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Thomas StorringDirector, Economics and Statistics
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February 12, 2016
SURVEY OF HOUSEHOLD SPENDING, 2014

Statistics Canada released the 2014 results of the Survey of Household Spending today. This survey tracks average household spending by a number of categories of current consumption and other expenditures. It provides a snapshot to compare how much Canadian households spend on a wide range of goods and services.

The average Nova Scotia household spent an average of $52,114 on goods and services in 2014, 0.6 percent higher than in 2013. This is below the national average of $59,057,...

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February 12, 2016
TERANET-NATIONAL BANK HOUSE PRICE INDEX, JANUARY 2016

In January 2016, house prices in Halifax were down 0.1 per cent on a month to month basis, with the Teranet-National Bank housing index falling to a level of 140.310. Compared to a year ago, January's prices are 2.0 per cent higher.  

In January 2016, the 6 City (Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax) Composite ...

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February 12, 2016
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES, JANUARY-DECEMBER 2015

In January-December 2015, Nova Scotia motor vehicle unit sales  increased 2.0% over Jan-Dec 2014. The 54,971 new vehicles sold from January to December represented a value of $1.8 billion, up 6.7% compared with motor vehicle sales values from the same period in 2014.



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February 12, 2016
EU AND EURO AREA GDP, Q4 2015 (FLASH ESTIMATE)

The European Union (EU 28) real GDP, at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate,  increased 1.4 per cent in 2015 Q4, after increasing 1.5 per cent in the third quarter. The Euro Area (EA19) saw a 1.1 per cent increase in Q4 after a 1.2 per cent gain the previous quarter.

Over the whole year 2015, GDP rose by 1.5 per cent in the euro area and by 1.8 per cent in the EU28.

 

The US Census Bureau announced today that the advance estimates of U.S retail and food service sales for January 2016 was a seasonally adjusted $449.9 billion, 0.2 per cent higher than December 2015 and 3.4 per cent higher than January 2015. Monthly retail sales have declined twice in the past year. 

Food and beverage stores sales increased 0.5 per cent on a monthly basis, and 2.0 per cent...

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