The Daily Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Gross domestic product by industry, April 2020
Real gross domestic product (GDP) dropped 11.6% in April, following a 7.5% decline in March, as all 20 industrial sectors decreased.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Economic Account, 2016
The Agriculture and Agri-food Economic Account for 2016 is now available. The data for 2015 have been revised.
National tourism indicators, fourth quarter 2019 and first quarter 2020
Tourism spending in Canada fell 14.2% in the first quarter, the largest decline on record, in the wake of measures imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in March. Tourism gross domestic product decreased 14.8%, while jobs attributable to tourism fell 6.5%.
Monthly civil aviation statistics, April 2020
April was a disastrous month for aviation in Canada and around the world, as air travel stopped almost entirely because of border closings and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Urban public transit, April 2020
The collapse of ridership on the country’s buses, trains and subways, which began in mid-March as part of an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, has resulted in a historic year-over-year passenger decrease for April 2020. Following a 42.0% decline in March, the number of passenger trips fell 85.0% to 23.4 million in April. Consequently, the total operating revenues (excluding subsidies) of urban transit companies also crumbled, down 83.3% to $56.6 million in April.
Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, May 2020
The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index (2003=100) is now available for May.
Survey Methodology, June 2020
The June 2020 issue of Survey Methodology is available today. This issue contains six papers.