesses with valuable data to help them respond to changes in the market, better understand their target market and more. It’s not too late! Complete your questionnaire online today: #CdnBiz
Fundamental Principles remain key for official #statistics to navigate times of change: @StatCan_eng's Anil Arora reflects on the values that drive us at @UNECE's Conference of European Statisticians #cesUNECE…
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Does a mother’s #employment affect her use of child care services? In 2017, mothers with a regular working schedule (76%) were more likely than those with an irregular schedule (68%) to use #ChildCare services. Learn more:
Employment Insurance, May 2021: Approximately 1.7 million Canadians received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits in May, up 83,000 (+5.2%) from a month earlier.
Among the 54.7% of adults residing in Canada’s provinces who had not been vaccinated for #COVID19 at the time of our survey in mid-May 2021, 90.5% said they were “likely” or “very likely” to do so in the future. #COVIDVaccine
In collaboration with @GovCanHealth, we are releasing new data about the sociodemographic and socioeconomic factors linked to #COVID19 mortality rates. Read the article:
Are you part of an #Indigenous or northern community? It’s not too late to help us accurately measure #Canada’s diverse population by completing your #2021Census questionnaire.
Travel between Canada and other countries, May 2021: Travellers from overseas countries made 26,800 trips to Canada in May, almost twice the number of May 2020.
Health Reports, July 2021: The July issue of #Health Reports is now available:
New Housing Price Index, June 2021: The growth in new home prices slowed for a second month in a row, rising by 0.6% in June, the smallest increase in six months.
How have Canadian consumption habits shifted under the pressures of the #COVID19 pandemic? Find out with our 2021 Consumer Price Index (#CPI) basket update:
It’s been 150 years since #BritishColumbia joined the Canadian confederation! As of April 1, 2021, the estimated population of #BC was 5,174,724. 🎉o
Please be courteous and respectful if you see our #2021Census enumerators. They are there to help you and ensure that your voice is heard. #YourVoiceYourFuture
Our census enumerators aren’t horsing around! They are going above and beyond, setting up kiosks in apartment lobbies and outside restaurants, and even using different means of transportation. It’s not too late to complete your #2021Census questionnaire.
We want to wish all Muslims across Canada a happy Eid al-Adha. In 2011 (religion data are collected every 10 years through the #census), just over 1 million individuals identified themselves as #Muslim. #EidMubarak #Eid2021
Monthly credit aggregates, May 2021: Household mortgage debt expanded 1.0% in May, rising $16.3 billion from April.
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