Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Total Canadian GDP grew at a slightly lower rate in 2018 (2%) as compared to 2017 (3%). Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting GDP rebounded by 2% in 2018, following a relatively stable period in 2017. Fishing, hunting and trapping GDP continued to decline in 2018 (-2%), similar to the -5% decrease in 2017. Fish processing GDP fell in 2018 (-5%), mitigating some of the marginal gains experienced by the sector in 2017.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at basic prices, selected industries, Canada, 2016 - 2018
  2016 2017 2018
Industry Millions of chained 2012 dollars table note 1
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 39,298 39,787 40,182
Fishing, hunting and trapping 1,162 1,174 1,106
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging 1,261 1,320 1,201
All industries 1,838,742 1,897,640 1,939,593

Table Notes

Table note 1

Note that chained dollars allow for the calculation of growth rates, but not the contribution of each industry to the total Canadian GDP, as aggregates are not equal to the sum of their components

Return to table note 1 referrer

Statistics Canada. Table 36-10-0434-06 Gross domestic product (GDP) at basic prices, by industry, annual average, industry detail (x 1,000,000)


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